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  • Hawthorn tincture

    possesses many healing properties, the hawthorn tincture, it helps with initial forms of hypertension, functional disorders of cardiac activity, atherosclerosis, heart failure, hypertension with tachycardia, insomnia in cores, angioedema. In addition, this tincture has a lot of other useful properties: it normalizes high blood pressure, eliminates shortness of breath, tachycardia and arrhythmia, reduces the excitability of the central nervous system, and also enhances coronary cerebral circulation. More information about useful properties, see here.

    Preparation and storage of : flowers are harvested at the beginning of flowering of the plant, when some of them have not yet been opened. Do not collect them after dew or rain, because when drying they darken. Dry the raw materials no later than 1-2 hours after collection in the attic, under a canopy or in a room with good ventilation, spreading a thin layer. Drying rooms at night should be closed, because the raw material has a strong hygroscopicity. Store in closed boxes or glass containers for 1 year. Fruits are harvested when fully ripe. Dry in an oven or dryer at a temperature of 40-50 ° C.Finished raw materials are aired, separating the stems, inferior berries and other impurities. Store in a glass container or dense bags for 2 years.

    Gather also the ripe fruit of hawthorn. They are separated from the stems, darkened, diseased and damaged by pests of fruits. Dry at a temperature of no higher than 50 °.Finished raw materials are packed in fabric bags of 30-50 kg. Store in a dry, darkened, well-ventilated place on podtovarnikah or racks.
    Indications for ingestion of hawthorn

    Required: 1 part of hawthorn leaves and flowers, 10 parts of alcohol of 40% concentration.

    Method of preparation. Rinse the leaves of the hawthorn well. Flowers should not be washed. Mix these ingredients and pour alcohol, then insist in a dark and cool place for 10-12 days. Then filter the liquid and store it in a dark bottle in a cool place, protected from bright light. The tincture is ready.

    How to use. The received tincture should be taken 3 times a day for half an hour before meals for 20-30 drops per 1 tbsp.l.water. The duration of the course of treatment is 20-30 days.
    Infusions on beer

    1. Required: 1 tbsp.l.berries hawthorn prickly, 1 glass of beer.

    Method of preparation. Berries of hawthorn crush, brew in 1 glass of hot beer. Leave to infuse for 2 hours on a hot plate, then strain.

    How to use. Drink infusion of 3 tbsp.l.3 -4 times a day before meals.

    2. Requires: 10 tbsp.l.fruits of hawthorn, 3 liters of beer.

    Method of preparation. Place crushed hawthorn fruit in an enamel saucepan, pour hot beer, wrap and leave for 48 hours. Then strain through gauze. Berries of hawthorn squeeze and juice add to infusion.

    Method of use. Take 1/3 cup 4 times a day for 15 minutes before a meal with coronary heart disease.

    3. Required: 20 g of hawthorn flowers, herbage motherwort and herbage, 10 grams of chamomile flowers, 2 cups of beer.

    Method of preparation. Raw materials to grind, mix, brew a glass of hot beer, let it brew for 8 hours, then strain.

    How to use. Drink 1/2 cup 3 times a day 1 hour after eating.

    4. It is required: 30 g of hawthorn berries, 30 g of brown hips, 40 g of bean pods, 30 g of blueberry leaves, 30 g of black currant leaves, 20 g of plantain leaves, 10 g of peppermint leaves, 10 g of elderberry,10 grams of flax seed, 1.5 liters of beer.

    Method of cooking. Raw materials are crushed, mixed in an enamel saucepan, pour hot beer. Place the pan on a water bath on the 15 min, drain.

    Method of use. Drink 1 tbsp.l., diluted in 1/2 cup of beer, 3 times a day for ischemic heart disease.

    5. It is required: 20 g of hawthorn fruit, valerian root, St. John's wort and yarrow, 15 g of hawthorn flowers, 1 glass of beer.

    Method of preparation. Shredded herbs mixed, brewed with a glass of hot beer, let it brew for 5-6 hours, then strain.

    How to use. Drink 1/4 cup 4 times a day for half an hour before eating .

    Contraindications to ingestion of Hawthorn tincture