Useful and curative properties of white willow( willow, rakit, willow three-springs, whitening, willow Russian, black, willow, willow
Jun 11, 2018
All willows are perennial woody plants, saplings( willow white) or shrubs( all others).Leaves are simple with stipules, petiolate, whole, purpose-noskraynie, green on top, bottom often white. Flowers without perianth, same-sex, collected in a brush, often drooping, - earrings. Male - from 2-5 stamens, female - from one pestle with nectaries at the base of it. Fruit is a box. The seeds are hairy. Blossoms until the appearance of leaves. Collection, drying and storage are generally accepted.
Medicinal raw materials are bark. Acting its beginning - vitamin C, flavones, glycoside salicin, tannins( 3,7-11,5%).
Preparations from the bark of willow are used in scientific medicine as an astringent, antipyretic, and sometimes as an anthelmintic and hemostatic remedy, as an antimalarial agent( willow bark, often willow goat).
Decoction and crustal powder is used as an external remedy for the treatment of wounds and abscesses, with hair loss, as an internal remedy for dyspepsia, pertussis, catarrh( with purulent-mucous discharge), fever or malaria and chronic rheumatism.
In folk medicine, willow bark is applied in the form of decoction, mainly in febrile state, rheumatism, and also as astringent and anti-inflammatory in stomatitis, gingivitis and catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, like hemostatic( gastric and uterine bleeding), diuretic and choleretic. Often to enhance the anti-inflammatory effect of
decoction from the willow bark, its purpose is combined with salicylic acid preparations. Powder from the bark of willow is used as a hemostatic( applied to the wound surface), and also as a detoxifying agent( for purification of water from bacteria).
Infusion: 15 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 3-4 times a day as choleretic and diuretic or for rinsing( with inflammatory diseases).
Broth: 20 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day( in the complex treatment of rheumatism) or 5-6 times a day for other diseases.
A strong broth from a mixture of willow bark and burdock roots( in equal parts) washes the head for dandruff, itch of the head and hair loss.