Useful and medicinal properties of the salt water of Richter and Solyanka malolistnoy

  • Useful and medicinal properties of the salt water of Richter and Solyanka malolistnoy

    Perennial woody or herbaceous plant. The bark of the stems is light gray, the branches white. Leaves alternate, threadlike, 40-80 mm. Flowers in the sinuses of the upper leaves. Fruits - nuts with a circular wing-shaped growth-rim. Blossoms in August-September. Fruits ripen in late autumn.

    Together with the hodgepodge of Richter, solyanka is used. Solyanka is common in the sandy and clay deserts of Central Asia, often together with saxaul.

    Medicinal raw materials are fruits. Fruits are cut off on the spot, without breaking off branches and stems, and immediately dried, and in folk medicine they prepare together with perianth and remnants of flowers, they must be dried well.

    When collecting Richter's saltwort, it should not be confused with the solyanka of Paletsky, or kara-cherkez, found in the places where Richter's saltwort grows as an admixture. It is believed that it does not contain alkaloids and does not have medical application, although it is known that extracts from the saltwort of Paletskiy raise blood pressure.

    Richter Solyanka contains alkaloids salsolin, salsolidin, isoquinoline derivatives, and sal-somine.

    Medical application has a tincture of saltwort and alkaloids salsonin and salsolidin, which have the property of dilating blood vessels, lowering blood pressure and providing a general calming effect.

    Officially hydrochloric acid salts of salsolin and salsa-lidin are used mainly for the treatment of hypertension, with spasms of the vessels of the brain and heart. To enhance the effects of salsolin and salsolidin it is recommended to combine with other vasodilating and soothing agents: diuretin, papaverine, luminal, etc.

    Assign salsolin and salsolidin inwards at a dose of 0.03 g or subcutaneously in 1 ml of a 1% solution. Salsolin and salsolidin are produced in the form of powder and tablets of 0.03 g. The alcoholic tincture of the saltwort also has medical application, which is prescribed 40-50 drops 2-3 times a day.

    Preserve the saltwort preparations with caution( List B).In folk medicine, technically difficult to produce drugs are successfully replaced with a decoction or tincture on 70 ° alcohol or vodka( in a ratio of 1: 5), which has a more active effect on the body in the same diseases: increased blood pressure, headache, dizziness and unpleasant sensationsin the heart of a nervous strain. The people know the calming effect of the saltwort, it is used in many diseases.

    Application of

    Decoction: 20 g per 200 ml;half of the station.spoons 2-3 times a day.

    Tincture: 1 tbsp.a spoon of crushed fruits per 1/2 cup of vodka;30-40 drops 2-3 times a day.