Bear onions: wild garlic in the care of skin and hair
 So called wild garlic or wild garlic - an invaluable source of health and beauty. Species epithet - "ursinum" originated from the Latin word "ursus" - «a bear." This name is passed in the Russian language.

In Germany, known as wild garlic - Bärlauch   - Bear chives . This name is due to the fact that wild garlic appears one of the first spring grass in April - May and waking up after hibernation the bear eats the grass and vitamin refreshment.

Ramson sometimes confused with onions victorious, but it's different plants.

Ramson wild garlic, onion bearish   or Kalba   - Allium ursinum   - A perennial herb of the onion family.

In garlic bulb lengthened to 1 cm thick, surrounded by a transparent scales. From bulbs grows three-edged stem stems from 15-25 to 50 cm tall. At the base of the stem dressed axils.

The flowers have white garlic, like the stars, are collected in inflorescence umbrella. Flowering leek in May and June.

Spherical seeds are globular trihedral boxes. They ripen in late summer.

 Bear onions: wild garlic in the care of skin and hair

The whole plant has a strong garlic odor.

Meet the wild garlic is possible throughout the European part of the country and up to tundra in the rain forests, meadows, near rivers, streams.

For culinary, medical and cosmetic purposes collect wild garlic wild and cultivated gardens.

Leaves of wild garlic contains:   vitamins - A, B1, B2, PP, C, protein, fiber, organic acids, essential oils, volatile, vegetable waxes, antioxidants, micro and macro elements: calcium, potassium, sulfur, fluorine, boron, iodine, manganese, iron, copper, , selenium, zinc, phosphorous ...

Ramson has antimicrobial and anthelmintic properties. She was known as a medicinal plant, even in ancient times. In ancient Greece, it was considered wild garlic plant which "supports the courage." In ancient Rome, her doctors prescribed to cleanse the stomach and blood. In medieval Europe it was considered the best means of protection against plague, cholera and other communicable diseases. The thing is potent phytoncides garlic, which in the Middle Ages, of course, did not know.

Modern folk medicine treats the infusion of garlic cold, fever, cough, bronchitis.

Eat raw wild garlic in various diseases of the thyroid gland.

When radiculitis and rheumatism infusion rubbed sore spots.

Garlic juice output lichens and warts.

Ramson normalizes metabolism, displays the body of excess bad cholesterol, improves gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular system, lowers blood pressure and blood sugar.

Wild garlic is usually consumed fresh by adding in all sorts of salads and soups.

 Bear onions: wild garlic in the care of skin and hair

Wild garlic can not eat with gastritis, gastric ulcers, epilepsy with caution during pregnancy.

The wild garlic topically for cosmetic purposes can be used throughout.

Lotion for skin rashes

Article 4-5. tablespoons chopped garlic leaves pour 1 cup dry white wine and cook over low heat for 7-8 minutes after boiling, cool and clean skin morning and evening.

Mask for oily skin cleansing

Grind the leaves of wild garlic, take 2 tbsp. spoon pulp, add 1 teaspoon honey and 1 tbsp. spoon of cucumber juice, apply on face for 10 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.

Mask moisturizing and vitaminizing

Mix 1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped garlic with 2 tablespoons. tablespoons grated cheese and 1 tbsp. dollop of sour cream. Mix well and apply on face thickly. After 15 minutes, remove with a cotton swab dipped in warm water. Wash cool.

Mask for hair growth

Get 2-4 Art. spoons of crushed leaves and rastёrtyh garlic, add 1 tbsp. spoon burdock oil and 1 teaspoon of castor oil, mix well and rub into the hair roots. Wash off after half an hour and wash your hair with shampoo.

Rinse parsley broth - a handful of leaves to brew 1 liter of boiled water, half an hour, cool, strain.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva