It is said that one day the sun came out of the house in the morning to light up the world, but did not notice that his golden coat pocket worn out. Through this hole lavish gold glare and scattered shiny yellow coins on the ground. That's because these coins and grew medicinal plant - a series of three separate.

Shimmer against a background of emerald grass golden flowers series. Almost all of us is a plant known since childhood. And probably many grandmothers, great-grandmothers told that series, and health and beauty aide.

A series of tripartite - Bídens tripartíta   - An annual herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. Root had a succession of a core, thin and branched. The stem is too straight and branched to 40-80-100sm height. Dark green leaves are divided into 3-5, the largest slice of the average. They are located on the winged petioles. The uppermost leaves are simple.

Flowers are yellow or dirty yellow, tubular at the ends of the branches are collected in baskets. Flowering series since early summer until September.

   Fruit - wedge-shaped, flattened achene with two sharp-toothed bristles kept pace in August-October. The fruit turns, thanks to the serrated end cling to animal fur and to the clothing of man. Since the plant is distributed around the world.

It grows a series of almost the entire territory of Russia. It grows in damp meadows, near bodies of water in roadside ditches, on private land.

The medicinal and cosmetic purposes   collect leaves, stems and flower baskets series.

- The flowers and leaves contain a series: vitamin C, carotene, flavonoids, tannins, essential oils.

- A series has a powerful antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, diuretic and diaphoretic properties.

- It is called vegetable streptotsidom, all wounds heal quickly under its influence.

- A series of raises immunity, improves metabolism.

- It is used as an external agent and is taken orally. 1 teaspoon series brew 1 cup of boiling water, leave for half an hour, cool, drain. Take 1/3 cup three times daily before meals.

- Infusion for the treatment of oily skin
1 tbsp. spoon a succession pour boiling water so as to obtain a slurry, to steam, put between layers of gauze and apply on face for 10-15 minutes, wash with water at room temperature and apply a simple moisturizing cream home.

- In the present series of moistened gauze and put on the face with acne and acne for 40-50 minutes.

- The mask of fresh series
Grind the leaves of succession, take 1 tbsp. spoon, add 1 tbsp. spoonful of soft cheese and 1 teaspoon of honey, stir and put on face, wash off after 15 minutes with warm water, wash cool and apply a moisturizing cream.

- In the bath with a decoction of succession in the old scrofulous children bathed.

- But in a series of baths useful and adults, they purify and rejuvenate the skin. 2 tbsp. tablespoons dry, crushed a succession pour 1 liter of boiled water, 1 hour, drain, pour into the tub. The temperature of the bath 37-38S. Period 10-15 minutes.

- To relieve fatigue series can pour in a canvas bag, hang it on the faucet and let it flows through the hot water.

- When hair loss and baldness are inside tincture on vodka
1 tbsp. spoon a succession pour 10 tablespoons vodka, insist 2 weeks in a dark place, strain and take 10 drops three times a day before meals.

- The same infusion mixed with castor oil 1: 1 and rub into the roots of the hair for 30-40 minutes before washing.

- When fatigue and swelling of legs
2 tbsp. spoon a succession pour 2 cups of water and boil in water bath for half an hour, cool, strain, pour into a bowl and put it in his feet for 20 minutes.

- Broth series as pimples and wipe dry, roughened by hand work. For the hands can be done in a series of baths as well as for the feet, but without water dilution of the broth.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva