Many people often confuse with Echinacea daisy. Both the flower is really very similar, as belong to the family Asteraceae. Both are used in ornamental horticulture, traditional medicine and pharmacology.
Summer. The curb of railways and highways, on vacant lots, along the edges of fields and meadows, you can meet a beautiful daisy. Most often in the Eurasian area proizrostaet
chamomile (or peeled)
daisy Bezyazychkovaya (or odorous)
. In pharmacies, of course, are sold already cultivated and grown on special plantations. Chamomile has become one of the most popular medicinal plants, which is so widely used in medicine and cosmetology.
In medicine, chamomile is used as a hemostatic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, and mild antiseptic. Broth and extracts of chamomile are used in the form of lotions, to rinse (throat, gums) and baths. Chamomile juice used in the treatment of ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract and gastritis. Essential oils of chamomile has soothing properties and is used in aromatherapy are also relieve headaches and impaired inflammatory processes.
For a good and restful sleep:
chamomile broth mixed with honey and milk and taken at night.
Contraindications to receiving inside and chamomile essential oils of chamomile: pregnancy and idiosyncrasy.
is used to rinse blond hair than give them a golden hue and strengthen the roots to the tips. It is believed that the stronger a decoction of chamomile, especially copper hue can be given even dark hair.
The broth chamomile
skin - gives a soft and velvety, has a soothing, anti-allergy, moisturizing and soothing effect. This broth can be used to wipe the skin with pink acne. Preparation: 2 tbsp. spoons of chamomile for 10 minutes in 200 ml of boiling water, then cool and strain. For wiping use cotton or gauze swabs and pads.
2 tbsp. spoons of chamomile, the same lime blossom and lavender, 1 tbsp. spoonful of sage. Rub dry grass and fill with boiling water. The warm slurry gently apply to the face, avoiding the eye area, and after 15-20 minutes, rinse with water. The frequency mask - 1 time per week.
Bath with chamomile.
A small handful of dried chamomile put in a gauze bag and tie tightly. Fill the bath with hot water and lower the daisy into the water. After 10 minutes, dilute with a bath of cold water, bringing to a temperature suitable for you. Take a bath to relieve fatigue after work and relax before going to bed, as well as to make the skin of your body softer.
The cost of drugs in pharmacies:
"Daisy, Flower" (50 grams) - 35-60 rubles
"Chamomile Herbal Tea" (20 bags) - 50 rubles
"Bath salts phyto daisy" (900 grams) - 50 rubles
"Super Foot Balm with chamomile heels" (75 grams) - 55 rubles
The most common type of Echinacea - Echinacea purpurea, roots, leaves and flowers that are used for medicinal purposes. Due to the high content in the plant biologically active substances (essential oils and resins, mineral acids, organic acids, vitamins and antioxidants), echinacea has immunomodulatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties. Echinacea preparations are taken for maintaining and stimulating the immune system during the loosening of the body during SARS and influenza, impact on the body to ionizing radiation, chemical compounds, ultraviolet light, antibiotics and chemotherapeutic drugs; against respiratory diseases, inflammatory diseases, eczema, herpes, wounds, insect bites, etc.
In the fight against illnesses such as help
tea with fresh flowers or roots of Echinacea
For example, chop 3 flowers buds fill 0, 5 liters of boiling water and leave for about 40 minutes. To prevent colds - 1 cup per day, during the illness - 3 cups per day. Tea made from Echinacea not only treats, but purifies and rejuvenates the human body. You can also cook
To help relieve headaches and pain in the joints, lead to normal blood pressure and even improve vision. Pour a glass of water 1 tsp. Fresh or dried leaves of Echinacea, heat for half an hour in a water bath, then give a little brew, strain and drink 1/3 cup before meals 3 times a day.
If you decide to buy tincture / extract or tablets / capsules of echinacea in pharmacies, or prepare hot beverages from echinacea alone, before applying you should consult with your doctor. From contraindications identified: individual intolerance and allergies to drugs, pregnancy, lactation, tuberculosis, leukemia, atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, HIV, autoimmune diseases, and others. It is also not recommended to drink herbal teas and infusions over 10 days without interruption.
Echinacea can help care for the skin on the face, the hands and the body, removing irritation, soothing and nourishing the skin, stimulating metabolism, discoloring spots and eliminating fine wrinkles (Echinacea activates the production of collagen).
bath with Echinacea
need 5 hours. tablespoons of herbs. Fill it 1-1, 5 liters of boiling water and leave for about 50 minutes. Strain the broth, add it to the bath full of water. Effect: anti-bacterial and healing.
To care for your hands can do
bath with Echinacea
and salt. 2 tbsp. minced plant pour 1 liter of boiling water and steep for 50 minutes. Then infusion of dilute with water up to 2, 5 liters and add half a cup of salt. Several times a week, keep your hands in such trays for about 30 minutes, then pat dry with a soft towel fingers.
For oily skin suit
Lotion from herbs and roots of Echinacea
. You will need: 20 grams series, 20 grams of chamomile, 25 grams of herbs and roots of Echinacea. All Mix and pour 0, 5 liters of alcohol (or vodka), insist 2 weeks, strain and rub lotion on clean skin.
tincture of echinacea
You can use anti-inflammatory acne. Enough liquid wet gauze or a cotton swab and apply to the affected area. The sale can be found
Foot Cream with Echinacea
cracks on the feet, through which the rough and dry skin of the feet is softened, a rapid healing and regeneration of the damaged surface is antibacterial.
The cost of drugs in pharmacies:
"Echinacea-P" (100 tablets) - from 40 to 80 rubles
"Echinacea" (50-120 capsules) - from 450 to 820 rubles
"Echinacea tincture" (50 ml) - from 40 to 150 rubles
"Foot Cream with Echinacea" - 210 rubles
"Echinacea herb" (50 grams) - 25 rubles
Nature is generous! What we can only properly dispose of its benefits, improving their health and beauty.