Chestnuts for the treatment of joints: internal and external use
Horse chestnuts can be found in many corners of Russia. In gardens, squares, parks they play a decorative role and are considered as an element of landscape design. And for folk medicine chestnuts are a popular raw material for the manufacture of tools from a variety of ailments.
Treatment of joints by using horse chestnut is considered the most effective. To prepare the medicine from is simple at home. The technology of making a tincture does not require complex components and devices. But the benefits it will bring much.
What is saponosides
From horse chestnut useful seeds, leaves, fruits, flowers, bark. Chestnut is widely used in folk medicine throughout the world. In its composition many valuable components and substances such as:
- various oils.
The bark of the tree contains a lot of coumarin escalated, which helps replace the vitamin p. due to the large amount of active substances in the chestnut used in the manufacture of drugs. It helps with venous insufficiency and capillary fragility. Substances which it contains, contribute to narrowing of the blood vessels, causing the veins tone.
Saponosides — so called active substance contained in the chestnuts. Chestnuts treated with anti-inflammatory disease. They have a decongestant effect. Horse chestnut can treat injuries and wounds, as it promotes more rapid tissue healing.
Joint disease is closely associated with various metabolic disorders. To address the imbalance in the body, is used of tincture on chestnuts, and broth made from different parts of the tree. Conventional medicine has not paid attention to such remarkable properties. The extract obtained from leaves, fruits, flowers, bark, chestnut seeds, can nowadays be found almost anywhere in the pharmacy.
There are many techniques on how to use the chestnuts for medicinal purposes. Tincture with the addition of this plant made any time of year, but raw material should be prepared in advance. Chestnut flowers are harvested in may — in the early days as it blossomed, the seeds and skins, respectively, in the fall.
Tight deadlines in the preparation of the leaves and bark of the chestnut tree does not exist. However, the folk healers depending on the type of disease the patient is trying to coordinate the collection of raw materials growing or waning moon.
To tincture and other preparations with the use of chestnut is qualitative, the fruit is recommended to collect only in the period of their full maturity. All raw materials after harvesting be sure to thoroughly dried in a dark, dry place.
Enhance the vitality, strengthen the immune system
Diseases of the joints usually accompanied by pain and inflammatory symptoms. They successfully mitigated chestnut, if properly prepared tincture from it. The ointment and decoction, cooked with chestnuts, recognized as the best option for those who traditional methods struggling with arthritis or rheumatism.
Chestnut can not only remove the sensation of pain, and heaviness in the legs. If you regularly use the tools on chestnuts, weakened joints and periarticular tissues will gradually return movement, and muscle tone will increase.
Effect of chestnut on the body is very soft. It strengthens the cardiovascular system, beneficial effect on digestion. All this is important in the treatment of diseases of the joints for rheumatism and arthritis the body has weakened and he needs help. He successfully resisted the disease, it is important to increase vitality and strengthen the immune system. Saponosides contained in the chestnuts, perfectly cope with the task.
According to the recommendations of folk healers, pain in the joints chestnuts need to dry and make them out of beads. For production using 27 chestnut. For pain in the joints of the hands can make medical bracelets on each hand. For one bracelet you want 7 chestnut. These beads and bracelets are worn when increased pain and inflammation of the joints.
Chestnuts are included in the composition of medicines, such as «Esflazid» or «Aescusan». However, you must remember that self-medication of the joints can lead to very sad consequences. Any infusion has its contraindications, and chestnut too. Before to use means with the chestnut, it is necessary to consult with your doctor.
It is necessary to strictly comply with all medical recommendations about the duration and regularity of use of medicines, cooked with chestnuts.
For indoor and outdoor use
Tincture-cooked chestnuts can be used not only internally. It is often called a universal tool, because the same composition is suitable for rubbing the afflicted joints. Tincture is prepared easily. 10 the fruit of the tree fill with medical alcohol. Typically, this means you will need approximately 250 ml of Alcohol for the preparation of drugs made from chestnut, take the 40-degree. The tincture is placed in a warm dark dry place for 2 weeks.
Once this date passes, the tool is ready for use. Rubbing tincture with chestnut perform at night. After the procedure, the areas of the body where there are the affected joints, it is necessary to tightly wrap woolen cloth.
Tincture which is used inside preparing on a similar technology. Five chestnut pour 0.5 liters of vodka. You can instead use the fruit tree flowers, which for this operation, you will need 5 tbsp of chestnut Flowers pre-need grind.
As soon as the flowers or fruits placed in a glass dish and covered with vodka, container put in a warm dry dark place. After 7 days the infusion is ready. It is taken 3 times a day strictly metered — 35 drops. The tincture can be consumed just before meals for 30-35 minutes before a meal.
There is another option for the preparation of infusions. The collected chestnuts are cut into 2 or 4 parts. Placed in a glass jar. Once the container is filled with chestnut trees to the top, they poured vodka. Glass containers must tightly resealed. Infusion means consists of 2 stages. The first 4 days keep the jar in the light and under sunlight. Then 40 days it is placed in a dark, dry room, and only then the tincture will ripen.
Chestnut tincture is used as a compress on the afflicted joints.