Medicinal herbs Kalanchoe

Medicinal herbs Kalanchoe
                                                           Medicinal herbs - Kalanchoe


Kalanchoe genus includes about 200 species. All of these medicinal herbs have fleshy succulent stems and leaves. No wonder the Latin name of the medicinal herbs derived from the word "fat." Most often found in the culture room Kalanchoe pinnate, which is popularly known as "maotszedunchikom", "potted ginseng" or "doctor." This is a large plant with fleshy oblong leaves, studded with numerous subsidiaries around the edges plants. Many varieties: Kalanchoe beharskoe, Bent, Blossfeld, Degremona, Mabuza, Red, Grandiflora, dlinnotsvetkovoe, mottled, Marnier, Mangina, Millota, marble, etc.

      Medicinal herbs - Kalanchoe grows wild in the tropical regions of Australia, the islands of New Guinea, the Moluccas and Madagascar, in addition, one species is found in tropical America. All species of Kalanchoe used in the culture room, as unpretentious and have medicinal properties, which until recently in our country were not known. Moreover, in the official medicine, this plant was not used, although in places it is growing, many people have long and successfully apply the juice of Kalanchoe.

      In Kalanchoe juice contains flavonoids, a little tannin, vitamin C, macro-and trace elements (aluminum, magnesium, iron, calcium, silicon, manganese, and copper), polysaccharides, organic acids (malic acid, oxalic acid, acetic acid), and various enzymes.

      Kalanchoe inherent anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, wound healing, krovoostanavli colliding properties. The sap can be used as a lotion or ointment for the treatment of venous and long non-healing ulcers, bedsores and septic processes, tissue necrosis. Fresh juice of Kalanchoe stop bleeding, treat boils, skin rashes, eczema, burns, cervical erosion and cracked nipples.

      The juice extracted from green leaves, stored no more than 7 days in a dark place at a temperature of 1 - 10 ° C. Chop the leaves, squeeze juice, stand for two days at a temperature of 10.4 C, filtered, sterilized and canned. This juice can be stored for years at a temperature of 10 ° C. Juice should be clear or light brown with a fine suspension, easily broken by shaking.

      60 years of the last century, Europe had little information about medicinal herbs Kalanchoe. But as it began to enter the culture room, began to appear on its medicinal properties. So, it was noted, for example, that when lubricated nasal flu cured quickly and without a history of the period of the epidemic people used it as a prevention. Mashed leaves of Kalanchoe juice stops bleeding quickly removes dental pain, headache, cured felon and mastitis, eczema, and skin rashes. As a result of such communications official medicine has begun to investigate this unusual plant, and by the late 1960s it was introduced into practice as a pharmacological treatment for a long time healing wounds and ulcers, fistulas, and burns. However, it should be noted that conventional medicine only stopped for external use sap can not be said about traditional medicine.

      Kalanchoe juice refers to a group of biogenic stimulators, although it is still not clear the mechanism of biological activity of drugs from this plant. But we know that they have anti-inflammatory effects, clean wounds and ulcers of necrotic tissue, it does not irritate the skin and mucous membranes, low toxicity.

      In dentistry, Kalanchoe juice used in gingivitis, inflammatory-dystrophic form of periodontal disease II-III degree and recurrent stomatitis as applications after preliminary treatment centers, before heating the juice in a water bath to body temperature. When stomatitis 3-4 times a day for 10 minutes applied flagella of cotton wool soaked in the juice of Kalanchoe.

      The erosion of the cervix and endotservitsitah swab with thickly overlaid Kalanchoe ointment is administered for 15 days in the vagina for 8 hours every day. Cracked nipples during breast-feeding is moistened with a few drops of juice from the pipette for 4-5 days.

      Juice of medicinal herbs available over the counter in capsules, but can be cooked at home. For this fresh crushed leaves of the plant, squeeze and filtered. For the treatment of rhinitis mucosa 2-3 times a day smeared fresh juice, you can also put in the sinuses swabs soaked in the juice.

      When the pain in his legs and the "blue" veins grid uses tincture Kalanchoe pinnate. Prepare it as follows: half-liter bottle filled with leaves, fill up to the top with 70% alcohol or vodka, put in a dark place for a week, shaking the contents. The resulting counter evening rub sore feet, starting from the feet and ending above the knee. The course of treatment will be from 2 to 4 months. To prevent influenza and colds useful bury juice Kalanchoe pinnate, 2 drops in each nostril 2 times a day.

     In tuberculosis juice diluted with water at a ratio of 1:3, and take 1/2 teaspoon 2 times a day.

Kalanchoe Degremona
     Widespread in our country Kalanchoe (biofillum) Degremona that went into our indoor flower recently, although other species are well known growers.

    According to the traditional medicine biofillum Degremona has long been used in the home for the treatment of many diseases. Particulars of "room ginseng" compared with Kalanchoe pinnate - copious production of brood leaf buds "air babies", which give the leaves to the roots.

   Stalk medicinal herbs Kalanchoe Degremona comparatively lower, uneven, often climbing, requires support. Leaf blades more serrated, oblong pointed, are much darker than Kalanchoe pinnate. Its popular name - "room ginseng" and "doctor" - this plant is quite justified.

     The extraordinary activity of vegetative reproduction with children, unizyvayuschih edges of the leaves, once hit the great German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He was amazed with what great extravagance maternal individual creates hundreds of new life in the form of their own kind of tiny "babies". In letters to friends Goethe wrote of kalanchoe: "As there is a single sheet of countless new growth, so one can draw constant love new things and new happiness." In memory of the great poet Kalanchoe is called "tree Goethe" Goethe or a flower. "

    Curative properties of medicinal herbs Kalanchoe first no one knew anything, but inquisitive, restless people carefully looking into new ornamental plants, little notice of him healing powers. Thus, from about 1962 to the scientific institutions began to receive reports of "room ginseng" - Kalanchoe. Wrote, for example, that the juice of fresh fleshy leaves, if they lubricate the nasal mucosa, cure flu, but healthy people can be successfully used during the epidemic as a prophylactic. And mentioned that the fresh mashed leaves stop bleeding from wounds, relieve acute pain quickly, even tooth, treat felon (purulent inflammation of the nail bag) and mastitis (mastitis), excellent heal wounds, frostbite, burns, fistulas. At home quickly noticed: the juice of Kalanchoe good heals sores, skin rashes and even eczema. In traditional cosmetics Kalanchoe successfully used to treat acne, spots on the face.

     Tropical origin Kalanchoe Degremona not an obstacle for therapeutic juice. Location farther north, the more intense is the formation of "babies" on the edges of the leaves of the mother plant.

    There are no special conditions for plant growth is required. You need only a light place and the most moderate watering - because the plant is drought-resistant, very hardy, it quietly puts up with sills, which has no sun.

   Medicinal herbs Kalanchoe refers to a group of succulents. Even if the soil is very dry, the plant will continue to grow smoothly, feeding moisture from the air. Kalanchoe watering profusely and put in the most cool place without access to sunlight, you can not worry about Kalanchoe least a month.