Delphinium (larkspur) field
In the treasures of nature, it is possible to take a lot to support and save our body if necessary. The most important thing is to use it correctly, very skillfully prepare that life-saving remedy that is so necessary in a difficult situation. Larkspur is the most useful gift from nature.
Field larkspur. In what form to use
For medicinal use, both the plant itself and the seeds can be used. On the territory of Russia, you can count up to 96 subspecies of the plant. However, the popularity of the larkspur is constantly growing and today it is one of the most demanded plants in medicine.
It can grow in any conditions and on any soil composition: fields, neglected land, simply weedy areas. The plant is herbaceous, annual, branched stem, the height does not exceed half a meter. The leaf plates are dissected, formed into narrowed, linear, lobes. Flowers are painted in blue tones, much less often you can meet white and pink inflorescences. The fruits are formed into bare leaflets with gray seeds.
The main time for flowering is from June to early October. Grass-weeds, very often capable of clogging crops of grain crops. Distribution is free and ubiquitous. The most widespread in the steppes and forest-steppe of the Urals, Siberia, Kazakhstan.
Special cultivation mainly in the city square, park, summer cottage, for decorative purposes.
Plant larkspur field poisonous composition. It is capable of harming an unwary animal that simply ate larkspur mixed with ordinary grass. For raw materials, only the top of the stem, green cover, and inflorescences are used. Of the poisonous components, elatin, eldelin, alkaloids and a number of other substances can be emphasized.
Elatin is capable of causing muscle inhibition, the consequence is that the skeletal muscles relax, there is a moderate decrease in blood pressure. Another bad ability is the suppression of the subcortical center of the brain.
In the right dosage, all of these substances can be beneficial. For example, they are used with increased muscle tone, vascular, traumatic and a number of disorders of the brain function, with concomitant hypertension.
The lesion of the brain of the back is included in the list of diseases that is treated with the squeeze of the larkspur. For the required powder, seed is used - an antiparasitic agent.
The herb is used as a decoction for jaundice, diseases of the genitourinary organ, that is, anti-inflammatory effect.
In medicine, the drug is used - Melliktin - which is based on larkspur, when multiple sclerosis is detected, the appearance of seizures, tetanus. A root-based decoction heals any kind of burn. If you make an infusion of flowers, you can cure an upset gastrointestinal tract, constipation.
A number of other diseases, when the infusion helps: cancer, stomach ulcers, eczema, lichen, nervous disorders, strengthens vision. Root decoction is able to cure various hernias, infections, such as syphilis.
The infusion can be used as an enhancement to stimulate appetite, with diarrhea, pain relief for toothache. Belarusians use larkspur for worms, female diseases, convulsions, great fright.Mongols use a mixture of crushed larkspur and sugar for severe typhoid disease.
For the collection, the property of the herb against gonorrhea, dysentery, skin venereal sores is applicable. Hindus use seeds as a choleretic, laxative, diuretic.
How to use?
The main condition of the herb for use is napar, no more than 20 grams. In this case, you need to drink a small amount of water, only up to 3 glasses. Application for poor gastrointestinal tract condition, exacerbation of liver diseases, jaundice. A lotion from such a vapor is used as an anti-inflammatory agent for suppuration of the eyes, possibly a venereal disease.
This type of grass belongs to a nomadic species, it can grow only a year, does not grow on the same territory for several years. Therefore, it is very difficult to collect. If you saw grass in one place last year, it is not a fact that this season you will be able to collect it in the same place. Many people familiar with the healing properties of larkspur will never be left without supplies for the winter.
Mandatory infusions for any form of pneumonia, headache, sclerosis, stomach ulcers and many more areas are able to overcome the winter stocks of grass.
One of the most important areas is the treatment of the genitourinary system, and this is a problem for 80% of the population. Eyes festering - urgent lotions, infusion is used. In case of toothache, sore throat - the infusion becomes an indispensable tool, used by gargling.
All varieties of larkspur are very poisonous. However, it is the field larkspur that has less toxic properties. And only for this reason it is widely used in medicine and folk use.
It can be used for cancers, especially kidney cancer. Following from the comments, some basis can be emphasized in cases where medicine is not able to continue treatment, since there is no hope, people continue to look for a way out and find.
Even with a critical condition and the diagnosis "How long will you live ...", some retain hope for salvation. Folk healers, without looking at the documents with research, begin attempts to simply stop the disease.
A number of basic complexes: an extensive set of herbal infusions, juices, renal anticancer balms, and all this is based on the larkspur, but with the parallel addition of various herbs.
At the first stage, they apply: field larkspur, hemlock, only according to the recommended scheme, for lotions a tall wrestler, purple speckle is used in the form of an infusion of herbs, it is possible to use alcoholic infusion, Siberian prince, golden rod, wintergreen, cocklebur. For hops, flowers and roots are used, for budra, grass and juice are used, anti-metastatic, anticancer balms, for the capsule, only roots are used.
After 12 months, there is a period for a new commission to re-establish the disability group. And the doctors were sincerely surprised at the results after the examination. The size of the tumor did not grow or decrease, but simply did not develop further, which gave hope to live for a long time, it was just that the setting of the first disability group was reaffirmed annually.
Not only the general condition of a person changed, but also the color and quality of the skin, weight gain. As a conclusion, it can be emphasized from the history of this man - larkspur has magical properties, of course, in a group with a number of medicinal plants.
This person lived for more than nine more years, but unfortunately left this life for another reason, where infusions and decoctions are not able to help, since they do not have a quick effect, this is a gradual, long-term, systematic treatment, as with the use of another folk funds.
With a cancer disease, the remedy does not completely cure, but it often prolongs the minutes for a person that he appreciates very much, and pain symptoms are relieved.It is the diverse composition that prevents the body from reacting negatively to the constituents of the drug, which can cause a composition from one plant over a long period.
The following is an effective recipe used for kidney and liver cancer: dry herb in the amount of 2 tbsp. l. pour 1 boiling water, a container with a decoction, drain. Application: the third part of the glass, 3 times a day and strictly 1 hour before meals, in extreme cases one hour after;
- Are your lungs inflamed? The next infusion: a teaspoon of herbs + 2 cups of boiling water. Insist for at least 10 hours, strain, take a fourth of a glass, 4 times a day and only an hour after eating;
- put on pancreatitis? 1 tablespoon is poured with 1 liter of boiling water, infused for an hour, 1 quarter of a glass, up to 4 times a day;
- disseminated sclerosis - 1 teaspoon of herb is poured with two glasses of boiling water, we insist for 8 hours, take a third of a glass at least 4 times a day.
An important point! For any work with larkspur, it is necessary to strictly observe the established dosages. If you have established - hypotension, decreased muscle tone, myasthenia gravis, then you should not use plant-based products, as this refers to contraindications.
When the disease is asthma - the use of the drug is strictly under the supervision of a doctor, to exclude shortness of breath. The state of pregnancy is a strict contraindication for use, since the plant is poisonous.
A decoction for external use in the form of a lotion: 20 grams of grass, poured with boiling water in the amount of one liter. Use a generous amount of broth at least three times a day.
Larkspur plant: description, application rules
As we listed above, with the help of herbal remedies, it is possible not only to alleviate the symptoms of the disease, but also to completely cure. The list of diseases for the treatment of such a herb is very large and it can be enumerated for a long time.
What is the difference between the larkspur field from other varieties
Larkspur field belongs to the buttercup family, therefore it is poisonous in composition. It is necessary to know all the subtleties of the plant in order to calmly distinguish the field larkspur from more poisonous relatives. It grows on average up to 60 centimeters, this is ideal. Blue flowers with a violet tint, less often white and pink tones of color. The stem of the plant is erect, the twigs are very thin, flowering continues for three summer months.
At the end of flowering, in the place where the inflorescence was located, fruits filled with seeds, a lone leaflet, dark-colored seeds are formed. Scientifically, the genus of larkspur is called Delphinium.
When the flowers have not fully blossomed, there is a resemblance to the cultivated flower of the same name. It is possible to confuse the plant with comfrey, which has an older name - larkspur, preparations based on such a plant are applicable for bone ailments.
In what places does field larkspur grow
This variety of larkspur can be found everywhere, many countries are the place where medicinal herbs grow. Preference is given to the lime composition in the soil. Grainfields, grassy meadows and just road sides - these are the main places of stay of larkspur. But the plant is annual, therefore it constantly pumps it to new places, not growing annually on the same territory.
The growing area is very extensive, and there are a lot of names: spur, horned cornflowers, you can even hear the name with bunny ears. That's how rich the imagination of the local population is, these are the names. To procure raw materials on your own, you need to know the exact description of the plant and know the external differences from other relatives.
Blank for future use
How to properly prepare for the winter? For this purpose, all parts of the larkspur are used. Sometimes even the rhizome is applicable in a therapeutic direction. During flowering, only flowers and the green part should be collected, excluding the trunk.It is necessary to dry the grass without the help of sunlight, indoors or outdoors, but in the shade and well ventilated. The main thing is an abundant amount of oxygen for raw materials.
To collect the seeds, you must wait until the seed box is fully ripe. Only then proceed with the collection process. At the moment of full maturity, the seeds have healing properties. The grass with seeds is torn off, bundles are tied, tied up and dried without exposure to ultraviolet rays. After complete drying, thresh the seeds. Storing workpieces strictly in a dry room, without sunlight
Delphinium, field larkspur - application rules
Larkspur is of course a weed, but the plant is very beautiful, and its beauty was highly appreciated by connoisseurs. There was a use as a decor in garden plots, alleys, parks. Hardworking bees are attracted not by external beauty, but by the wonderful scent of flowers. The purple or blue shade of the inflorescences was used by our ancestors as a coloring agent for the color of fabric.
Larkspur field: medicinal properties
Most of the varieties of this plant are very poisonous, but the field larkspur is not so toxic, therefore it is easily suitable for the preparation of various medicinal products. Decoctions and tinctures of this plant are widely used. The spectrum of diseases for treatment with this remedy is long and can be enumerated for a long time.
The poisonous part of the plant was found to suppress skeletal muscles, suppress the center of the brain, lower blood pressure, so they came up with a composition for use in hypertension, increased muscle tone, dysfunction of the brain and spinal cord.
The use of drugs based on larkspur, which have a diuretic effect, is very effective in urinary diseases.
Cancer of the kidneys and stomach may not be cured, but it is definitely possible to stop the development, confirmed by patients.
For digestive diseases, herbal decoctions, intestinal upset, stomach pains are used.
Tincture on flowers can significantly improve human vision. The fight against sclerosis and diseases of the nervous system takes place in a facilitated form when using herbal infusions.
In case of a fracture, it is possible to use compresses, a decoction on the roots will cure a burn and a hernia. Inflammation of the oral cavity is treated by rinsing the broth, suppuration of the eye can be completely cured with a lotion. To combat parasites in the body, agents based on the root of larkspur are used. Apply internally.
Instructions for use
In fact, a very large number of remedies in traditional medicine for the treatment of various diseases. If you list all the recipes now, it will take a lot of time and a lot of paper. We list the most used and common:
- Boil 2-3 glasses of water, pour this amount of a teaspoon of herbs, the container closes very tightly, wrap it in a warm cloth and place in a dark place for 8-9 hours, infuse. The resulting amount of infusion must be used in 4 doses in 24 hours. With this method, it is possible to cure diseases of the internal organ.
- with dropsy, hernia and jaundice, you can use the following recipe: pour 2-3 tablespoons of raw materials with a glass of warm water, boil for up to 10 minutes, strain the broth, bring to the required volume with boiled, but not hot water, up to 200 grams. To carry out treatment inside a tablespoon three times a day. A similar infusion can be used externally, with a tumor and to anesthetize a burn.
- to make a steam from the grass, take 20 grams of raw materials, pour a liter of boiling water, leave to infuse overnight. The next day, divide the amount of steam into three doses before meals during the day. You can treat jaundice, conjunctivitis, genitourinary system. Application is also possible externally.
- Cancer diseases can be suspended by the following means: pour 40 grams of larkspur with one liter of water, heat in a water bath for no more than 15 minutes, strain. Take up to 3 times a day before meals for a third of a glass.
- ground seeds into a powdery state, serve as a remedy for parasites in the body. The dosage is strictly individual.
The healing properties of the plant and the use of this feature in medicine
The value of such a plant as field larkspur is undeniable. This, one might say, is a very irreplaceable gift of nature to mankind. Moreover, in our time, when most diseases are very severe, and treatment in a medical institution does not always bring positive results. Then a person begins to look for other ways in the hope of a cure, and very often finds such solutions by turning to traditional medicine.
Our ancestors constantly used the services of doctors, unable to be cured with a medication. And in the modern world, traditional medicine is not the last place. But always beware of improper handling of folk raw materials and strictly follow the instructions for use.
This plant has toxic substances in its composition, so great care is needed when working with grass. The recommended dose of the drug should never exceed the norm. When the plant is used for site decoration or wild planting of grass is very close to your home, then close contact with your household or animals with the grass should be avoided.
Information about the medicinal properties of the plant can be obtained from any source: book, magazine, newspaper, Internet. Medicinal uses and various herbal recipes are also freely available to everyone.
The herbaceous plant grows in the wild, forests and meadows, fields. As a decoration - in summer cottages, flower beds. The popular name is spur. Since the flowers have small spurs. Very often you can hear the name - delphinium, sokirka.
The decorativeness of a plant is not at all the main goal for growing, the main direction is medicine, it is designed for a wide range of diseases.
Medicinal properties are also widely used, but of a different spectrum. The most common varieties of larkspur: tall, field, pharmacy.
In the composition of the plant, even the ancestors discovered a huge number of useful components. This is what prompted the study of the plant from this point of view. The herb is very actively used by all experienced healers who can cure almost any disease, well, or simply, ease the course of the disease.
Alkaloids in the composition are able to relax the tone of the skeletal muscles, while the painful sensations practically disappear. For the preparation of remedies, almost the entire plant is used, except for the stem. Prepare infusions, ointments, various balms, decoctions, compresses, infusions, and so on. It is even possible to use larkspur honey.
In addition to this substance, there is also a huge list of components: flavonoids (choleretic, vaso-strengthening effect), anthocyanins (fighting bacteria, inflammation, cancer cells, protecting against aging and stabilizing blood sugar), kaempferol (cleansing the body with slagging), potassium (ability free the body from excess fluid, lowering pressure), the presence of calcium (responsible for the normal state of teeth, bones, takes part in metabolism), iron (this is an excellent immunity and excellent blood condition).
All these elements taken together are excellent helpers to maintain the health of the human body. A number of other substances: copper, zinc, magnesium, manganese, micro and macro elements. But strictly remember about the toxicity of the plant, albeit in small doses. Therefore, the use is strictly according to the instructions and do not exceed the recommended doses. A minimal overdose can cause irreversible consequences.
Traditional and traditional medicine, of course, differ from the methods of treatment, but the main goal of each individually is to save the health, and sometimes life, of a person. The main focus of the use of drugs with larkspur: bone diseases (fractures, including very complex ones, bruises, gout, osteohanrosis, rheumatism, inflammation of the joint and bones). A similar effect is reflected in the name of the plant - larkspur, that is, to give life, healing bone problems, and these are very difficult diagnoses. For the treatment of such a sore, ointment and balm based on herbs and roots are widely used.
Field larkspur. Contraindications Healing property
In addition to all of the above, the plant is used for the following symptoms: liver, stomach, kidneys, back and joint problems, oncological direction, lungs, including tuberculosis, are ill. The tanning property is used for problems with the nervous system and brain cells.
Larkspur tincture is widely used among patients who want to lose weight and remain in good health. In the problem of losing weight, the property of the herb - an excellent metabolism - contributes.
Cosmetology also uses the healing properties of the herb, for example, in the manufacture of various creams that can normalize the complexion, eliminate the cause of acne and acne.
Generally speaking, the herbs have anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antiparasitic, anti-cancer effects. Used as an antiseptic. Another diuretic.
For the preparation of a therapeutic agent in the form of a balm and ointment, the main source is the roots, it is recommended for joint pain and bone problems. If you regularly use drugs, then there is a cumulative effect. There is no very quick result, this is still a herbal direction. Therefore, it is designed for a long period.
Pain in the spine, intervertebral hernias eventually cease to bother with such pressure than before using the drug. Burns and wounds, even the most serious ones, can be cured, well, of course, if surgery is not required.
All balms and ointments can be purchased in the store, it is possible to prepare it yourself. The difference is in knowing the recipe and being confident that you can do it at home. For example, such a recipe: chop the roots of a plant, be sure to add animal fat, you can replace it with beeswax. We insist for several days.
Each subspecies and varieties of larkspur have healing properties. For example, a subspecies of larkspur Pharmacy spur is able to help with headaches, rheumatism, edema, fracture, in the female part, in violation of the menstrual cycle, allergies and asthma.
There are also contraindications for this plant. Such disadvantages are caused by the poisonous content of the plant, albeit in small quantities. But in any case, you need to use it with fear, and especially when you are preparing the drugs yourself. Among these contraindications:
- the state of pregnancy at any time. Strictly prohibited.
- with hypertension, it is necessary to use such a remedy very carefully and then only under the supervision of doctors.
- when you have a lowered body tone and a complete decline in general condition, then it is not recommended to use products containing larkspur.
- myasthenia gravis and muscle hypotonia; the use of the drug is also not recommended.
- when you are poisoned, postpone the use of the product until later, after the body recovers. The drug can increase the effect of the poisoning.
- heart failure or heart problems - the use of such drugs is prohibited.
During pregnancy, only plant-based ointments and balms can be used externally. For example, very often there is pain in the back, compounds, knees, relieve tension in the spine. All this is caused by the bearing of the fetus, therefore, it is most likely a temporary phenomenon. External use is sufficient.Plant substances are not able to get through the skin and muscles to the blood pathways, from where they enter the body, therefore, they have not yet identified especially toxic properties.
We decided to try it during treatment children. This age category requires increased caution when using. Children using drugs under 12 years of age are subject to especially strict control. Never try to cure a childhood disease on your own. The consequences can be very irreparable, so it is better to try not to use such remedies on children at all, that is, simply to replace with a medication.
About overdose. It is dangerous in any conditions, be it a medicine or a folk remedy. Due to the toxicity of the plant, the danger increases significantly. The appearance of convulsions is possible, very severe poisoning. An animal in general can comprehend a dangerous consequence - death. In case of symptoms of poisoning, immediately carry out the gastric lavage procedure and urgently seek medical help.
Collection of plants, composition, benefits. Recommended recipes
Larkspur is grown not only in the wild, but also in the territory of summer cottages for medicinal purposes and simply as an ornamental plant. According to the requirements, the plant is completely unpretentious, any soil composition is suitable for growing. There is, of course, a preference for a more calcareous composition, but this is not important.
The amount of moisture does not matter, since in the wild, the plant is habitually tolerant of both strong moisture and dry, long periods. Pests and diseases generally bypass this plant, due to its toxicity. Frosts, even the most severe, are not afraid of larkspur.
How can you multiply this herb? Very simple, by seeds. It is necessary to plant in the spring and only those seeds that were harvested in the fall of last season. It is advisable to moisten the soil before planting. When sowing before winter, there is no need to moisten. At the same time, the germination rate is higher in percentage terms. If a perennial variety of larkspur was chosen for planting in the garden, then it reproduces independently, by ejecting seed material at the place of growth.
For the treatment direction, the material must be collected at different periods of the season. All ground parts of the plant must be collected when the plant is still actively blooming. These are flowers and leaves, around June-late August. The rhizome is harvested only in late autumn, after a complete cessation of the active development of the grass.
Dry recommended only in a dark room, but well ventilated. Spread a thin layer of raw materials on the shelves. The temperature should be medium, drying in special devices is not recommended, only natural drying. Storage must be carried out in paper or cloth containers.
During the collection, work with the plant, it is advisable to use rubber gloves, since the plant still has some of the toxicity, very carefully, perhaps you have hidden reactions and the plant is able to activate them. After working with the plant, strictly treat your hands or simply wash with soap. When there are wounds or other damage to the skin on the hands, it is better to postpone the collection, since the plant sap easily enters the body through the damaged areas.
The concentration of poison in fresh raw materials is higher than in the dried state. It is strictly forbidden to taste the plant for its taste. Direct path to poisoning. When larkspur is grown in a garden plot, all precautions must be taken, since not only you, but also your loved ones and pets, who are not informed about the dangers of this herb, can come into contact with the plant.
Only in appearance the plant is harmless, in some varieties the effect of the poison can be compared in severity with the poison of the famous snake curara.
In medieval times, healers also used the properties of the plant.You can find guidance on the preparation of various preparations used in the occurrence of lice, when a problem with scabies, scab occurs. In the English literature, you can find a recipe for the treatment of a scorpion bite, which in those days was generally considered a hopeless disease. This recipe specifies the use of larkspur roots only.
Already in our time, during the Second World War, medicine was used as a remedy for parasites in the body. Nowadays, gardeners use powders as an insecticide against pests. It is also possible to use it in the veterinary direction, for example, when helminths are found in sheep. Of course, all this is done in the required dosage and under the supervision of specialists.
Dyeing pigments isolated from plant flowers were widely used for dyeing fabrics. The plant itself is a honey plant, but the collected honey is not suitable for consumption. May cause intoxication of the bee's body. Honey, obtained from larkspur pollen, is popularly called drunk, it is not used inside.
With improper handling or use of drugs, there is poisoning. The first symptomatics:
- oppressed breathing, intermittent;
- cardiovascular rhythm disturbance;
- severe cramp.
What to do??? The very first aid is to rinse the stomach, drink any laxative, adsorbent, cardiotonic, urgently provide free airway, and most importantly, urgently seek help from a specialist, in extreme cases, an ambulance.
Healing field larkspur
In most cases, when a disease occurs, we run to the pharmacy and buy quite expensive drugs, but if you look at it, then many drugs are based on medicinal plants. Only after that we understand, or rather we learn that most of these plants are close to us, that is, they grow in fields, meadows, in our gardens.
You just need to get acquainted with the complete information about the plant and learn how to use it correctly for a specific purpose. Field larkspur refers to just such plants.
We list several recipes for preparing a medicine from plant raw materials.
- infusion for external use: take 2 tablespoons of a dry plant, pour 6 glasses of boiling water. The mixture is infused for at least one hour. Be sure to strain. Take one glass three times a day and just before meals. In this case, larkspur flowers are used.
- 1 tablespoon of flowers + two glasses of boiling water. You need to insist at least 15 minutes. Then we filter, you can make lotions, for example, in case of eye disease.
- alcohol tinctures - the main use for compresses and as rubbing, for example, for back diseases, the occurrence of osteochonrosis. Compress with tincture will help in the treatment of sinusitis. Only the root part of the plant is used. Be sure to grind, you can use a wooden mortar for this purpose. Next, fill it with alcohol, but 50% diluted with water. The percentage of raw materials and alcohol is 1: 3, for about 2 tablespoons of crushed table raw materials, take 6 tablespoons of alcohol. Such a drug does not need to be infused for a long time, only a few hours.
- honey tincture with the use of the root is applicable for diseases of the lungs and salt deposits, taken orally. As always, grind the raw materials, mix with high-quality honey in equal parts. One teaspoon before meals, designed for a course of treatment, at least two weeks.
- the ointment is used to treat skin rashes and is widely used in the fight against lice. For the preparation of the ointment, seeds are used, and the fatty base is replaced by nutria fat. The proportion of ingredients is 1: that is, 1 part seeds and 10 parts fat. Leave the mixture to rest for 10 days.
The plant is an excellent honey plant.On the territory of our country, pollination takes place with the help of bees, bumblebees and butterflies. If we take and consider America, then there pollination of the plant occurs with the help of a small hummingbird. The fruit of the plant in those places is a very small leaflet, only 1 centimeter long. Seed ripening occurs in late August and early September.
In Europe, traditional medicine used the medicinal properties of the plant as a hemostatic agent, especially for wounds.
The use of the properties of the plant is observed in the work of the summer resident, for example, getting rid of cockroaches and flies. But do not use this product while children and pets are in the room.
Sewn up dry grass of larkspur in a bag can relieve a nightmare, insomnia will go to the sidelines.
Summing up the conversation, we can only say one thing, larkspur is a plant applicable in medicine, with a wide range of medicinal properties. The main thing is a careful approach.