Tansy: medicinal properties, contraindications,application in gynecology, from worms

Update: January 2019

Common tansy (button clover, field ryabink, worm) –
herbaceous perennial from the family Compositae. Considered
moderately poisonous culture and in the warm season is found in
nature everywhere. The plant is recognizable by two key features:
yellow flowers resembling small buttons located on
inflorescences like rowan berries, and a special, tart odor, which
remains on the skin of the hands, one has only to touch the plant.

The name comes from the Greek words “long” and “exist.”
Just these words most clearly characterize one of the main
properties of the plant for a long time to keep a fresh, juicy appearance.
Unusual tart smell that all aboveground parts emit
plants, perfectly repels insects. Therefore, tansy is planted in
gardens and gardens as a hedge, scaring
pests. Tansy bouquets are good at scaring flies, midges and

In the wild plant can be found throughout Russia,
as well as Belarus, Ukraine, in the Crimea. In the Far North
culture does not survive. Not whimsical to the soil and conditions
growth, but with a lack of nutrition and the sun does not grow
more than 30-40 cm in height. It grows well in the fields, on the forest edges,
along the roads.

The powerful healing properties of a tansy plant are known.
humanity for a long time. Tansy has both medicinal properties and
contraindications, so the approach to treatment must be literate and
reasonable, without any “superfluous will not” and “just

Morphological description

ПижмаThe plant can reach a height of one and a half meters.
The roots are thin, uriciform. There is a woody creeping rhizome.
Stems are often straight, bare or slightly pubescent,
numerous branching above. The leaves are up to 10 cm wide and
length from 7 to 20 cm, double-split, alternate, top
dark green, lighter below. The upper leaves are sitting on
stem, have numerous point glands, and the lower ones have
long petiole

It blooms from July to October. Flowers of tansy round shape,
tubular, small (5-8 mm), assembled in brightly bulbous inflorescences
yellow color. Baskets are located on the tops of the stems. AT
August-October in the place of flowers fruits of 1.2-1.8 mm are formed,
which represent the seeds of oblong shape with
shortened jagged crown. Reproduces both seeds and
vegetative parts.

Collection and harvesting plants

Medicinal raw materials are flower baskets known to all and
parts of the inflorescence with a stem of not more than 4 cm. You can buy them at the pharmacy,
but it is better to prepare yourself.

Suitable for harvesting plants that grow far from
roads. Harvest them from June to September, cutting off their hands
or scissors cutting baskets with flower stalks.

Dry the raw materials in the classical way, in ventilated rooms,
spread out in a thin layer on clean paper. Can be dried and fresh
air under a canopy, excluding direct sunlight. With
bad weather can be dried in dryers at T 40 C.

Raw materials can not be overdry – it is fraught with dropping flowers.
After drying, brown stems and baskets are carefully trimmed, and
put the raw materials in paper bags for storage. Expiration date – to
3 years.

Chemical composition

AT составе листьев и цветков находится ценное эфирное масло,
which determines the specific tart camphor smell. AT
the composition of the oil is camphor (determines the aroma), pinene, ketone,
thujone (poisonous substance), borneol and terpene, bitter and tannic
glycosides, quercitin, acids (caffeic, isochlorine-genic,
chlorogenic, tanacetic), sugar, tar, carotene, chlorophyll,
alkaloids, gum, molybdenum, zinc, cobalt, copper and some

Beneficial effect on the body

Tansy is characterized by the following beneficial effects:

  • pain medication;
  • choleretic;
  • diaphoretic;
  • diuretic;
  • firming on the capillary walls;
  • antispasmodic;
  • anti-inflammatory;
  • antipyretic;
  • antimicrobial;
  • wound healing;
  • antispasmodic;
  • decongestant;
  • anthelmintic and anthelmintic.

The healing properties of tansy can be used for a number of
diseases: anemia, rheumatism, gout, head and joint
the pains. Helps with duodenal ulcer and stomach with low
acidity, enterocolitis, jaundice, diseases of the liver and gall
bladder (hepatitis and cholecystitis, including those caused by
giardiasis), constipation, flatulence. Improves appetite and digestion, and
also activates intestinal motility. It is prescribed for the flu
ОРATИ и бактериальных осложнениях инфекций, помогает быстро
restore immunity.

Long and still the tansy from worms is the best and
a proven remedy, especially from pinworms and ascaris, helps with

Withменение пижмы в гинекологии актуально при нерегулярных и
painful menstruation.

Externally, plant preparations are used to treat ulcers, wounds,
swelling from seborrhea, for washing hair. Local baths
with tansy well help with calf cramps muscle

Has a positive impact on the activity of the CAS: normalizes
amplitude of contractions of the heart, eliminates arrhythmia, flickering pulse.
Increases pressure smoothly, therefore it is suitable for patients with

AT гомеопатической практике эссенция из свежих соцветий
used for epilepsy and eclampsia in pregnant women. but
it must be a special homeopathic dilution because
tansy is contraindicated in women in the position.


ATходит в состав недорогого препарата танацехол, обладающего
antispasmodic and choleretic effect and is prescribed for
chronic cholecystitis and biliary tract dyskinesia.

Withменение свежей пижмы

The grass of tansy, though not prepared for future use, can
apply fresh. The leaves are added to the salad (very
little), used as a flavoring in the manufacture
alcoholic beverages. AT умеренном количестве добавляют к мясным,
рыбным блюдам (заменяет имбирь, мускатный орех).

Popular recipes with tansy

AT народной медицине растение нашло активное применение как
internal and external agent.

  • Infusion from parasites

1 tbsp. a spoonful of dry inflorescences pour a quarter of a liter of boiling water,
insist 60 minutes, strain, carefully wringing raw materials. Withнимать за 20
мин до еды, по 1 tbsp.л., 2-3 суток. On day 3 take

  • Universal infusion

It helps with diseases of the digestive system, disorders
menstrual cycle, reduced pressure. 20 gr dry inflorescences
brew 200 ml boiling water and incubate for 1 hour. Withнимать по 1 tbsp. l for
15 minutes before meals four times a day.

  • Tincture with diseases of the stomach

Pour 25 grams of inflorescence plants about 100 ml of vodka, insist 10
days, periodically shake, strain and squeeze the raw material. Withнимать
30-40 drops three times a day before meals.

  • Infusion for biliary dyskinesia

1 tbsp. a spoonful of dry inflorescences pour half a liter of boiled water
(room temperature), insist 4 hours, strain. Withнимать за
half an hour before meals two or three times a day for half a cup.

  • Infusion for enemas

1 tbsp. a spoonful of dry inflorescences pour a quarter of a liter of boiling water,
insist 3 hours, strain. Do an enema before bedtime.

  • Bile infusion with cholecystitis and hepatitis

1 tbsp. a spoonful of dried flowers pour a quarter of a liter of boiling water,
Insist 10 minutes and strain. Withнимать вечером и утром по 1 tbsp.
spoon 3 days in a row for half an hour before meals.

  • Infusion for external use

3 tbsp. dry inflorescences pour a quarter of a liter of hot water,
прокипятить на слабом огне  15 мин, остудить и отжать сырье.
Use in the form of compresses, lotions.

  • Infusion of tansy for a diseased joint with rheumatism

1 tbsp. a spoonful of dry inflorescences pour a quarter of a liter of boiling water,
wrap and insist 2 hours, strain, squeeze the raw material. Can take
inside a tablespoon for 20 minutes before eating, as well as making compresses
based on the infusion of a sore joint.

  • Tincture of wine in diseases of the stomach, poor appetite,

80 grams of dry inflorescences pour nutmeg wine in a volume of 1 l,
Insist 10 days, shaking the bottle from time to time.
Filter and squeeze the residue. Withнимать по полстакана трехкратно
per day after meals.

  • Настой при ОРATИ, гриппе в т.ч., осложненных

5 grams of dry flowers brew a glass (200 ml) of boiling water and
выдержать 1 ч. Withнимать по 1 tbsp. l thrice a day before meals.

  • The drug for pain in the joints and gout, as well as local

4 tbsp. dry inflorescences pour half a liter of vodka and withstand 27
days in a dark, warm place. Use for rubbing and
compresses, as well as for treating the skin around wounds.

  • Powder tansy from amebiasis, giardiasis

Dried inflorescences crushed into powder and every laziness to take it
overnight, starting with a mini-dose at the tip of a knife and gradually bringing to
1 tsp (after about a month and a half). Further, the dose is also gradually
reduce, taking the powder for another six weeks.


  • Individual intolerance;
  • Hypertension;
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding;
  • Children’s age up to 7 years.

AT старину пижму использовали для прерывания беременности на
up to 10 weeks, however it is a very dangerous method that threatens
uterine bleeding and all the consequences
the consequences.

Side effects

Long-term therapy with tansy for more than 1 week can turn into
negative reactions from the body because the plant
is moderately toxic. ATо время лечения следует отслеживать
individual reactions and immediately stop treatment when developing

Among the side effects are possible: severe nausea, vomiting, skin
rash. With передозировке могут быть даже судороги.

Автор: врач-гигиенист, эпидемиолог

Like this post? Please share to your friends:
Leave a Reply

;-) :| :x :twisted: :smile: :shock: :sad: :roll: :razz: :oops: :o :mrgreen: :lol: :idea: :grin: :evil: :cry: :cool: :arrow: :???: :?: :!: