The sequence: therapeutic properties and contraindicationsinfusion treatment, juice, decoction

Update: October 2018

A string is an annual herb of the family
The Asters There are about 200 species of it, but it is used in medicine.
only one species – three-part series, useful
properties and contraindications of which are fully studied today.
It has long been used in bathing newborns and used
in many recipes of traditional medicine.

The sequence can be found on wet soils, along ponds, rivers,
wet meadows and marshes. Hence the second name of the series –
�”Chernobrivets swamp”. The growing area is Central
Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus, Transbaikalia, the southern part of Asia and

Morphological description

The root of the plant is thin, pivotal, significantly branched.
The stem is erect, reddish in color. Dark green leaves
the rows are opposite each other, have short stalks,
divided into 3 parts. Flowers have a dirty yellow color, are collected in
double row baskets. Fruit – wedge-shaped seeds with serrated
butts that allow them to cling to the plumage of birds, wool
animals and spread over long distances.

Flowering occurs in the summer, and June, and almost to
the end of September. Fruits reach maturity by September-October.

The composition of the series

Herb plant has a rich biologically active
composition:лечебные свойства череды

  • essential oil;
  • carotene;
  • bitterness;
  • tannins (polyphenols up to 70%);
  • mucus;
  • flavonoids (luteolin, sulfuretin, auron, butein, etc.);
  • pigments;
  • vitamins (C, group B);
  • mineral substances (manganese, potassium, boron, nickel, iron,
    sulfur, magnesium, calcium).

The greatest concentration of beneficial substances is concentrated on
the top of the stem and leaves.

Collecting and harvesting

As raw materials, the tops of the stems with leaves and
lateral stems up to 15 cm long. The collection of raw materials occurs in the first
half of June, when the flowers have not yet blossomed, but there are already buds.
Raw materials, which are collected during the flowering period, is unsuitable.

Drying is carried out in a dryer at T to 45 C, or in the shade, under
canopies. Raw material is laid in a thin layer and turned over daily.
By the characteristic crunch of the stalks, as well as by the specific smell
when rubbing dry grass between fingers determine readiness
raw materials. The taste of dry grass is bitter, even acrid. Expiration date – 2
of the year.


Healing properties of the series

Healing properties are present only in a three-part train.
Collecting and harvesting других ее видов чревата отравлениями!

The plant has a number of therapeutic properties:

  • choleretic;
  • sudorific;
  • anti-allergic;
  • diuretic;
  • antipyretic;
  • drying;
  • soothing;
  • anti-inflammatory;
  • antimicrobial and bactericidal;
  • antiviral;
  • regenerating;
  • hemostatic;
  • tonic;
  • wound healing;
  • antitoxic.
  • Choleretic properties contribute to the normalization of the liver and
    biliary tract;
  • The diuretic effect allows the use of plant preparations for
    treatment of pathologies of the bladder, kidneys and joints;
  • Antiseptic, bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties
    make the plant effective in treating many skin diseases:
    psoriasis, seborrhea, urticaria, diathesis, blackheads and pimples, wounds and ulcers,
    small cracks;
  • Vitamin C helps to activate gland function
    endocrine secretion and improve metabolism, allowing you to use
    allergy sequence to strengthen the immune system and treat
    viral infections;
  • Anti-inflammatory effect is used to treat
    respiratory catarrhal diseases and inflammatory diseases
    urinary tract. Sweating effect helps quickly and safely
    reduce heat and promotes speedy
  • The calming effect helps in the treatment of neurosis, insomnia and
    elimination of stress, and also helps to reduce pressure;
  • The presence of manganese in the plant allows it to be used for
    treatment of atherosclerosis and prevention of vascular thrombosis, for
    prevent the growth of blood sugar with reduced tolerance to
    glucose. Flavonoids improve the elasticity of the vascular wall;
  • Regenerating properties help in scarring of stomach ulcers and
    12 duodenal ulcer;
  • Essential oils effectively destroy pathogens and
  • Hemostatic properties help eliminate
  • Zinc improves appetite and positively affects the processes.
  • The antitoxic effect quickly eliminates the effects of bites.
    insects, amphibians;
  • A positive effect on the hair and scalp is used when
    alopecia, dandruff, oily skin;
  • Tannins help with increased armpit sweating,

Grass turn for children

Surely all the young mothers used a series of bathing their
crumbs. This is the number one remedy for prickly heat, diathesis, scrofula,
skin irritation, atopic dermatitis, diaper rash and
restless sleep. Useful for the skin and with its full health,
as a prevention.

For the full course of treatment, 10 treatments of 10 minutes are needed, but
a noticeable improvement comes by the fifth bathing. AT
prophylactic purposes You can use the trays 1 times
in Week.

For bathing the child prepare infusion: 15 grams of dry grass is poured
600 ml of boiling water, wrap a warm towel and insist 12 hours,
after which filter. This amount of infusion is sufficient for
bathing in the baby bath. If the baby is bathed in a large bath,
the amount of raw materials and water is doubled.

AT педиатрии череда также применяется при ветрянке, для теплых
baths Such baths are appointed after the termination of active rashes.
and contribute to their early resolution, reduce itching and
prevent infection. On 30 gr of a train and chamomile dry
1000 ml of boiling water are poured over and insist 120 minutes, then
добавляют настой в ванну с водой температурой 37-38 С. ATанну
should take 5-10 minutes. After the bath, the skin can not be wiped
towel should be allowed to dry in a natural way (you can
just touch the skin with a towel).

The use of the series in traditional medicine

Modern industry produces ready-made raw materials (tincture,
grass) sequence, in the instructions for which it is written how to apply
dosage forms and indications for treatment. But you can prepare
raw materials independently and apply it with the benefit of milking health,
using the recipes of traditional medicine.

Light skin lesions (hives, cracks, abrasions, bites
Lotions 20 grams of dry grass pour boiling water (200 ml), insist 60 minutes and
strain. AT настое вымочить стерильную марлю и прикладывать к
affected skin 3-5 p per day.
Psoriasis The juice Juice is squeezed out of a fresh ground plant and used.
for compresses and lotions that impose on psoriatic
plaques for the night. At the same time recommend taking infusion series
inside half a cup 2 p per day.
Acne acne Mask 20 grams of crushed dry grass combine with 10 grams of white clay and
5 ml of olive oil. ATсе перемещать, нанести на участки с
rashes for 30 minutes. Wash off the mask with water and wipe the skin with infusion
succession (prescription above).
Purulent wounds Powder Dry grass crushed into a homogeneous powder and sprinkle them
wound surface after hygiene procedures. Over can
put a sterile bandage.
Alopecia, dandruff, greasy hair Rinsing infusion 1 tbsp. raw materials (dry) pour 200 ml of boiling water for 60 minutes,
strain, add 1 liter of warm water and use to
rinsing hair after washing.
Catarrhal diseases, diseases of the bladder, kidneys and
joints. Weakened immunity. Metabolic disorders.
Decoction 20 grams of dry raw materials mixed with boiling water (200 ml), withstand 15
min in a water bath, strain and dilute cooled boiled
water to make 200 ml. Принимать по 1 tbsp. daily
three times a day, half an hour before meals. You can also use this
decoction for syringing with gynecological problems and for
gargle. Rinse with a string carried out before bedtime, and
in the morning, after waking up.
Bad appetite. Neurosis. Hypertension and vascular disease.
Prediabetes For diaphoretic and choleretic effect. Elevated
Infusion 1 tbsp. spoon 250 ml of boiling water,
выдержать 60 мин, strain. Drink 100 ml of 2 p per day.
Allergy, inflammatory diseases of the urogenital tract in
of women
Tea To 1 tsp. dry sequence add 200 ml of boiling water, insist half an hour
and divide the resulting volume into 3-4 doses (before meals).
Cystitis, pyelonephritis Infusion ATзять: 2 ч.л. grass series, 3 tsp bearberry and mother and
stepmother, 1 tsp birch buds, pour all boiling water in a volume of 500 ml
and insist 12 hours. Taking 2 tsp., twice a day, after
Difficult healing ulcers on the skin. Gastric ulcer and 12-fisted
Butter To 50 g of dry grass add 0.4 liters of olive oil and 10 hours
insist on a water bath, stirring. Strain and put in
refrigerator storage. External use for compress. ATнутрь –
1 tsp. on an empty stomach in the morning and 2 hours before bedtime.
Strong allergies. Arthritis. ATнутренние
Alcohol tincture 10 grams of dry grass pour 100 ml of vodka and leave in the dark for 2
weeks for insisting. Take 2 p daily before meals for 20

Contraindications and side effects


  • Children’s age up to 3 years (inside);
  • ATторой и третий период беременности, лактация (внутрь).
    External treatment with drugs during pregnancy is acceptable when
    provided that there is no allergy to the plant;
  • Individual intolerance (inside and out).

Side effects:

  • Elevated нервная возбудимость и быстрая утомляемость (при
    excessive use);
  • Panic attacks (with prolonged use);
  • Impaired stool;
  • Lowering blood pressure.

Автор: врач-гигиенист, эпидемиолог

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