Celandine is a real healer for women. It is easy to recognize by the bright orange juice that appears at the place of separation. Celandine grows in shady, damp places, along the banks of rivers and lakes, in neglected gardens. Celandine grass is harvested at the beginning of flowering.
Celandine and preparations from it heal wounds well, cope with fungal diseases, tones the smooth muscles of the uterus, which is why celandine herb is included in the medicinal collections used for uterine myoma. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antimicrobial agent.
The antibacterial properties of celandine are such that it is successfully used in the treatment of certain types of tuberculosis.
It delays the growth of malignant tumors.
To prepare a decoction 4 tbsp. spoons of dry grass of celandine are poured with a liter of water and boiled for 10 minutes over low heat in a sealed container (you can use a water bath), insist 8 hours, filter.
Used for baths, lotions, washing with rashes, lichen, acne, diathesis, purulent wounds and ulcers. After washing, it is good to sprinkle infected and inflamed wounds with powder from dry celandine leaves or attach fresh crushed leaves to them.
Infusion of celandine: 1 tablespoon of dry grass is poured with half a liter of boiling water, insisted in a warm place for 1 hour, filtered.
Take half a cup 4 times a day for edema, high blood pressure, hemorrhoids, worms, and to improve digestion. This infusion acts as a diuretic.
What else can be cured with celandine?
Celandine infusion acts as an antiseptic with antifungal and antiviral effects. It can be used to fight dandruff. In addition, celandine cleanses the skin well. The finished extract is rubbed into the hair roots or added to balms, shampoos and lotions at a concentration of 5 ml per 100 ml – 25-30 drops per 1 teaspoon of the product.
Orange milky juice of celandine is used to remove warts, calluses, freckles and treat various skin diseases. In the event that you are firmly convinced of the good quality of the neoplasms, warts can be removed in the following way: during the season, seven times daily with an interval of 3-4 minutes, smear the wart with fresh celandine juice.
For internal use, be careful and consult a doctor first.
Pure celandine is poisonous. Do not exceed the recommended dose! It is not recommended to take it for a long time! In large quantities, celandine causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, depression of the respiratory center, and death is possible.
Celandine is contraindicated in epilepsy, bronchial asthma, angina pectoris, neurological diseases, pregnancy.