Wormwood. Structure and properties of a plant
Wormwood is a perennial plant with silvery-gray fluffed leaves. For the collection fit the upper parts of the plant, which are more delicate. Wormwood is an excellent tool for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and biliary tract, as well as helps cleanse the body and increases appetite.
Chemical composition of the plant
Wormwood has a peculiar taste, which gives it bitter glycosides, sesquiterpene lactones, in addition, it contains flavonoids, tanning and resinous substances, ascorbic acid and potassium salts, organic acids and carotene. Also in the stems of the plant is a unique vegetable oil, it is a thick liquid of dark color with a sharp taste. Essential oil contains a huge amount of nutrients.
On the basis of wormwood produce tinctures, extracts that affect the improvement of the digestive system, help with diseases of the gallbladder and liver, insomnia and colds.Wormwood is widely used in homeopathy, it is prescribed inside as an antihelminthic, for dysentery, jaundice, rheumatism, obesity and other diseases. Externally used as a hemostatic, wound healing and anti-inflammatory agent. Compresses with purulent wounds, ulcers and bruises are excellent. Use of wormwood is contraindicated during pregnancy, and caution should be exercised by ingestion - toxic substances contained in the plant can cause convulsions, hallucinations and convulsions.
Bitter wormwood against parasites
With the help of wormwood, you can make a complete cleansing of the body from various parasites, Trichomonas, Giardia, unicellular flagellates, which lead to inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, liver disease and skin diseases. Regular consumption of decoction will help cleanse the body and restore a healthy complexion. To get rid of worms, enemas with wormwood infusions are shown.
Wormwood in cooking
This plant is also used as a seasoning for roasted meat dishes: wormwood will give its aroma and bitterness a unique taste, as well as contribute to the improvement of digestion.
Wormwood for weight loss
Wormwood will help get rid of extra pounds and get the perfect shape lines. How does this plant affect the body? The main action is the elimination of toxins and toxins from the body, wormwood is an excellent choleretic and diuretic. For weight loss, crush it into powder and take 1/3 tsp once or twice a day. After the third day should be consumed every three hours and so on for one week. Then there is a break of seven days, and again the weekly course should be repeated.
Application in cosmetology
For toning the skin and the prevention of wrinkles using steam bath with wormwood infusion. This procedure can improve blood circulation and refresh the skin of the face. Wormwood is widely used in aromatherapy, the oil helps to get rid of depressive states, eliminate lethargy, has a positive effect on memory and attention.