A modest unpretentious bell is a real storehouse of substances useful to the human body. Traditional medicine successfully treats many diseases with the help of preparations prepared on the basis of a bell.
The bell is a gentle unpretentious flower that not only decorates the front gardens of the courtyards, but is also a good hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic.
And, despite the fact that official medicine does not recognize a bell as a medicinal plant, folk medicine successfully uses it to treat a wide variety of diseases.The healing properties of the bell are unique
The medicinal properties of the bell and contraindications
In the composition of flowers, leaves and stems of a bell are present caffeic, chlorogenic and coumaric acids, carotene, flavonoids, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and other beneficial substances. Due to its rich composition, this plant is used to treat:
- abscesses, purulent wounds, furunculosis, dermatitis
- acute respiratory diseases
- oral diseases
- sore throats
- animal and insect bites
- some gynecological diseases
- stomach cramps
- high pressure
- fragility of capillaries
- diseases of the cardiovascular system
The bell has the ability to stop the growth of cancer cells
IMPORTANT: One of the proven but not officially accepted properties of the bell is its ability to stop the growth of cancer cells.
During treatment, attention should be paid to contraindications for the use of the bell. Do not use decoctions of teas and infusions:
- pregnant and lactating women
- children under 16 years old
- those who suffer from allergies or have an individual intolerance to one or more substances from the plant
- people allergic to beekeeping products
Pregnant women should not use bells for treatment
IMPORTANT: In no case can you use only decoctions and bell teas to treat complex chronic diseases. In such cases, treatment should be carried out under the supervision of a doctor, and alternative recipes can only supplement it.
Bell: the use of infusion and tea
For treatment diseases of the oral cavity, tonsillitis and SARS rinse with infusion of leaves and stems of a bell:
- chop dry bell green (2 tsp)
- pour boiling water (1 tbsp.) and cover
- leave to insist for 15 - 20 minutes
- strain through a double sieve or gauze
- gargle thrice a day
You can take the infusion inside: 1 tbsp. before meals, 3 times a day. The same infusion, increasing the dose to 60 ml at a time, is taken to relieve pain of various kinds, with heavy and painful menstruation.
An infusion of bell flowers helps in the fight against such a terrible ailment as epilepsy. For his cooking:
- powder dry flowers (1 tsp)
- put them in a metal or glass dish
- pour boiling water (1 tbsp.)
- infuse the drug for 40 to 60 minutes
- strain by separating the thick with a fine sieve or gauze
- drink the resulting liquid for 1 tbsp. 2-3 times a day before meals
A decoction of the roots of the bell can serve as an expectorant for mild ARVI or bronchitis:
- chop the roots of the bell (10 - 15 g)
- put in an enamel pan
- fill with water (250 g) and put in a water bath
- cover and leave to boil for about 2 hours
- cool the broth cool and filter
- take the medicine 3-4 times a day for 1 tbsp. one hour before meals or 2 hours after it
Women can get rid of whites in a few weeks by taking teaBrewed from dried or fresh bell flowers, 3-4 times a day. The same tea is recommended in the treatment of goiter. To make tea:
- take fresh (4-6 pcs) or dry chopped (1 tsp) bell flowers
- place in a cup or teapot
- pour boiling water (200 g)
- cover, leave for 10 - 15 minutes
- drink hot or chilled
Bell infusion and a series for bathing children with eczema, scrofula, increased nervous irritability and epilepsycook like this:
- dry chopped bell flowers (1 tsp) and a string (1 tsp) pour boiling water (1 tbsp.)
- insist 4 hours under the cover
- strain the infusion after
- during bathing add to the baby bath
Alcohol tincture from the stems and leaves of the bell will help get rid of angina in a short time, which is prepared as follows:
- grind the fresh root part of the plant
- pour vodka in the ratio 1:10
- let it brew in a dark, cool place for 14 days
Tincture gargle thrice a day.
Medicines are made from leaves, stems, flowers, and bell roots
IMPORTANT: The bell may meet you under a completely different name: Ivan's flowers, Ivan's head, storyteller, bored, blue St. John's wort, fresh air grass, Adam's head, Christ's staff - these are all the “names” of a modest but useful plant.
Bell burn treatment at home
Since the bell is a storehouse of useful substances, it is not surprising that with its help you can even treat thermal burns of the 1st degree.
To do this, the reddened skin of the affected area is wiped with a bell infusion 4-5 times a day. You can also make compresses from infusion. In 4 to 5 days, the swelling will subside, the redness will decrease or disappear altogether.With the help of an infusion of bells, burns of 1 degree can be treated
IMPORTANT: Do not self-medicate if you have received a large complex burn. Traditional medicine in such cases is absolutely powerless. Urgently see a doctor.
Those who decide to stockpile this plant, which has healing power, need to know what it grows in the meadows and edges of dry forests.
It is possible to collect and dry its greens and roots throughout the summer period, but the flowers need to be prepared in June - July - it is during these months that the bluebells bloom intensively.