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Three-part succession: medicinal properties

Three-part succession (Bidens tripartita)

Three-part succession (Bidens tripartita) - an annual weed plant up to 60 cm high with a straight branched stem. The yellow flowers are collected in baskets that sit at the ends of the stems. Its small ribbed fruits with hooked teeth easily cling to animal hair and people's clothing. That is why the people call it "hairstyle".

The plant is ubiquitous. It grows along the banks of ponds, rivers, ditches, along the outskirts of swamps, on muddy moist soils, in damp gardens.

Burrow is a very popular plant, especially in folk medicine. In addition to it, other types of sequence have medicinal use: a series of drooping(Bidens cernua) and a series of radiant(Bidens radiata)... They are very similar to the first and grow in the same places.

Medicinal raw materials

For medicinal purposes, the leaves and leafy tops of plants are used. They are harvested before flowering (June – July), cutting off the upper part of the plant in the place where it begins to branch, the tops of shoots 10–15 cm long. They are dried in attics or under a canopy with good ventilation. The shelf life of raw materials is 2 years.

Chemical composition

Burmese herb has a rich chemical composition. It contains significant amounts of carotene, vitamin C, flavonoids, coumarins, tannins, mucus, essential oil, trace elements, etc.

Medicinal properties and recipes for use

The string has anti-inflammatory, hemostatic and diaphoretic effects, improves metabolism. It is widely used in folk medicine to improve digestion, respiratory diseases, and allergic diseases.

Three-part succession (Bidens tripartita)

For the treatment of allergic diseases, baths, prepared from a complex collection consisting of 5 hours of succession, 4 hours of tricolor violets, 5 hours of knotweed herb, 4 hours of burdock root, 4 hours of viburnum branches, 3 hours of nettle leaves, help well. 3 hours of plants and flowers of calendula, 2 hours of celandine herb, 3 hours of raspberry leaves, 3 hours of birch leaves.

To prepare a bath, you need 15 tbsp. Pour 3 liters of boiling water over the chopped mixture, leave in a warm place for 3 hours, strain, pour the infusion into a bath with a water temperature of 36–37 ° С. The duration of the bath is 15–20 minutes. These baths have a disinfecting, soothing, restorative and metabolism-regulating effect.

In case of allergies, a special antiallergic tea helps, consisting of 3 hours of herb of a series, 3 hours of tricolor violet herb, 1 hour of black currant leaves, 1 hour of wormwood herb, 2 hours of licorice root, 1 hour of mint herb, 2 hours of flowers of tansy.

To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of chopped collection with 1 glass of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes, strain. Take 0.75 glasses 3 times a day for 30 minutes. before meals.

For the same purposes, a collection is used, consisting of 2 hours of succession herbs, 3 hours of licorice root, 2 hours of tricolor violet herb, 2 hours of viburnum root, 1 hour of black currant root, 1 hour of safflower leuzea root. To prepare the infusion, you need art. pour a spoonful of collection with 1 glass of boiling water, insist in a warm place for 1 hour, strain. Take 0.25 glasses 4 times daily before meals.

In case of infectious polyarthritis, some herbalists recommend a collection consisting of 2 hours of grass, 2 hours of chamomile flowers, 2 hours of wild rosemary herb, 2 hours of plantain leaves, 1 hour of lingonberry leaves, 1 hour of juniper fruit. To prepare the broth, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of collection with 1 glass of boiling water, heat over low heat for 10 minutes, insist in a warm place for 40 minutes, strain. Take 0.3 cups 3 times a day after meals.

For psoriasis in folk medicine, a complex collection is used, consisting of 3 hours of grass, 3 hours of St. John's wort, 2 hours of lingonberry leaves, 2 hours of elder flowers, 2 hours of horsetail grass, 2 hours of corn stigmas, 2 hours elecampane herbs, 1 tsp celandine herbs, 1 tsp calamus root. To prepare the broth, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the crushed mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, heat in a water bath for 15 minutes, insist in a warm place for 50 minutes, strain. Take 1 glass 2 times a day.In the same case, use the juice of a string or a strong decoction for lotions and compresses. At the same time they drink the infusion of the train.

To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of dry grass with 1 cup boiling water, insist in a thermos for 6-8 hours, strain. Take 0.5 cups 3-4 times a day.

For external use, make a series of decoction. This requires 1.5 tbsp. tablespoons of chopped dry herbs pour 1 cup boiling water, heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, leave for 20 minutes, drain. Use only for lotions, compresses, washing.

Many herbalists offer a special recipe for a blood-purifying mixture that can be used for all skin conditions. It consists of 2 hours of succession leaves, 4 hours of tricolor violet herb, 3 hours of strawberry leaves, 3 hours of burdock root, 2 hours of black currant leaves, 2 hours of nettle flowers, 2 hours of yarrow flowers, 1 hour. walnut leaves. To prepare the broth, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the crushed mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, boil over low heat for 10 minutes, strain. Take 2 tbsp. spoons every hour.

The series is very widely used in the treatment of respiratory diseases. For colds, coughs, pulmonary tuberculosis, Russian herbalists have long used an infusion of a series (see above) 0.5 cups 3 times a day 30 minutes before meals.

Three-part succession (Bidens tripartita)

With bronchitis, a collection of equal parts of the herb of the string and the leaves of coltsfoot is widely used. To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, insist, wrapped, 2 hours, drain. Take 0.5 cups 2-3 times a day.

With tonsillitis, a collection consisting of equal shares of string herb, black currant leaves, mint leaves, chamomile flowers and calendula flowers helps well. To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the crushed mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 8 hours, strain. Take 0.5 cups 3-4 times a day.

In chronic pharyngitis, a collection of 1 hour of the herb of a string, 1 hour of mint leaves and 2 hours of shoots of Schisandra chinensis is very useful. To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of collection with 1 glass of boiling water, boil over low heat for 2-3 minutes, insist, wrapped in a warm place for 2 hours, drain. Take 0.25 cups warm 2 times a day after meals.

And in case of chronic laryngitis, a collection is recommended, consisting of 1 hour of succession herb, 5 hours of black elderberry flowers, 3 hours of meadow clover flowers, 2 hours of yarrow herb, 1 hour of calamus root. To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the crushed mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 10 hours, strain. Take 0.5 cups warm 3 times a day.

For colds, a collection consisting of 6 hours of grass, 2 hours of mint leaves, 1 hour of birch leaves is useful. To prepare the infusion, you need 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 3 hours, strain. Take 0.3 cups 3 times a day 15-20 minutes before meals.

The string has a mild immunostimulating effect. Therefore, it is useful to drink it in the form of tea (1 tablespoon per 1 glass of boiling water) during seasonal exacerbations of colds.

With bronchial asthma, an effective collection consisting of 6 hours of grass of a series, 3 hours of plantain leaves, 3 hours of birch leaves, 2 hours of chamomile flowers, 2 hours of nettle leaves, 2 hours of ephedra herb, 2 hours of knotweed herb. To prepare the infusion, you need 2 tbsp. pour spoons of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, insist in a warm place for 15 minutes, strain. Take 0.5 cups 3-4 times a day after meals.

"Ural gardener", No. 5, 2018