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Instructions for use
Yarrow common - a widespread medicinal plant belonging to the family of astroids (Asteraceae), or Compositae (Compositae). A typical rhizome perennial is found everywhere, except for northern regions and arid desert territories.
A greyish-green plant up to 80 cm high has a characteristic sharp odor, which appears when mown or harvested herbaceous stems. The leaves are distinctly pinnately dissected.
Numerous white inflorescences-baskets are collected in flat flaps. Yarrow flowers, depending on the region of growth, from May to September. Propagates by thick, creeping rhizomes or numerous small seeds. Due to the high ability to reproduce easily displaces other types of meadow plants.
Preparation and drying of raw materials
The collection of medicinal raw materials is carried out during the flowering period. The upper leafy part of the plant with inflorescences or only the inflorescence is prepared. Shoots (up to 15 cm) and shields (with 2-3 cm of stem) are cut or chopped using a pruner, sickle or braid.
The collected raw materials are laid out in a thin layer under the canopies and periodically tedled. Properly dried yarrow herb has a peculiar sharp bitterish smell.
Properly harvested vegetable raw materials contain a significant amount of biologically active compounds, essential oils, flavonoids, alkaloids, macro- and microelements.
The yarrow herb is a typical herbal pharmacological agent with pronounced anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, spasmolytic, bactericidal, wound healing, choleretic, appetizing and, in part, hypotensive effect.
Used in official, traditional and folk medicine in its pure form and as part of complex fees for external and internal use.
The mechanism of hemostatic (hemostatic) action of the yarrow herb is based on the ability of a complex of biologically active substances to activate fibrin and to avoid the formation of thrombi.
Indications for the use of herbs yarrow (Millefolii herba) are the following conditions:
- Abnormally abundant menstrual and uterine bleeding of various origin;
- Hemorrhoidal hemorrhages;
- Digestive disorders and biliary dyskinesia;
- Gastric bleeding;
- Dermatoses of different etiology.
The yarrow herb has pronounced blood-restoring, wound-healing, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anticonvulsant and analgesic properties. As a monocomponent and as part of complex charges used to normalize the metabolism.
Pharmacy raw materials serve as the basis for the preparation of decoctions, liquid infusions or extracts.
Dosing and Administration
Infusion from the pharmacy raw yarrow herb (Infusum herbae Millefolii) is prepared as follows:
2 tablespoons of raw materials (about 15 g) are poured into an enameled container and poured into a glass of hot boiled water (200 ml). The container is covered with a lid and placed on a boiling water bath for 15 minutes. The infusion is cooled at room temperature for at least 45 minutes, then filtered, carefully pressing the remaining raw material. The resulting volume is brought to boiling water to 200 ml. It is recommended to store the finished product in a cool place for no more than 48 hours.
Recommended dose: from 1/3 to half a glass of warm infusion 2-3 times a day for half an hour before meals. Before use, the infusion is recommended to be shaken.
Liquid extract of yarrow (Extractum Millefolii fluidum) take 40-50 drops 3 times a day
You can also use yarrow juice, which is harvested from the grass of a flowering plant. Take from 1 teaspoon to 1/3 cup 3 times a day before eating.
Despite the fact that pharmacological agents of plant origin contain smaller doses of active substances than tablets, they can also have contraindications to use.
The herb of the yarrow should not be taken to people with a tendency to increased thrombosis (with increased blood coagulability). Contraindicated taking yarrow during pregnancy. Take care with children under 12 years.
As side effects of the drugs, allergic reactions (dermatitis) are indicated. Prolonged use of infusions of grass can cause dizziness and a headache of varying intensity.
Vegetable raw materials should be stored in a dry, dark place. Cooked infusion or broth should be stored at a reduced temperature not more than 48 hours, and be inaccessible to children.
Depending on storage conditions, the shelf life is 2 to 3 years. Do not use after the expiration date.
Terms of leave from pharmacies
Yarrow and its derivatives are released without a prescription.
Application in other areas
Thanks to the presence of essential oils in plants and flowers, the yarrow is widely used in the kitchen of various countries. It is mainly used for flavoring beverages (tinctures, liqueurs, kvass) and confectionery products, and as a seasoning for first and second courses.
In addition, it has insecticidal properties and is often used in the control of a number of crop pests.
Impurities yarrow in forage hay contribute to better digestibility of the latter.
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