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Instructions for use
Yarrow is a widespread medicinal plant belonging to the Aster family (Asteraceae), or the Asteraceae (Compositae). The typical rhizomatous perennial is found everywhere, excluding the northern regions and arid desert territories.
The greyish-green plant with a height of up to 80 cm has a characteristic strong odor that appears when mowing or tearing off pubescent grassy stems. Leaves pronounced pinnately cut.
Numerous white inflorescences-baskets are collected in flat plates. Yarrow blossoms, depending on the region of growth, from May to September. Propagated by thick, creeping rhizomes or numerous small seeds. Due to its high reproducibility, it easily displaces other types of meadow plants.
Harvesting and drying of raw materials
The collection of medicinal raw materials produced during the flowering period. The top leafed part of the plant is harvested with inflorescences or only inflorescences. Shoots (up to 15 cm) and shields (from 2-3 cm of the stem) are cut or mown with a shears, sickle or scythe.
Collected raw materials lay out a thin layer under the eaves and periodically ted. Properly dried yarrow grass has a peculiar sharp bitter smell.
Properly harvested vegetable raw materials contain a significant amount of biologically active compounds, essential oils, flavonoids, alkaloids, macro-and microelements.
Yarrow herb is a typical pharmacological agent of plant origin, with a pronounced anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, wound healing, choleretic, stimulating appetite and, in part, hypotensive action.
Used in official, traditional and traditional medicine in its pure form and as part of complex fees for outdoor and indoor use.
The mechanism of the hemostatic (hemostatic) action of the yarrow herb is based on the ability of the complex of biologically active substances to activate fibrin and avoid the formation of blood clots.
The indications for the use of yarrow herb (Millefolii herba) are the following states:
- abnormally abundant menstrual and uterine bleeding of various origin;
- hemorrhoidal bleeding;
- indigestion and biliary tract dyskinesia;
- stomach bleeding;
- dermatosis of various etiology.
Yarrow herb has pronounced hemostatic, wound healing, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anticonvulsant and analgesic properties. As a monocomponent and as part of complex charges is used to normalize the metabolism.
Pharmaceutical raw materials are the basis for the preparation of decoctions, liquid infusions or extracts.
Dosage and administration
Infusion of pharmaceutical raw herbs yarrow (Infusum herbae Millefolii) is prepared as follows:
2 tablespoons of raw materials (approximately 15 g) are poured into an enamel container and poured with 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 squeezing the remaining raw materials. The resulting volume is brought to 200 ml with boiled water. The finished product should be stored 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 half an hour before meals. Before use, the infusion is recommended to shake.
Liquid extract of yarrow (Extractum Millefolii fluidum) take 40-50 drops 3 times a day
You can also use the juice of yarrow, which is harvested from the grass of a flowering plant. Take from 1 tsp to 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meals.
Despite the fact that pharmacological agents of plant origin contain lower doses of active substances than tableted preparations, they may also have contraindications for use.
Yarrow grass should not be taken by people with a tendency to increased thrombosis (with increased blood clotting). Receiving yarrow during pregnancy is contraindicated. Be careful with children under 12 years old.
Allergic reactions (dermatitis) are indicated as side effects of drugs. Prolonged use of herbal infusions can cause dizziness and headache of varying intensity.
Vegetable raw materials are recommended to be stored in a dry dark place. Cooked infusion or decoction should be stored at a low temperature of no more than 48 hours, and be inaccessible to children.
Depending on storage conditions, the shelf life is from 2 to 3 years. It should not be used after the expiration date.
Pharmacy sales terms
Yarrow herb and its derivatives are available without a prescription.
Application in other areas
Due to the presence of essential oils in plants and flowers, yarrow is widely used in the cuisine of various countries. It is mainly used for flavoring beverages (tinctures, liqueurs, kvasses) and confectionery products, as well as seasoning for the first and second courses.
In addition, it has insecticidal properties and is often used in the fight against a number of crop pests.
Yarrow impurities in feed hay contribute to better digestibility of the latter.
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