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Plant with golden mustache, which has healing properties and contraindications which are diverse, native to South America, from South America. His useful qualities were not immediately known, it took time. Initially, this flower was used only for decorative purposes. In Russia, it appeared only at the end of the XIX century. Often it is called the "home healer."Medicinal preparations prepared on its basis help with a number of diseases.
Representatives of official medicine agree that the admirers of the popular methods of treatment of diseases attribute to the golden usa medicinal properties and contraindications that are far from reality.
Before you use this plant, you should consult with a specialist. In particular, it is not recommended to place high hopes on this flower in the treatment of oncological and very serious chronic diseases.
Golden mustache: use in traditional medicine
In their natural environment, adult specimens often reach heights of up to 2 meters. This is a herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Commelinic. Its leaves are often compared with corn. The shoots by which this flower got its name resemble a mustache. They end in small rosettes, with which the plant multiplies. The flowers are small in size, have a characteristic smell and are collected in inflorescences.
The range of scented use of callusia as a folk remedy is very wide. The benefits of the golden whisker, whose medicinal properties and contraindications are questioned in some scientific circles, are explained by its chemical composition. It concentrates a large number of biologically active substances. The plant sap is saturated with two flavonoids - quercetin and kaempferol.
Golden plant mustache: what does it treat?
According to followers of traditional medicine, a substance called beta-sitosterol in this flower copes with the treatment of the following diseases:
- metabolic problems;
- diseases of the stomach and intestines;
- endocrine disruption;
- hematopoietic diseases;
- pain in the joints, as well as the spine and more.
The presence of flavonoids, a group of plant-derived polyphenols, causes the expectorant, antimicrobial effects of this perennial. Due to the presence of these substances, the hemostatic and vasodilating effects of fragrant callusia are also explained.
Flower golden mustache: the healing properties of
Due to the presence of tannins and tannin in its composition, this flower is known for its beneficial effects in inflammations that appear on any mucous membranes. These substances have astringent pharmacological effects.
Before using the golden mustache for medicinal purposes, it is recommended to hold it in a cold place( refrigerator) for up to 14 days. From it is usually prepared tinctures, oils, decoctions and ointments. Not only the sap of the plant, but also its leaves and sprouts have healing properties.
Treatment with a gold mustache is also possible due to the following substances in its juice:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamins of group B.
- Manganese and provitamin A.
Pectins contained in fragrant callisia help to activate the process of binding toxins in the body and their subsequent withdrawal. These are harmless adsorbents that help eliminate heavy metals and radionuclides. They are involved in the normalization of intestinal microflora.
For the purposes of traditional medicine, only those leaves that have a purple hue and are distinguished by the presence of at least 10 small joints. Most of the healing properties of the plant accumulates in itself to the autumn period.
Golden Mustache: Joint Treatment
This flower is best known for its positive effects on sore joints. Pain resulting from arthritis and arthrosis can be alleviated by using a very simple means - a compress based on a golden mustache. Its preparation takes little time. This will require:
- Cut the leaves from the bottom of the trunk.
- Grind them thoroughly until smooth.
- Wrap the finished mush in gauze, folded in two layers.
- Apply the compress to the place that gives pain.
It is recommended to keep the compress on this area until the pain passes. Most often it takes no more than 2 hours.
In order to treat joints, you can use not only a compress, but also take the sap of the plant inside. It is not recommended for a long time to keep cooked juice, it is better to drink it immediately. To do this, it is recommended to dilute 5 drops of concentrated juice with warm water.
Before taking any infusion of medicinal plants, you must consult with your doctor. This is especially true for tinctures made with the use of alcohol. This is due to the fact that the body can react to such a tool negatively and side effects can occur!
Golden mustache in gynecology
When treating inflammatory processes in the female genitalia, fragrant callusia is often recommended. Unlike drugs that are recommended by official medicine, medicinal products based on this plant do an excellent job with harmful microbes, but at the same time they delicately affect the natural beneficial microflora.
Despite the beneficial properties of many plants that are used to treat female diseases, in some cases their use in extremely acute diseases is ineffective. In these cases, a stronger effect is required, which can only have antibiotics. Self-medication can have very sad consequences!
When treating diseases associated with the female genital organs, the infusion of golden whiskers is most often recommended. This will require:
- Chop young leaves.
- Pour them with a glass of boiling water.
- Infuse leaves to cool.
- Strain and 1 tbsp.lno more than 4 times a day.
- Every day you need to prepare a fresh brew.
- The course of treatment is not more than a week.
Golden mustache benefits and harm
The fact that this flower has a lot of useful properties is known to many. But do not forget that the golden mustache, like any medicinal plant, has some contraindications. Its use is harmful in the following cases:
- kidney disease;
- prostate adenoma;
- individual component intolerance.
Children and those who have not yet reached the age of majority need to give up this plant. During the course of treatment should be completely limited to alcohol and cigarette smoking. It is not recommended to starve during this period, as well as consume large amounts of vegetable and fruit juices. Fats of animal origin, confectionery and dairy products should be excluded from your diet. Fast food, soda and canned food are not welcome either.
If you have headaches, allergic reactions, or any other side effects after taking gold-based products, you should immediately stop taking them and consult with a herbal therapist or doctor.