Lingonberry leaves: application in traditional medicine
Lingonberry plays no less a role than blueberries. These berries are soaked in mass quantities and prepared for the winter in the form of jam. Flooded with water, they persist until the very spring thanks to a large percentage of benzoic acid, which protects them from damage.Medicinal raw materials are also the leaves of the plant: evergreen, hibernating well under the snow, leathery to the touch, dense and bare. They have an oval shape, their edges are somewhat bent to the bottom. In September, berries are harvested, and in May-June, that is, just at the time of flowering - cowberry leaves. How to brew them depends on the purpose for which they will be used. And their phytotherapists use them for a wide variety of diseases. First of all, they are a good diuretic. Brew leaves and diseases of the joints, especially with arthritis and gout, with osteochondrosis. In a mixture with cowberry berries, they are effective for problems with the gallbladder, for uterine bleeding.
Cowberry leavesfor arthritis, osteochondrosis and gout
One hundred grams of raw materials need to brew boiling water (2.5 l) and leave for two hours. In the filtered broth, pour a glass of vodka for 15 minutes and beat on the weakest fire for 15 minutes, but do not bring it to a boil. Half an hour before meals you need to drink half a glass of tincture. It is necessary to be treated for at least six months. With polyarthritis tincture should be taken until such time as the precipitation disappears in the urine.
Cowberry leavesfor cancer
In case of stomach cancer, a tablespoon of prepared raw materials should be poured into enamel-coated dishes, filled with hot water (1/2 l) and put in a water bath for a quarter of an hour. The lid must be closed. Broth need to insist 45 minutes. Strained fluid should drink 60 ml before meals.
Cowberry leaves for cystitis,edema, nephritis
A tablespoon of prepared raw materials pour ¼ l of boiling water, for some time insist. If you keep it in a thermos, then 30 minutes is enough, and if under a lid - an hour. Strained infusion should be consumed only twice a day for ½ cup before meals. You can prepare the tool in another way. Brew dry leaves of lingonberries (1 tbsp. L.) ¼ l of boiling water and cover the container with a lid for half an hour.Then boil the infusion for 5 minutes on low heat, and then strain. For the day you need to take 180 ml of the obtained drug.
Lingonberry for enuresis
This plant will help with bedwetting not only for children. For the treatment of adults the leaves of lingonberry should be combined with berries and 2 tbsp. l raw materials supplement the same amount of Hypericum. Pour raw materials with cold water (750 ml) and boil for 10 minutes. All this portion should be drunk in the evening. The first reception should occur no later than 16 hours. For the treatment of enuresis in children, St. John's wort berries and leaves are not added. The mixture should be poured with ½ liter of boiling water and in the same way for 10 minutes on a low heat. Cool broth and immediately strain. Half of it should be given to the child to drink gradually from morning to evening, and he should take the second part at a time - just before bedtime.
Cowberry leaveswith uterine bleeding
Pour two tablespoons of prepared raw material into enamel-coated dishes, then pour ¼ l of water into it and put it in a water bath for half an hour. Completely cooled infusion should be drained and squeezed well. Drink the drug twice a day (or three) a third cup (or even half).Store infusion can be no more than two days.