John's Wort and Comfrey - two highly effective herbs in treating skin diseases . A lot of people ignore folk remedies and treated with pills and creams full of chemicals which often do more harm than good.
Only after despair and see that they do not work, start to ask the elders of remedies and recipes long forgotten . Nature gives us health , we need to know just how to use it ...
St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Sunburn, boils, eczema, ulcers , rashes , cuts , wounds
Homemade rattle oil maintains its curative power for two years and is used in wound care open to fresh injuries , hematoma , lymph and skin inflammations harsh, if back pain , lumbago , sciatica and rheumatism. It has a soothing , anti-inflammatory , healing and plays an important role in combating the sensation of pain , tingling or itching . Infants stomach pain ( colic ) tummy settle down if they are massaged with this oil .
Preparation this oil - Recipe 1: raw or dried herb finely chop it and fill it with a bottle, then add the sunflower oil ( or oil as fat ) . Glass is placed near a heat source or in the sun and let it soak . The mixture was allowed to soak for 10-14 days. After the deadline , oil and glass flowers strain through cheesecloth. Refill bottle with other fresh flowers , pour over the oil obtained by sieving and the process repeated 3-5 times , but keep phoned flowering season (June- September). The preparation is ready when the oil has gotten a very intense red color . Drain the last time , filtered through cheesecloth once or twice ( should be clear , free of impurities ) and store in a cool place , in dark bottles .
Preparation this oil - Recipe 2: Flowers picked in the sun and place in a bottle to the neck without stuffing and pour olive oil (or other fatty oil ) over them. The oil should cover the flowers. Bottle , well stoppered , allow a few weeks in the sun or near a heat source . After a certain period , the oil becomes red . Filter through a piece of cheesecloth , squeeze well and this oil debris comes in dark bottles . In its use fell from burns, is better macerearea plant in linseed oil.
Preparation this oil - Recipe 3: This is a faster method of cooking oil , but its efficiency is lower because through boiling it loses some of its properties . Take 4 tablespoons of fresh or dried flowers , moistened with two tablespoons of quality alcohol , left for 24 hours in covered pot , then cooked ( bain- marie ) oil for 2-3 hours until the alcohol evaporates . After it cools , the oil is filtered and kept cool in dark bottles .
Preparation this oil - Recipe 4: Dried flowers are ground in mill rattle or electric coffee grinder . Put four tablespoons chopped hay in a bowl and pour over the hot ghee ( 100-150 grams of butter Clarifying ) , then stirring well until the mixture cools, then let time of 7-8 hours to rest. Then put the bowl in which you made the mixture to a simmer and expects to regain liquid consistency , then filter it through cheesecloth , obtaining a reddish tint ointment that will keep in the refrigerator.
This oil for external use - Massage gently problem areas 2 - 3 times a day or a compress soaked with oil that is applied directly to the affected area . To control itching and pungency in this oil adds a few drops of peppermint essential oil .
If open wounds trowel applied in a thin layer , homogeneous over the entire wound under sterile dressing will be changed from 12 to 24 hours.
In therapeutic or relaxation massage can be mixed with essential oils : neroli , chamomile, bergamot, patchouli , lavender , orange , rose, ylang -ylang . To 10 ml of this oil - 5 drops essential oil .
Call INTERNAL USE OIL - One tablespoon of this oil taken on an empty stomach is useful in cases of gall lazy , liver pain , gallstones , if headaches occur in people who have trouble bile rheumatic pain , twinges intercostal muscle cramps , colic , kidney, chest pain , headaches, ear pain , eye irritation .
But he is also a great cure of diarrhea. Trigeminal neuralgia and it can be combated with rattle, if you drink 2-3 cups of tea daily and rub Rattles (external) with this oil for longer affected areas .
For oral diseases gargle undiluted oil 1 teaspoon 3 times a day , that chew oil for 3-5 minutes then empty and rinse mouth with calendula tincture diluted in water (after meals ) .
Can be used as a massage oil , restores skins aging and eliminates pain after fracture.
Comfrey ( Symphytum officinale)
Oil or comfrey salve - is a good adjunct to varicose ulcers , inflammations , bruises , skin cancer , dermatitis , dermal irritation .
Quick help restore the skin after injury , burns , surgery and favors strengthening joints after sprains and dislocations , and if fractures accelerates bone restoration and strengthening bones. Used in healing aesthetic being applied immediately after wound closure and cessation of suppuration .
Used in winter is very useful in preventing rheumatism and skin problems caused by cold.
Comfrey tincture - applied as compresses is useful in the treatment of burns , wounds, contusions , bruises and fractures.
Comfrey oil Preparation : Place 100 g dried and ground roots in 100 ml alcohol and leave to soak for 6 hours. Add 1 liter of sunflower oil and allowed 24 hours , then boiled for 1 hour in a water bath , stirring at short intervals. After 24 hours of rest , strain and store in a cool , dark in the bottle .
Preparation comfrey ointment - Recipe 1: It needs fresh comfrey root , peeled and grated or dried roots are processed into fine flour . If the root dry powder is used , it must be wetted with a couple of hours before the alcohol as to form a paste . To 50 g comfrey using 200 g unsalted pork fat or poultry and for people allergic to these fats , you can use butter or margarine with 80 percent fat. The plant is allowed to boil for 10-15 minutes in hot grease , and after 24 hours of rest , the fat is heated , filtered , mixed on low heat with a tablespoon of honey , a little tincture of propolis and 50 g of grated beeswax . The mixture should be stirred constantly until it cools and hardens like a cream. Ointment must be kept cold .
Preparation comfrey ointment - Recipe 2 : 4-6 roots ( depending on size ) and washed fresh comfrey are very finely chopped , roasted pepper in 250 grams of lard clean . Let it rest overnight, the day warms and filter. Pour into small containers and store in the refrigerator.
Cooking cream comfrey - Recipe 3 : 12 g of liquid extract of comfrey ( may be prepared at home ) , 20 drops of essentially the bergamonte , 20 g of zinc oxide , 10 g of lanolin and 30 g of petroleum jelly . This ointment is very good in treating open wounds .
Comfrey ointment for external use - is used to lubricate joints painful evening, followed by a warm compress , dry , several days in a row . It may be useful to speed healing old wounds , paresis , dislocation ( mixed with extracts of arnica ) and painful corns .
Preparation comfrey tincture - Recipe 1: 10 tablespoons dried and ground root of comfrey to 300 ml alcohol 70 degrees , let it soak for 10 days and then filtered . It is used for collision several times per day , is very useful for the rapid healing of the disease .
Preparation comfrey tincture - Recipe 2: Wash the roots of comfrey and clean with a brush, cut into small pieces and place in a bottle to the neck without stuffing , pour rye or fruit and let 14 days in the sun or near a heat source . Spirit should cover the roots , not to develop bacteria. Buffers is used several times a day , or in the form of compresses the external injuries , injuries of all kinds , contusions , hematoma and fractures.