LADY’S MANTLE (Alchemilla vulgaris) AND BARBERRY (Berberis vulgaris) – GOOD FOR YOUR SYSTEM
It is a plant widely used in the West for its regulating hormones effects, antihemorrhagic, , astringent, healing, absorbent and intestinal antiinfectious.
INTERNAL: diarrhea, anti-haemorrhage, intestinal vigorous antiseptic, uterine antiseptic, astringent, bactericide, hormonal regulator (acts on gonads and adrenocortical).
EXTERNAL: antiseptic, astringent, healing
INTERNAL: – diarrhea, chronic diarrhea, dysentery, colitis fermentation, enterocolitis, intestinal bleeding, internal bleeding (adjuvant) – painful irregular periods, accompanied by strong or prolonged bleeding -menopause: hot flashes, palpitations, states of irritation or anxiety, bleeding – female infertility, uterine prolapse, puberty disorders, premature puberty, acne (hormonal background) – mastitis, fibrocystic mastitis, ovarian cyst, uterine fibroids, clutter contraceptive therapy, uterine and breast cancer (adjuvant).
PREPARATION AND ADMINISTRATION
INTERNAL: The powder – the plant is fine grounded with the electric coffee grinder and is sifted through a sieve for white flour. Take, usually, a teaspoon 4 times per day on an empty stomach. The powder is kept under the tongue for 10-15 minutes, then is swallowed with water. The powder can not be kept longer than 10 days because it alters its properties.
Combined infusion – 2 tablespoons of lady’s mantle powder is allowed to soak in a cup of water from evening to morning, when is filtered; Keep the macerated, and boil the remaining powder in half a cup of water for 1-2 minutes, then allow it to cool off; combine the two extracts; drink this preparation with a quarter of an hour before the meal. hour and whenever is needed a glass of this tea. Unlike classic tea, this combined infusion is very effective, its treatment results being strong and fast.
EXTERNAL: – uterine prolapse, anal fissures – take sitz baths with lady’s mantle combined infusion – leucorrhea, candidiasis – Douches with lady’s mantle combined infusion.
BARBERRY OR YELLOW WOOD
Description of the species. 2-3 m tall shrub quite prevalent through bushes, in stony places, has the stalk right, barbed. The leaves, some are alternate, oval, short toothed with ribbed edge, others transformed into thorns…
The flowers are hermaphrodite, regular, hexameric, yellow and unpleasant smell: the fruit is a red baca; it blooms in may and june.
Vegetable product used. In pharmaceutical purposes are harvested in april and may, the roots and carpets strains are dried either in the sun or in ventilated attics. The odorless product, is bitter-tasting.
Active ingredients: Many alkaloids, of which the most important is berberine, then barberry and berbamina.
Pharmacological Action: Because of the berberine, the product has choleretic, cholagogue, stomachic and febrifuge properties, and because of the barberry has vasodilatory and hypotensive properties.
Usage: Is used as raw material in the pharmaceutical industry for the preparation of tincture and extract used in the treatment of biliary diseases and the obtaining of pure active principles.