Rosehip for the liver and gall bladder
Rosehip - a perennial shrub belonging to the Rosaceae family. Widely distributed in almost all latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. Since ancient times, the shrub has been used in folk and traditional medicine. Due to the presence of a large number of vitamins (C, B1, B2, B6, K, P), the plant has a general strengthening effect on the human body, and also helps in the fight against many diseases (urolithiasis, neurasthenia, cholecystitis, anemia, loss of strength, trophic ulcers )
Is rosehip good for the liver and gall bladder
The plant has a pronounced choleretic property, therefore its beneficial effect in cases of impaired bile outflow and narrowing of the biliary tract is undeniable. The liver is the main organ that performs the function of cleaning the body of all kinds of toxins. With prolonged negative effects, the body begins to malfunction, which is reflected completely in the whole body. Rosehip has an anti-inflammatory effect on the liver.
Important! Long termThe constant use of rosehip-based drugs can cause liver dysfunction.
With cirrhosis of the liver, a change in the structure of the organ and a violation of its functions occur. Preparations with an extract of rose hips, as well as an infusion of its fruits, are useful and are a good addition to the treatment of this ailment. The plant has the ability to prevent the development of pathologies and degeneration of cells.
- It is noteworthy that medicinal properties have all parts of the shrub: flowers, fruits, leaves, branches and rhizome:
- Plant flowers have a rich chemical composition (essential oils, vitamin C, flavonoids, wax). They are used to make rose essential oil. In medicine, based on extracts from rose oil, preparations have been created for the treatment of the liver and gall bladder, kidneys, cholecystitis, high cholesterol, as well as for insomnia. Rose oil has a pronounced healing and antibacterial effect.
- Plant leaves contain vitamins P, K, B1, carotene, essential oils. They are used in the treatment of neurosis, gastritis, diarrhea, bronchitis, high blood pressure, with ailments of the liver, kidneys, cardiovascular system, and edema. They have an analgesic effect.
- Decoctions from the branches shrubs in folk medicine are used in the treatment of malaria and radiculitis.
- Shrub roots have astringent, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, choleretic action. Decoctions from the roots are useful in the fight against dysentery, anorexia, malaria and hypertension.
- The most widely used fruits. They are rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, chromium and vitamins C, B, P, E. Decoctions, infusions, teas and medicines based on both fresh and dried berries, have a tonic effect and are used to treat kidneys, liver, gall bladder , as well as vitamin deficiency and anemia.
- Seed oil fruit has a strong choleretic effect and soothes inflammatory processes in the body. They are used in the treatment of eczema and trophic ulcers.
Did you know? In Chinese folk medicine, rose hips are used to remove helminths.
Apply preparations based on rose hips after consulting a doctor. Usage occurs, as a rule, 15–20 minutes before a meal. The product must be prepared according to the recipe. The dishes should be clean, and the ingredients - high-quality, with a good shelf life. All decoctions and infusions of rose hips, prepared at home, retain their useful properties for no more than 48 hours. After that, they must be prepared again.
In folk and official medicine they use teas, syrups, infusions, decoctions, alcohol tinctures from various parts of the plant. Consider how to prepare an infusion of rose hips, as well as a healthy decoction.
We bring to your attention 2 options for preparing infusion of rose hips:
- For cooking first you need to take 40 g of fruit, which can be chopped with a mortar, in a meat grinder or a blender. Fruits should be placed in a thermos and pour 1 liter of boiling water. Insist a mixture of 8-10 hours. Take 100 ml in the morning and evening. Before use, the infusion is filtered through gauze or a sieve and honey or sugar are added to taste. Such an infusion is used to improve immunity, as a fortifying vitamin drink in various inflammatory processes in the body. It helps with liver disease, kidney disease and atherosclerosis.
- To prepare the second option infusion need 1 tbsp. l dry fruit pour 500 g of boiling water and insist in a thermos for 24 hours. Take the infusion 3 times a day for a quarter of an hour before meals. The infusion helps to improve the functioning of the kidneys, liver, normalize blood pressure, and get rid of edema.
As a medicine, decoctions from this plant are widely used.
Did you know? The content of vitamin C in rose hips is 50 times higher than in lemons.
Consider the 2 most popular recipes:
- First option. Rosehip berries (75 pieces) are poured into 350 g of water and simmered for 2 hours. Then they remove from the heat and let it brew for another 2 hours. After that, take 4 times a day. This broth is used as an aid in cirrhosis.
- Second option. Rosehip fruit in an amount of 20 g pour 250 g of water and cook for 10 minutes under the lid. Insist the broth for 12 hours. Take 2 times a day 20 minutes before meals. Apply such a decoction as a choleretic agent, with anemia to produce red blood cells, to improve appetite, as an adjunct in the treatment of pneumonia and with internal bleeding. A decoction is useful as a general strengthening agent, as well as for brittle bones and kidney disease.
- The use of rose hips is contraindicated in the following cases:
- gastritis, erosion and peptic ulcer of the stomach or duodenum - the presence of a large amount of vitamin C will provoke irritation of the mucosa and harm the body.
- pregnancy - the presence of many biologically active components can lead to termination of pregnancy.
- a tendency to thrombophlebitis and problems with the cardiovascular system - vitamin K helps increase blood clotting.
- the presence of stones in the gallbladder - with the active movement of bile duct blockage may occur.
- inflammation of the pancreas and diabetes mellitus - the presence of sugars and a large amount of difficult to break down substances can trigger an exacerbation.
Important! The use of medicines from rose hips should be carried out exclusively after consulting a doctor and only according to his prescription.
Briar can rightly be called a natural first-aid kit. The plant contains many useful vitamins and minerals, with which you can successfully treat many serious diseases. However, do not get involved in self-medication. Uncontrolled use of drugs can lead to the opposite effect.