Sambucus nigra - undemanding shrub that grows near the houses, alleys and parks, along rivers, often used as an ornamental plant.
In elder in order to use medicinal plants of all, and in ancient times it was considered sacred.
It was believed that it prolongs life expectancy, increases energy, cleanses the blood, and a stimulant effect on the hormonal glands.
Infusions of elder flower is used as emollient and expectorant for colds, angina, acute respiratory infections, flu, dry cough, bronchitis, they treat a variety of skin diseases associated with metabolic disorders.
Infusions of the flowers in the form of heat drink with renal edema, inflammation of the bladder.
Extracts from the bark of elderberry useful in edema and kidney, and heart, they act as a very strong diuretic.
Boiled in milk leaves applied for sprains, fractures, burns, diaper rash, abrasions and hemorrhoids.
Sambucus nigra - diseases of the gastro - intestinal tract, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, frequent constipation useful fresh berries and the juice of which is used as a disinfectant.
In skin rashes of various origins make bath with decoction of the roots, twigs and bark.
Upon the occurrence of menopause is useful to drink a decoction of elder flowers, and hot packs are the same with the addition of chamomile flowers help in neuralgia, gout, rheumatism, arthritis, polyarthritis.
Site is not a guide to self-medication. Before using certain recipes require mandatory consultation of the doctor!
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