Codonopsis ( planting, breeding, care) - a description of useful properties, application

codonopsis lancet refers to the long-term mean curly plants, the family Campanulaceae.Different bare stems, which are sometimes hairy, reach a length of up to 200 centimeters.Kodonopsii has a strong root system, it is developed, the root of which the chief is redkoobraznym.The leaves of plants are often large, rhombic, shirokolantsetovidnymi may be are short, smooth-edged, bare, reach a length of up to 8 centimeters.Flowers have codonopsis solitary, terminal, corolla campanulate differ.

Description codonopsis

Flowers mostly bluish-green or yellow in color, has a purple edge.

obconical fruit is a box, it contains small seeds can be winged and dim.Flowering begins in the middle of summer to the beginning of August.Distributed in northern China, Far East, Korea, Japan.He likes to grow among the shrubs around the slopes of the rivers.

can distinguish these varieties codonopsis:

1. Klematisovidny codonopsis refers to the long-term mean curly plant is creeping shoots, family Campanulaceae.The stem is

straight and winding, can reach a length of up to 70 centimeters.It features small leaves, they are ovate, entire, broadly shape.Flowers plants are solitary, drooping, large, mostly bluish-green color, are collected at the top of the bell.The fruit represents a box with smooth seeds.Distributed klematisovidny codonopsis in Central Asia.The purpose of this type of drug is not used, is most often used as an ornamental plant, they decorated with artificial reservoirs.

2. codonopsis melkovolosisty refers to the long-term mean curly plants differs powerful and thick root.The leaves are petiolate, alternate, opposite and ovate.The flowers are mostly yellow purple.

grows this kind in the Far East, near forests, forest edges, among the bushes.Chinese and Korean traditional healers use the underground part codonopsis melkovolosistogo can sometimes use the aerial parts.

root later be collected in the autumn, the grass when it starts to bloom.Plant is rich on coumarin, mucus, sucrose, essential oils, flavonoids.The Chinese and Koreans are prepared decoctions, based on the root, because they have a stimulating and tonic effect, are one with the best bracing means.

Useful properties codonopsis

Traditional medicine appreciates it underground part of the plant - root, which is redkoobraznym also aboveground part - seeds, flowers, leaves.The roots of the fall are encouraged to collect seeds when they are ripe.The flowers and leaves are best harvested when the first buds appear and only codonopsis starts to bloom.In

codonopsis root composition includes organic substances such as sucrose, steroids, coumarin, an aromatic compound, essential oil, minerals, phospholipids, heterocyclic, polysaccharides, triterpenoids.

Aboveground part codonopsis has the same composition, but additionally it contains vitamins, pigments and tannins

infusions and decoctions based codonopsis possess antitussive, expectorant and hypotensive effect.If you regularly use the infusion of plant-based, you can protect the body from the influence of various unfavorable factors, so that people become resilient and resistant to stressful situations.

Application codonopsis

From above and below ground portion prepare a broth, it is used to treat respiratory diseases - pneumonia, tracheitis, bronchitis.Also traditional healers advised its use in chronic degenerative processes, nephritis, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, if significantly increased blood pressure, rheumatism, malignant tumors in the uterus.Medicinal tinctures based codonopsis help overcome swelling, get rid of the inflammation in the renal system to cope with the chronic intestinal inflammation, and using them can cure different types of anemia.

To prepare the broth based codonopsis need to take up to 10 grams of chopped root, pour a glass of boiling water, boil all up to eight minutes, for two hours.Then strain and drink 50 ml three times a day.This broth is recommended to use for the treatment of diabetes, anemia, diseases in the respiratory tract, male impotence.

Good help and a recipe for its preparation will need up to 15 grams of chopped root, pour a glass of boiling water, half an hour in a water bath to cool.Add to the broth a glass of water, stir.

To prepare the infusion based on codonopsis, you need to take 20 grams of plant, a glass of boiling water, every 15 minutes, cool for one hour.Take 50 ml three times per day.

Good help and tincture based codonopsis, for its preparation you need to take root, finely chop it, fill in 70% alcohol, to insist for two weeks in a dark place, strain and drink 40 drops three times a day.

Contraindications to the use of codonopsis

plant is prohibited during pregnancy, lactation period.Especially carefully it is necessary to drink for cardiovascular diseases - tachycardia, and if a person has different allergic reactions.

Thus codonopsis - a kind of plants that can be used to increase the number of blood cells, hemoglobin increase, but at the same time reduce the number of leukocytes.Also, drugs based on codonopsis help normalize blood pressure, helps a person to relive stress.With the help of decoctions, infusions treat nephritis, and atherosclerosis.codonopsis root helps to recover after suffering a serious illness.