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Video: Iris Flower - Useful Properties, Indications For Use
Instructions for use:
- 1. Application
- 2. Harm
The second name for the iris is iris. This herbaceous plant can grow to a height of 1 meter. The main distinguishing features of iris are the multi-colored flowers and xiphoid leaves. The plant blooms from May to June. Pharmacy chains most often sell only iris rhizomes called "violet root".
In nature, there are approximately 250 species of iris, which are common throughout the world. For example, about 80 varieties grow in Russia. The plant grows especially well in wetlands, on the banks of ponds and rivers, but iris can also grow in forest-park areas. In addition, recently, the cultivation of the iris has been widespread, thanks to which gardens, parks and squares are decorated with it.
Application of the iris
Quite often, iris is used as a medicine. According to many traditional healers, with the help of a killer whale, you can defeat a huge number of diseases, including cough, tonsillitis, bronchitis, stomach cramps, edema, migraines, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. It helps to boost immunity significantly. With the help of iris, you can stop the active development of tuberculosis, it can also be used as a laxative and diuretic.
The essential oils contained in the flowers of the iris and in other parts of this plant, according to experts in the field of feng shui, allow the plant to be used to achieve maximum mental harmony, to restore the psyche after heavy moral and mental stress.
Traditional medicine most often uses the root of the plant, but sometimes the raw material for a particular drug is made from the ground part of the flowers. Iris root is harvested either in early spring or in autumn. The ideal month for this work is September.
Only a plant that is at least 2 years old and not more than 4 years old can become a medicine. To prepare the root, you need to dig it out, and then rinse thoroughly and cut off all the ground parts. If the roots are too thick, then they need to be cut in half or into 3 pieces. Raw materials are dried in the fresh air under a canopy or in a well-ventilated area. Properly harvested raw materials are stored for 3 years, after which it is better to throw it away.
The roots and flowers of the killer whale are often used for the manufacture of decoctions, teas, infusions, creams, various powders and powders, which can later be used for medicinal purposes.
Infusion of iris is prepared from 50 grams of well-crushed root, which is filled with vodka (0.5 l). Such a mixture is infused for about two weeks, after which it must be taken three times a day, 20 drops, diluted before this with a quarter of a glass of water.
For all sorts of colds, coughs, polyps in the stomach and sore throat, a decoction of iris is quite effective, which is prepared from a teaspoon of iris powder filled with hot water (300 gr.). You need to cook this mixture for 5-7 minutes, and then insist for several hours in a warm place.
The powder made from the roots of the iris is recommended for use when ulcers appear on the skin, as well as for diaper rash.
Iris whale harm
The medical literature does not give any information that iris can somehow be harmful to human health. But, nevertheless, people who have increased blood clotting, it is better to refuse the use of drugs containing iris, since it contains components that can contribute to blood thickening.
Before using such drugs for therapeutic or prophylactic purposes, it is imperative to consult a doctor.
Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!