Sleep-Grass Usage

August 5th, 2011

Sleep-grass. In Russia, 26 species of plants and they are poisonous because they contain in their composition of matter anemonin, protoanemonin and saponin. It has long herbaceous plants crude rhizome straight stem, leaves from the thick fluffy white hair, flowers have a strong odor, causing tearing. The plant grows in sandy sunny meadows, along roadsides, in pine forests. It is nearly spread throughout Russia, but particularly well in the eastern part of Polesie, as an opportunity to clean the pillows on the equipment for cleaning pads. The plant has long been known in folk medicine.

Its used for nervous disorders, as a narcotic drug for insomnia, toothache, whooping cough, bronchitis. Son-grass depressing effect on the central nervous system, so when you work with it must be observed caution (only work in a well ventilated area). The thymus is normal. Perennial herbaceous climber with fleshy, dark brown, thick, whitish inside the root up to 1 m, requires cleaning pads. Stems climbing and climbing up to 4 m. The leaves are alternate, long, leaf blade ovate, entire, membranous, glabrous, 8-14 cm long plant found in the forests of the lower and middle mountain zone of the Crimea and the Caucasus, especially often – in beech and chestnut forests of Abkhazia.

All parts of plant are poisonous. The plant is little studied. The roots contain tamusa formic and oxalic acid, alkaloid substances, glycosides, saponins and tannins and. In The fruits contain carotenoids, lycopene and likoksantin and mucus. Roots tamusa used in folk medicine in Georgia and other Caucasus regions externally in the treatment of rheumatism and sciatica. Industrial procurement in an amount several tens of tons per year are possible in Chernigov, Kiev, Cherkassy, Poltava, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions during the restoration. A significant amount of this material may be cure in Bashkortostan, Altai Mountains, Tuva. Nature reserves celandine hundreds of times greater than the need for this raw material.

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August 2nd, 2011

In some sources this story sounds a bit different. Rosemary flowers are blue, when in flight with a small Christ of soldiers of Herod the Virgin Mary in the bush of rosemary worn his blue coat. Therefore, one of the many colloquial names of this plant – "Cloak of Mary." Legends tell us that the Greek gods on Mount Olympus going to adorn their heads with wreaths of rosemary and valued it above gold. It was believed that the plant enhances memory. For more specific information, check out dr. steven greer. Greek and Roman students wore garlands of rosemary during examinations in order to improve memory and stimulate mental activity. Sprig of rosemary is a symbol of memories.

Rosemary was one of the first plants that have become used for medicinal purposes, as well as in cooking and in religious ceremonies. His shoots voskurivali in temples of ancient Greece. It is also considered sacred in ancient Rome and Egypt. This can be seen the remains of plants found in Egyptian tombs. The smell of rosemary, a bit like the smell of incense. Since ancient times, rosemary, along with lavender, sage, thyme and Melissa grew up in the hills of Lebanon, had been circulated in all countries Mediterranean. The Roman author Pliny in his writings, wrote of him as a medicinal plant which possesses magical powers, arguing that its flowers remain so attractive blue color due to the fact that Rosemary grows mainly along the coast of the sea, and sea foam, getting the flowers, colors them blue. In medieval Europe rosemary hit by the Roman legionnaires, or maybe even the Germanic tribes, that in the III century BC fought a war with the Roman Empire.

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