Serpukha crowned - home doctor in the garden

Official medicine is showing interest in folk remedies that increase a person's ability to resist viruses and bacteria. Healers from China and Siberia have long known about the immunostimulating properties of Crowned Serpukha.


Crowned serpukha as a biological species

Crowned serpukha as a biological species

In meadows and forest edges, near swamps, you can find an unsightly at first glance purple flower... The people know him as a gourd, dope or hare feet. The official name of the herbaceous plant from the Asteraceae family is Crowned Serpukha.

The flower is common in Central Europe and Central Asia.

He is known in Ukraine, Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Korea and Japan. Favorite growing places: forest, steppe, wet meadow, bushes, forest edges, slopes of mountains and ravines.

Plant characteristic:

  • An adult plant is a bush that rises 140-190 cm.Its diameter is 100-150 cm.
  • Young serpukha consists of 12-34 erect stems, which are branched towards the top.
  • Each shoot is knotty and naked, with pronounced grooves.
  • Leaflets consist of separate pointed segments. There are from 3 to 7 pairs of them. From above, naked, dark green in color. At the bottom, the shade of the segments is slightly lighter.
  • Graceful baskets crown the ends of the stems. They are relatively large (2-3 cm wide).
  • Lilac-purple flowers are pleasing to the eye from July to September.
  • Fruits are smooth brownish achenes.

Crowned serpukha is loved by bees. The resulting honey has a golden green tint. It is a fragrant and pleasant treat. In Siberia, 80-100 kg of honey is extracted from 1 hectare of growing plants.

Crowned serpukha - perennial, widespread in the forest-steppe zone and the northern part of the steppe.

The healing properties of the plant

The healing properties of the plant

Traditional medicine uses gourd herb to treat it. Pronounced effects from the use of infusions and decoctions of the plant:

  • Antiemetic
  • Choleretic.
  • Antifebrile.
  • Astringent.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Sedative.

Preparations made from serpuha are recommended for:

  • Jaundice.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Anemia.
  • Vomiting.
  • Hernia.
  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Malignant tumors.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Mental disorders.

Broths with the above diagnoses are taken orally. If you are concerned about inflammatory processes in the oral cavity, larynx (tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis), then the tincture is used for rinsing.

From the prepared medicine, lotions are made for cuts, abrasions, long non-healing wounds.

Positive dynamics is observed due to the pronounced anti-inflammatory effect. Scientists have tried to explain healing properties serpuha, having studied its chemical composition. The subject of research was the aerial part of a flower grown in the Tomsk region.

The results showed that it contains:

  • Flavonoids.
  • Phytoecdysteroids.
  • Chlorophyll.
  • Ascorbic acid.
  • Amino acids.
  • Vitamin K.
  • Carotenoids.
  • Hydroxycinnamic acids.

Ecdysteroids are of particular interest to physicians. It is known that these compounds increase immunity, improve the body's ability to adapt to new conditions.Crowned Serpukha successfully helps with various diseases, since it contains many useful elements.

How to prepare and apply serpukha

How to prepare and use serpukha

To take advantage of the beneficial properties of the serpukha, you can grow it in your summer cottage. For this sow the harvested seeds before the winter. The similarity of the plant is rather poor. You should not regret the seed, it is better to use it with a margin. Bushes will do well in loamy, moist soil. They don't like shadows. It is worth choosing a sunny or slightly shaded place.

Harvest the grass, waiting for the flowering period.

The roots are dug up in the fall. Raw materials are dried under a canopy in the air or in a warm room with good air circulation. A layer of material on cloth or paper - no thicker than 3-5 cm. Coarse parts of the shoots are removed from the finished grass.

The effect of the use of Crowned Serpukha will be noticeable with the correct preparation of the broth.

  1. Grind 2 tablespoons of raw materials. Place in a thermos. Pour in 1 cup of boiling water. Let it brew for 3 hours. Drink infusion of 1 tablespoon 3 times a day, not earlier than 30 minutes before meals. The remedy prepared in this way helps with nervous disorders.
  2. Take 1 teaspoon of pre-crushed parts of dry rhizome. Place in an enamel bowl, add 1 glass of hot water. Place the container closed with a lid in a water bath for 30 minutes. After drain. Add boiled water so that you get 200 ml of the finished broth. The liquid is stored in a cold place for no more than 48 hours. With diagnosed anemia, take 1 tablespoon of the extract 3-4 times a day.

It is not difficult to plant a flower in the garden yourself and use its healing properties.

Crowned serpukha is a gift of nature that should not be neglected. You can speed up the healing process by preparing a decoction from a garden-grown plant.

More information can be found in the video.