The medicinal aromatic plants and decorate, perfume your home and their natural remedies help you to take care of the health of all the family.
Some you can use them as condiment in your kitchen, contributing a new flavor to your plates adding to him his therapeutic property.
Natural remedies within reach of all
I am going to you to be presenting some plants with which you will be able to create your natural medicine kit, to have the green, ecological medicine and to initiate you in the elaboration of homemade remedies.
Every week I will publish an article dedicated to each of these 10 plants:
Manzanilla, the thyme, lavender, the oregano, the Luisa grass, the tea basil, calendula, tree, rosemary, salvia and the aloe side.
You must have precaution if you are pregnant or in period of lactation.
Plants exist that their active principles happen to milk and can harm the boy. Other that although is not toxic change the flavor of milk and they make bitter it. The Salvia only diminishes the production.
In the childhood it is important that the dose is the correct one and to assure to you that the plant is not toxic.
All the plants that I provide to you are innocuous in the suitable dose.
I hope that they are of your affability and you cheer up planting them.
Natural remedies homemade Preparations
In order to take advantage of the active principles the medical plants several procedures of preparation exist that contribute some characteristic special to remove the maximum benefit from each type of plant.
In an infusion the plant does not have to boil too much, only a fervor.
You can prepare them with dry plant or fresh plant.
1 teaspoon of dry plant is equivalent to 3 of fresh plant, since this last one, has more amount of water.
In order to obtain benefit of the active principles, it is important that you take the infusion a minimum from 2 weeks followed. Later you must rest some days if you want to begin to take it again.
Dose: of 2 to 3 cups to the day. He is preferable that you sweeten it with honey.
It is used to extract the properties of the plants that are not aromatic or for the hard parts as the roots and the crust.
Pon the part of the plant crumbled in a small pot with cold water and to untimed fire, to obtain the maximum of the medicinal properties. When the water begins to boil, it controls the time of fervor, that varies according to the part of the plant which you use.
Time of fervor:
Hard leaves 2 minutes
Roots 5 minutes
Crust 5 minutes
Whole grains 8 minutes
Later let macerate it and you leak.
You do not conserve it more than 12 hours.
Contraindicated in cases of hepatic affections, sensible gastritis and persones.
It is obtained by the immersion of the fresh or dry plant in diluted alcohol.
The proportions usually are:
1 part of plant in dust or crushed by 5 parts of alcohol to 70%.
It is let macerate in a closed container of 7 to 15 days, later it is pressed and one filters.
You can conserve it long periods of time in opaque glass containers.
It tinctures in Wine or Vodka
In order to make a dye it mixes 120gr. Of the dry plant that you want to use and it adds 500ml of vodka or white wine in a glass container.
It leaves macerates in a place where not him of the sun during 2 weeks.
Spent this time, you must strain it in an opaque container to conserve it far from the light and the heat.
How to take it?
1. Directly with gotero between 2-4ml, 3 times to the day.
2. To dissolve 2-4ml, in a glass of water.
Syrup or Ojimel
When the plants that you must take taste or very hard disagreeable, the best thing is than you make a syrup.
The syrup is a sweet product that contains the active principles of the original plant.
It mixes the plant with honey or sugar and vinegar.
She Boils until you secure a syrup texture. Later filter it and conserve it in glass container.
How to prepare ojimel of garlic?
Mixture in a small pot:
50gr. Of cut garlic to laminae
250 ml of vinegar
300gr. Of honey
That it boils until has syrup consistency.
Dose: 2 nosey spoonfuls to the day or to make garglings.
It is conserved during long time in bottles that have hermetic seal and a fresh place and little illuminated.
Crushed and pressed fresh plants.
They have all the mineral salts and vitamins of the plant.
The time of conserve is very limited.
The dry plants are cut and they are crushed in a mortar.
They are taken directly or with water.
Are obtained from the maceration of the another liquid or water plant in. Later a concentration by the evaporation of the liquid or freezing takes place.
With the extract the greater concentration of active principles is obtained.
It uses carrying oils of good quality as the one of olive, almonds, germ of wheat¦
You must add some drops of the essential oil chosen in a vehiculador or carrying oil to realise a mixture that contains the properties that you need.
It is a maceration of the pure wine medical plants of good quality.
The alcohol degree of the wine is sufficient to extract the soluble principles.
Preparation: it macerates the dry plant or fresh in wine type J©rez, Malaga etc. Leave it a time, strain it and to serve.
It is the steam that turns out to boil a handful of the plant in 1litro of water.
You must directly put the head on the steam with a towel superficially, 2 minutes.
You do a decoction or infusion of the plant.
It impregnates in a gauze, it rinses and applies it on the zone.
It boils the decoction of the plants chosen with petroleum jelly and leaks well. Ponlo quickly (so that petroleum jelly is not solidified) in a glass boat and covers.
You can do it of 2 ways:
To make a decoction and to add it to the water of the bathtub.
To put the grass in a gauze stock market and to add it to the bathtub.
If takings medication always consult your doctor.
It chooses your plants and it begins to try. From a juice to a bathroom or some elaborated preparation more.
Everything is to begin to take care of to you and to come up with the natural remedies.