Galega is an herb, whose medicinal properties will be described below, is a tall and powerful plant. In height, it can reach more than one meter. Galegue is characterized by pinnate leaves. The flowers of this plant have a purple or bluish tinge. In shape, they resemble bells.
As a result of flowering, the fruit is formed in the form of a bean, in which there are seeds. On each side there are longitudinal depressions. Flowering begins in June and ends in September. Galega is an herb whose healing properties have been proven for a long time. As for the localization of the plant, it is found throughout Russia.
Galega grows on the shores of lakes and rivers, as well as between tall shrubs.
Galega is an herb whose medicinal properties are widely used in alternative medicine. This plant has many properties. However, galega refers to poisonous herbs. It is important to know the exact dosage of the drug. Therefore, self-treatment with this plant is not recommended.
What qualities does galega have? The herb, whose medicinal properties make it possible to use it against many ailments, is used to make preparations entirely. For therapeutic purposes, you can use the roots, leaves, stems, and flowers of the plant.
An infusion made from this herb has an antibacterial, antihistamine and diuretic effect. With many ailments, useful galega.
The herb, which has obvious medicinal properties in diabetes mellitus, is widely used to lower the blood sugar level of the patient.
The leaves and stems contain a large amount of vitamin C, carbohydrates, tannin and carotene. In addition, galega contains bitter and tannins. And the increased alkaloid content makes the plant simply invaluable.
When applied topically, this substance can cause constriction of the pupils. If the intravenous pressure is greatly reduced, then the alkaloid will increase it to the desired level. When this occurs, the narrowing of the vessels.
It is worth noting that the alkaloid of this plant is able to improve the secretion of milk. However, the component inhibits intestinal motor function.
Where are galega used?
The herb, whose therapeutic properties and contraindications are almost completely studied, is used in alternative medicine to treat many diseases.
The best effect can be achieved if you use drugs from this plant in the very initial stages of the disease. Galega is usually used as a lactogonic drug during breastfeeding.
This is due to the fact that the plant can significantly improve the movement of body fluids. As a result, more milk is produced.
It should be noted that the use of drugs based on grass leads to an increase in the production of glycogen by the human liver. This substance is responsible for storing glucose "in reserve".
Galega therapy should be carried out only under the supervision of a physician and after professional consultation. Do not forget that the plant is poisonous and has contraindications.
It is not recommended for people who are allergic to the plant.
Galega herb: beneficial properties and contraindications
The beneficial properties of this plant are unique. However, doctors indicate a list of contraindications. First of all, galega-based drugs should not be taken by pregnant women.
Similar means are also contraindicated for those with hypotension and hypertension. Do not take drugs from galegi, if there are any violations in the bowels.
In other cases, the plant has a positive effect on the body. The main thing is to strictly observe the dosage and not to self-medicate.
As already mentioned, the plant is very effective in the treatment of disease. For the preparation of the collection will require 25 grams of bean pods galegi, nettle leaves and dandelion roots.
All herbs should be chopped, and then mixed. A tablespoon of the composition obtained must be brewed with 200 ml of boiling water. Insist the drug should be within half an hour, and then strain.
It is recommended to accept such means to food twice a day on 100 milliliters.
How is galega being prepared? Herb, the properties of which, undoubtedly, facilitate the patient's condition in case of some ailments, is used to prepare infusions and decoctions.
Such drugs can get rid of a certain number of diseases. To prepare the herb decoction, you will need two tablespoons of crushed galega and half a liter of boiling water.
Raw materials should be poured with water, and then placed in a water bath. The container for this is to use only enameled.
To torment the drug should be under the lid for 15 minutes. After this, the broth is worth a strain and bring to the volume, which was originally. To do this, the composition should be poured boiled water.
You can take a decoction before meals daily. In this case, the dosage should not exceed 70 milliliters.
It is possible to increase or decrease the amount of the drug, depending on the patient's condition and only after consulting with a specialist.
Healing properties are not only medicinal, growing in the wild, but also oriental goatling, which is included in the crop rotation.
Both plants are perennial, belong to the same legume family, but have some differences.
Outwardly, they are not very noticeable. The plant itself is a bush with a straight stem, lush branches, covered with elongated leaves, up to 20 cm long. The flowers are collected in thick brushes, up to 25 cm long.
But the goatling is Eastern Galega, it grows up to 2 m, and its medicinal counterpart rarely reaches a meter.
Traditional medicine at the first for the preparation of medicines uses only inflorescences, the second - inflorescences, branches and seeds.
Drug Chokabuk loves to inhabit the wet soil - along the floodplains of rivers, streams, grows on the banks of the marshes. The fodder cultivated goat’s rue prefers podzolic soils in the open country - it does not tolerate darkening.
Plants are harvested during flowering in May-June, and medicinal chokabuk is also in August-September, when fruits are ripening.
Dry the same way as most herbs - in a draft in the shade. If you speed up the drying process, the oven can not be heated more than 40ºС, otherwise the useful properties are not preserved.
The leaves and the land part of the milk vetch contains:
- glycoside galuteolin,
- phenol carboxylic acids,
- alkaloids galegin, peganin, tannin,
- vitamin C,
The seeds are also a large percentage of alkaloids, and, in addition to the above composition - a variety of acids: palmitic, linoleic, stearic. An additional component of flowers - flavonoids.
Use of goat root for medicinal purposes
Goatgrass herb is used for the preparation of decoctions and tinctures, sometimes even roots are used as plant materials - they contain triglycerides.
Are made on the basis of vegetable raw materials means the following steps:
- normalizing blood sugar levels
- pressure regulators
- slowing intestinal secretion
- lactation enhancers.
Thanks to the last property, chokabuk gained popularity among breeders.
For each medicinal product is used its own part of the plant, since the content of certain components in them varies in quantity. For example, most alkaloids contain seeds, and tannins are rich in leaves and branches.
The use of goat's rue is contraindicated for pregnant women suffering from arterial hypertension, with a tendency to constipation and individual intolerance to the family of legumes.
Milk Farmer Recipes
The following decoctions of milk vetch are used as a diaphoretic and diuretic:
- Dried and chopped grass is brewed first as a tea brew. 25 g insist about five minutes, brewing a half liters of boiling water. Then, in an enamel pot, put in a water bath, bring to a boil, boil for 15 minutes, filter and dilute with boiled water, bringing to the original volume. Drink before meals. The recommended dose - 70 ml, but you need to adjust depending on the state of health.
- The diuretic decoction is made from seeds. 100 g of beans poured a glass of boiling water, boiled on an open slow fire for 5 minutes in an enamel bowl, then insist about 2 hours. The resulting infusion filter and take 3 times a day for a tablespoon 45 minutes after eating. The tool not only effectively eliminates edema, reduces pressure, but also regulates blood sugar levels, reduces its amount.
With diabetes prepare this healing broth:
- Mix the seeds of the chokabuk with its herbal part in the same proportions.
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable raw materials require 500 ml of water.
- Boiling boiled collection in a thermos before bedtime - you can use in the morning.
- Drink before meals, half a glass.
- If there is a feeling of weakness, dizziness, nausea, a single dose is reduced.
Treatment of goat's meat in case of diabetes mellitus is preferably carried out under medical supervision.
- Dried crushed grass is poured with water in the proportion of 1/10.
- Boil for 5 minutes, insist on an hour.
- Drink 4 times a day for a tablespoon.
To increase lactation, it is better to use the leaves of fresh plants. They make the salad in the same way as nettle, along with other ingredients. Eat per day not more than a tablespoon.
It is possible to increase lactation with the help of goat's seeds, adding to porridge or soup. It is recommended to boil them for at least 10 minutes. Per serving add no more than a teaspoon of legumes.
If tormented by excessive sweating, it will help fresh chokabuk juice. Squeeze the ground part of the plant during the flowering period, diluted with water in a ratio of 1/5 and wipe problem areas. It also helps in the treatment of sore throat, laryngitis and pharyngitis - they rinse their throats.
Juice promotes healing of trophic ulcers and open wounds, but in this case it is diluted with water 1/2.
Galegy honey also has medicinal effects. Its use contributes to the rapid recovery from viral and bacterial infections, during seasonal colds. If the use of broths need to be careful because of the content of alkaloids in the goat root, honey can be treated without restriction, if there is no history of diabetes mellitus.
Despite the fact that the main property of plant raw materials is a decrease in the level of glucose in the blood, honey has no such effect.
Kozlyatnik is widely used in traditional medicine in many countries around the world thanks to the beneficial substances in its composition. It:
- alkaloid galegin,
- glycoside galuteolin,
- phenol carboxylic acids,
- vitamin c
The seeds of the plant contain: steroids and sucrose, saponins and stachyose, linoleic, stearic, palmitic and linolenic acids, alkaloids.
Goat Meat (Grass): Application
The plant has pronounced diaphoretic, diuretic and lactogonic properties. In addition, it has proven itself as an antihelminthic. Drugs based on goat's milk regulate metabolism, show excellent results in complex therapy in the treatment of many diseases.
Herbs milk from diabetes mellitus can be used as an independent therapeutic tool, and in various collections with other plants. Outwardly, a decoction of the herb is used to treat lichen and eczema.
Preparation of raw materials
For therapeutic purposes, folk healers use grass and plant seeds. The grass (stalks, leaves, flowers) is harvested during flowering, and the seeds are harvested as they mature. The above-ground part of the plant is cut (30-35 cm). Dry raw materials must be in the shade in the open air. It should be expanded in a thin layer. For this paper or fabric suit. You can use a dryer (temperature not exceeding 40 ° C). Raw materials retain their healing properties for two years.
Why take grass goat's grass?
People began to use this wonderful medicinal plant in the Middle Ages. Initially, the property of grass was noted to increase milk production in livestock, so they began to add it to feed. It is precisely because of this that its name, the "goatmaker", came about.
Over time, scientists have studied the active substances galegi. They concluded that the main active ingredient - galegin - inhibits intestinal motility, increases lactation of nursing mothers, narrows blood vessels.
Peganin contained in the plant is an excellent diuretic and diaphoretic agent. But it is especially important that it normalizes blood sugar levels. For this reason, the plant began to be used in the treatment of diabetes. Today, many doctors do not deny the beneficial effects of galega-based drugs as part of complex therapy in the treatment of this terrible disease.
Diabetes Mellitus: Use of Milk Farmer
It should be noted that the goat grass, the photo of which you see below, has proven itself in the treatment of the initial manifestations of the disease of the 2nd type. This is because in the initial stage, as a rule, insulin is not used, and diet and folk remedies can help in the normalization of blood sugar levels.
Goat Meat is an herb whose use causes active fluid movement. But in diabetes, not only the hypoglycemic effect is important. Of great importance is the ability of this herb to significantly increase the sensitivity of tissues and cells to sugar.
The goat's grass (from diabetes) is attractive primarily because it does not cause sudden drops in blood glucose levels. The goatling (galega) with type 2 diabetes takes part in another vital process. As you know, the liver is a “pantry” of glucose, the role of which is played by glycogen. When the body begins to experience an acute lack of energy, it begins to use the hidden reserves that this herb helps to maintain.
The goat's grass (from diabetes) is also important in that it strengthens and tones the internal smooth muscles. This makes it easier to remove harmful cholesterol and effectively restore blood vessels, which is very important in diabetes.
Dosage Forms: Recipes
In the treatment of diabetes most often used infusions and decoctions of seeds and herbs. We will present you some recipes.
You will need two teaspoons of goat's seed. Pour the raw material into a thermos and fill it with boiling water (500 ml). Leave the composition to infuse overnight. In the morning, it must be drained through gauze, folded in several layers. Take the infusion is necessary for 1/3 cup three times a day (before meals).
One spoon (table) of the crushed dry grass and one table spoon of seeds fill in a thermos with a glass of boiled water. After two hours, strain the composition. It is ready for use. The recommended dose is one tablespoon five times a day. The treatment course is not more than six weeks. Then you need to take a break for a month.
- dandelion roots (25 g),
- chopped goat grass (25 g),
- nettle leaves (25 g),
- bean pods (25 g).
Place all raw materials in an enamel bowl and cover with boiling water (500 ml). Close the container tightly with a lid and wrap with a warm cloth. The composition must be infused for at least two hours.Take half a cup of the infusion once a day (in the morning before meals).
Decoction of seeds
In the treatment of this severe illness is used not only grass goat. From a diabetes mellitus well and decoction of the seeds. Cooking is easy. Pour a teaspoon of seeds with 200 ml of water, bring to a boil and leave to simmer for five minutes. After that, let the composition infuse (approximately two hours), strain, squeeze out the raw material.
You must know that the goatling can be consumed in dry form (powder): 0.5 g twice a day. The powder is made from the dry leaves of the plant. It is simply washed down with water. Patients suffering from diabetes, note that the herb is really effective. From diabetes, you can use broths and infusions. However, all those who use this plant today do not recommend starting treatment without consulting a doctor.
This composition includes in equal proportions the following herbs and spices:
- galega grass
- madder dye (roots),
- black poplar (buds),
- fennel (seeds).
Stir the mixture well. Now 10 grams of herb, pour 400 ml of cold water for four hours, then put on a slow fire, boil for three minutes, put on for another two hours. Take the broth should be half a cup twice a day.
Does the goatling have any contraindications?
Despite the fact that the goatling has many medicinal properties, this herb is poisonous, because it contains galegin - a real alkaloid. Therefore, the slightest excess of the recommended dose may entail unpleasant consequences for the body. For contraindications of this plant include:
- intestinal diseases - the herb actively influences the muscle tone of the intestine, therefore it is possible to get an upset of the intestine and a violation of its functions,
- hypertension - even the smallest portion of grass decoction can greatly increase blood pressure,
- Pregnancy - the use of grass is strictly forbidden: goatskin is a well-known abortive plant, because in the early stages it can provoke a miscarriage.
In any case, the reception of drugs on the basis of milk vetch must be controlled by a doctor. An experienced specialist will select the dosage you need, monitor the response of your body to the drug.
Grass goatgrass (galega): use, properties, contraindications
Since ancient times, people turn to medicinal plants for help when they have health problems. Previously, it was the only opportunity for healing, but now there is an alternative - pharmaceutical preparations. If you combine those and other means, you can make therapy more effective and less harmful to the body. Today we will talk about the grass goat, which helps reduce blood sugar levels and improves the overall condition of the body with diabetes.
What is grass goat
Galega or goatling is a herbaceous perennial that belongs to the legume family.
The plant has a thick, powerful rhizome, an upright, smooth stem that grows up to 1 m in height, as well as thick branches. Kozlyatnik cover the next leaves, the size of which reaches 15-20 cm, and they are arranged in pairs of 4-10 pieces.
During the flowering period, which falls on June-August, the plant is covered with moth-like inflorescences, which are formed in the axils of the upper leaves. The buds are painted in purple, blue or an extremely rare white color. At the end of flowering fruits ripen - beans, 2-4 cm in length.
Galega grows near rivers, swamps and streams, among shrubs, in meadows, as well as in wet ditches and holes. It can be propagated vegetatively or by seed.
In nature, grassy perennial is found in the Carpathians and Crimea, in the Caucasus, in Moldova and in the European part of Russia.
Herbaceous perennial has a very rich chemical composition. It contains saponins, alkaloids, tannins and nitrogen compounds, bitterness, carotene and organic acids.
The useful properties of the goatling include the following:
- increases blood pressure
- promotes vasoconstriction
- increases lactation
- is a diuretic
- a positive effect on the gastrointestinal tract,
- improves liver function
- normalizes blood glucose levels
- effective in inflammations of the throat and fevers, has a diaphoretic effect,
- used as an anthelmintic agent
- applied externally against eczema and depriving,
- speeds up metabolism.
Benefits of Diabetes
In addition to the fact that galega helps to reduce blood sugar levels and can prevent its sharp jumps, it is indicated for diabetics due to the following beneficial qualities:
- helps to strengthen the walls of blood vessels
- removes harmful cholesterol from the body,
- used to strengthen and improve the tone of the smooth muscles of internal organs,
- normalizes the circulation of fluid in the body.
Galegu is used to prepare infusions, tinctures, decoctions, and also use dry, shredded foliage of this plant. Let's take a look at how to make effective herbal medicine for diabetes based on this herb at home.
Note that different parts of the perennial are used in different recipes.
For the preparation of healing broth will need:
- 1 tsp dry crushed tips of galega,
- 200 ml of cold water.
Raw materials must be placed in a saucepan, pour cold water and put on a slow fire. Bring mixture to a boil and boil for another 5 minutes. After that, you need to cover the pan with a lid and let it brew for 2 hours. After a specified time, it must be drained and poured into glass containers.
Take the broth three times a day to 1 tbsp. l Please note that this medicine is a diuretic.
In order to prepare the infusion, you must prepare:
- 2 tbsp. l dry goat grass,
- 2 tsp. goat's seed,
- 0.5 liters of boiling water.
Dry ingredients fall asleep in a thermos, pour boiling water and leave overnight or for 12 hours. Then the infusion is filtered through gauze or sieve. Take it 100 ml 3-4 times a day, preferably 30 minutes before meals.
To prepare such a medicine you will need:
- 100 g of goat's leaves (dry),
- 100 ml of alcohol or vodka.
Raw materials should be placed in a glass container, pour with alcohol and send to infuse in a dark cool place for 7-10 days. Then the drug is filtered and take 15-20 drops 3 times a day after meals. Do not take the tincture longer than 30 days.
In addition to the above medicines, with diabetes, you can take dry crushed leaves and inflorescences of plants in 1 tbsp. l and drink plenty of water. The use of kozlyatnika in the composition of fees, for example, in combination with dandelion, nettle and beans, is also considered effective.
Kozlyatnik is not recommended to use when:
- high blood pressure
- individual intolerance,
- allergic reactions
- disorders of the urinary system and intestines,
- pregnancy and lactation,
- children up to 16 years.
Now you know that goatskate helps to normalize the level of glucose in the blood, and also prevents its jumps. This healing plant is an excellent supplement during the treatment of diabetes and will help not only control sugar levels, but also strengthen the body.
Herbaceous perennial is considered a very effective tool in the fight against common disease, especially in the initial stages.
Kozlyatnik (grass galega) in natural conditions prefers to grow in moist soil. It is often found along streams, rivers, and in wetlands. You can find it in the bush, on the edges of forests, in ravines, in shaded meadows.
Grass is of great importance for the local population as a natural hay. It is found in Russia, in the Caucasus and in the Carpathians, in the Crimea and Moldova, practically throughout the entire territory of the former CIS. The kozlyatnik eastern (Lori and North Caucasian) is more common in the mountainous terrain, in the forest-steppe - the pharmacy (medicinal).
What is good for the goatling? The grass contains in addition to carbohydrates, vitamins, carotene, tannins and bitterness, and also tannin, phenol carbonic acids, saponins. Galegin, Vasizinon, Paganin, Galuteolin are also present.
Linolenic, stearic, linoleic and palmitic acids, as well as steroids, alkaloids, stakhnoza, sucrose, were isolated from the seeds. In the flowers there are flavonoids, and in the roots - triterpenoids.
Goat Meat: Is there an equivalent?
Since the official medicine does not use this plant for medicinal purposes, it is not possible to talk about drug replacement options. In addition, the goatling has a very rare property. It contains alkaloid galegin. This substance regulates blood sugar levels to a certain extent. For diabetics in the initial stage of the disease, this plant can be a good addition to traditional treatment or even an alternative to it.
There is evidence that galegin under local exposure also narrows the pupil. Intravenous administration increases blood pressure. Its effect on suppressing intestinal motility is also noted.
In addition, goatling is also used as a means to stimulate milk production in nursing mothers.
To whom is a dessert, and to whom is lunch: a goat's field of application
Galega has a lot of names - the goatling and goat grass, as well as rutting and rue. Galega grass is modest, but thermophilic - you will not meet it in the north, but it was a joy to choose the whole of Ukraine, the Caucasus and the European part of Russia. It is impossible to confuse a beautiful rutovka with other colors - the stem of her is powerful, up to a meter long, the flowers are gathered in fluffy hanging brushes. Purple, gray-blue, lilac, bluish inflorescences of the milk vetch look like unusual bells.
These bells are very fond of the flower - the flower is opened, it is convenient to climb, the proboscis does not cling. Only business is to sit and collect tender nectar. Therefore, the beekeepers greet the courthouse with love — especially the east one, it is the most powerful honey plant. But the drug in the honey business is very useful, although healers have always hunted for it even faster: healers are the hunter from diabetes - grass number one!
By the way, in case of diabetes, other “doctors from Russian fields” that we wrote earlier will be useful: corn silk, burdock root, golden mustache, nettle, Rhodiola rosea.
The livestock breeders in the galegu are not happy either - for several centuries it has been happily chewed by horses, cows and goats (and you thought why the goatling?), And their owners mowed it hard for a long winter. For dairy cattle, rutovka is simply indispensable - it raises milk yield and helps the horned mother to easily feed their calves and kids.
And if you suddenly decide to grow a medicinal galega in your garden, the benefit will be twofold. This flower will not just decorate your garden and home first aid kit, it will also fertilize the soil. The land under the milk goat is enriched with oxygen, it becomes even more fertile, and no weeds with dangerous pests will crawl out of the soil. Galega is an ideal predecessor for a variety of garden and garden "pets."
We got used to it, that almost every medicinal herb is necessarily written in some ancient Indian-Chinese treatise. But galega is medicinal (its use has been known for several centuries) - the grass is exclusively European.
The name "Galega" comes from the Greek. γάλα - “milk”. Initially, the grass got its name for the white juice, which flowed out if the heavy stalk of a goatling plant was broken. But then it turned out that rutovka simultaneously increases lactation in nursing mothers and increases milk yield in livestock, and the name acquired an even more symbolic shade.
In Italy, young mothers used to be fed with lettuce with young leaves of galega - for the kids to have enough milk in abundance. And now this recipe is held in high esteem in some parts of Europe’s old woman ...
Since ancient times, galega drug has been famous for its diuretic and diaphoretic properties. And yet - the ability to clean out the body of parasites. And today, instructions on the use of pharmaceutical herbs indicate all these healing features in the list of indications. You can buy galega in specialized “herbal” online stores - both by weight and in filter packages. Price on different sites - from 50 rubles for 50 grams of fragrant European grass.
Galega Drug for Diabetes
Galega is one of the few medicinal herbs with a specific specialization, type 2 diabetes. This is a form of diabetes when the pancreas still produces the hormone insulin, but the body's sensitivity to it is sharply reduced. As a result, the body does not have time to process glucose, and the amount of sugar in the blood is rapidly increasing, which can lead to a sad outcome.
Thanks to the unique alkaloid, galegina gills, in diabetes mellitus, has a complex effect:
- increases the body's tolerance to glucose (that is, the ability to fully break it),
- increases the sensitivity of tissues to insulin,
- helps to organize the work of the pancreas,
- allows you to accumulate glycogen in tissues in case of lack of energy - the main form of storage of glucose in cells.
It is important to understand: diabetes mellitus is a serious illness that invariably requires serious mental strength and imposing restrictions on food and lifestyle. It’s impossible to cope with such a disease, even if it is very powerful. Therefore, goat grass for the treatment of diabetes mellitus is optimal in the early stages of the disease, when it is still possible to lower sugar (blood glucose level) with the help of gentle recipes of traditional medicine.
Galega - use and contraindications
Galega officinalis is a perennial plant belonging to the legume family. The plant is multi-stem and can grow to a height of more than one meter. The duration of this herb is about 12-15 years.
The leaves of the grass are large and can reach up to 25 cm. The plant blooms almost all summer. The flowers of the grass are also large and resemble a little bells.
The fruits of the plant form a bean that ripens in late September.
The people also call galegu: goat's goon, rue, goat grass, rutovka, goat knob. Such names are related to the fact that galega is actively used as a fodder crop. As a crop it is grown in many countries of the CIS.
Also, it can be found as a wild plant. It prefers the banks of rivers, lakes, forest edges, meadows, and bush thickets. She can also be found in many yards and in the country. As an ornamental plant it is used for large brushes of flowers.
For medicinal purposes, apply all parts of the grass (roots, flowers, leaves) and all this, despite the fact that the goatling is considered a poisonous plant. The main thing is to know the dosage of drugs based on it. Therefore, in this article we will discuss the main methods of application and contraindications of galega.
Classic broth kozlyatnika
2 tablespoons of dried antidiabetic herbs pour boiling water (half a liter) and put in a water bath in an enamel saucepan or plate. Be sure to cover with a lid! After 15 minutes, filter through a double mark and add boiling water to make it again half a liter.
We start to drink 70 ml before a meal, and then we listen to the reaction of the body. If necessary, the herbal dose can be slightly reduced or increased.
Galega Herb - Medicinal Properties
This plant is actively using not only traditional medicine, but also official. All this is due to its peculiar chemical composition.
It contains a sufficient amount of carbohydrates, ascorbic acid, flavonoids, alkonoids, nitrogen compounds, bitter substances, rutin, carotene, tannin, a large amount of flavonoids.
The roots of the goatling contain a large number of triterpinoids.
Traditional medicine has found the use of goat's herb as an antibacterial, anthelmintic, diaphoretic and diuretic. Also, galegu is used to reduce the level of sugar, to improve the quality of milk and under reduced pressure.
It is important that it is necessary to take drugs on the basis of kozlyatnika in the indicated doses, and the duration must be prescribed by the attending physician. Otherwise, there may be a violation of the bowels and a strong increase in pressure.
Herbal tea with galega and beans
There are a lot of herbal antidiabetic gathering with galega, this recipe is one of the simplest.
Take 25 grams of rutting and bean pods, dried nettle and dandelion roots. 200 ml of boiling water are required per tablespoon; this medical fresh juice is infused for one hour. Divide the portion into 2 parts and drink before meals in the morning and evening.
Are there any contraindications?
If the goat grass from diabetes settled in your first aid kit, you probably already learned the contraindications to this honey-bearing medicine by heart. After all, with all its healing power, galega is poisonous enough (after all, galegin in composition is a real alkaloid!), And the slightest dose excess can lead to dire consequences for your health.
General prohibitions for the treatment of blue-violet goatling are:
- The grass has a strong effect on the muscle tone of the intestines, therefore, with intestinal diseases, it cannot be drunk. You can easily earn intestinal upset, and its functions will be seriously affected.
- In case of severe hypertension, goat's gaze is also not recommended - even a small portion of herbal decoction increases the pressure.
- In pregnancy, rutovka and all you need to hide out of sight. It belongs to the infamous abortive herbs and in the early stages is capable of provoking a miscarriage. It is better to get the goatling from the bins only after giving birth, when you start to breastfeed the baby.
But it is best to take the goat's under the strict supervision of a doctor. An experienced doctor will select the dosage and prescribe the necessary tests, and monitor your condition.
Recipes for products based on milk vetch
Photos of the goat's wilderness and other steppe herbs can be seen on the pages of collections of recipes of traditional medicine. Several such recipes will be presented in this article.
In diabetes, an infusion of dry grass leaves will be useful: pour 250 grams of raw materials with two cups of boiling water, leave for 3 hours under a closed lid, then decant. Take one tablespoon before meals 3-5 times a day for two months.
For diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, take a broth from the milk goat: 300 grams of dry grass is poured with a liter of water, boiled over low heat for 20 minutes. Drink decoction 2 tablespoons on an empty stomach 2-3 times a day. It is recommended to use broth of goat's milk in combination with other medicinal herbs, such as melissa, mint, St. John's wort, thyme.
Kozlyatnik is an excellent honey plant - the bees pollinate it during the flowering period from late May to July. The grass is well eaten by domestic animals - both fresh and in the form of hay. Goat Meat is characterized by rapid growth and exceptional nutritional properties, so many farmers grow the plant as a fodder crop. Moreover, its cost is several times lower than other annual cereals.
In the national cuisines of some Asian countries, milk vetch seeds are used as seasoning for fish or meat. Unusual spice has a rich taste, but not every gourmet will like it.
Application of galega
Traditional medicine actively uses galegu for the treatment of many diseases. This herb is considered the best remedy for diabetes. If you take the herb goat's meat from diabetes, you can significantly reduce the use of insulin for insulin-dependent. It is possible to apply a galuga as in broths, and infusions.
Information for reading: how to treat diabetes at home
For a long time, healers used galegu for the preparation of various healing agents. Most often the goatling was taken as an anthelmintic. With the initial stages of infection, you can achieve the greatest effect.
Very often it is recommended to take products on the basis of milk goat to nursing mothers, because it can increase the quantity and quality of milk. Another plant has a tonic effect. It was also found that this herb increases the amount of glycogen in the liver.
To prepare this drink you need:
- Take 2 tbsp. galega herb and pour it 1/2 liter of boiled hot water.
- In the enamelware put the mixture in a water bath (the dishes should be closed with a lid).
- Tomim decoction in the bath for 15-20 minutes and filter it.
- Next, you should pour in the broth so much boiled water to get half a liter of liquid.
- It is necessary to accept 100 grams before meal for several receptions (3-4).
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It must be remembered that such a medicinal drink can not drink for a long time. The course lasts a maximum of two weeks, after which you must take a break.
Diabetes Drug Fee
To prepare such a diabetic we need:
- 25 g bean pods,
- 25 g nettle leaves,
- 25 g dandelion roots,
- 25 g ground goat grass.
Put all the components in a pot, mix and pour half a liter of boiling water. Insist the mixture for one to two hours and take half a glass of infusion every day.
Infusion of seeds
To make it you need:
- Brew 2-3 teaspoons of galega seeds in 1/2 liter of water.
- Next, insist a mixture of 4-5 hours.
- After the infusion is ready, it must be drained.
- Take this drug three times a day for half a cup.
- It is recommended to drink 20 minutes before meals.
The juice is squeezed out of the fresh juicy grass vetch. 10-20 ml of this juice is poured 50-70 ml of water. It turns out anti-inflammatory, antibacterial agent for the treatment of diseases of the throat. The healing properties of galega herb also have a healing and antimicrobial effect. Therefore, plant sap is also effective in treating ulcers, wounds and other skin diseases.
Galega officinalis - medicinal properties, application
Galega medicinal belongs to the legume family and in appearance is a beautiful and vibrant perennial plant. This plant is popularly known as goat's-goat, this is due to the fact that for centuries the galegu was used as a fodder crop, which was distinguished by its valuable and nutritional properties.
Therefore, the goatling was and remains a popular agricultural crop. In its external structure, galega is a powerful grass with numerous branches, which grows to a height of one meter. The leaves of this plant are pinnate, and the flowers have a grayish-purple or pale blue color.
The very structure of the flowers resemble bells, they are collected in oblong brushes. Interestingly, galega officinalis bears fruit in the form of a small bean with longitudinal hollows on both sides, inside this bean contains a large number of small seeds.
The period of flowering of the goatling comes at the beginning of the summer and continues throughout the summer months until the autumn.
The geography of distribution of the galega is quite extensive, it is well acclimatized in damp areas, near rivers, in holes and on the shores of lakes, and it grows well in the neighborhood of shrubs. It can be said that the prevalence of galega extends to all open spaces of Russia.
You should be aware that, despite the high medical ability of the goatling, it is classified as poisonous plants. Therefore, before proceeding with the collection and use of galegi drug, you should carefully study the methods of use and the permitted dosage of this tool.
Although in folk medicine for the preparation of various tinctures and decoctions all parts of the galega are used, the aerial part of the plant, in particular the leaves and flowers, also the roots have the most healing properties. Among the main medicinal properties exerted on the human body by galega infusion can be called a diuretic, antibacterial and antihelminthic effect.
It is noteworthy that the decoction from the milk goat can, with regular consumption, reduce the level of sugar in the blood and thereby facilitate the general condition of diabetic patients.
Virtually every part of the plant has certain medicinal properties and contains various beneficial substances. For example, the stems and leaves are saturated with carbohydrates, contain carotene, tannin, vitamin C, as well as bitter and tannins.
Milk vetch seeds are used to constrict the pupils, such an action is possible due to the content of galegin alkaloid in the seeds. The galegin alkaloid, also secreted by seeds, is capable of increasing intravenous pressure and constricting blood vessels; for this, a decoction of the seeds is taken orally.
Interestingly, the alkaloid also helps to improve the secretion of milk and has a retarding effect on the intestinal motor function.
To prepare galega decoction, you need to pour two tablespoons of chopped dry grass with half a liter of boiling water and boil it in an enamel bowl in a water bath, having previously covered with a lid.
The time of languor on the steam bath should be 10-15 minutes, after which the broth is filtered through gauze and fill the volume of evaporated water with boiled water. The regimen of this broth provides for the use of 70 ml every day before meals. By focusing on your own well-being, you can increase or decrease the dose of decoction.
It should be remembered that medicinal herbal decoctions are not recommended to use for too long, after a two to four week course of use, you must take a break of the same duration.
The use of galega in diabetes. For this purpose, a special collection is prepared, including 25 grams of dried galega grass and 25 grams of nettle leaves, bean pods and dandelion root. Preparing the collection, take one tablespoon of the mixture and pour a glass of boiling water, then insist on it for half an hour. Take the infusion every day should be 100 ml before meals.
For the preparation of therapeutic infusions, galeghi seeds are also used - half a liter of boiling water is poured over 2 teaspoons of seeds and infused for 3-4 hours. Tincture is necessary to filter, after which you can eat three times a day, 100 ml for 30 minutes before eating.
To prepare a diuretic infusion, pour 10 grams of seeds with 200 ml of boiling water and boil on the fire for 5 minutes. Insist broth for two hours and filter. Use it on 1 tablespoon three times a day before meals.
The use of galega grass is so multifaceted that even juice with amazing healing properties is made from it.
The juice is squeezed directly from the grass of Galega, 10g of freshly squeezed juice is diluted in 50 ml of water and an anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory solution for gargling is obtained.
Practicing is also taking galega juice three times a day with 50 drops each, mixed with 100 ml of water. This juice is suitable for the treatment of wounds and ulcers, it has an antimicrobial, healing effect.
Galega officinalis - medicinal properties and application
Galega officinalis, which is also called the pharmaceutical goatskin or goat's root, is a grassy perennial plant of the legume family of Goat Leg. The root of this grass is pivotal, powerful. The main root goes into the soil to a depth of one meter.
Root processes are arranged horizontally, of which there are daughter plants. Stem galega erect, branched, hollow inside (straw). One plant can have up to 20 stems. Their height reaches one meter.
The leaves have a pronounced petiole, pinnate, consisting of 4-8 pairs of lanceolate leaf plates. The length of the precast sheet reaches 25 centimeters. Flowers of the kozlyatnik pharmacy large, on long stalks, collected in standing inflorescences brush length up to 20 centimeters.
The color of the flowers is light lilac or bluish-pink. The fruit of the plant is a bean directed upwards and containing up to 8 kidney-shaped grains. Galega officinalis blooms throughout the summer. Fruits ripen after September 15.
The plant is valued as an agricultural feed crop for cattle and goats. Today it is cultivated in many countries of the world.
The wild goatskin pharmacy is found on the banks of rivers and forest edges in Ukraine, Moldova and Transcarpathia.
In Russia, galega officinalis exists predominantly as a cultivated plant, and in the wild it can grow in places of past plantings.
The chemical composition of galega medicinal
Despite the fact that the plant is not used in traditional medicine, its composition has been qualitatively studied.
According to the results of work aimed at identifying beneficial substances, alkaloids, peganine, saponins, galegin, 4-hydroxygalenin, triterpenoids, carbohydrates, vasicinone, tannins, pipecolinic acid, kempferol, ascorbic acid, fatty little, rutin, carotene were found in the goat's rue. , bitterness, tannin, caffeic acid, coumarin acid, synapic acid, ferulic acid, flavonoids, sucrose, stachyose, steroids, stearic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid and linolenic acid. In addition, the goat's root contains vitamins of group B.
Such a variety of medicinal substances in the gallery allows you to apply it from various ailments.
What cures galega medicinal
Actions kozlyatnika pharmacy are very diverse. It is used as: sugar reducing, antihelminthic, diuretic, diaphoretic, lactogenic, laxative, vasoconstrictor, choleretic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial natural medicine.
The pronounced ability of galega drug to reduce blood sugar levels is important for the treatment of diabetes. With a minor degree of illness, the plant helps to curb its development and prevent serious complications.
When the use of insulin is necessary, goat's root can significantly reduce its dosage. You can use drugs on the basis of medicinal herbs and with increasing sugar (without diabetes).
In this case, galega will quickly restore normal performance.
Lactogenic properties of the plant allow lactating women to cope with a shortage of milk. This has been known since ancient times, and therefore young mothers were instructed to use salads with fresh leaves of the milk vetch. Grass helps to speed up the absorption and processing of body fluids, which increases the amount of milk.
In the case of edema and urinary excretion disorders, the plant is used as a diuretic. It helps to quickly and gently deal with this problem, at the same time removing inflammation in the kidneys, ureters and bladder and removing small pebbles and sand from them.
For bites of poisonous insects and snakes, traditional healers recommend using the plant as a diaphoretic and diuretic, which in a short time removes toxic substances from the body.
For people with metabolic disorders, galega officinalis will also be very useful. It has a positive effect on the intestines and liver, helps to normalize the process of absorption of substances and their absorption.
It is noticed that with the proper use of the milk goat, the metabolic processes in the body are adjusted fairly quickly.
Because of this property of the herb, traditional healers recommend it for obesity or depletion, which is associated precisely with the wrong metabolism.
Having a mild laxative effect, galega drug can be used in the treatment of constipation to a slight degree, to prevent their aggravation and transition to a chronic form. In addition, the laxative property of the herb prevents bleeding during hemorrhoids.
The ability of galega drug to relieve inflammation is also well known by folk healers. They prescribe a rabbit in inflammatory processes of the respiratory system, as well as in the gallbladder and bile ducts.
Being a natural antibiotic, the plant is able to heal a person as quickly as possible. However, one should not forget that in case of severe inflammation it is unacceptable to be treated with herbs alone and consultation of a physician is required, who will also prescribe medication.
Self-treatment is especially dangerous in rapidly developing pneumonia, which can even lead to death.
When hypotension with the help of goat's rue can return the pressure to normal levels. This is due to the vasoconstrictor ability of the plant. In order to increase the pressure, the plant can also be used with a one-time pressure drop (it is only important not to increase it too much).
For this preparation, it is required to take dried leaves of the pharmaceutical goat's box and crush it in a mortar to a flour state. The same can be done with a coffee grinder.
In order to lower blood sugar, you should use a powder of 1/3 tsp 4 times a day, drinking 120 ml of warm water.
The duration of such treatment may be unlimited, since diabetes is an incurable disease.
To prepare the infusion, you need to take 2 large spoons of the most crushed Galega medicinal herb and pour 500 milliliters of water at a temperature of 95 degrees. Insist medication in a thermos for 12 hours.
After that, the composition is filtered using a fine sieve or gauze folded three times. Consume an infusion of 120 milliliters 20 minutes before meals 4 times a day.
The duration of treatment is set for each individual and depends on when normal blood sugar levels are restored.
This is a very effective tool is prepared as follows. 25 grams of dried goat grass are brewed with 250 milliliters of freshly boiled water and then infused under the lid for 2 hours.
Strained drug consumed 2 large spoons 4 times a day. The duration of the reception of this infusion without a break can be up to 2 weeks.
If you need to extend the course, you should first take a break of 5 days.
To prepare the medicine, you need to take 5 grams of ripe seeds of a plant, grind them well with a coffee grinder and pour 1 cup of boiling water on it. After that, the tool is placed in a water bath and cook for 15 minutes.
Then the broth is covered with a lid and left until it cools down completely. After filtering or gently draining, the broth is consumed by 1 large spoon 3 times a day without reference to the meal time. The duration of treatment is at least 14 days.
The course is extended with incomplete purification of the body from foreign components.
From fresh grass Galega medicinal need to squeeze the juice. After that, 60 milliliters of water should be diluted with 15 milliliters of juice. The resulting composition rinse sore throat up to 5 times a day. One portion is calculated for one procedure. The same drug is useful to wash trophic ulcers and purulent wounds.
The aboveground part of the plant is collected at the time of maximum flowering. You can not pick the stems, they should only be cut with sharp scissors or sickle. It is necessary to harvest the upper part of the stem with flowers. Dry the raw materials in a well-ventilated area, where direct sunlight does not fall. The dry grass of a galega within 12 months does not lose medical properties. Store it in paper bags.
Plant seeds are harvested at maturity. They are dried, and then cleaned from the valves. For storage, seeds are placed in linen bags and used for 24 months.
The roots of galega medicinal harvested in the fall. They are dug, cleaned from the ground, cut into pieces and dried in the oven. Store as well as seeds.
Galega - general description
Galega (kozlyatnik) is a perennial herbaceous plant of the legume family, the height of which can reach one meter.
Galega has taproot and straight stem with branchy leaves, it can be distinguished from other representatives of the plant world by flowers with an uncharacteristic moth structure and gray-violet flowers that bloom in the summer months.
Fruits of galega can be harvested at the end of August - September; they are multi-seeded beans, the size of which often reaches 4 centimeters.
Galega - types and places of growth
Kozlyatnik is a heat-loving plant, most often it can be found on the territory of Ukraine, in the Caucasus, in the southern part of Russia and Moldova. The Crimean peninsula, the Carpathians, the Black Sea and the Lower Volga regions can boast the highest concentration of plants in their territories.
Galega loves the banks of rivers, meadows, mountain steppes, forest edges, and often also lies along highways.
Galega - medicinal properties
Galega is a medicine that has been successfully used by folk healers for a long time. As part of the plant contains such a component as galegin, which reduces the level of sugar in the blood, it is not surprising that the goatling becomes an assistant for people who suffer from diabetes.
Treatment of sugar with galega is possible only at an early stage of the disease, but subsequently the drug helps to reduce the amount of insulin the patient needs.
Goats are often used to increase the lactation of milk in women whose children are breastfed. The plant is a diuretic, anthelmintic and diaphoretic.
Galega - dosage forms
Folk healers use the aerial parts of the galega - flowers, leaves, stems. Usually, the harvesting of the plant occurs during the flowering of the goat's goat and takes place in July-August.
The stems are cut at a few centimeters from the ground, then dried in the open air (in no case in the sun, the rays provoke undesirable processes that level the useful properties of the plant).
The seeds are collected during their full ripening, they, unlike the green part of the plant, are dried in the sun and threshed with sticks, previously placed in bags.
Galega - recipes
Most often, galegu is used to treat such ailments as diabetes mellitus and edema, although combining with other herbs helps get rid of other ailments.
Galega decoction for diabetes
1 tablespoon of dry chopped herbs should be filled with 1 cup of boiling water, let it brew for several hours, then strain and take as a medicine. Take the broth from goat's milk should be 3-4 times a day, 1-2 tablespoons. The course is 1.5-2 months.
Galega decoction with severe swelling (diuretic)
10 grams of galega seeds pour 1 glass of water, boil for 5 minutes, then let it brew for several hours, strain and consume inside. Dosage - 3-4 times a day and 1 tablespoon.
Combination with wild chicory root, grass, heather, immortelle, blueblue and melissa roots give an excellent effect. When cooking broth ratio should be 2: 2: 3: 3: 2. Boil over low heat for 10 minutes, then let it brew, strain and use 5 times a day for 2 tablespoons for half an hour before meals.
Recently, this plant is quite popular in medical circles, as a plant insulin-like drug.
Galega officinalis or goat's vetch (Galega officinalis L.) is a herb from the legume family. Perennial. It has a taproot with a short thick rhizome and a branchy powerful stem up to 120 cm high.
Leaves are pinnate, petiolate, linear-lanceolate or oblong, have stipules. The flowers are light blue or purple, bell-shaped, gathered in large dyed racemes. The fruit is a multi-seeded bean with frosted greenish-yellow bud-like seeds.
The goatling blossoms in the middle of summer, and bears fruit until late autumn.
European countries, the Mediterranean, Turkey - the habitat of this plant. It is widely distributed in Transcarpathia, in the steppe regions of Ukraine, in the foothills of the Black Sea region and in the Caucasus. This plant can be seen growing in large numbers along the banks of streams and rivers, in wet meadows, forest edges, in lowland places and steppes.
It is grown specifically for harvesting as a medicinal plant. During the flowering period, grass and galega leaves are harvested, and seeds are harvested in September.
In the countries of Western Europe, goat grass has been used since the 17th century as an antipyretic, anthelmintic and diuretic. They tried to use the galega as a medicine during plague epidemics.
Now this plant is used almost exclusively in traditional medicine. As a pet food and honey plant does not matter, because it contains a lot of alkaloids.
Alkaloids (galegin), saponins, nitrogen-containing compounds, bitterness, tannins are found in all parts of the galega drug. Organic acids (caffeic, coumaric, synapic) and vitamins were found in flowers and leaves. The seeds contain fatty oils, phytosteroids, unsaturated fatty acids, sugars.
Healing Properties of Milk Farmer
The herb goat's herb refers to unofficial medicinal raw materials, that is, it is not included in the pharmacopoeia.
But galegin, contained in this plant, is rather well studied and its properties to increase blood pressure are proved, to narrow peripheral vessels, to weaken the intestinal motor function and to stimulate the secretion of milk. When applied topically, galegin causes constriction of the pupil.
But the main advantage of the medicinal goatling, thanks to which it is so famous in traditional medicine, is the ability to reduce the sugar content in the blood and reduce the dependence on insulin in type II diabetes.
Infusions and decoctions of herbs Galega taken orally in violation of glucose tolerance and the initial stages of diabetes. This infusion can be used for fever as a sudorific. There is information about the anthelmintic effect of drugs of this plant.
In the Caucasus, healers advise you to gargle with an infusion of a medicated goat dairy with tonsillitis. Fresh juice galega washed wounds and trophic ulcers. Infusion of flowers and leaves is recommended to use for lactating women to increase lactation. Homeopaths use essence prepared from fresh flowers and leaves of this plant in the treatment of hemorrhoids.
Galegu is not used for hypertension during pregnancy and in case of individual intolerance. Do not use kozlyatnik in children's practice.
When prescribing drugs of this plant, it must be remembered that galega can cause disturbances in the intestinal function, and when ingested it can interfere with iron absorption.
The plant is poisonous, so it must be applied in strict dosages and under medical supervision.
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The use of kozlyatnik medicinal in diabetes
Herbal-based recipes are a proven way to fight against individual diseases. Often, in chronic conditions or manifestations of relapse, people resort to traditional medicine.
A well-known plant for the treatment of many ailments, in particular diabetes, is Galega officinalis (kozlyatnik).
Galega officinalis - an herbaceous plant that belongs to legumes, is popularly called kozlyatniki. It has a thick stem and rhizome, small flowers (see photo) and the fruit itself. Actively used in agriculture, medicine, cosmetology, valued for its healing properties.
There are two types of plants - Oriental and medicinal. The first is widely used in agriculture as feed crops, to improve the quality of the soil.
In cosmetology, decoctions of medicinal goat's milk are used to relieve inflammation of the skin of the face. In the seeds of Galega found useful substances, organic acids, a number of vitamins and fatty oils. The plant is also a honey plant, the resulting honey is widely used for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes.
Traditional healers advise to use the grass in such cases:
- treatment of cystitis
- for healing wounds,
- as a diuretic,
- with diabetes,
- for the treatment of the endocrine system,
- as an anthelmintic agent
- to relieve inflammation.