People have known the miraculous properties of ginseng since ancient times, and nowadays modern pharmacology offers all comers to use the ready tincture of ginseng to strengthen immunity or restore vitality. But folk healers and well-known phytotherapeutists recommend not to rush to buy tincture in a pharmacy, but it is better to cook it yourself. Preparation of tincture does not require you to have special knowledge or work, but as a result of the product, you can be 100% sure! Ginseng tincture - useful properties and indications for use
Ginseng or "golden root" is one of the most popular medicinal plants, it is used to activate the defenses of the body, general strengthening of human health, and also as a means to help cope with old age. Spirituous tincture of ginseng allows you to keep the maximum useful properties of the plant for a long time, which is why it remains the most popular among other preparations of ginseng.
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Thus, panaxin and pannoxic acid stimulate metabolism, tissue respiration and strengthen the heart and blood vessels, panavilon influences the work of the internal secretion organs, increasing the synthesis of hormones of the thyroid, pancreas and other glands; it not only improves digestion, metabolism and immunity, butand accelerates the regeneration of cells, promote the rejuvenation of the body. Essential oils, which are also quite a lot in tincture of ginseng, have a calming and anesthetic effect, they relieve unnecessary tension, help to combat stress and unpleasant sensations that arise during the recovery from illnesses or surgical operations. Glycosides normalize carbohydrate metabolism and reduce blood sugar levels.
The tincture of ginseng is applied to under the following conditions:
How to make tincture of ginseng
To make tincture of ginseng, you need a dry or fresh root of the plant and 40% alcohol or vodka.
Tincture from the dry root of ginseng - dry root thoroughly crushed, take 30 g of powder, pour 1 liter of alcohol and leave in a dry dark place for 3 to 4 weeks, periodically shaking. After infusion, tincture is filtered and used for treatment and prevention.
Tincture from a fresh root - grated or finely chopped ginseng root is poured with alcohol, at the rate of 1: 9, about 50 g of the plant per 0.5 l of alcohol and leave to infuse for 2-3 weeks, also shaking periodically, then - filter and useby appointment.
For those who can not use the tincture of ginseng on alcohol, it is possible to prepare its water analogue .To make it 2 tablespoons of dry, crushed roots, pour 2 quarts of cold water, put on a water bath and boil for 5-10 minutes, then insist for several hours and filter. Water tincture of ginseng is inferior to alcohol in its medicinal properties, but it acts more gently and less often causes side effects.
How to take tincture of ginseng
For preventive purposes, in old age and for the treatment of nervous and physical exhaustion, alcoholic tincture of ginseng is taken 15-20 drops 3 times a day for 30-40 minutes before meals, the course of treatment is 4-6 weeks. Water tincture is taken by 1 tbsp 2-3 times a day before meals, the course of treatment is 1 - 1.5 months.
For treatment of diseases, during recovery from illnesses and to strengthen immunity, tincture on alcohol is taken by 30-40 drops 2-3 times a day, the course of treatment - up to 2 months. Water tincture is taken 1-2 tablespoons 3 times a day, the course of treatment - 2 months.
Ginseng tincture and other preparations of this plant should not be taken to children under 16 years of age, pregnant and lactating women, people suffering from hypodynamia, hypertension, thyroid hyperfunction, patients with benign and malignant tumors, as well as patients with inflammatory processes and exacerbationinfectious diseases.