Useful properties of chestnut have been known since time immemorial. Therefore it is not surprising that various medicinal preparations are prepared from the bark, flowers and fruits of this plant today, which have excellent healing qualities. Especially popular are tinctures made of chestnut, which can be water or alcohol. Their field of application is quite wide, and these days these drugs are used to treat a variety of diseases, ranging from radiculitis, and ending with vasospasms.
How to make a tincture of chestnut fruit?
Water infusion of the fruits of this plant is often called chestnut beer. Indeed, to its taste and appearance, this remedy is very much like a foam drink so loved by many. But the benefits of tincture are much greater. It is prepared on rather simply, and for this it is not necessary to have special skills in the field of pharmacology. First, choose 25 large chestnuts, peel them from the green peel, and then shatter the durable brown shell. Inside, there should be a yellow
Peeled chestnuts should be folded into gauze, which is tightly knotted. To obtain the improvised bag, you need to attach a load, which can be used as a nickel spoon or fork( the object should not be oxidized in water). Then the design is lowered to the bottom of a three-liter can and filled with water, in which 200 g of sugar and 1 tablespoon of fatty sour cream are dissolved. Now it remains only to close the mouth of the jar with a piece of gauze and transfer the container to a dark cool place. The process of fermentation of chestnut tincture lasts at least 10 days, after which, without filtering, you should drain as much liquid from the jar as you intend to use at a time. Then in the jar you should pour boiled water and sugar to taste. If you add a few fresh chestnuts each month and add water, you can provide yourself with a chestnut tincture for about six months.
This tool, as a rule, is used for preventive purposes to purify the body of slags and radionuclides. In addition, this tincture helps to strengthen nails and teeth, restore metabolism in the body, stabilize blood pressure and make up for the lack of vitamins. Drink it for 150-200 ml before each meal, and after a few weeks the results will not keep you waiting.
The second recipe for water chestnut infusion is used to remove edema and wash the purulent wounds of .In addition, it is well suited for syringing with thrush and inflammation of the ovaries. Preparing such infusion is much easier. It is necessary only to fill in a thermos 1 tablespoon of chopped chestnut fruits and pour 0.5 liters of boiling water. After 7-8 hours, the drug will be ready, it will only drain it. However, it should be borne in mind that, if stored in a refrigerator, this infusion retains its medicinal properties for 3 days.
Infusion of chestnut flowers: recipes and scope of application
Chestnut flowers have miraculous healing properties, and most often they are used to stop internal bleeding, fight joint diseases and radiculitis, gout and thrombophlebitis. Water infusion of chestnut flowers is prepared quite simply : 1 tablespoon of raw material should be poured in 0.5 liters of boiling water and soak in a thermos for 2-3 hours, and then strain. The resulting product in a warm form can be used for douching, eye rinsing with conjunctivitis and rinsing of the nasopharynx during colds. In addition, this product is ideal for compresses, when you need to get rid of joint pain.
Nevertheless, in folk medicine is much more often used with alcoholic infusion of chestnut flowers , which can be easily prepared at home. To do this, any glass container should be filled 2/3 with fresh or dry flowers, then top up with well-purified vodka. The resulting mixture is placed in a dark cool place for 20 days and then used without filtering. This tincture cauterize pimples and treat trophic ulcers. In addition, it is used to treat tuberculosis by adding to the 100 ml of water not more than 5-8 drops of the drug.if the dosage is exceeded, then this can lead to a sharp narrowing of blood vessels and convulsions, then it is quite dangerous for heart problems. In addition, the alcohol tincture of chestnut flowers is an excellent tool for fighting radiculitis and salt deposits. To do this twice a day, a small amount of the drug must be rubbed into the problem areas of the body, and then wrap them with a towel for 30-40 minutes. This will help alleviate pain symptoms and restore the functions of the musculoskeletal system in a few weeks.