Often on our table there are various delicious foods, we gladly accept them for food, not knowing what really is the power to hide in them. Take, for example, tarragon, what can an ordinary man tell about him? Fragrant grass, probably useful - all the "green" is useful! Meanwhile, tarragon is an effective medicinal plant, which is used to treat many ailments.
He has many titles: tarragon, he is tarragon, tarragon or dragon wormwood .This plant is a variety of wormwood, bitter wormwood - its closest relative. Tarragon grows freely throughout the Eurasian continent, it can be found on fields and sunny slopes, for food use tarkhun cultivated in artificial conditions. The chemical composition of the tarhuna is incredibly rich, thanks to it, it has pronounced useful properties.
Useful properties of tardon
For medicinal purposes, roots, stems and leaves of grass are used. They contain many active substances: bitterness, alkaloids, flavonoids, coumarins, resins, saturated, unsaturated and polyunsa
The spectrum of action of tarragon is wide. This is used to prevent the development of avitaminosis, they say that it can even prevent scurvy, a serious disease associated with a catastrophic lack of vitamins. Tarhun gives cheerfulness, energy, strength, not in vain it is added to many energy drinks. It nourishes the body and causes natural activity. Thus it does not provoke failures in work of cardiovascular system, pressure does not raise, but on the contrary, is normalized. The substance of rutin is useful for blood vessels, it strengthens their walls, provides elasticity, protects against cholesterol deposits. That is, in general, tarragon affects the work of the heart and blood vessels positively.
Tarhun has found wide application in cooking, there it is in demand because of its specific flavor, the ability to give dishes interesting notes. Together with this tarragon benefits digestion, enhances the secretion of gastric juice, improves metabolism. Tarhun is good as a food additive for those who struggle with excess weight without results, the herbal metabolism improves metabolism, helps to remove excess water, toxins and toxins from the body.
Tarragon shows itself well and as a preventive against colds, viral, infectious diseases .He perfectly supports the immunity, strengthens it and makes it resistant to external aggressors. Also, tarragon has an anti-inflammatory effect, so it is effective for the treatment of kidney, urinogenital, angina, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis.
Tarragon is also used as an effective remedy for seasonal depression of , sleep disorders, migraines, and it also helps to relieve toothache. For men, the tarragon can be interesting as a plant that positively influences potency.
In tarragon there is a number of antioxidants - vitamins A, E, C and selenium, they purify the body, fight with signs of premature aging, well affect the skin condition. Vitamin K takes part in the process of hematopoiesis, so tarkhun indirectly helps in the treatment of anemia.
Harm and contraindications
Do not forget that tarragon is wormwood, a potent plant that, when abused, acts like a poison. Tarkhun for medicinal purposes is taken according to a strict dosage, in cooking - like any other spice.
Estragon is contraindicated in diseases of the stomach, it can not be eaten by pregnant women, since the probability of adverse effects is high up to the termination of pregnancy.
Application in folk medicine
For treatment use dried tops of tarragon grass, sometimes roots.
As a restorative, anti-inflammatory drug, a medicine for increasing the vitality of the : 1.5 tbsp.l. Tarragon is brewed in 300 ml of boiling water, it is insisted for 1 hour, filtered and drunk in three meals during the day for 100 ml.
To improve the metabolism of , a pinch of dried tarragon is added to the teapot, and tea is drunk as usual.
For the treatment of vessels , varicose veins, a compress is made from yogurt and tarragon. For 200 ml of yogurt take 10 tablespoons.grass, insist a day, and then apply to the affected areas for 5-6 hours.
For wound healing, , eczema, dermatitis, tarragon powder is added to the cream or honey, kept for several days and applied to the skin.
To combat insomnia and migraine , the towel is moistened in tarragon broth and wrapped around the head for 15-20 minutes.