Useful properties of raspberries are known for a long time, but people try to stock up on this delicious berry, making jam, jams and other sweets, forget about raspberry leaves, which, among other things, also have useful properties and find their application in folk medicine.
In order to preserve the useful properties of raspberry leaves as much as possible, they must be collected in late spring-early summer, namely, in May-June. Dry raspberry leaves should be outdoors in the shade, and for storage it is recommended to use paper bags.
What are the benefits of raspberry leaves?
Useful properties of raspberry leaves are that they contain organic acids, vitamin c, flavonoids, mineral salts. Raspberry leaves have antipyretic, diaphoretic effects, but due to the maintenance of raspberries in raspberries, which do not differ much in composition from aspirin, the use of decoction of crimson leaves at the same time with aspirin is highly discouraged.
The composition of raspberry leaves includes tannic and astringent substances, which adds to the leaves a hemostatic effect, and also allows the effective use of raspberry leaves in folk medicine for intestinal disorders.
The use of raspberry leaves in folk medicine is still conditioned by such medicinal properties as antitoxic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory. In addition, raspberry leaves are used to strengthen immunity, fight against viruses during colds.
How to cook an infusion?
Take about 20 g of dried raspberry leaves, chop them and pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, cover the pan with a lid and leave to stand for several hours, then strain the raspberry infusion. To receive the received curative means it is necessary on? glass four times a day, while the infusion of raspberry leaves should be warm.
Application in folk medicine of raspberry leaves
Raspberry leaves are used very widely, this is understandable, because the useful properties that they possess, represent a high demand. Leaves of raspberries find their application not only for treatment, but also in the field of cosmetology. So, what exactly are the raspberry leaves used for?
First of all, raspberry leaves are used for coughing, colds, bronchitis, inflammation of the digestive system, diarrhea. In these cases, take a decoction of raspberry leaves inside.
Also, the broth can be used for rinsing with angina. Lotion of raspberry leaves are used for hemorrhoids and bruises.
Fresh raspberry leaves have a healing effect, so they are effectively used for wounds and abrasions. With acne, you can make masks from fresh raspberry leaves. To do this, they must be crushed and applied to the problem areas of the skin for twenty minutes.
Who should not use a decoction of raspberry leaves?
The first contraindication is individual intolerance, the second is pregnancy until 34 weeks, this is due to the fact that raspberry leaves can provoke premature birth due to an increase in the tone of the uterus, the third contraindication to the use of decoction from raspberry leaves is chronic constipation.