Where to begin? Better with the pleasant. With a pleasant look, feel, smell. Let's look at the rose and remember about its ancestor, from which this magnificent flower originated - of course, about the dog rose.
In its useful properties, the dogrose is not inferior to the rose, but in many respects it even surpasses. Familiar to us from childhood, the taste of tea from the dog-rose, the tart taste of the berries themselves, modest but very worthy pink large flowers, with five petals adorning a low bush with odd-numbered leaves. And who did not try to touch the fingers of the spines that protect the stem of the dog rose! During ripening, its large berries are red and orange, and wise grandmothers prepare tasty jam from the dog rose. Wise, because it is delicious, doubly wise, because it is very useful.
There are wild rose alpine, wild rose hips, dogrose acicular, dog rose Afzelius, and many other varieties of this unique shrub. All of them blossom from May to the end of July, and ripen in August, September.
What is the benefit of dog rose?
Our grandmothers knew what to brew during our cold, because the content of essential essential vitamins rosehip ten times higher than the popular lemons and oranges, and the content of vitamin C, it overtook even the black currant. In addition to vitamins of groups E, K, B, P, PP, pectin, tannins, carotene, malic acid in the dog rose there are many useful trace elements. Namely: magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, iron.
What diseases and disorders is the dog rose used for?
Rosehip is a good anti-inflammatory and regenerating agent. It is used to treat avitaminosis, cystitis, urinary and gallbladder, liver, spleen, kidney stones, diathesis and other diseases. Its important property is the ability to maintain its healing qualities, even with heat treatment.
Preparation and use of
As they say, if he is genial, he is genius in everything. So the rose-tree has its own application.
Briar color is brewed for the treatment of blepharitis and conjunctivitis. A wonderful diuretic, helps to remove excess water from the body.
It restores blood pressure, improves the cardiovascular system.
The likelihood of ulcerative colitis is reduced when using rosehip seed oil. It is also used for the prevention of dermatoses.
Rose hips are used to increase appetite and treat inflammation of the kidneys, tuberculosis and even typhus.
Preparation of dogrose affects its medicinal qualities. Berries are collected in the morning or in the evening. The berries are crushed, poured with boiling water and insist for 20-30 minutes, filter. The infusion is left, and the fruits are again flooded with water and boiled for half an hour. You can use infusion and decoction either individually or mixing in different proportions.
It should be remembered!
Rosehip is a biologically active plant, so long use can cause the opposite effect in the form of exacerbations.
Care should be taken with dermatological diseases, with bile duct disorders. Contraindicated in endocrine diseases, thrombophlebitis, as there is increased coagulability of the blood.
You should take care of your teeth because of the acids contained in the dogrose and rinse your mouth in time.
The effect of
In addition to treatment and prevention of diseases, dog rose improves the work of all human organs, normalizes metabolism in the body, the brain. Heals wounds well. It should be noted that when listing serious diseases we have not forgotten about the most frequent use of dogrose for the treatment of colds.
It also helps absolutely healthy people to relieve fatigue, increase efficiency, to prevent seasonal diseases.
The family of rosaceous also includes bird cherry, mountain ash and hawthorn, but about this in the following reviews.
Be healthy and cheerful!