When a person experiences happiness and euphoria, a high rate of a hormone called serotonin appears in his body. He is ranked among the so-called hormones of happiness.
St. John's wort actively stimulates the production of serotonin in humans.
St. John's wort is an ideal remedy for strengthening the nervous system, against blues, depressive thinking and bad mood. It is a natural antidepressant.
In crisis situations, it is useful to take from three to six cups of tea with St. John's wort and an additional 20 drops of St. John's wort tincture 3 times a day.
The tincture is made as follows: 50 g of dry crushed St. John's wort herb is poured into 0.5 liters of vodka, left in a dark place for 10 days, periodically shaking the contents, filter.
St. John's wort is a magic herb, medicinal products of which help in the treatment of thousands of diseases. No wonder, the popular proverb says that just as it is impossible to bake bread without flour, diseases cannot be cured without St. John's wort.
Sensitive to weather changes
St. John's wort teas will help normalize vegetative fluctuations. In case of hormone-related mood swings during menopause, tea made from St. John's wort or from a mixture in equal proportions of St. John's wort and hop cones is also recommended.
For children and adults who cannot concentrate and concentrate, St. John's wort and lemon balm tea will help. This mixture tastes good and is the perfect tea for breakfast, before class or an exam.
St. John's wort is useful for children, especially during the ripening period of vegetables and fruits.
If you brew St. John's wort and take it every day instead of tea in the summer, then you will be guaranteed to be protected from indigestion during the period when the body gets used to berries, vegetables and fruits.
In order to restore the work of the gastrointestinal tract and increase the protective functions of the body, it is recommended to carry out a two-week treatment, replacing ordinary tea with a decoction of St. John's wort. For a glass of boiling water, two teaspoons of raw St. John's wort are enough, you need to drink this tea three to four cups a day.
Suffering from rheumatism and lumbago (lumbago)
rubbing with St. John's wort helps well.
To prepare it, mix 25 grams of fresh grass flowers with 500 grams of olive oil.
The resulting mixture must be poured into a glass container and left open in a warm place for three to five days. Then, you need to expose the mixture to the sun until its color turns bright red. After a week, you need to remove the water layer, and pour the oil into a closed container.
The same oil can be used as a topical remedy for wound healing, for shingles and hemorrhages, and for pain relief from sprains and tendon sprains.
The actual problem of prevention and treatment of stomatitis and gingivitis is also easily solved with the help of St. John's wort infusion.
They lubricate the gums, since St. John's wort has an astringent and antiseptic effect. Alcohol tincture of St. John's wort is prepared in the proportion: 10 grams of dried herb to 50 grams of 70% alcohol. It is recommended to infuse the mixture for 10 days.
To treat such an unpleasant problem as hemorrhoids, you can use St. John's wort baths or seeds of a plant fried in a dry pan mixed with olive oil. On the advice of Avicenna, hot sitz baths based on St. John's wort are also useful for pain in the coccyx and anus. To prepare such a bath, you need to boil 1 tablespoon of seeds in 500 ml of water for 5 minutes.
With diseases of the kidneys, bladder and bedwetting, an infusion of St. John's wort helps well, which should be drunk half a glass half an hour before meals. Traditionally, such a decoction is prepared by pouring 200 ml of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of the herb, and heating it in a water bath.
To fight herpes and flu, as well as cleanse blood vessels and improve heart function, the ingestion of flaxseed oil enriched with St. John's wort helps. The fact is that during the interaction of St. John's wort with oil, hypericin is released, which allows you to cope with these problems. The same drug helps with drowsiness, anxiety and depressive states, since thanks to St. John's wort in the tissues of the human brain, the level of serotonin increases.
An infusion or decoction of the herb St. John's wort can alleviate the condition of such severe diseases as pulmonary tuberculosis and tumors, as well as help with round worms.
It is useful to wash children with diathesis, rashes and abscesses at home with a decoction of St. John's wort three times a week, of course, if such diseases are of a non-infectious nature. The same decoction is used in the treatment of vitiligo, but it is taken internally.
Due to the fact that the tincture of St. John's wort acts as an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent, it is used as a cosmetic agent for cleansing the skin in the evening and caring for aging skin.
St. John's wort decoction can also be used to treat acne by rubbing your face in the morning and evening.
Taking a decoction of St. John's wort inside helps with baldness, and the juice of St. John's wort is used to remove warts.
In addition, as in the treatment of many skin diseases, St. John's wort helps with second and third degree burns.
For skin cancer and trophic ulcers, it is recommended to apply cotton swabs with St. John's wort oil to the affected areas as often as possible.
With tumor formations in the mammary glands in women, lotions of vodka tincture of St. John's wort can help, which must be done three times a day.
St. John's wort perfectly contributes to the fight against alcoholism and tobacco smoking. In the first case, before meals, take two tablespoons of St. John's wort herb boiled with boiling water, steamed in a water bath for half an hour. Two tablespoons of herbs are taken in a glass of boiling water. And for smokers, it is better to prepare an alcoholic tincture, pouring eight tablespoons of raw materials with 500 ml of alcohol. It is necessary to infuse the mixture for 10 days and give to those suffering from tobacco addiction 40-50 drops a day after meals, adding to tea.
It should not be forgotten that treatment with preparations containing St. John's wort leads to temporary increased photosensitivity, so during this period you should not be exposed to direct sunlight for a long time. Also, do not use St. John's wort inside pregnant women and for diseases accompanied by fever. Alcohol, chocolate and coffee, as well as smoked and pickled products, are not at all compatible with taking St. John's wort preparations. Asthma sufferers, while taking St. John's wort, are not recommended to use inhalers, in addition, the combination of nasal drops and fever medications with St. John's wort is quite dangerous.
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