Traditional Russian house cannot be imagined without the special metal teapot in which people prepare Russian folk medicine.
In addition, they prepare refreshing beverages or medicinal herbal teas to relieve many health problems.
In Russia, folk healers who collect plants from the immediate environment practice the phytotherapy.
The manner of processing and preparation are transferring orally from generation to generation.
The first collection of written prescriptions and advice on medicinal plants dates back to the 16th century.
In that book there is one truthful sentence – “There are 77 diseases and the natural remedy for each one of them.”
The central place in every homemade Russian folk medicine occupies the samovar.
As you maybe know samovar is a special kettle that Russian people use for the preparation of beneficial beverages.
In Russia, people are serving mostly vitamin teas that strengthen the body or healing herbal drinks.
Some secrets of Russian folk medicine
-1. Aronia (Chokeberry)- a plant that is a salvation for diabetics
Chokeberry is a plant that is sung in Russian songs and also is scientifically verified.
Moreover, its juice is primarily healthy for diabetics, but also for improving digestion, stimulating the work of the stomach and intestines, and in the case of gastritis and ulcers.
Chokeberry has also positive effects on the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, and strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
Regular consumption of chokeberry strengthens the immune system and prevents infection.
-2. Quince treats diarrhea
Since ancient times, the fragrant yellow fruits people also use in the treatment of stomach problems.
At the same time, this amazing natural ingredient stops diarrhea.
In addition, the quince seeds are an excellent remedy for coughs and chronic respiratory illnesses.
From fresh fruit you can prepare the extract, that is rich in iron and you can use in case of anemia.
Cooked quince is used in the treatment of liver diseases.
-3. Dill against hypertension
This spicy herb is used throughout Russia, and besides giving a specific taste dishes are famous and its medicinal properties.
The infusion of dill, people use in the early stages of hypertension.
In addition, this herb helps to lower blood pressure, dilates blood vessels, improves heart function and promotes urination.
The infusion of a fruit of this plant improves the appetite, but it is a good sedative in a case of insomnia.
At the same time, its consumption is advisable to nursing mothers because it stimulates the secretion of milk.
Also, the seeds of this herb prevent bloating.
Tablespoon finely chopped dill Pour 2 dl of boiled water and let it sit for one hour.
Strain and drink in small sips throughout the day.
-4. Clover relieves a cough
Russian folk medicine uses this plant from the ancient in the case of colds, chronic cough, bronchitis, and asthma.
Also, when you drink tea from clover you can relieve joint pain.
Pour a tablespoon of finely chopped clover with 2 dl of boiling water and let it sit for one hour.
Strain and drink 3-4 times a day.
Always consume freshly prepared clover tea.
-5. Birch – an excellent diuretic
In the Russian phytotherapy, people use buds, young leaves, and birch juice.
At the same time, preparations of this plant have proven to be very effective in a case of gastritis, ulcers, and rheumatism.
Birch leaf is also known as an excellent diuretic, and also regulates metabolism and eases menstrual cramps.
In Russian folk medicine is the very popular juice of this plant.
It also encourages the removal of excess water from the body.
In addition, it`s recommended in the case of gout, swellings, and diseases of the bronchi and lungs.
Put a tablespoon of birch buds with 2 dl of boiling water.
Cover the pot and leave to stand for one hour, then strain.
Drink 4 times a day, 30 minutes before meals.
Always prepare a fresh tea from this plant.
-6. Pine eases rheumatic pains
In Russia since ancient time people use pine buds to treat respiratory diseases of which you can prepare tea.
Also, you can make a real solution for inhalation.
In addition, people also use to calm tensions and relieve skin diseases and rheumatic pain.
Pour into a larger pot 500g pine buds and overflow with 5 liters of water.
Cook for the mixture for 30 minutes.
Strain and pour into your healthy and relaxing bath.
I hope that these secrets from Russian folk medicine will help you to improve your healthy life.