Birch leaves. Useful properties and application
Birch is considered a plant of folk medicine menunique. To get rid of many ailments, you can use its roots and birch bark, kidneys and leaves, as well as earrings. Birch juice is especially appreciated. However, in fresh form it can be obtained only for a short time. But it is worth bearing in mind that it is the juice of the plant's leaves that feed. In doing so, they acquire all of its healing properties. In addition, birch leaves are much easier to prepare. You can do this throughout the summer season.
Young leaves of birch,produced before the Trinity, have in their composition a large number of volatile substances - phytoncides, which are able to rid of harmful microorganisms. Healing properties of harvested raw materials are preserved for one and a half to two years.
Birch leaves, useful properties of whichallow them to be used for bathing babies, have excellent hypoallergenic characteristics. Added to the bath infusion of this curative raw material is effective in eliminating diaper rash, while it acts on the child soothing.
Strong decoction of birch leaves heal the face(streptococcal infection that affects areas of soft tissue). It is also used to treat scabies and eliminate itching sensations when various rashes occur. In the infusion of birch leaves you can bathe children with chicken pox.
Folk healers recommend using decoctions,obtained from medicinal raw materials, to get rid of biliary dyskinesia, as well as in the treatment of giardiasis and cholecystitis. In this case, anti-inflammatory and phytoncidal, diuretic and choleretic effects are used.
Liver diseases are cured by a specialinfusion. For its preparation, a mixture of an equal number of birch leaves and St. John's wort is used. Infusion is shown to both adults and children. Widely used birch leaves when getting rid of edema, treatment of cholelithiasis, getting rid of acne, psoriasis and eczema, as well as eliminating calcaneal spurs.