motherwort Medicinal properties, indications for its use

Motherwort and preparations thereof have sedative, negative chronotropic, hypotensive and cardiotonic properties.Its effectiveness is due to the properties of biologically active substances contained in a plant (including alkaloids, glycosides, saponins, flavonoids).Indications for use motherwort are increased nervous irritability, neurosis, insomnia, mild form of epilepsy, functional disorders of the heart and blood vessels, the IRR (dystonia), sudden changes in blood pressure.

It means prescribed in the complex therapy of hypertension, myocarditis, cardiosclerosis, heart failure, uterine bleeding, menopause, conditions associated with menstrual irregularities.Motherwort is also used in the compl
ex treatment of diseases of the digestive tract, renal disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, endocrine system diseases, impotence.To speed up wound healing tincture motherwort is used as an external agent.

How to take motherwort

Alcohol tincture motherwort should be taken orally 2-3 times a day for 20-40 drops during the day and once again - in the evening before bedtime.The tablets are for 1 piece.3-4 times per day.Infusion of motherwort drink one hour before meals 2 times a day in an amount of 70-100 ml (1 / 3-1 / 2 cup).Sedation is developed by the end of the 3rd week of reception.

To prepare the infusion, 2 tablespoons of raw materials should be placed in an enamel bowl and pour 200 ml of boiled water.Dishes need to close the lid, and then heated in a water bath for 15 min.with frequent stirring.Infusion should be cooled within 45 room temperature.Then it must drain, pressing raw materials, and bring the infusion to 200 ml.

Motherwort is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity, gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, erosive gastritis (in the acute phase).The tool is able to enhance the effect of analgesic and hypnotic drugs.Pregnancy and breast-feeding is not a contraindication to the use of infusion and tablets on the basis of motherwort.

Adverse actions include the use of drugs motherwort: dyspepsia, allergic reactions.During the reception need to use caution when driving or performing activities that require high concentration and speed of psychomotor reactions.