This plant has been used in folk medicine for many centuries. You can meet him in ditches and wet meadows, near marshes and lakes. Freshly, leaves and stems of medicinal herbs have a sharp burning taste. Hence the name - water pepper. Healing properties of the mountain pepper (as he was "dubbed" by botanists) are so unique and effective that they were recognized even by traditional medicine. Tincture of water pepper - often prescribed by doctors drug. You can buy it at any pharmacy. How is it useful?
Use of water pepper tincture
Water pepper is released in the form of an aqueous extract. The primary purpose of tincture is the treatment of hemorrhoids. The ancient healers called the plant "hemorrhoidal grass". But gradually water pepper showed its basic quality: the ability to stop bleeding. It is worth noting that it is only a matter of small bleeding that does not constitute a danger to life. So, the tincture of water pepper is taken:
- with profuse and painful periods ;
- in the postpartum period to reduce discharge and improve uterine contraction;
- with hemorrhoidal bleeding;
- with uterine bleeding of various origin;
- for the treatment of certain skin diseases.
In addition, the extract of water pepper - an excellent means of preventing the destruction of blood vessels. The herb has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, soothing and analgesic properties.
How to take a tincture of water pepper?
Of course, the universal method of treatment for all types of diseases of one group (vascular disease) does not exist with the same medicine. Depending on the type, intensity and origin of the bleeding tincture of water pepper is taken in different amounts. Sometimes the extract is prescribed for external use, but in most cases, peppermint is still taken internally. Usually, the dose ranges from 30 to 40 drops 3 or 4 times a day. The course of administration and dose is prescribed by a doctor.
By the way, tincture of water pepper, the method of application of which, at first glance, is quite simple, in fact - a poisonous substance. Too much dose of this medicine or unjustified use of it can lead to serious consequences. How to drink a tincture of water pepper for various problems? Consider the most common cases of prescribing.
Tincture of water pepper after delivery
To postpartum discharge decreased, and the uterus contracted faster, in the first days after childbirth it is recommended to start taking a tincture of water pepper. It does not affect the production and quality of breast milk. Effective will be taking 40 drops of tincture 3 times a day for 30 minutes before meals until the end of discharge. On the average - 6 weeks.
Tincture of water pepper with monthly
Painful and plentiful monthly - an occasion for the reference to the doctor. If necessary, he appoints a tincture of water pepper for 30 drops 2 times a day for half an hour before meals with a course of 3 months. If the effectiveness of such treatment is confirmed, the course should be repeated in a month.
Tincture of water pepper for hair
The ability of water peppers to reduce inflammation is used by dermatologists to treat light inflammation of the skin and hair. One such - dandruff . For a therapeutic mask from a mountaineer, eliminating dandruff and strengthening hair, you need:
- In equal proportions (15 ml each), mix the extract of water pepper and alcohol.
- Add 10 drops of vitamin E (oily solution).
- Apply the mixture to the scalp and spread over the entire length of the hair.
- Wash the mask after 15 minutes
warm water with shampoo.
Contraindications to tincture of water pepper
Water pepper can not be taken:
- children under 12 years:
- people suffering from kidney disease;
- patients with allergies to plants or having increased sensitivity to the components of the drug.
Tincture of water pepper during pregnancy is only used when the expected benefit of the medicine far exceeds the risk of damage to the fetus.