To cure various diseases, folk healers turn to the useful properties not only of herbs, but also of trees, one of which is rusty elm, belonging to the Elm family, Elm. The height of the tree can reach twenty to twenty-five meters, the diameter of the trunk is about one and a half meters. The elm crown is spherical and wide. The bark of the plant is rough to the touch and has a brown color. Young branches pubescent, with bark of a red-brown color. Elm leaves are rusty obovate. They are arranged alternately, two-row mosaic. Because of this, it is almost impossible to find gaps in the tree crown. Elm flowers are small and inconspicuous. They are collected in bundles, which are located in the leaf sinuses. The fruit of the tree is a winged nutlet. Elm rust can live up to four hundred years.
The elm is slippery in broad-leaved forests of the United States and Canada. It grows on the banks of rivers, where the soil is distinguished by its nutritional value. In Europe and Russia, this type of elm is found as a park plant.
Chemical composition of the plant
The medicinal part of an elm rusty is its bark. It is even included in the herbal pharmacopoeia of Great Britain. Because of this, the chemical composition of this tree is well known. In its bark, mucus, polyuronides, tannins, bioflavonoids, catechins, polysaccharides, triterpenoids and fibers are found. In addition, the bark is rich in vitamins: A, C, B and K. It also contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
It is these components in the composition of the tree and make it medicinal.
What helps elm rusty
Elm bark has a pronounced bactericidal, diuretic, astringent, analgesic, antitussive, tonic and softening effect. Due to this, it can be applied quite widely.
Elm is prescribed to strengthen the body and speedy recovery after suffering lung diseases. In this case, the bark-based drugs help eliminate residual cough phenomena, maintain the immune system and activate the metabolic processes in the body. In addition, medications from slippery elm bark do not allow the dehydration of lung tissue, which significantly reduces the risk of the disease returning. Even after a particularly severe pneumonia, the plant allows you to recover in a short time.
With various irritations of the mucous membranes, including the gastrointestinal tract and urinary system, the elm bark can successfully help. It, providing anesthetic, relieving irritation and softening effect, very effectively fights the problem. In addition, as a bactericidal agent, the cortex will help to eliminate the cause of irritation, if it is caused by pathogens.
Traditional healers also prescribe elm as one of the means in the treatment of cancer. It helps relieve pain and strengthens the body, supporting all systems and organs. In addition, the bark contributes to the purification of blood, which suffers greatly due to the intake of a large number of heavy drugs. It is believed that at the initial stage of the disease the plant is able to stop its development.
For the treatment of wounds
For medical purposes, apply the inner part of the cortex (phloem). To obtain it, after the layer of bark is cut from the trunk or a thick branch, its inner part, about five millimeters thick, is carefully cut off and dried in a place protected from direct sunlight. After that, the raw materials are crushed and stored in a glass, tightly closed container for no more than two years. We have elm rusty bark can be purchased at phyto-pharmacies or specialized stores of medicinal plants.
Application in everyday life
Wood is used as a very valuable material for the manufacture of plywood and furniture. For the manufacture of mats and ropes is bast wood. Silk in yellow and crimson colors painted with young shoots, spend them for leather goods. Branches, buds and leaves allow cattle to eat. Elm golobolistny is a wonderful honey plant.
Composition and therapeutic properties of grab leaves
- In the bark of the tree are catechins, freedelin, steroids, phenol carbonic acids and leukocyanides. The leaves contain vitamin C and phenol carboxylic acids, flavonoids, derivatives of leucopeonidine and leucopelargonidine, alfakahatin. In the fruits of the tree - fatty oil, carotene, vitamin C.
- Drugs produced from a plant have antimicrobial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, diuretic and diuretic properties (a decoction of the cortex can be taken in ulcers, inflammatory processes of the gastric mucosa, and duodenum, also of dysentery origin).
- As a diaphoretic is used for colds.
- Elm bark can slow down cholesterol absorption.
Infusion of elm bark with poorly healing wounds
Elm bark has the ability to relieve inflammation of the mucous membranes. Proceeding from this, the tea brewed from it is used in the form of a lotion and a compress on wounds that do not heal well. In Chinese medicine, bark, leaves, wood, seeds, flowers are used. Wash 1 tablespoon of bark and brew in half a liter of water. Condemn and use for rinsing, lotions and compresses.
Infusion of elm bark for cancer
For cancer, use the following recipe for broth: 10 grams of bark, pour 200 ml of water, hold until boiling, then for about 10 minutes keep at a slow fire, insist for 2 hours. Then add boiled water to get the initial amount - 200 ml, then it should be filtered. Drink 2-3 tablespoons half an hour before meals.
Description of elm tree smooth.
Elm - This tree is up to 35 meters high and one and a half meters in diameter with deep-fissured bark, leaves are large, uneven-cut, and they are double-toothed at the base.
The flowers of the elm are bisexual, small, greenish-yellow, collected in a brush. Blooms before leafing in March-April. Fruits - winged nuts, located in the middle of the wing, with a diameter of 3 cm. Ripen in May. Elm lives up to 500 years and is one of the best air purifiers from soot and dust. There are about 20 species of elm. Elm plain or birch bark has the greatest therapeutic value.
The fruit of the tree elm - nuts, and ripen in May.
The chemical composition of the leaves and elm bark.
Elm bark contains triterpenoids (freedelin), steroids (dehydroergosterol, stigmasterol), phenol carboxylic acids, catechins, mucus, leucoanthioanidines, and tannins.
Elm leaves contain phenol carboxylic acids, flavonoids (rutin, kaempferol), derivatives of leucopeonidine, leucopelargonidine and up to 180 mg% of ascorbic acid. Elm nuts contain up to 28% fatty non-drying oil.
The healing properties of elm bark.
Young elm bark it has astringent, diuretic, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, analgesic, antiseptic, hemostatic and blood purifying properties. The leaves have good wound healing and analgesic properties.
In folk phytotherapy, bark decoction was used as a diuretic for cystitis, edema, as well as for rheumatism, gout and skin rashes, ulcers, depriving.
Decoction of elm bark They are also used in chronic inflammation of the gastric mucosa, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, diarrhea, dysentery, and in inflammatory processes in the uterus.
Outwardly decoction of elm bark used for local baths, washings and compresses for various skin diseases: ulcers, rashes, lichen, scabies.
Decoction of elm leaves found application in intestinal and renal colic, as a wound healing agent for burns, eczema, rashes, purulent and nonhealing wounds. Powder from dried leaves is used as a remedy for intestinal and renal diseases.
Broth elm bark:
Brew a glass of boiling water 2 tbsp. l crushed bark, infused for 1 h, drain. Drink 1 tbsp. l 3-4 times a day.
Broth elm bark:
brew 2 cups boiling water 2 tbsp. l chopped bark, heat on low heat until evaporated by half, cool and strain. Use as a lotion 4-5 times a day.
Broth elm bark:
boil 0.5 liters of boiling water 1 tbsp. l bark, warm in an enamel bowl water bath for 15 minutes, insist 40 minutes, strain, squeeze and bring the volume of boiled water to the original. Drink 1/4 cup 3-4 times a day for 20 minutes before eating.
Elm bark tea:
in May, before flowering, cut off the two-year shoots, clean the upper bark and carefully remove the light green skin, cut it and dry it in the sun. Brew like tea and drink 1 glass 3 times a day. Helps with all skin diseases, leaks from the ears, fetid runny nose and syphilis (take at least a year).
Fresh crushed leaves and crushed elm bark are applied to cuts to speed healing.
Elm grabber - This is a perennial tree, common in Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus. The maximum can reach 25 meters in height and grows to 300 years. A small tree blooms in early spring with small yellow-green flowers growing in pairs. Subsequently, at the place of flowering, elm fruits are formed, represented by lionfish with membranes containing a small nutlet inside. The tree has long branches, densely dotted with foliage. An elm leaf is easily recognizable for its sharp-like, uneven shape.
What is useful elm
Medicines, which include elm grab leaves, have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, wound healing and diuretic effects. The spectrum of application of elm in medicine is extensive, it is used to treat joints, skin diseases, syphilis, gastrointestinal diseases, as well as to normalize the metabolism, the cardiovascular system and the thyroid gland.
Use in traditional medicine
The healing properties of elm are used in both traditional and traditional medicine. On its basis, medicinal decoctions, infusions, tea and even baths are made.
Elm Root and Bark used for the preparation of decoction, used as a lotion for eczema and purulent wounds, as well as for the treatment of syphilis. A decoction of the root is considered effective for the fight against cancer. For its preparation, the bark or roots are poured with boiling water and slightly boiled. Then give time to infuse, to reduce in volume by half. However, the decoction is too strong, so water is added to the original amount. The broth is filtered for subsequent reception no more than twice a day, the maximum dosage of broth - one tablespoon.
Tea, infused on the barkIt is used in the treatment of tonsillitis and tonsillitis. To prepare one portion of boiling water pour 10 g of bark and insist for 5 minutes. You can drink and preferably with honey. When pronounced tonsillitis tea is taken not only inside, but also used for gargling. This mixture is well rinsed pustules formed due to the disease on the back of the throat.
Infusion is used for constipation as a laxative and make compresses from it. To prepare the infusion is mainly used dried leaveswhich need to be filled with water and hold for a little on the fire, but do not boil. Then the mixture is infused for about an hour and filtered.
In folk medicine are widespread healing elm baths. They are used to treat skin diseases, for example, scrofs, scabies, rashes, etc. The patient needs to be watered with a medical mixture or fully dipped into the mixture. Local baths are effective for the treatment of hemorrhoids, respectively, this requires a certain time to sit in a small bowl filled with a solution.
Preparation and storage of medical raw materials
Elm tree contains certain medicinal properties, for the preservation of which it is necessary to know the methods of proper preparation of raw materials, namely bark and leaves. Elm bark is pruned from young trees in early spring and laid out in a well-ventilated area until completely dry. The bark of a young tree is distinguished by its smooth surface, while in an adult tree the bark is rough, covered with cracks and grooves. The leaves are harvested at the beginning of summer and dried in the open air in the shade. They can be stored and used for two years.
Elm grab leaves: botanical description of the plant
Elm grabber is a beautiful deciduous tree, whose height reaches 25 meters. The tree grows quickly and beautifully, it has a beautiful and spreading crown. On short petioles in alternate position are located large, sharp at the ends of the leaves of elm. As soon as flowering begins, small yellow-green flowers bloom on beautiful and powerful branches, which are gathered in clusters of brushes. The elm fruit is a nutlet that is covered with a membranous lionfish.
Elm is a long-liver, and if favorable conditions are created for it, it will live for three centuries. The trunk of the elm tree is smooth at first, and in places where branches appear, it has rough edges. From March to April, the plant is flowering, and by the beginning of autumn its fruits will appear.
In Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, elm is very common. It can be seen on the plains, forest edges, along the rivers.
Medicinal properties of elm
Elm has astringent, antimicrobial and diuretic effects on the human body. Preparations from the bark help relieve inflammation of the mucous membranes. The plant has diuretic properties. The elm contains many important substances, for example, such as carotene, vitamin C, steroids, fatty oil, and fredelin. Elm bark is used as a means of inhibiting cholesterol absorption.
Growing up and care for grab leaves
Elm prefers as areas that are well lit, and giving a good shade. The best soils for elm are friable, fertile and alkaline. Elm is a drought tolerant plant, but despite this, it grows best on a fresh and moist substrate.
Elm - a plant that is demanding of the soil, because of this it needs to be watered during the dry season, to apply fertilizer. Lime affects the elm very well, so it is added to the soil when planting and growing a tree. It will not be superfluous to prune the elm, with which the plant crown is formed. Crohn for a long time after trimming will keep the shape.
Elm preparations are used for colds, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines, various kinds of skin and vascular diseases, and syphilis and gonorrhea. Infusions, tinctures, decoctions, teas and elm baths are widely used in traditional medicine. Rheumatism, gout and arthritis will help to cure the compress from the infusion of elm. With gonorrhea, you can apply the crushed fruit of the plant, boiled in milk.
Elm bark tea. To make it, you need to take 3 teaspoons of elm bark, pour 250 ml of water into a bowl with bark, put it on the fire before boiling. Next, remove the composition from the heat and filter. Take this tea a cup a day. This medicine helps with diarrhea. You can also use this tea in the form of lotions and rinses.
Infusion of elm grabolis Prepare it is not difficult. You need to take 1 tablespoon of the leaves of the plant and pour a quarter of a liter of water. Put the tool for 3 minutes on a small fire and remove. Leave to infuse for 1 hour. After insisting, we filter it, and then you can calmly apply it as a compress or laxative for 1 glass per day.
Decoction of elm in cancer. To prepare it, take 10 grams of elm bark and fill it with a glass of water. Bring everything to a boil and remove after 10 minutes from heat. Two hours insist decoction in a warm place. You will see that the volume of the medicine has decreased, which means that now we dilute it with boiling water until the broth reaches the initial volume (there should be a glass of ready-made decoction). Do not forget to strain! Before meals, in about half an hour, take this medicine 2 tablespoons daily.
Elm bark powder. This powder helps with inflammation of the middle ear. You need to take the elm bark and grind with a coffee grinder into powder. Next, take cotton wool, wet it in boiling water and dip in the powder of elm bark. This cotton wool should be inserted into the inflamed ear.
Young leaves are applied to wounds that do not heal for a long time.
A decoction of elm bark is used for skin diseases such as an ulcer, rash or scabies, in the form of a bath.
Contraindications to the use of elm
There were no contraindications to the use of elm for medicinal purposes, only if the person has a personal intolerance to the components that make up the plant.
Education: A diploma in medicine and treatment was obtained at the NI Pirogov University (2005 and 2006). Advanced training at the Department of Phytotherapy at the Moscow University of Peoples' Friendship (2008).
Description of the tree karagach: why use
Karagach differs in large size, straight trunk and branching apex. The tree can reach up to 300 years. In young trees, the bark has a light gray tint and a smooth texture; in older trees, the bark has a dark shade and is covered with cracks.Elm got its name thanks to the characteristics of wood. The fact is that in the old days, sleighs, rims and many other things “knit” from wood
Листва вяза крепиться к ветвям при помощи короткого черешка и имеет ассиметричную форму.
Карагач цветет в марте, когда на дереве еще нет листьев. На почках со временем появляются гроздья с семенами, которые разносит ветер. In the European part of the continent, grabber elm is quite common.
What is the karagacha bark used for?
- Elimination of inflammatory processes in the skin,
- Cancer treatment
- Stopping bleeding,
- Hemorrhoid treatment.
In medicine, the ilma bark is used to relieve inflammation on the mucous membranes. Very good infusions on the bark help with diseases of the oral cavity. They are also used to treat diseases of the stomach and intestines.
Elm leaves and options of infusions of them
Before use, it is important to check that the leaves have been properly dried and stored in a dry place. Elm leaves are rich in vitamin C, phenol carbonic acids, flavonoids, leucopeonidines and leucopellargonidins. Preparations based on elm leaves are used as antimicrobial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, wound healing and diuretic agents.
For colds, an infusion or tea made from elm leaves can be used as an effective antipyretic.
Broths based on elm leaves are used to treat the gastrointestinal tract. With proper preparation, infusion elm allows you to remove all sorts of inflammation. Infusions are often used in the form of lotions, compresses or for rinsing.
- With skin diseases. If the patient suffers from dry skin, scabies or scrofula, then a decoction based on fifteen grams of ground leaves and a glass of water will help. Infusion is used in the form of lotions.
- For constipation. Prepare an infusion of two spoons of dried elm leaves and a glass of water. Need to drink a glass daily.
It is important to remember that there is always the possibility of individual intolerance to a drug based on elm leaves, bark or fruits. Elm leaves are widely used for the preparation of therapeutic agents in traditional and traditional medicine. With the help of the leaves, cold, skin diseases, diseases of the stomach and intestines are treated.
Useful properties of elm fruits
The elm fruit is an oval lionfish, with a nut in the center. The peduncle surpasses the lionfish in length. The fruits of the tree ripen in June.Substances included in the fruit, have a mass of healing properties and substances
Elm fruits are rich in fatty oils, carotene, vitamin C, which gives them antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Preparations based on the fruit of the tree are used to relieve inflammation and heal wounds. Healing infusions and decoctions also have diuretic properties. Broths are used to treat ulcers and inflammatory processes in the stomach and intestines.
Useful properties of elm fruits:
- Wound healing.
It is important to ensure that the drugs used are not individually intolerable. Fruits of elm possess countless virtues. They need to be able to properly collect, dry and store.
Elm gooseberry: when to use decoctions
The elm bark contains a large amount of triperpenoids, steroids, catechins, finolcarboxylic acids, leucoanthocyanidins and tannins. The leaves of the tree are rich in flavonoids, vitamin C, leukopelargonidine and leukokeonidine derivatives, as well as phenol carboxylic acids.
To remove inflammation (even chronic) from the mucous membranes, it is necessary to prepare a decoction based on bark or elm leaves.
If the broth on the basis of elm bark is evaporated by half, it can be used to get rid of eczema, rashes, burns, various festering wounds. For diarrhea and peptic ulcer disease, an elm bark decoction is used. For diseases of the throat and mouth, they rinse with a decoction of elm bark or its leaves.
When using broths based on bark and elm leaves:
- In diseases of the throat and mouth.
- For quick healing of purulent wounds.
- If the patient suffers from inflammatory processes in the stomach or intestines.
- For the treatment of diseases of the genitourinary system.
- With skin diseases.
- For the treatment of cancer.
For the preparation of therapeutic infusions and decoctions most often use the bark and leaves of elm, less often use its fruits. The healing properties of elm are known since ancient times. In modern medicine, effective antimicrobial and wound-healing preparations are prepared on its basis.
Elm tree application in medicine (video)
Rusty elm is a famous plant among healers and healers. The tree looks very impressive, as it has a large size and girth. Elm grows in our latitudes. Its root loves moisture. For the preparation of therapeutic infusions using the bark, which is collected in the fall, the flowers - in the spring, and the fruits - in the summer. Broths have almost no contraindications, except for individual intolerance based on the bark and leaves of elm.