Ivan-tea is a folk healer and universal home kit benefits and harms
Growing on the territory of Russia Ivan-tea is popularly known medicinal herb. All the therapeutic characteristics of fireweed attributable to members of that unique plants with beneficial trace elements.
How favorable impact is the grass on the human body depends
not only on the plant itself, but also on where it grows, when collected, how, and how much is stored and how prepared tea or infusion.
Ivan tea benefits and harms
To substances having a beneficial effect on the human body and contained in Ivan-tea include flavonoids, namely quercetin and kaemferol that have choleretic, antispasmodic and diuretic effect.
The mucus contained in Ivan-tea 15% of the amount, has an enveloping and emollient action on the skin and has soothing analgesic effect, relieves spasms and inflammation. Green plant pigment known as chlorophyll, Ivan-tea contains large amounts, which gives the plant the capability to improve metabolism and stimulate wound healing, and promotes rapid renewal of the blood.
Up to 20% tannins, which is part of the pyrogallol group, are available as part of the fireweed. These substances are known for their astringent, anti-inflammatory and stopping bleeding properties. In the grass fireweed are present in almost all the major vitamins.
Due to the bioflavonoids that have properties similar to the properties of vitamin P and C2, the body is easier to accumulate and retain vitamin C that makes the walls of blood vessels stronger and stabilizes cell membranes. The vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid, fresh fireweed leaves contain more than the lemon and orange into six and a half times and three times respectively.
During heat treatment of vegetable raw materials, some vitamin C is lost, but the number remains necessary for the body. In the plant there are also vitamins a, b, E and K, which are water-insoluble, but they can get into the human body just by eating leaves as welding or additives to salads. Vitamin b, which has a positive effect on the nervous system, the endocrine glands and the liver, is also widely represented in Ivan-tea.The protein contained in Ivan-tea, easily digested, and therefore increase the possibilities of the human body to quickly recover wasted energy.
Fireweed is a truly unique plant due to the wide range of trace elements entering into its composition. So, a hundred grams of raw green willow-herb in high enough quantities contains molybdenum, boron, copper, manganese, iron, titanium and Nickel, as well as significant amounts of potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium and lithium. Due to this abundance of useful minerals Ivan-tea is considered an excellent tool for improving the blood and improve immunity. Tannin is present in the plant is known for its protective and anti-inflammatory properties.
In Ivan-tea does not contain caffeine, purine, uric and oxalic acids, which violates the metabolism. People suffering from insomnia, glaucoma, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, hypertension, and increased excitability of the use of products containing these substances, is prohibited. And since Ivan-tea not, has the use of, for example, teas made from this plant, allowed for all.
Ivan healing properties of tea
Taking into account all the minerals and vitamins contained in Ivan-tea doctors recommend and prescribe this medicinal herb in such cases:
as prophylactic agent for malignant and benign tumors;
as a means for the prevention of prostate diseases and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary system;
to enhance potency;- to enhance the body resistance to infectious diseases and strengthen the immune system;
as an agent, has a healing effect on the mucous ulcers in the stomach and duodenum;
as strengthening the blood vessels and improves blood composition means;
in diseases of the endocrine system;
in the neuroses, post-traumatic stress disorder and neurosis-like States;
reduces the toxicity of the body, reduces radiation contamination of the tissues and removes heavy metals;
reduces fever and has anti-inflammatory effect;
when food and alcohol poisoning;
if necessary, bring the stones from the kidney, liver and problems with the spleen;
headaches, problems with blood pressure and epilepsy;
as a tonic hair tool;
when fatigue, exhaustion, fatigue.
Ivan tea contraindications
But Ivan-tea has some contraindications: active inflammatory processes of the respiratory, infusion, prepared on the basis of fireweed, drinking is not recommended, as the symptoms will get worse.
How to prepare Ivan tea
Ivan Chai tea, unlike regular tea, in which twenty minutes after brewing begin to form caffeine, polyphenol and other substances that block the synthesis of vitamins in the body, substances, Ivan-tea retains its medicinal properties for three days. To reduce the negative effects of normal tea and it has been brewed for some time, by adding to leaves of grass fireweed. If you do not know how to dry Ivan tea, the best way that preserves all the vitamins and useful microelements in Ivan-tea in the maximum possible amount and preparation of raw materials – the plant is dried at moderate temperature to 65 degrees.
Young plants contain more nutrients – the older the plant, the less useful soluble substances. This is a very valuable feature, as in the preparation of medicinal tinctures and teas in the water not moving all substances contained in Ivan-tea, but only the extracted part.For the treatment and prevention prepare infusions, teas, masks, juice and decoctions, and young shoots of fireweed even added to salads. As raw materials are used not only flowers and leaves but also stems, and roots.
Infusion-based Ivan-tea is prepared as follows: two tablespoons of herbs take two cups of boiling water and insist in a thermos for six hours. To prepare the broth a tablespoon of the leaves of fireweed, filled with one Cup of cold water, boil on a water bath for fifteen minutes, and then insist for two hours.