Honeysuckle Perfoliate - fragrant garden decoration

Perfoliate Honeysuckle Perfoliate Honeysuckle - a variety of honeysuckle, referring to the winding vines.The main purpose of the plant - to be an ornament of the garden.But in addition to the decorative properties Perfoliate Honeysuckle and has healing properties, which are used in traditional medicine.

botanical characteristics

Perfoliate Honeysuckle (Honeysuckle fragrant, honeysuckle goat, variskuda) - a climbing shrub up to 4-6 meters.Young shoots without leaves, light green, on the sunny side - a red-purple.The leaves are opposite, thick, leathery, rounded-oblong, dark-green, blue-gray below, color remain until late autumn.In June, the plant blooms - yellow and white inside and outside the red-purple flowers gathered in bunches, and emit a peculiar, very pleasant smell, which is amplified in the evening.Berries appear in late August, has an orange-red color, few seeds inside and decorated with wonderful curling vine.

Homeland honeysuckle Perfoliate - Southern Europe.In our country, in the wild it can be found in the North Caucasus.It grows on the edges of forests among the bushes on the banks of streams along the mountain gorges.As ornamental shrub honeysuckle Perfoliate grown in gardens, parks and squares of central Russia.This plant more suitable solar well-moistened soil surface, but it is unpretentious, can grow and develop in the shade, as well as to carry small frost.To Perfoliate Honeysuckle had decorative appearance, it mows, giving the desired shape.

Useful properties

honeysuckle Perfoliate chemical composition has not been studied, it is known only that the flowers contain essential oil Essential oils and conception: can help roses? Essential oils and conception: can help roses? , which determines many of its medicinal properties.But traditional medicine empirically determined that this plant has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, expectorant and antispasmodic properties, promote healing of wounds.

As a medicinal plant used the tops of the plants (stems, leaves and flowers), which are collected in June during the flowering period.Raw material is dried, crushed and used for the preparation of infusions and decoctions for indoor and outdoor use.

Which diseases will Perfoliate Honeysuckle Honeysuckle

Perfoliate has antispasmodic - removes spasms of smooth muscles of internal organs.It is used in spastic pain in the stomach Pain in the stomach when the body asks for help Pain in the stomach when the body asks for help and intestines - the elimination of spasm leads to the elimination of pain, so it is believed that this plant has analgesic properties.

combination of antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties of this plant allows for the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, such as acute and chronic cystitis.

Apply drugs honeysuckle Perfoliate and externally.Thus, infusion of flowers is used to treat conjunctivitis, for gargling in purulent tonsillitis.Pounded fresh leaves applied to wounds to promote healing, and the juice of the plant treat skin diseases Skin diseases - what to do when violated the basic functions of the skin Skin diseases - what to do when violated the basic functions of the skin .Juice of leaves is treated as cutaneous precancerous lesions such as ulcers, are prone to degenerate into cancer.A decoction of honeysuckle stalks Perfoliate used to treat baldness.

How to make drugs from honeysuckle Perfoliate home

At home, you can prepare infusions and decoctions of honeysuckle Perfoliate for indoor and outdoor use:

  • infusion of stems and leaves for ingestion: dry stalksand leaves a honeysuckle Perfoliate grind, take a teaspoon of raw materials received, pour 1.5 cups of boiling water, leave for half an hour, drain, squeeze and take a tablespoon three times a day for chronic cystitis Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main;
  • infusion of flowers for the reception inside: a teaspoon of dried flowers honeysuckle Perfoliate pour a glass of boiling water, leave for half an hour, drain, squeeze and take a tablespoon three times a day with pain in stomach;
  • decoction of the leaves to rinse the throat: dry leaves honeysuckle Perfoliate grind, take a tablespoon of prepared raw pour a glass of hot water, bring to a boil, boil for five minutes, leave for an hour, strain, wring out and apply for rinsing throat and mouthwith tonsillitis, pharyngitis, stomatitis, gingivitis;with hair loss decoction is used as a compress on the scalp.

Honeysuckle Perfoliate - is one of the most beautiful ornamental plants, and that has some medicinal properties.But given that the chemical composition of this plant is poorly understood, it should be used with caution, and after consulting a doctor.

Galina Romanenko