Large celandine grows in almost the entire European part of Russia, the Caucasus, Siberia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Central Asia, and is widespread in America. Prefers deciduous, beech, hornbeam, spruce-fir, birch forests, shrubs. It also happens in river valleys, on rocks, screes and along roads. Likes lowlands and well-moistened places..
Large celandine, Chelidonium majus, description, use in the treatment of diseases in the field.
Celandine blooms from May to September. For medicinal purposes, use the grass of this plant, which is harvested during the flowering period and juice, which can be used constantly while there is a fresh plant. Celandine grass is dried in any well-ventilated areas, in the shade. Dry celandine preserves the healing properties for 3 years. Celandine big poisonous plant. It contains alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, bitterness, tarry substances and organic acids, rich in carotene (vitamin A) and ascorbic acid (vitamin C). The grass of the celandine has bactericidal properties, in addition, the alkaloids contained in the celandine are very strong local anesthetics that can have an analgesic effect.
Celandine Juice Recipes.
Celandine juice is a very effective local anesthetic. To obtain it, it is necessary to strongly chop the leaves and stems of the plant, place them in a container (preferably a glass one) and put for several days in a dark, cool place so that this mass releases juice. Then squeeze everything through cheesecloth.
|Burns and frostbite, fungal diseases of the skin and nails||Apply to the affected area, wait until absorbed (about 5 minutes) and repeat the procedure 3-4 more times|
Contraindications for the use of medicines from celandine.
Big celandine is very poisonous! It can be used only in very small quantities or in combination with other plants. It is contraindicated for people suffering from epilepsy and psychosis, small children, pregnant and lactating women.