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The mastic is a medicinal plant that has an average height of about 2 meters and has bark reddish or gray, depending on the time of maturity of the plant (the more mature the plant is more intense gray color). The scientific name has been attributed to this plant is that of Pistacia lentiscus. The leaves of mastic are green and remain intact throughout the year. The flowers of this herb, however, are quite small and are red.
The traditional heyday the mastic is in the months of spring (the ripening fruit, however, takes place in the fall). In the chemical composition of mastic include considerable amounts of tannins and other elements with a high astringent.
Mastic is known for its excellent healing effects on all kinds of dental problems. It is a plant that helps strengthen gums and flavored breath. Mastic also has other uses in the dental industry, especially when preparing different dental cements. It is further noted that the mastic can also be a very good appetizer (usually used to induce appetite in children and elderly).
From a lentiscus resin can be prepared which serves to alleviate dental problems and freshen breath who chewed. With the mastic can also prepare special water and wine. If we do need a water Mastic Mastic branch with a few leaves of the plant and a large glass of water. Steep and drink all morning at noon (you can drink a cup after lunch and again before bedtime, every day).
The yellow life is a medicinal plant known by the scientific name of Helichrysum stoechas. This is a plant that has stems of medium height, leaves and whitish tuned. The traditional flowering season for yellow life is around the months of spring . If we collect this plant for its use in medicinal applications we expect to occur the flowering of the same.
Among the most publicized medical effects of the yellow life is worth highlighting the remediation pectoral, febrifuge, antitussive, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. Keep in mind, however, that most of the medicinal effects of the perpetual yellow are rather mild effect. After making the collection of this herb is very important to keep in airtight containers that are protected from all sunlight. On the chemical composition of the yellow life is not enough information available (for the moment would not have known toxicity).
The forms of preparation used in the case of yellow are perpetual infusion and decoction. These two preparations differ only slightly (the decoction should be cooked a few minutes longer than the infusion for the active ingredients of the plant are still in higher concentration). The preparation of an infusion of yellow life is relatively simple. It takes a handful of heads of this medicinal plant and only one cup of water. Cook no more than five minutes and let cool a few minutes. Finally it only remains to add some sweetener (if the taste is not too nice) and remove the remains of the plant. Drink small sips distributed throughout the day (may be as many cups as you want).
The plant pulmonary tree species is very beneficial to the organism that grows storey or above the trunks of fallen trees on the ground. The binomial name that corresponds to this species is that of Lobaria pulmonaria. The color of the pulmonary tree can go from white to brown (depending on the location of the species and soil characteristics in the rest the same).
The most used of the pulmonary tree for medicinal purposes are the spores (keep in mind that this fern has no flowers). The pulmonary tree can be a powerful remedy for coughs, expectorant and is indicated in all types of diseases of the respiratory system (as its name implies). It has soothing effect and is a good expectorant. Although the medicinal plant remedies are truly ancient origin this species has not lost its validity when it comes to providing relief in simple preparations.
If we prepare a decoction of pulmonary tree base we need to bring to a boil about 30 grams per liter of ground water. We boil about 20 minutes. After heating the plant can proceed or let it filter out debris. To take maximum advantage of this medicinal plant it is best to sugarcoat this kind with honey or sugar. The maximum recommended dose that can be taken from the decoction of pulmonary tree is three cups. When drinking this tea for cases of lung problems should be remembered that it is best to take it very hot. If we further enhance the properties of the pulmonary tree may combine this with some other plant species.
The white oak is a medicinal plant thick trunk branches gray. The binomial name that corresponds to this species is Quercus robur. The white oak is a species with hairy leaves without any discoloration and dark green. The inner surface of white oak can combine red and brown hues.
As this species has a high percentage of tannins, since ancient times is being used to tan all skin types. For the same element, however, the use of white oak for medicinal purposes can lead to gastritis (in the most acute vomiting may also occur). It is important at the time of administration, dose and monitor carefully observe all the side effects of the plant.
The sessile oak has numerous applications, both external use as internal use. In external applications sessile oak is indicated for wounds, eczema, burns and hemorrhoids. This species also has a very good medicinal effect in cases of sore throat, stomach problems and has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic.
To take advantage of the many medicinal uses of this herb is recommended to prepare an infusion. We need 2 g of herb per cup that we will prepare. After bringing the water to a boil put the herb in contact for about 10 minutes and filter debris. It may take up to 3 cups daily. If we apply the white oak can do externally washed with a decoction of the bark of this plant. We will use about 70g per liter of water. We need to bring to a boil for 10 minutes use. We can use it as an astringent and anti-inflammatory agent for ulcers, wounds and bruises of all kinds.