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Sabelnik, beneficial properties and contraindications


The plant called marsh cinquefoil is a medicine widely known in both traditional and traditional medicine. The plant has several popular names: ognevets, sukholom, spreading, Russian ginseng.

Sabelnik bog possesses high healing properties, it has few contraindications.

The plant is used for problems with the spine, joints, purulent wounds, used in gynecology.

The medicinal plant has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, hemostatic, wound healing, anti-tumor effect. Sabelnik marsh is used to treat many diseases, but mainly for joint problems.

The composition and preparation of the marsh Sabelnik

Sabelnik contains ascorbic acid, resins, organic acids, tannins, saponin, carotene, flavonoids, gums, essential oil, mucus, and many useful organic and mineral substances.

All parts of the plant have a healing effect. The broom sabelnik produced from the beginning of the summer until late autumn. From June to mid-July, the leaves and stalks of the plant are harvested. This time is at the peak of nutrients contained in the leaves. The collected raw materials are dried in a semi-dark, wind-blown place. The root and trunk of the marsh sabrelnik are harvested in the late autumn, after the first frosts.

Dug out the roots thoroughly washed in cold running water, dried at a temperature of 35 degrees. Properly dried roots have a dark, almost black color.

Dried raw materials are stored in cotton bags in a dry, cool place for up to 2 years.

What helps marsh wormwood

Folk healers recommend sabelnik for the treatment of arthrosis, arthritis, rheumatism, radiculitis, spinal hernia, salt deposits.

Tincture on the stems and leaves of the plant helps in the treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, skin diseases, diseases of the thyroid gland.

Stems and leaves contain saponins and flavonoids that strengthen the walls of blood vessels, which allows them to be used to stop internal bleeding.

Healing infusions from the leaves and stems of the cinquefoil help with colds, toothaches, headaches.

Alcohol tincture of leaves is useful for people who have problems with cardiac activity and as a prophylactic against stroke.

The roots and stem of the plant are rich in vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, copper.

The curative properties of these parts of the grass of cinquefoil are well manifested in the treatment of colds, increased immunity.

How to apply marsh Sabelnik for medicinal purposes

Infusions and decoctions of plants used for rinsing the mouth with problems with gums.

Infusion is preparing at the rate of 2st. L. A dry plant on 0.5 liters of boiling water. Insist 20 min.

Decoction: 2st.l. sabelnik pour 500g of water, boil over low heat for 10 minutes., insist under the lid closed for 20 minutes.

At various wounds blood is stopped with crushed leaves of sabelnik.

The beneficial properties of the leaves of sabelnik are used for resorption of hemorrhoidal cones. They are applied to the bumps after hygiene.

For pain relief and removal of the inflammatory process 3 tbsp. spoon dry raw materials pour over boiling water, immediately wrap in cheesecloth and attach to the sore spot. Cover with a dry cloth on top. Hold until cool.

The medicinal properties of the marsh Sabelnik are used in traditional medicine for tumors. Amenable to treatment of bone tumors. Apply the herb also for tumors of the prostate, breast, thyroid gland. Treatment takes a long time, sometimes about a year. Sabelnik does not contain toxic substances, so it can be used for a long time.

Of course, the plant is used in complex treatment with medication and under the supervision of a doctor!

  • Ointment (oil) from the roots of sabelnik

For the treatment of joint pain, sciatica, rheumatism, sprains, bruises, fractures apply ointment, prepared on the basis of sabelnik.

The rhizomes of the creepberry crumble are ground, poured with any vegetable oil. On 1 part of the crushed roots take 3 parts of oil. Mix the composition, close the lid, put in a dark place for 30 days. Once a week, the jar should be shaken. Then strain the tool and apply for rubbing. The slurry remaining after straining can be used for compresses. To thicken the oil to get the ointment, you can add melted wax to it.

It should be remembered one important therapeutic property of the plant: when ingested, the action of sabelnik on the body begins with the exacerbation of the symptoms of the disease. Do not be afraid - this is a temporary phenomenon.

  • Infusion of stems in the treatment of leukemia

2st.l. chopped stalk fold in a thermos, pour 250 g of boiling water, leave overnight. Take 2st. spoons 3 p. a day before each meal. The treatment is long.

  • Copper tincture alcohol

Prepare the alcohol tincture of cinquerail at home will have no difficulty:

- 100 g of dried roots pour 0.5 liters of vodka, cover with a lid, leave for 8 days, shaking occasionally, then strain the tincture.

Healing tincture is used to treat cancer.

- with lymphogranulomatosis means take 3 p. a day before meals, 30 drops, drinking water (100g),

- for other tumor processes take tincture of 1 tbsp. l every evening an hour before bedtime.

The drug is used with enemas. It will take 50 drops of the inflorescence of the marsh cinquefoil and 5 drops of Caucasian freezer. Add drops of 0.5L of warm water, inject the medicine with an enema into the anus for 20 minutes. After 3 weeks, make a week break, then repeat the course.

Cocktail tincture is used for stomach cancer. Take it inside on an empty stomach before eating.

The roots and dried grass of the plant (1h. Spoon) brew 200g of boiling water, leave for 10 minutes. Drink 1p. per day for 100g. Tea from sabelnik improves the blood formula and the patient's condition.

Tinctures, infusions and decoctions of medicinal plants are drunk not only for the treatment of cancer, but also for its prevention.

Infusion of herbs is recommended to include in the diet instead of tea.

  • Tea for health

1 hour. Raw material brew 400g of boiling water, insist half an hour, drain. Drink a glass of 2 p. a day instead of the usual black tea.

The prophylactic use of healthy tea strengthens the immune system of people, improves eyesight, almost no cold, flu, or other infectious diseases.

Ready-made ointment on the basis of sabelnik, which can be bought in pharmacies without prescription, have a remarkable therapeutic effect. They effectively and quickly fight inflammatory diseases of the joints, anesthetize, relieve the condition of patients.


The use for medicinal purposes of the marsh cinquefoil is contraindicated for people suffering from low pressure. The plant has a calming effect, slows down the work of the heart muscle, and this can cause severe weakness, drowsiness, and headache.

It is also forbidden to take sabelnik with individual intolerance, during pregnancy, breastfeeding, children under 12 years.

Useful properties of sabelnik

In sabelnik there are a lot of various useful substances, and, unlike some plants, they are contained in all its parts. 10–12% of tannins are in each part of the plant, as for other nutrients, there is its own original set in each part of this swamp inhabitant. The rhizome contains free gallic acid, volatile oil, saponins, catechins, and flavonoid gossipetrin. In the stiffened stems and grassy parts - the flavonoid gossipprine, ascorbic acid, carotene, saponins, flavonoids, isobutyric and isovalerianic organic acids, essential oil, some mucus, gums and gums. The leaves contain ascorbic acid, carotene, flavonoids kaempferol and quercetin, phenol carboxylic acids and their derivatives. Anthocyanins - dyes - red are found in flowers. From time immemorial, the paint obtained from sabrelnik in the villages was dyed fabrics in sandy brown tones, and tannins were used to treat the skin. Beekeepers also appreciate this plant for honey-bearing and high-quality pollen processed by bees to bee bread. For wild animals, especially beavers, reindeer and elk, sabrelnik is a good feed.

In addition, the sabelnik is a real pantry of minerals. It has macronutrients: potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron - and microelements: manganese, copper, zinc, chromium, aluminum, barium, vanadium, selenium, nickel, strontium, lead, boron. The leaves and stems also contain cobalt, iodine and lithium. The amount of minerals in the roots and aboveground parts varies. In the aerial parts more magnesium, iron, manganese, zinc and boron, in the roots - other minerals.

Sabelnik marsh helps in the treatment of diseases of the liver and gallbladder, metabolic disorders, abscesses, boils, phlegmon, sciatica, gynecological diseases, radiculitis, polyarthritis, rheumatism, pulmonary tuberculosis, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular diseases, cancer tumors. It removes harmful substances from the body and contributes to the replacement of weakened cells in diseased organs, thereby preventing premature aging. Healthy organs do not suffer. Sabelnik can have antipyretic, diaphoretic, astringent, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, wound healing, analgesic, diuretic, tonic and stimulating effect.

There are many cases in which medicines from the roots of Sabelnik helped to cure rheumatoid arthritis and put up completely hopeless patients on their feet, who were not able not only to move independently, but even to dress. The inhabitants of the North have long been using the leaves of cinquefoil as a surrogate of tea and as a means to recuperate, helping to survive the long northern winter.

For the preparation of drugs using all parts of the plant. The main dosage forms are various decoctions, tinctures and alcohol tinctures. A decoction of the whole plant is good for tuberculosis, thrombophlebitis, jaundice, neuralgic pains, cholecystitis. They rinse your throat with tonsillitis and tonsillitis. Broths and rhizome infusions treat rheumatism, osteochondrosis, sciatica, stomach pain, stomatitis, loosening of the gums, toothache, disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver disease, stop bleeding. As a diaphoretic drink it during a cold. A decoction of the upper part of the chenbelle is used for metabolic disorders, uterine bleeding, during treatment for the bites of rabid dogs. Gout, rheumatism and radiculitis take a bath. The lotions from the steamed herbaceous part of the plant are applied with bruises to the sore spots. Bandages applied to suppurating wounds with freshly chopped grass accelerate their healing. Various tumors, especially glands, and hemorrhoidal bumps, are also treated. At the same time, patients do not need to have surgery Alcohol tinctures are well taken for the prevention of gastrointestinal diseases, they help with diseases of the joints, metabolic disorders and cancer.

Dosage forms from marsh Cinquefoil:

From the sabelnik can be prepared dosage forms for oral administration: infusion, decoction, alcohol tincture - and for external use: poultices, oil extracts, ointment and infusion for bathing. Although in each case, the number and composition of plant materials for the preparation of medicines from the sabelnik is selected individually, but there are traditional folk recipes.

Infusion of leaves and herbs. To prepare the infusion take 2 tbsp. l dried crushed leaves or herbs of cinnamon, put in a glass or enamelware, pour 2 cups of boiling water and infuse, covered with a lid, for 1.5–2 hours. Ready infusion filter and store in a cool dark place.

Infusion of the roots. To prepare the infusion take 2 tbsp. l dried crushed roots of cinquefoil, put in an enamel bowl, pour 2 cups of boiling water, cover with a lid and soak for 15 minutes in a water bath. Then for 30 minutes to insist, strain and, topping up boiling water, bring the volume of infusion to two glasses. For the preparation of infusions, you can also use a thermos.

For cooking broth take 2 tbsp. l dry crushed rhizomes, leaves or stems of sabelnik, put in an enameled bowl, pour 1 liter of boiling water, bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 10–12 minutes. Then cover the broth and insist for two hours. Strain the broth and take it according to the method of treatment.

Alcohol tincture

To prepare alcohol tinctures, take 1 cup of crushed rhizomes of sabelnik, pour into a 1-liter glass jar, top up with vodka and close the lid, infuse in a dark place for two weeks. Strain the tincture and store it in a cool dark place.

Before you make a poultice, you should take 3 tbsp. l chopped dried or fresh leaves of cinnamon, put in a glass or enamel bowl, pour 2 cups of boiling water and infuse for 5 minutes. Then pour everything into a colander, put steamed leaves between two layers of gauze and apply to sore spots.

Oil extracts

Hot oil extract. For the preparation of hot oil extract, take 1 tbsp. l dry crushed leaves of sabelnik, put in a glass or ceramic dish, pour back 1 glass of menthol and camphor oil, mix thoroughly and put in a water bath. Heat the mixture for one hour, cool, strain and store in a glass dish in a cool dark place.

Cold oil extract. To prepare cold oil extract, take 2 cups of dried, shredded rhizomes of sabelnik, pour into a glass or ceramic dish, pour 1 liter of any vegetable oil, close and leave for three weeks in a dark place. Strain the prepared extract and store it in a glass dish in a cool dark place.

Cold oil extract is also prepared from flowers sabelnik. Fill the glass jar with a volume of 1 l with flowers, without condensing them, then pour olive or corn oil warmed to 35–40 ° C to the top, cover with a lid and leave for a month.

To prepare the ointment in a glass jar poured to the top, without compacting, chopped vegetable raw materials sabelnika. You should take dry leaves or a mixture of leaves and stems, taken in equal proportions. Pour olive or sunflower oil into the jar, tie the jar of the jar with a cloth and insist on the sun for a month. Strain the present oil, heat to 70 ° C and mix with melted pork lard in a 1: 1 ratio. If the treatment requires a thicker ointment, then the amount of lard should be increased.

Sabelnik in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

When stomach pains are advised to prepare an infusion of leaves or stems of sabelnik and take 4 tbsp. l 4 times a day one hour before meals.

When constipation as a laxative, you can take an infusion of leaves or roots of sabelnik.

A very good effect is achieved with indigestion, if 2-3 times a day to drink one glass of infusion of stems or leaves of a marsh sabrelnik.

For the prevention of gastrointestinal diseases helps this tincture. Take 6 tbsp. l chop the roots of cinquefoil, pour into a glass half-liter jar, pour vodka to the top and tightly close the lid. Insist in a dark place for 8 days. Strain the tincture and take 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day before meals. During the course of treatment you need to drink at least 1 liter of tincture.

Sabelnik with arthritis

With arthritis and arthrosis, you can prepare alcoholic infusion of marsh sabelnik and take 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day before meals. At the same time, with the same tincture, make compresses and rub it into sore spots. The course of treatment is 1.5–2 months.

To prevent diseases of the joints, take half a cup of dry roots of Sabelnik, pour into a glass jar, pour 0.5 liters of vodka and leave for two weeks in a dark place. Ready tincture strain and take 4 tsp. before meals 3 times a day.

Deforming arthrosis (heel spur) will help cure such tincture. Take 2 cups of a mixture of crushed leaves and sabelnik roots in equal proportions, pour into a glass jar, pour 1 l of vodka and infuse for three weeks. Strain the tincture and store it in a cool dark place. Take 3 times a day for 1 tsp. 30 minutes before meals. The course of treatment is 20 days. After a three-day break, repeat the treatment.

Sabelnik from salt deposits

You can get rid of salt deposits if you take the tincture prepared according to the following recipe. Take equally the roots and stems of sabelnik, chop and mix. Fill the glass mixture to the top, without softening, the glass half-liter jar and pour over the vodka. Close the jar with a lid, put in a dark place and insist for 2 weeks. Готовую настойку процедить и принимать по 1 ч. л. 3 раза в день после еды. Курс лечения — 30 дней.

Еще одна настойка для борьбы с отложениями солей готовится по такому рецепту. Сделать смесь из сухих листьев и стеблей сабельника в равных соотношениях. Затем взять поровну измельченных сухих корней сабельника и смеси из листьев и стеблей. Pour all, without compacting, into a three-liter jar, pour vodka to the top, close and leave in a dark place for 15 days. Strain the tincture and 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day, rub into a sore spot. After the procedure, immediately warm up the place with a woolen shawl. The course of treatment is 1.5 months.

With the deposition of salts in the initial stage and for the prevention of this disease it is possible to take 1 tsp for 21 days. 3 times a day, 30 minutes before meals, a three-week tincture of 1 cup of crushed sabelnik roots and 0.5 liters of vodka.

To grind diseased joints and bruises, it is advised to prepare a cold oil extract according to the following recipe. Take 1 cup of crushed cinnamon roots, pour into a glass jar, pour 0.5 liters of vegetable oil and infuse for three weeks. Strain extract and apply for rubbing sore spots.

Pain in the joints subsides, if during the attacks lubricate sore points with ointment-based ointment.

Sabelnik for arthritis

For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, take half a cup of crushed roots of sabelnik, pour into a glass jar, pour 0.5 liters of vodka and leave in a dark place for three weeks. Take 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day. The course of treatment is 30–45 days.

In case of rheumatoid arthritis, it is possible to treat with 10% vodka tincture of a marsh sabinnik. Take 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day before meals. The course of treatment is to finish when 1 l of tincture is taken. Simultaneously with the tincture it is necessary to drink the decoction of the collection, which is prepared as follows. Take 3 parts of meadowsweet flowers, Althea medicinal root, black currant leaves and common raspberry leaves, 2 marsh wild rosemary shoots, 1 part naked licorice and angelica roots. All plants chop, mix and 1 tbsp. l mixes put in the enameled ware. Then pour 1 cup of hot water, close and stand for 15 minutes in a water bath. After that, insist for 30 minutes, strain and add boiling water, bringing the volume to 1 cup. Take ⅓ cup 3 times daily before meals.

Sabelnik from rheumatism

When running rheumatism take 1 tbsp. l chop the roots of cinquefoil, pour into an enamel bowl, pour 1 cup of hot water, close the lid and heat in a water bath for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ready broth cool, strain, add boiled water to a volume of 1 cup, divided into 4 parts and take during the day at regular intervals.

Rheumatism can be cured by tincture prepared according to this recipe. Take 1 cup of crushed cinnamon roots, pour into a two-liter jar, pour 1.5 liters of vodka, close the lid tightly and leave in a dark warm place for three weeks. Strain the finished tincture and bring the volume to 1.5 liters, topping up vodka. Take 3 times a day for 1 tbsp. l 30 minutes before meals, diluted in a quarter or half cup of boiled water. The remaining vegetable raw materials are again put in a jar, pour 0.5 liters of vodka and insist until the primary tincture is drunk. After this infusion filter and take the same as the first. The treatment cycle consists of two courses of receiving primary and secondary infusions. Between them, you can take a week break. To enhance the effect in the tincture of 1 cup of sabelnik root you can add 2 tbsp. l devyasila

With rheumatism, this tincture helps well. Take 1 tbsp. l dry stems sabelnika, 2.5 Art. l roots of elecampane, chop, pour in a glass jar, pour 0.5 liters of vodka and leave in a dark place for three weeks. Strain the finished tincture and take 1 tbsp. l Once a day, in the morning on an empty stomach, drinking water. During the course of treatment it is not recommended to eat salty, sour, spicy and drink alcohol.

Sabelnik from mastopathy

With such forms of mastopathy as cystic, diffuse, fibrous-diffuse, and fibroadenoma, the herbal tea extract prepared according to this recipe helps:

Mark 4 parts of leaves Comarum marsh grass succession ticks and toothed wheels later, 5 parts of burdock root arachnoid and clover grass meadow, 2 parts root peony, nettle leaves, grass Glechoma hederacea, thistle spiny and celandine, flowers Filipendula vyazolistogo and calendula, 1 part rhizome with roots of safflower-shaped leaves. Grind all plants, take 2 tsp. mix, pour into a thermos, pour 2 cups of boiling water, close and infuse for 6 hours. Ready infusion filter and pour back into a thermos. Take warm ⅓ cup 3 times a day 1 hour before meals. The course of treatment is 1 month. After a ten-day break, treatment can be repeated.

According to the book Filatov O. A. “The newest herbalist. Healing Plants from A to Z ”

From the Pink family

Perennial tolerates harsh winters thanks to a strong curved rhizome with short fibers.

The root is stretched to a length of about three meters, the upper part - about a meter.

It is easy to recognize by:

  • dark green feathery leaves,
  • dark red flowers with five pointed petals,
  • reddish dense stalk.

At the end of July - beginning of August, as soon as the first flowers appear on the sabelnik, the herbalists start preparing it.

Leaves and stems are harvested at a new moon when the active substances are concentrated in the surface part.

Cooking recipes

There are several ways to insist sabelnik in alcohol solutions.

Do you know what diseases the field remedy helps to cure? Recipes of traditional medicine are published in a useful article.

About the benefits and harm of cucumbers during pregnancy, read here.

Recipe number 1

  1. Finely chop 2-3 tablespoons of rhizome, placing in a jar with a capacity of 2 liters.
  2. Add 0.5 liters of vodka.
  3. Soak in a cool, darkened room for 3 weeks.
  4. On day 21, pour the infusion into the bottle, pre-filtering.

Recipe number 2

Shredded roots (50 g) are dipped in half a liter of 70% alcohol.

Insist in the dark and cold for about three weeks, filtered and stored in the refrigerator.

Accept as needed.

Recipe number 3

Dried and crushed rhizomes (100 g) are combined with 0.5 vodka.

Insist at room temperature, protecting from light, for two weeks.

After straining is placed in the fridge.

Regardless of the method of preparation of the drug, it is kept in a glass container.

If done correctly, it will be colored red-brown. A different shade will tell that the raw material was of poor quality.

Tincture is suitable for ingestion, rubbing and compresses.

How to use

To prevent exacerbation of the disease, alcohol medicine is drunk on courses for 3 weeks (with a three-day break between them). Minimum - one, maximum - four courses.

At the beginning of treatment, they drink no more than a teaspoon, in three days bringing the dose to a tablespoon.

In advanced cases, on the advice of the doctor, the portion can be doubled. Before drinking alcohol (vodka) tincture diluted with water in equal parts.

The result of the drug will be noticeable at the end of the course, in severe forms of the disease - after 3-4 courses.

Outdoor use

Rebuilding joints will be more successful if the plant is used inside and out. At home, a medical ointment is quickly prepared:

  1. Hand cream (tube) mixed with 5 g tincture.
  2. In the resulting composition, add 5 g of pepper tincture, vitamin E (10 drops) and 2 tbsp. spoons of honey.

With the help of cinque grass, they also eliminate the heel spur:

  • grass stops inflammation
  • heals the damaged area
  • removes excess salt.

30 g of raw materials are thrown into a liter of boiling water: feet soar when the water has cooled slightly. These baths are advised to do twice a day.

The leaves of sabelnik help to heal hematomas, bruises, sharp wounds and dangerous injuries.

The crushed raw material becomes the base component of the compress, which is applied to sore spots with radiculitis, hemorrhoids, mastitis and breast tumors.

Tea and decoction

These drinks have astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.

Sabelnik confronts any infections and is often used in the treatment of cold ailments:

  • the plant contributes to the intense sweating and relieves inflammatory and infectious symptoms.

Herbalists recommend brewing tea (benefit and harm of mint green) to prevent gastrointestinal disorders and to treat rheumatism.

Dried leaves are immersed in boiling water, and after 15 minutes they drink tea, adding honey (if there is no allergy).

A decoction of sabelnik calms stomach pains:

  1. 15 g of the raw material, placed in a thermos, pour 250 ml of boiled water.
  2. Stand for two hours.
  3. Filtered and drunk four times a day, 1/3 cup (an hour before meals).

Want to boost immunity?

Combine in equal shares (15 g) garlic and sabelnik.
Add 0.5 liters of boiling water and do not remove from the fire for 5 minutes.
After straining drink 3 times a day.

Pharmaceutical tincture

If you did not find the plant, or you are too lazy to conjure yourself over the tincture, purchase it at the pharmacy.

You can be sure that the professionals involved in the procurement and quality control of raw materials.

The tool is poured into bottles of 100, 50 and 25 ml. When buying it, make sure that only the roots are present in the bottle (without leaves and flowers).

The factory preparation prepared without violation of technology has a reddish-brown color and a specific smell. At the bottom, sometimes, the precipitate is noticeable.

Application: a teaspoon of the drug is diluted with water (1/3 cup).
Take 2 times a day before meals.
Recommended course - 2 months.
Receiving tinctures repeated, after consulting with your doctor.

The drug has strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. If you exceed the dose may be alcohol poisoning.

Helpful advice

What does it look like, when to collect roots and from what diseases does the marsh cinquefoil help, it is Russian ginseng, you will find out while watching the video.

Folk remedies based on sabelnik give a good effect in the treatment of many diseases and can be used both externally and inside.

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