Celandine in the treatment of liver and biliaryCelandine is a perennial plant of the family hook-shaped. It occurs commonly throughout Europe and northern Asia.
Used medicinally are here collected in may or june of wild plants, the upper part of the shoots during flowering, along with green leaves and dried mundane best in drying heated to 60 ° C (in dry natural drying is very difficult and often darker).
Obtained in this way, the raw material - the herb celandine.
In some countries (eg Hungary) also meet at the root of celandine. It is much richer in alkaloids than the herb.
Note! Both the herb and root should be stored in dry and darkened, tightly wrapped for protection against moisture.
Operation herb celandineThe healing properties of the herb celandine are the result of actions of the individual alkaloids contained therein.
The strongest and most important is the effect of diastolic include the biliary ducts.
It is somewhat similar to that of papaverine, but weaker .
Diastolic properties attributed to the observed bile and bile action is the result of a direct effect on the liver herb celandine .
Shortly after the adoption of the extract of the herb celandine, containing chelidonine slight cramps subside biliary and related pain . There is a visible improvement activities biliary and intensify the production of bile and easier the flow into the duodenum.
Note! Celandine herb does not belong to commodity operating smoothly and therefore particularly preparations taken by mouth should be used after consulting a doctor. Should be avoided especially in glaucoma . Too large doses may cause gastrointestinal irritation, burning in the mouth and esophagus, stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. Ocular symptoms may occur with symptoms similar to those of glaucoma.
The use of the herb celandine
Preparations of the herb celandine (mostly liquor) are used orally include stomach pain caused by colic, intestinal, liver or within the biliary and urinary tract.
Herb celandine included in the mix Cholagoga II, which is used in diseases of liver, weakening them detoxification mechanisms and inadequate production of bile.
Dry extract of the herb celandine is a component of the formulation Gastrochol, which is administered in disorders of secretion and flow of bile and spastic and atonic gastrointestinal tract and lack of appetite due to a deficiency of gastric juice.
Preparations of the herb celandineA decoction of the herb celandine: 1/2 tablespoon of the herb floods sie1 glass of lukewarm water and then heated with steam, covered, 30 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes and strain.
Dosage: Drink 3 times a day 1-2 tablespoons as an anesthetic intestinal pain on a background of hepatic cholelithiasis.