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Folk medicine for the prevention and treatment of influenza
Folk medicine for the prevention and treatment of influenza has accumulated in the Treasury a lot of knowledge. From generation to generation carefully passed down the advice of traditional healers, experience and family tradition.
And if the flu does not at all times called influenza, and it is known that influenza-like illness was noted in ancient times, the recipes for the treatment of the disease and its many complications can be found in old herbals and medical reference, and in modern books.
Recipes and tips are almost always simple and easy to implement, while raw materials are often at hand. But using the recipes, remember the cautious use of folk remedies.
The most popular means for the prevention of influenza are onions and garlic. In the literature well-known cases of immunity to influenza, if a person regularly eats daily with food 2 medium onions.
Chopped onion pour 0,5 l of boiling milk, allow to infuse for 1 hour in a thermos. To drink with the flu one Cup of hot infusion at night, and the other in the morning.
30 g young shoots or immature cones are boiled in 1 l of milk 10 minutes. Insist 2 hours, strain, drink a glass of warm decoction 3-4 times a day.
Crushed tablespoon of marshmallow root, pour a glass of cold water, strain, wring out the remaining mass, mix, add a tablespoon of honey. Drink 1-2 tablespoons every 2 caspri the flu and its complications.
2 tablespoons of chopped marsh mallow roots boiled water in a thermos and after 15-30 minutes, strain, add a tablespoon of honey and drink 1-2 tablespoon after 2 hours, the flu and its complications.
As an anti-inflammatory and expectorant in folk medicine used in the tracheitis, bronchitis and pneumonia, infusion of leaves of plantain.
2-3 tablespoons powdered leaves of plantain pour into a thermos 0.5 liters of boiling water, insist 1 hour and drink a hot infusion by Ultrasonic Cup 3-4 times a day.
In influenza complicated by tracheitis, drink the juice of radish seed with honey. Cut the radish in the recess, fill honey, cover the top with a piece of radish, leave for 4 hours in a warm place. The resulting juice drain. Take a tablespoon 3 times a day, and children — on a teaspoon 3 times a day.
A handful of finely broken twigs of black currant pour 4 cups of boiling water for 5 minutes and boil, wrapped, let stand. Drink at night in bed in a very warm 2 cups of honey. Treatment to spend twice.
20 g of wormwood insist in 1 liter of vodka. Drink 100 ml 3 times a day 15 minutes before meals and again at bedtime.
Pour into woolen long stockings powder, dry mustard and put it on the patient. Let him walk in them for a few days.
In influenza apply for the night to breast woolen fabric impregnated with a mixture of vinegar, olive oil and camphor. On the back of her neck put a poultice of grated horseradish.
In Bulgaria the flu used as a decoction from the leaves of wormwood. Take a tablespoon of tarragon leaves, pour 200 ml of water and simmer for 5 minutes. Drink the decoction 3 times a day before meals for 1/4 Cup.
In South America, are popular following 2 recipes for the flu. A pinch of powdered sage leaf pour a glass of boiling water, filtered and by adding 2 tablespoons of brandy, drink it as soon as possible hot. Or boil 3 minutes and 10 sage leaves in 1 liter of white wine. Drink cold every half hour for 50 ml. the treatment 3 days.
In Yugoslavia, the following recipe is known to treat influenza. Taking 15 g of fresh plants of betony and of Rue, crushed, pour 1 liter of wine, add 3 tablespoons of honey and boil 5 minutes. Take 2 tablespoons in the morning on an empty stomach. To lower fever from the flu, in Bulgaria, prepare the medicine.
Take 5 pieces of cloves (a spice), 1 tbsp sugar, pour in 0.3 l water and 0.3 l of vintage red wine, cook until half. Drink should drink more warm and go to bed with a heating pad.