People have long used the healing power of plants in the fight against various ailments. One of the most important places in traditional medicine is occupied by herbs that thin the blood and strengthen the walls of blood vessels. Let’s separate these two concepts and talk about each group in more detail.
What herbs thin the blood
In this article we will simply list the most effective herbs that thin the blood. We will describe in detail in other articles about the properties of each plant and the characteristics of its application. So, the list includes:
- white willow (bark);
- licorice (root);
- Dhagil officinalis (root);
- hops (cones);
- hawthorn (leaves and fruits);
- horse chestnut;
- peony (root);
- Salvia officinalis (leaves);
- ginkgo biloba;
- aloe (juice);
- Sophora Japanese;
- red clover.
The principle of action of most of them is based on the presence of quercetin and sacilin, which have anti-clotting properties.
Many medicinal plants have contraindications. Assign yourself a course of treatment yourself can not. To buy herbs is recommended not in natural markets, but in pharmacies.
If you have problems with blood vessels, then you need to understand that there are herbs that “thicken” blood. These are oak bark, chokeberry, walnut, tansy, burdock, shepherd’s purse, corn silk, yarrow, bark of viburnum, etc. It would be better to refuse medicinal fees that include the listed plants.
Herbs, strengthening vessels
The second group is the herbs that strengthen the blood vessels, or rather their walls. For these purposes it is advisable to use:
- field warden;
- Highlander Pepper (water pepper);
- currants (leaves and fruits);
- dog rose;
- lemon juice.
The maximum effect will be achieved if you give up bad habits, as well as eliminate fatty foods.
Herbs that thin the blood and strengthen the walls of blood vessels: recipes
To maintain health and prevent diseases of the circulatory system, recipes based on a combination of herbs that thin the blood and strengthen the walls of blood vessels will bring effect.
Hazel and arnica
It is necessary to mix in equal proportions arnica and hazel bark. 5-6 tablespoons of this mixture pour 1 liter of boiling water and leave to infuse for at least 12 hours. Take 1/2 cup three times a day.
Sophora Japanese and tributary
A dry mixture of equal parts of clover and Sophora Japanese fruit pour boiling water at the rate of 2 tablespoons to 0.5 lira. Insist 10-12 hours, use ¾ cup three times a day. One course is 6-8 weeks.
Mix about equal parts of sweet clover, hawthorn (crushed fruit), meadow clover (flowers), meadowsweet, lemon balm leaves, rhizomes of valerian, leaves of fireweed. Prepare a decoction in a water bath, taking 2
We draw your attention to the fact that during pregnancy and lactation it is unacceptable to independently appoint even the most innocuous, at first glance, herbal preparations.
One course should exceed more than two months. After that, you need to take a break, after a while, if you wish, repeat the course, or entrust your body with the healing effects of other herbs.
You can also purchase one of the already ready fees. This choice has two undoubted advantages:
- no need to independently calculate the proportions;
- confidence in the good quality of all ingredients.
The use of herbs that are able to thin the blood and strengthen the walls of blood vessels, is fully capable of replacing most of the drugs used for prophylactic purposes. Such, for example, as a popular aspirin.