This is a plant related to the genus of a blue head and a family of umbrella. The blueheaded blue head is a perennial plant with a straight root and a high 30 centimeter stem, the upper part of which. The plant is painted in blue. The leaves of the blue headman are quite hard, on their edges you can notice the teeth. Large leaves are large, their diameter is usually about 15 cm. They can be both oval and ovoid. Leaves are on petioles. The upper leaves are always sedentary, they usually have about 3 or 5 shares.
Flower petals are often blue, but can be pale blue. They are collected in small inflorescences with a diameter of 2 cm. Lanteshaped cups. The leaves that wrap them are equal in length to floral heads. The fruits of the blue headquarters are 3 millimeter biaseds that ripen in August.
Where it grows
The blue head can be found in the middle lane of Eurasia, in the Caucasus and in Siberia, in the north of Asia. The plant loves dry fields and sandy soils. It settles in the steppes.
This plant contains a huge amount of apple and oxalic acid. The plant includes zinc and potassium, tannins and flavonoids, saponins. The blueberry also contains ascorbic acid with fructose and polysaccharides.
Due to the high content of saponins, the blue-headman eliminates fungal diseases and inflammatory processes. This plant is also an excellent analgesic. The blue head helps with insomnia, relaxes and eliminates stress. The blueberries are actively used for colds, this is a good expectorant. The infusion of the plant also enhances the release of sweat, fights with convulsions.
In folk medicine, the broth of the blue man is also used for the treatment of sweating, pustular rash. The solution of this perennial heals and stomatitis, they can rinse the throat to prevent inflammation. It is usually used to combat diseases of the genitourinary system. With severe poisoning, a broth is also used. In India, a decoction of a flatfaced blue head is often used for hemorrhoids, it also tones.
In veterinary medicine
The blueheaded blueheadener heals wounds well, so it can be used in veterinary medicine. It heals wounds, eliminates edema and stops the inflammatory process in the places of bites with snakes.
To create a decoction, leaves and roots of the plant are perfect. Long 20 centimeter shoots should be cut during flowering. They are cut and dried in a shady and cool place. A layer of leaves should not be thicker than 3 cm when drying. Store dried grass in fabric bags for about 1-2 years.
The roots are stored longer about 3 years. Dig them in spring or autumn, dried in a dryer at a temperature of 50 degrees.
This perennial multiplies with seeds. This plant is usually planted in the form of seedlings. If there is this plant in the garden, Samosev also has a place to be. When there will be free time, it is worth visiting the garden and starting to plant seeds. It is not necessary to sow them deeply just dig a small fossa. The distance between the bushes should not be less than 50 cm.
If the choice fell on seedlings, you need to sow in the spring-somewhere in mid-March. Eringium can grow in almost any soil, but it should not be dense and unprocessed. The blue man prefers sandy or rocky soil, which may not be very nutritious, but with a rather good drain.
When sowing, it is not necessary to deepen the plant, but it is important to put each seed in individual packaging, because the blue man does not like transplants. After that, future bushes must be covered with glass. Seedlings should be grown at a temperature of about 20 ° C. Water the plant once a week. This greenhouse is removed when the sprouts appear and they are planted in open ground without diving.
Another method of propagation is to divide the bushes. They should be dug up in mid-May, when the air temperature is +18-19 ° C and far from frost. At the same time, they need to be pulled out carefully and leave a lot of land the blueheadman has thin roots. To divide the plant in large parts, so that they quickly take root.
Blue headman is flatheaded an unpretentious plant that does not tolerate excess moisture well even in the hottest weather. It adapts well not only to drought, but also to cold. It is not scary to him and pests with diseases. The blueberries do not need fertilizers, because if you feed it, the plant can stop blooming and become less frostresistant. The neighborhood with different weeds also interferes with the blueberries, preventing the bushes from growing up. To prevent the formation of weed plants, it is worth mulching the soil with peat.
This perennial will look good and against the background of stone crumbs. Mulching will also replace the loosening of the soil, because without mulch a crust will form, which will need to be removed every month. Another important procedure that preserves the beauty of the plant is pruning. After the first flowering, the plant should be severely trimmed, so the next time it will bore brighter. But, if you do not want to cut the blue head of the headman immediately after flowering, it should be done in early spring.