Herbal Plant Immortal Sandy has several species and differs from other representatives with beautiful flowers that seem dried, but at the same time grow and bloom in full. A popular plant has other names, for example, dry flow, frost-grass, yellow cat legs. The by the birthplace of the immortal of the sandy is considered the regions of Eurasia, Western Siberia and the Caucasus. The plant is widely used for medical purposes and helps to heal various diseases.
Description and chemical composition
Perennial herbaceous plant has a wooden rhizome, bright longblooming flowers of a yellow shade. The maximum height of the immortality reaches 40 cm. The stalks rise and branch in the inflorescence, the leaves have a different shape. For example, the upper and medium are “sedentary”, dull, lanceolate, while the lower ones are narrowed into the petiole and grow oblique.
It seems that the flowers are collected in a spherical basket. Thick, shieldshaped inflorescences have yellow and orange color, as well as a soft hair from hair. As a result of flowering, fruits of small oblong shape appear that have a brown color.
The flowering period falls on June-August, but the second flowering in August-September is possible. The duration of the “life” of the yellow baskets is 10-15 days.
Therapeutic grass has a rich chemical composition, which consists of tannins, essential oil, flavonoids, kumarins, flavonlycosides, vitamins, polysaccharides, minerals and other components. Sandshaped immortelle contains a large amount of ascorbic acid, potassium salts, iron, calcium, manganese and copper.
Therapeutic properties of the plant
The grass of the medicinal plant has a lot of healing properties, but the greatest effect has on the biliary system. In addition to a choleretic effect, it is recommended to use immortelle as an expectorant, analgesic and antiinflammatory agent. Herbal plant is also used for:
A medicinal plant is used as a diuretic, can remove stones from the kidneys and restore water-salt balance. The last effect is especially relevant for patients with osteochondrosis. The effect of grass helps to normalize the functions of the vertebrae, compete with bacteria and microbes, destroy helminths and relieve stress.
Preparations containing immortelle sandy are used for healing open wounds, stopping uterine bleeding, normalizing heart rhythm and heart function as a whole, reduction of cholesterol and combating coughing. Plant grass has an antispasmodic, analgesic and antibacterial effect.
Contraindications for use
Each medicine has side effects and contraindications. Applying immortelle sandy is not allowed in the presence of one of the problems below:
It is worth noting that the substance contained in the grass of the immortelle (CMIN) has toxic properties and accumulates in the liver, which provokes blood stagnation. Therefore, it is not recommended to use drugs for a long time.