The herbs in pregnancy for the treatment of minor ailments such as heartburn, nausea and vomiting, varicose veins and hemorrhoids, fatigue and drowsiness, insomnia, and for the prevention of gallstones in liver kidney.
- Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
- Varicose veins and hemorrhoids
- Fatigue and drowsiness
- Prevention of Gallstones in the Liver and Kidney
Never in pregnancy the use of herbs for medicinal purpose è più suitable to treat minor ailments.
in Addition to the clay, olive oil and flax, for heartburn useful herbs are rich in mucilage. the
These substances play an action that is localized to the tissues with which they come in contact. Their main action is anti-inflammatory on the mucous membranes, because it; stratify on them rivestendole a protective layer against irritation of any nature. the
Moreover, the mucilage, put in the water swell producing plastic masses which manifested laxative effects, without, however, causing any effect irritating on the intestines. Therefore, the herbs below, are very useful to fight constipation in pregnancy. the
Mauve (flowers and leaves of Malva Sylvestris)
Infused flowers 2%: one teaspoon of flowers in 100 ml of boiling water: keep in infusion for 15 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). the
Altea (root and/or leaves and flowers Althea Officinalis)
Infusion of flowers and leaves 2%: one teaspoon of flowers in 100 ml water: boil for one minute; keep in infusion for 15 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). Decoction root 5%: a teaspoon of the root in 100 ml of water, boil 5 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì).
Lino (semi Linus Usitatissimum)
Glycerine 10%: three tablespoons in a quart of water; let steep 10 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì).
Infuso2%: a teaspoon in 100 ml of water; boil a minute; keep in infusion for 10 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). the
Potato (tuber Solanum tuberosum)
the fresh Juice of a raw potato: half a glass that is 4-5 times the dì. The juice is rich in vitamins b complex
Juice of cabbage without salt (in the morning). Use Umboshi (plum, salted, japanese). the
Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Excellent results are obtained with the herb mint, is it piperita, silvana, aquatic, and more specifically from its leaves and the topà flowering. the
Infusion of 5%: one tablespoon in 100 ml of boiling water; keep in infusion for 15 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). Essence: drops 2/5 prodose 3 times to the dì on the sugar cube. To assess the sensitivityà the individual, as in some individuals it causes insomnia; the infusions of mint also have an effect antispasmodic, mildly diuretic (to facilitate the emission of urine and eliminate intestinal gas very annoying.
Avoid food that creates gas which expands the stomach walls.
Varici ed Emorroidi
Excellent tonic venous and vasoconstrictor appears to be the drug that is obtained from the berries of the cypress (Cupressi Fructus).
Tincture 20%: 20 to 30 drops 2 to 3 times to dì. To reduce edema, to improve the trophism of the vessels and have a beneficial effect on inflammation, a excellent appears the drug extracted from the branches, seeds and bark of the horse Chestnut, or Castagno d’india (Aesculus hippocastanum)
the Decoction of bark 5%: a tablespoon in 100 ml of water; boil 15 minutes (for a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). Tincture 20%: 20/30 drops pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì for periods of 10-15 days per month.
Alcolaturo seeds: 20/30 drops pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì for periods of 10-15 days per month.
Always action, vasoconstrictor and astringent owns the Blueberry associating skills of capillaro-protector. the
Blueberry (Vaccinium Mirtillus)
Infusion of 3%: a teaspoon full in 100 ml of boiling water; keep in infusion for 15 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì). the
Tincture 20%: a teaspoon pro dose 3/4 times a dì; Juice concentrate (1: 10): a teaspoon pro dose 3/4 to the dì. the
If you want to use a natural preparation, we can resort to the old recipe of”ointment populeo”, also known as the ointment of “the seed of the poplar” (for its preparation see a pharmacist, expert).
Fatigue and Drowsiness
To reduce the state of tiredness and fatigue typical of the last months of pregnancy, we can refer to two herbs are very well known: the Rosemary and the Sage. Rosemary (Rosmarini foliae)
in Addition to the well-known tonic and stimulant, general, common, Mint, Sage, lemon Balm and Thyme, the Rosemary has other virtù very useful in pregnancy: it actually increases the production of bile, favouring così the emptying of the gallbladder.
it is also one of the più powerful protectors of the liver cell with strong qualities of detoxifying. Thereò prevents the formation of stones in the gallbladder, and promotes the elimination of cholesterol and protects the liver from the super work and the " subject to dispose of hormones gravidici.
Has an action carminativa eliminating the annoying gas instestinali and stomacica helping the stomach to better digest food.
Infused 3%: a teaspoon in 100 ml of boiling water; keep in infusion for 10 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì);
Tincture 20%: 20/30 drops pro dose 3 times dì, before meals on sugar. the
essential Oil: 2/4 drops pro dose on the sugar for 3 times, the dì; the essential oil mixed with olive oil é useful to do massage in the lumbar pain and muscle cramps. the
Besides the già cited qualities of a stimulant and general tonic, sage has a strong activityà eupeptica the ioc is favoring the digestion, especially the stomach, a pò atonic of pregnant women. the
in Addition to this, it greatly reduces the annoying sweating of hands and underarms that often disrupt the woman during the night or in the normal occupations.
The French school claims that the daily use of the sage from 60 days before the time of expected parturition, reduces the pain of labor.
Infusion of 5%: one tablespoon in 100 ml of boiling water, keep to infuse for 10 minutes (a cup pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì);
Tincture 20%: 20/40 drops pro dose 3 times dì on the sugar cube. Insomnia-here are the recipe of a herbal tea sedative effect.
you are mix in equal measure from your herbalist:
- Flowers scented of chamomile, Italian (the più known, used and tried a decoction calming the family)
- Flowers of the chamomile that grows wild in Lazio and that é rich of essences,
- Flowers of hops,
- the Root of the queen of calming: valerian,
- Petals of poppies,
- the Leaves and flowers of the Passionflower,
- Topà flower of lemon Balm,
- the Leaves of Laurel (the sedative and antispasmodic sovereign).
The infusion andrà well even if with manyà some of the plants mentioned. Must be drunk immediately, warm if necessary with a pò honey.
Prevention of Gallstones in the Liver and Kidney
we Conclude our review of medicinal herbs and healthy, talking about the Artichoke and Boldo that if used during pregnancy to detect very useful in preventing in women, the gallstones in the liver and kidney. the
In pregnancy, in fact, in predisposed individuals, for the particular physiological changes it produces is può to assist to an increase in cases of gallstones in the gall bladder and of the kidney (increase in the biliary elimination of cholesterol; atony of the ureters compression of the uterus on the ureter, right). the
These wholesome herbs provide a valid help in preventing these annoying problems have, in fact, the virtù to activate the production and increase the elimination of bile through the gallbladder “washing” all the time; have then the feature of activate the kidney function, favouring a mild and continuous elimination of urine (diuretic action) flowing continuously keeps clean the urinary tract.
Decoction 4%: one tablespoon in 100 ml of water; boil 15 minutes; keep in infusion for 15 minutes (a cup pro dose 2/3 times dì before meals). the
Tincture 20%: a teaspoon pro dose 2/3 times dì before meals. the
Boldo (the leaves of the Peumus boldus Morina)
Infusion of 2%: a teaspoon in 100 ml of boiling water; keep in infusion for 20 minutes (a cup pro dose 2/3 times dì before meals). the
Dye-20%: 20/30 drops pro dose 2 or 3 times per dì during the meal.
Pregnancy low risk: the information contained in the video, così as the text of the song correspond to, and reflect recommendations taken from the guidelines of the schools of the Sanità international.
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