Coltsfoot, Tussilago Ferfara herb with success calms inflammation, effectively acts in bronchitis, asthma and tuberculosis, and because of the large amounts of vitamin C, can be used in salads and soups.
In moist soil, ogolelim slopes, sandy plains, we find coltsfoot plant flowers that sprout from the ground far earlier than the leaves. Succeeding in loam and clay soil. For medicine the whole plant is collected without roots. The leaves and flowers of coltsfoot have a faint odor and a the taste is bitter and mucous. Due to the properties that stimulate the secretion of mucus and soothe inflammation, with the success that we can use in treatment of bronchitis, pharynx, bronchial asthma and pleurisy, and even at the initial pulmonary tuberculosis.
For persistent cough and hoarseness, during the for day several times drink hot tea sweetened with honey and we highly recommend manuka honey. In May, when they leaves develop which are green on the upper side, and on the reverse silver-white may be used, due to the large amounts of vitamin C, for soups and salads. Since the leaves contain more active ingredients than flowers, and they are collected and mixed with flowers can be used the tea preparation, just like ipe roxo tea.
Coltsfoot, Tussilago Farfara Herb Tea Extract
Fresh, washed leaves, crushed to a pulp and used as a compress, help with any severe lung disease, the red wind and tissue injury in the red-swelling and inflammation of the mucous sac (cyst). Wraps with strong extract of the coltsfoot leaves apply for ulcers. Inhalation with steam, either from tussilago farfara (coltsfoot) lowers or leaves, need to be applied several times a day in chronic bronchitis and the sudden suffocation.
Within a very short time a great relief appears. When feet swell, they should be washed in coltsfoot leaves bath. For asthma, permanent damage of bronchi and disturbances typical for smokers, it is best, in the spring to take two to three tea spoons of fresh juice of the coltsfoot leaves and put them in a soup of warm milk or meat. Drip freshly squeezed juice of the coltsfoot leaves to cure ear pain.
Special Coltsfoot, Tussilago Farfara Herb Extract
A syrup that can be made from coltsfoot leaves proved to be one the best in pulmonary disease. Fill one glass jar with one layer of leaves and sugar. When the mixture settles, fill until there is room. After that tie jar well with two or three layers of cellophane and bury it in the garden, in a protected place. Put a plant on jar, and on it a layer of soil. Under the influence of balanced heat comes to boiling. After eight weeks dig the jar from the earth, and cook the obtained syrup from the coltsfoot leaves. Wait until it boils. When is cools, fill the small bottles with it. This syrup is during the winter, the best protection against the flu. Take one spoon a day. It is just efficient as schizandra chinensis. In this article we continue to write about amazing benefits of alternative medicine, a especially about coltsfoot, tussilago fergara herb tea extract.