Useful red viburnum. Therapeutic properties and contraindications


This low green shrub growsmainly in the northern hemisphere. It comes from the genus Kalina of the Adoksov family, numbering about 150 species as ornamental plants, and with edible fruit-drupes. Widespread in Russia, in Ukraine and in other countries of Europe, red, the medicinal properties and contraindications of which are well known. It tastes bitter, with a very sharp smell, but it does not prevent the use of viburnum for medicinal purposes.

Kalina red medicinal properties and contraindications

Healing red viburnum

Therapeutic properties and contraindications for useThe viburnum is due to its rich composition. It contains tannins, sugars, pectins, phytoncides, essential oil, amino acids. Among the vitamins A, E, K, P and C are isolated, and the mineral substances in its composition are iodine, potassium, iron, fluorine, manganese, copper and strontium. It is difficult to imagine how such components collected in one plant can not bring enormous benefits to the body. Medicinal properties of red viburnum are based on antiseptic, diuretic, astringent and antibacterial properties. By the way, it is worth noting that not only berries themselves are used in folk medicine, but also leaves containing up to 50 mg of vitamin C, a bark that includes vitamin K and tannins. Let's figure out what can be useful red viburnum.

medicinal properties of red viburnum
Therapeutic properties and contraindications

Kalina can be dried or eaten fresh,cook it from her compote, jelly, but in any case the berry retains its medicinal qualities. It is good for prevention of atherosclerosis, it will be able to purify the blood of cholesterol, strengthen the blood vessels, normalize the pulse and blood pressure, strengthen the walls of the vessels of the brain, and also has choleretic and diuretic properties. Will have a beneficial effect on all systems of the human body: reproductive, nervous, digestive and respiratory - this miracle-berry red viburnum. Therapeutic properties and contraindications should be studied very carefully, since it can go to the detriment of increased coagulability, acidity, low blood pressure, and it is desirable for pregnant women to consult a specialist beforehand.

A few recipes

The juice of the viburnum is very useful for allergies, and alsowith ulcers, colitis, cough, hypertension and for the prevention of cancer. It is very tasty and healthy to drink Morse from the viburnum with sugar at a reduced acidity, and the juice of the viburnum with honey will help to recover from the disease, raise immunity and cure acne, abscess. Infusion of the bark of the viburnum treats mainly female diseases. It helps with painful menstruation and gynecological diseases like fibroma and amenorrhea. Tincture is recommended for breast cancer, menopause, as well as for the removal of cramping pains and the threat of miscarriage.

medicinal properties of red vinas
The tincture of berries for boiled water is drunk with an ulcer, andin combination with honey - taken with bronchitis, cold and cough. It is interesting that the bones of the viburnum can be ground and drunk instead of coffee. This "coffee-substitute" is good for constipation and stimulates digestion. To get rid of stones in the gallbladder or kidneys, you need to swallow about 15 bones daily. With the help of a mask with the addition of juice of viburnum and sour cream, freckles can be taken out.

The healing properties of Red Cabbage berries should not leave anyone indifferent. This is a real panacea for all ills!