Herbal treatment (phytotherapy) every year is gaining popularity. This is largely due to the low prices of vegetable substrates. In addition, a large number of people firmly believed that medicinal plants do not exist threat to the life of the connection, at that time, as in pharmacy drugs many different chemicals. Herbs for treating a variety of ailments were used by our ancestors for many centuries, and the centuries-old experience of traditional medicine also can not be discounted. It is worth to mention: the self to do is unsafe. Before you start to use these or other recipes of fitoterapii, it is recommended to consult with your doctor on the subject of indications and contraindications. Remember that many herbs can cause a particular patient’s allergic reaction. If you violate the rules of preparing a home infusion or decoction it is possible to exceed the concentrations contained in the plant substances that does not exclude poisoning. It is recommended to practice herbal medicine as an additional method of therapy, ignoring the advice of a doctor
What is the pancreas?
Insulin plays a vital role in carbohydrate metabolism. Thanks to this hormone is reduced level of glucose in the blood. Glycogen, also called “animal starch” is hundreds of glucose molecules linked in a chain. If necessary, he begins to actively be consumed (in particular when a significant physical exertion). Secreted by the pancreas digestive juice plays a key role in the digestion of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins.
Pathological changes of the body at the cellular and tissue level, as well as disorders of biosynthesis of hormones and enzymes cause the following diseases of the pancreas:
The most common (and treatable) disease of the pancreas is pancreatitis.
Treatment of pancreatitis with the help of plants
Folk medicine known a lot of medicinal plants that have a beneficial effect on the functional activity of the pancreas and can cure a number of diseases of this organ of internal secretion. Herbal medicine is widely used as one of the additional means the traditional therapy. Treatment only herbs is inefficient and will lead to the deterioration of the patient.
Herbal treatments need to be combined with strict observance of the prescribed diet.
The most effective herbal
Medicinal plants are able to stop pain in the period of exacerbation of the inflammatory process and reduce swelling.
Recipe No. 1
For the treatment of pancreatitis and other pancreatic pathologies experienced healers recommend the use of the collection, including Valerian rhizome (3 parts), rhizomes of elecampane (2 parts), buds of violets and fennel seed (1 part). To prepare the broth take 1 tbsp mixture and pour 200 ml of boiling water, then infuse on the water bath for another 30 minutes. Then the broth insist at room temperature for another 15 minutes, cooled thoroughly and filtered. Ready broth given to the patient for 1 tablespoon (15 ml) before each meal.
Recipe No. 2
Quickly reduce inflammation helps the collection, which is composed of equal shares of motherwort, peppermint and Hypericum perforatum. For the preparation of effective drugs herbal ingredients taken in equal proportions (2 tablespoons), pour 0.5 liters of water, brought to boil, and leave in a well-wrapped pan for 30-40 minutes. Then, the resulting infusion is cooled and filtered through a folded in several layers of cheesecloth. The finished product give the patient ¾ Cup (150 ml) three times a day before meals. The duration of treatment is usually about 2 weeks.
Recipe No. 3
In that case, if it is diagnosed with a malignant tumor, to make the patient’s condition helps the infusion of the flower clusters of the red elderberry. 1 tbsp of dry plant substrate pour 200 ml brought to the boiling point of water and allow to steep for 2 hours. The liquid is then cooled and filtered. Herbal infusion is advisable to take 3 times a day for 70 ml (about 5 tablespoons) between meals. In parallel, it is recommended to take an infusion of birch buds.
Recipe No. 4
If the pancreatitis has passed into a chronic form and revealed hyposecretion of the pancreas, helping plants with high content of bitter essential oils. They help to prevent cholestasis (stagnation of bile). Part of the collection consists of mint peppery (2 parts), yarrow (1.5 parts), calendula flowers, and cudweed (1 part). 2 tbsp. l. collection pour two cups of boiling water, and leave in a water bath for 15 minutes. Then the broth is additionally infused at room temperature for another 45-60 minutes. The liquid is then cooled thoroughly and filtered. The prepared broth is divided into 2 equal parts, and give the patient half an hour before Breakfast and lunch. The duration of treatment with this decoction at least 2 months.
Recipe No. 5
In the acute exacerbation of pancreatitis, it is recommended to make a collection consisting of 7 parts of inflorescences of Helichrysum, and 5 parts of couch grass and nettles, according to the 4 parts of the roots of chicory and dry blueberry leaf, 3 parts of inflorescences of tansy and St. John’s wort, 2 buckthorn bark, shepherd’s purse and flax seed, and 1 part peppermint leaves. The infusion is prepared in the evening, pouring 2 tbsp of collecting 500 ml of boiling water. The healing fluid is left in tightly wrapped containers or a thermos overnight and filtered. The resulting volume is divided into three equal parts. It should be warm 30 minutes before Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
In the period of acute symptoms subside herbal medicine should be used for the prevention of relapse. The fees help to reduce the swelling of the gland and to minimize the frequency of episodes of pain.
With herbalism you need to pay attention to other symptoms of impaired digestive process – liver colic, heartburn, nausea, bowel dysfunction, etc. If you along with pancreatitis has diabetes, it is advisable to use the decoction of medicinal plants that are able to stabilize the glucose level in blood. Such plants include blueberry leaf, rhizome dandelion and agrimony medicinal.
Recipes to improve the functioning of the pancreas
To enhance the functional activity of on traditional medicine offers to use other plants. Properly prepared home-made herbal remedies and strict adherence to regimens contribute to the relief of pain, normalization of digestion, increase appetite and eliminate flatulence.
Recipe No. 1
Take 2 teaspoons (about 10 grams) of dried alfalfa grass seed and pour 300 ml of boil water. Infusion must withstand approximately half an hour, after which cool and strain. The resulting infusion, the patient should drink during the day in small portions (1-2 SIPS).
Recipe No. 2
Take 1 tbsp. of dry plantain leaves, pour 200 ml of boiling water, cover with lid, and allow to steep for 1 hour. Cool and strain the infusion. All the volume the patient needs to drink during the day, divided into 2-3 doses.
Recipe No. 3
Take 2 tbsp. of dried wormwood, and pour the substrate 500 ml of boiling water, then soak the infusion in tightly wrapped the pot or the thermos for 30 minutes. The finished product need to cool, strain and take ½ Cup before meals 3 times a day
It is a medicinal plant used by Eastern healers for several thousands of years, and proved its effectiveness. Sophora contains a number of biologically active substances – bioflavonoids (in particular, sophorose), glycosides, fatty oils and rutin. They promote the repair of damaged tissue structures and normalization of functional activity of the pancreas. Components of plants are characterized by antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and adaptogenic properties.
To enhance the functional activity of the pancreas and edema of inflammation used a decoction of Sophora japonica. To prepare the drug, you need to take 1 tsp of dried herb pour 200 ml of boiling water and insist in a thermos or tightly wrapped containers overnight. In the morning the broth strain and take throughout the day, divided into several portions. Course therapy is recommended to continue for at least 10 days, after which take a break in 3 weeks and repeat the treatment.
Tibetan monks, the experience which often modern doctors, several thousand years ago developed a number of unique recipes that help literally from all ailments. A significant part of the recipes of ancient healers based on the most common plants.
Tibetan tea is used for General strengthening of the immune system and accelerate the release of toxins and impurities. Unique drink helps with acute pancreatitis.
In order to prepare a therapeutic drink, you need to take equal proportions of chamomile, St. John’s wort, immortelle and birch buds.
Chamomile is a powerful natural antiseptic and antispasmodic. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. St. John’s wort is characterized by anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it prevents the stagnation of bile. Helichrysum stimulates the secretory function of the pancreas improves bile flow and reduces (or completely eliminates) pain syndrome. Birch buds are a natural analgesic and means for a speedy cleansing the body of poisonous products of metabolism.
1 tablespoon collection pour 500 ml boiling water, preferably use a porcelain or faience ware. Brew tea for 10 minutes, then drink without diluting it. If desired, you can add a spoonful of honey or jam.
A common dandelion, known to literally everyone, has a positive impact not only on the pancreas but in the whole body. It contains such biologically active substances as fruit acids, inulin, several vitamins, potassium salt, etc.
Found that dandelion stabilizes the nervous system (due to weak sedative action), strengthens General immunity and stimulates the metabolism. Preparations of dandelion help rid the body of toxins and toxic products of metabolism. Medicinal plant stimulates the biosynthesis of insulin in the pancreas, which is widely used for the prevention and treatment of diabetes.
Beneficial compounds are present in almost all parts of the dandelion – leaves, roots, inflorescences and stems. If harvesting vegetable raw material is conducted independently, it is important to note that in the above-ground parts of the concentration of biologically active substances is highest during flowering, and rhizomes is recommended to harvest in the fall. Drying of the substrate, it is advisable to use a protected from direct sunlight and well ventilated attics. Dried aerial parts should be stored in cotton bags no more than 2 years, and rhizomes – 5 years.
The efficiency of plants is considerably increased by combination with hops, calamus marsh, thyme and peppermint leaf.
To improve the work of the pancreas useful decoction prepared from the pre-chopped rhizomes. 50 g of the substrate pour 300 ml of boiling water and leave to infuse at room temperature for 2 hours. The resulting volume of infusion should drink ½ Cup three times a day before meal.
Other useful charges for the treatment of pancreas
Recipe No. 1
Part of a unique collection for the normalization of the pancreas is composed of 1 part of hop cones, corn silk, fennel seeds and fruit tansy, as well as 3 part of the fruit of buckthorn. 1 tablespoon of herbs pour 200 ml brought to the boiling point of water, cooled thoroughly and filtered. The total volume of the resulting infusion divided into 3 equal parts, and drink before Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Recipe No. 2
Take 2 parts chamomile, 3 parts of buckthorn bark and knotweed 4 parts Hypericum and Helichrysum.; tbsp substrate pour 1 litre of water. 200 ml, the patient should be taken in the morning on an empty stomach and 1 glass to drink an hour after a meal (4 times).
Recipe No. 3
Take 4 pieces of the rhizome of tormentil and marigold buds and 5 pieces of the rhizome marshmallow. 1 tbsp. l. mixture pour 150 ml of boiling water and leave to warm on a water bath for 7-10 minutes. Then insist that the drug at room temperature for another 1 hour, after which cool and strain. The resulting volume of broth take 3 times daily before meals for 1/3 Cup.
Recipe No. 4
To prepare a medicinal collection you need to take 1 part of chamomile, Helichrysum inflorescences, and roots, cat grass and calamus, and 2 parts peppermint leaves. 1 tbsp. l. mixture pour 300 ml boiling water, cool and strain through several layers of cheesecloth. Drink the infusion twice a day for a ¾ Cup after the meal.
To improve the work of the pancreas are also useful fees, including meadowsweet, fennel, parsley, meadowsweet, series and Melissa. With pancreatitis also helps regular green tea.
Plisov Vladimir, doctor, medical commentator