What is Sophora japonica? Its therapeutic properties and application
Medicinal herbs are much more often a real storehouse of youth and health than modern medicines. All because they are concentrated in the living force, and man, just as it relates to living beings. Despite the fact that science develops daily, the popularity of homeopathy only grows and an important place among the representatives of medicinal plants is Japanese Sophora.
This plant is also called "saphora", it is scientifically wrong, but people have a place to be. After all, it does not matter how to name the plant, the main thing is that it helps. In this case, everything is just like that. Sophora is a real storehouse of youth and health, which are so necessary to man.
Therapeutic properties of the plant
To date, it can be found in many cosmetics and medical products. All thanks to the scientifically proven effectiveness of the strong components of this flower. Actively used and fruits and buds, they are equally valuable and contain a huge number of flavonoids. In addition, Sophora is characterized by a high concentration of fatty oil, alkanoids, glucose and ascorbic acid.
Japanese soap, or rather its medicinal properties, allow treating various infectious lesions of the skin, mucous membranes. This is an excellent bactericidal and anti-inflammatory plant, which is especially different in the treatment of trophic ulcers. It effectively improves capillary circulation, as well as stimulates regenerative processes.
In addition, it is used in the treatment of more serious diseases, for example, radiation, or with lesions of joints or heart muscle. Hypertension, purpura, thrombophlebitis and even diabetes mellitus in front of her retreat.
Use in cosmetology
Doctors have proven that there is nothing better than acne than Sophora japonica. Also it is actively used for the treatment of rosacea, disorders of the microcirculation, and various pustular lesions of the dermis. With it you can even suspend old age. It perfectly protects the skin from external influences and enhances immunity. In the skin increases the level of collagen and elastin, which is essential for its external and internal health.
A few recipes
Japanese Sophora, the use of which is possible not only within the walls of the hospital, requires special attention. When preparing infusions it is important to observe dosages. Only in this way you can achieve maximum effect.
Decoction of fruits for disease prevention
Most often, it is used to prevent the appearance of ulcers, if during treatment you take anticoagulants or acetylsalicylic acid. Prepare it fairly simple. In 0.4 liters of water, add two tablespoons of fruit and put the saucepan on a fire. Bring to a boil and simmer for about five minutes.
Such a decoction will also be useful for the treatment of hemorrhoids, conjunctivitis, candidiasis and other fungi. If you have bleeding, drink a third of a glass of broth three times a day.
Tincture Sophora to strengthen the hair
This plant is equally useful for health and beauty, especially since they are dependent on each other. In order to prepare a tincture you will need alcohol and fruits. Grind them and pour two tablespoons of raw material with alcohol 70% (250 grams). Put it in a dark place for ten days. Do not use it in its pure form, it's better to breed. For example, to strengthen hair, the ratio of water will be 1: 1
This tincture can also be successfully used to treat periodontal disease, tonsillitis, stomatitis.
Contraindications for use
You should not be misled by the fact that Japanese is Japanese, it is grass. In any case, there are warnings and they should be listened to. It should not be used if you:
- The propensity to hypotension
The plant is of low toxicity, so it has no serious contraindications, but nevertheless, it is worthwhile to listen and not risk it once again.