dali48 and studying and playing chess and stopping smoking in the 70s...
29.04.2000 - Interpretation of dali48
First successes through phytotherapy:
Weight gain, pain relief, better mental condition, stabilization, partial remission etc...
Anemia, debility, gastritis, diarrhea, nephritis, cystitis, bleeding, pneumonia, tumors, insect bites... (A. Georgopoulos / T. David)
Interpretation of dali48
Plaintain is found all over the world, and is one of the most abundant and accessible medicinal herbs. It contains many bioactive compounds, including allantoin, aucubin, ursolic acid, flavonoids, and asperuloside... - Scientific studies have shown that plantain extract has a wide range of biological effects, including "wound healing activity, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, weak antibiotic, immuno modulating and antiulcerogenic activity"... - For millennia, poultices of plantain leaves have been applied to wounds, sores, and stings to promote healing... - The active constituents are the anti-microbial compound aucubin, the cell-growth promoter allantoin, a large amount of soothing mucilage, flavonoids, caffeic acid derivatives, and alcohols in the wax on the leaf surface... - The root of plantain was used also traditionally used to treat wounds, as well as to treat fever and respiratory infections... - Due to its astringent properties, a tea of plantain leaves can be ingested to treat diarrhea or dysentery... - Due to the high vitamin and mineral content, plantain tea simultaneously replenishes the nutrients lost as a result of diarrhea... - Adding fresh plantain seeds or flower heads to a tea will act as an effective lubricating and bulking laxative and soothe raw, sore throats... - When ingested, the aucubin in plantain leaves leads to increased uric acid excretion from the kidneys, and may be useful in treating gout... (Wikipedia)
Annex2 to the blogs of dali48
09/22/2011 - Interview with Author dali48 on Google +