A small evergreen tree or shrub from the cypress family, bred in parks, park beds, and sometimes in estates.

Medicinal raw materials in folk medicine are young shoots collected in May-June.


The people use an infusion (napar) from thuja shoots: 20 g per 1 liter of water, 3 times every day, 1 glass for liver and kidney stones and for diseases of the liver, kidneys, bladder, gout, rheumatism, dropsy, also as an anthelmintic ( round worms).

Tui shoots are also included in mixtures of herbs. In the treatment of bladder diseases, the following mixture is used: thuja shoots, bearberry leaves, hernia grass, birch buds – each component 5 g, boiled for 5-7 minutes in 1 liter of water. Drink a decoction throughout the day, well warmed up.

In the same way, a decoction is prepared for the treatment of a diseased liver and gallstones from the following mixtures of herbs: thuja shoots – 5 g, cumin flowers – 10 g, knotweed herb – 10 g, St. John’s wort herb – 5 g, chicory herb – 5 g, bark brittle buckthorn – 10 g. Drink per day: on an empty stomach 1 glass, the rest throughout the day for 4 doses and every hour after a meal.

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