Amur velvet



Tree 25-30 m high. The leaves are compound, pinnate, arranged alternately. The flowers are small, greenish, collected in paniculate inflorescences. Blooms in June-July. The fruits are spherical black drupes with juicy fruit within. Ripen in September-October.

Velvet grows singly or in groups in river valleys, on the slopes of hills, in mixed and deciduous forests of the Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories.

Medicinal raw materials are the bark of thin roots, roots, bast branches, leaves and fruits.

In folk medicine, it is used for dysentery, typhoid, respiratory infections, inflammation and tuberculosis of the lungs, bone tuberculosis, tumors of internal organs, functional disorders of the nervous system, as a tonic for an exhausted body.


Infusion: 1 tbsp. a spoonful of crushed leaves insist 1 hour in a glass of boiling water and drink 1-2 tbsp. spoons 3-5 times every day before meals. In the absence of side effects, the dose of infusion can be increased.

Decoction: 1 tbsp. a spoonful of raw material is poured with 1 glass of water, boiled for 10-15 minutes, insisted for an hour and drunk 1-3 tbsp. spoons 3-5 times every day before meals.

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