Gledichia prickly – Common Gledichia

Gleditschia prickly (Gleditschia triacanthos); honey locust


Monoecious tree of the homeland of legumes, 30-40 m zavvishee. Stovbur and chicks have small spikes up to 7 cm long. Leaves are paired and bipinnate; leaflets of species of genolanceolate. The vouchers are wrong, one-sided, pale-violet or may be white, in dense kitty-like swirls. Plid – bib. Flowers in worms are sticky, fruiting in springs is yellow. The fruits overwinter on the tree.

Width . Walk around Pivnіchnoi America. In Ukraine, it is widely grown, cultivated like decorative roselin.

Sirovina. Vykoristovuyut lushpinnya fruits and young leaves, picked in the period of dispensation.

Roslina is unofficial.

Chemical warehouse . In young leaves, alkaloid triacanthin (up to 1%), ascorbic acid; in the luscious fruits – anthraglycosides (2.6%), speech tannins (3.1%), vitamin K.

Pharmacological power and victory . The alkaloid triacanthin has an antispasmodic effect, expands blood vessels, and reduces blood pressure. The whole product, triacanthin, was produced by the pharmaceutical industry, which was victorious in case of hypertensive ailment, bronchial asthma, viral ailment of the duct and duodenum, with spastic colitis and chronic cholecystitis. The rest of the hour the product was taken from virobnitstv. Galenic products of the luscious fruits have a relaxing effect.

Medical forms and zastosuvannya.

Internally, luscious fruits are brewed like tea (10 g per 200 ml of okrop) and drink 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day for chronic constipation .

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