The mountaineer rough is similar to the knotweed, and they almost always grow together, only the leaves of the mountaineer rough are elliptical to linear-lanceolate in shape. The flowers are also white or pink, sometimes greenish. Both have the same thick spike-shaped inflorescence, etc. See Highlander kidney.
Plants are used for medicinal purposes. In official medicine, the mountaineer rough is known as a diuretic. In folk medicine, it is used for hemorrhoids (hence the name – hemorrhoid grass), constipation.
The test established the blood-clotting property of the mountaineer rough, it contains a lot of tannins. It is also a diuretic. In the people it is also used for scrofula.
Decoction: 20 g per 200 ml; 1 st. spoon 3 times every day. Extract: 20.0; 30-40 drops 3 times every day.