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Perennial herbaceous hairy rhizome plant of the aster family (compound flowers). It has perennial creeping shoots. The flowering stem is unbranched, leafless, 5-30 cm tall. The leaves are in a basal rosette, entire, numerous, obovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, obtuse, narrowed to the base into a petiole, bluish-green above, grayish-felty below. The flowers are all ligulate, bisexual, bright yellow, with 5 teeth at the apex, collected in single baskets located at the top of the stem; marginal flowers in a basket outside with red stripes. It blooms in May – June, often again in autumn.

Distribution . Nechuyveter hairy grows throughout the territory of Ukraine in pine and mixed forests, forest glades, forest edges, clearings, steppe and sandy slopes.

Procurement and storage . For medicinal purposes, grass with or without roots (Herba Hieracii piloselli) or a separate basket (Flores Hieracii piloselli) is collected during the flowering of the plant. The collected raw materials are dried by spreading them in a thin layer under shelter in the open air or in a ventilated room. 16-17% of dry grass is obtained. Ready raw materials are stored in boxes. In some cases, for example, with uremia, a fresh plant is used.

The plant is unofficial .

Chemical composition . The grass of the plant contains tannins and bitter substances, mucilage, resin, coumarin umbelliferone, flavone (in flowers), sugars and manganese.

Pharmacological properties and use. It is known from folk experience that nechuiviter hairy has the properties of stopping bleeding, increasing diuresis, increasing the secretion of gastric juice in case of insufficient acidity, and has an anti-inflammatory effect. Infusion of Nechuivytra grass is given internally for uterine, pulmonary and gastric bleeding, hemoptysis, hemorrhagic colic, dysentery and hemorrhoids, for edema of cardiac and renal origin and uremia, for hypoacid gastritis and lack of appetite, for swelling of the liver and for jaundice. The powder from the grass is used for sprinkling purulent wounds, sniffed for severe runny nose or taken internally for jaundice. An infusion of the herb is used to douche the vagina for uterine bleeding and white hair in women, wash purulent wounds, and make lotions for boils. Nechyvyter hairy is used in homeopathy.

Medicinal forms and applications. Internally – infusion of dried grass (10 g of raw material per 200 ml of boiling water) 2 tablespoons 3 times a day;

infusion of fresh grass (20 g of raw material per 200 ml of boiling water) 2 tablespoons 3 times a day for uremia;

herbal powder 1 teaspoon 3 times a day for jaundice.

Externally – an infusion of dried grass (prepared as in the previous recipe) for washing, lotions and douching (douching is carried out twice a day with a hot infusion, previously diluted by half with boiled water);

grass powder for sprinkling purulent wounds.

Nechuyveter hairy is a poisonous plant . Overdose is dangerous!

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