silvery cinquefoil

Silver cinquefoil (Potentilla argentea L.) Medicinal raw material is silver cinquefoil grass, which is harvested during the flowering of plants. Dry under sheds, in attics with good ventilation, spreading a layer of 7-10 cm on paper (fabric), or in a dryer. The shelf life of raw materials is 3 years.


Plant preparations have astringent, hemostatic, anti-inflammatory and anthelmintic effects. The complex of polyphenols has hypotensive, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.


Rhizome. With menorrhagia, diarrhea, hematuria. Aboveground part. Included in the Zdrenko collection for the treatment of bladder papillomatosis, anacid gastritis and gastric ulcer. In folk medicine, a decoction is used for diarrhea, inflammation of the gastric mucosa, small and large intestines, cirrhosis of the liver with severe edema, acute respiratory diseases and hypertension, as well as gastritis, enteritis, colitis, uterine and pulmonary bleeding, jaundice, gout and rheumatism; externally in the form of compresses – for wounds, furunculosis, weeping eczema, hemorrhoids, for whites, for rinsing the mouth with sore throat, inflammation of the gums and mucous membranes of the mouth and throat. Decoction and infusion – with angina pectoris; externally – with sore throat, stomatitis, bleeding and looseness of the gums, furunculosis. Infusion inside and baths – with spasmophilia. Tincture – as an expectorant for acute and chronic bronchitis and pneumonia. Ointment – for cracked hands, feet and lips.


♦ Silver cinquefoil herb infusion: 1 tablespoon of raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted, then filtered. Take 1/4 cup 4 times every day 30 minutes before meals. gauze and bring the volume to the original. Take 1/3-1/2 cup 3 times every day before meals.♦ Potentilla silver tincture: prepared in 70% alcohol in a ratio of 1:10. Insist in a warm place for 15 days. Take 20 drops per 1/2 cup of warm water 3 times every day after eating. dark glass bottle. Stored in the refrigerator.


The underground part is suitable for tanning, dyeing fabrics and wool red. Feed for sheep, goats, geese, rabbits, and pigs. Honey plant.

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