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Useful properties and application of the yellow capsule
Useful properties of the egg capsule
The water lily is a perennial herb of the popular water lily family. The presented plant has a horizontal rhizome with numerous cord-like processes. Such a herbaceous plant is found in ponds, lakes, river channels, bays, as well as in shallow water and in slow-flowing dams.
This plant has many beneficial properties due to its surprisingly rich chemical composition. The rhizomes contain substances such as alkaloids, resins, starch, sugars, bitterness, sitosterol, tannins and stigmasterol. Various acids, luteolin and ellagitannins are found in the leaves. The flowers and seeds of the egg capsule boast the presence of nymphaline, gallic acid and tannins.
Thanks to this composition, the egg capsule is actively used in folk medicine. Popular preparations containing a capsule have a bactericidal, analgesic, astringent, mild hypnotic, choleretic, diuretic, and sedative effect on the human body.
Application of the egg capsule
The flowers and rhizomes of this unusual plant are used as a corrective agent to normalize sexual activity. The capsule effectively affects men's health, curing impotence, painful emissions. In addition, it excellently increases libido. A special decoction from the roots is also prescribed for female frigidity. For fever, a remedy is indicated on the basis of both roots, flowers and leaves. Along with this, such a healing agent relieves inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and is used for serious skin diseases. To quickly cope with stomach cramps or inflammation of the urinary system, a special decoction from the rhizomes of the plant in small doses is shown. It should be noted that its effectiveness has been proven for tuberculosis and rheumatism.
The decoction helps in the fight against viral infections, bronchitis and even pneumonia. Healing capsule is often prescribed for gout and nocturnal urinary incontinence in children. A decoction of small flowers is an excellent pain reliever for bruises and pain in the joints. In addition, fresh leaves of the plant can be applied to the inflamed areas. As a preventive measure, the infusion from the roots of the capsule can be used as a general tonic.
The rhizomes of the plant contain alkaloids, due to which the egg capsule has a spermatocytic and antichomonas effect. It should also be noted that some contraceptives are made on the basis of such a plant. Special preparations from medicinal extracts are prescribed externally for local treatment of the epidermis and mucous membranes, since the egg capsule fights well against pathogenic fungi and gram-positive microorganisms.
Often, special drugs with a capsule are prescribed for people who are immunocompromised or have undergone complex operations. The rhizomes of this plant are able to stop uterine bleeding, heal uterine prolapse, relieve symptoms of gastritis and solve problems of depression of the nervous system.
The underwater stem of the plant, sometimes reaching three meters, is decorated with leathery rounded leaves that lie directly on the surface of the water. Graceful yellow flowers with a rich shade have a pleasant aroma. The flowers are up to 6 cm in diameter. Numerous obovate petals are narrowed downwards into a rather wide marigold. At the top, the petals are slightly rounded and often turn into notched marigolds.
The yellow pod is the most common neighbor of the snow-white variety. They have similar leaves, and flowers vary significantly. The bright yellow flowers are spherical and more graceful. Thick long rhizomes often reach 10 meters. It has been proven that the roots contain tannins and alkaloids, and the flowers contain nymphaline. It is the yellow capsule that is prescribed for malignant tumors and neuralgia. In addition, remedies from the roots of such a plant are effective for radiculitis and rheumatism.
Small egg capsule
Little egg-capsule is widespread in lakes and forest zone, and also occurs in shallow water bodies. It has pubescent oblong leaves and rhizomes 1 cm thick. The pale yellow flowers of the plant do not exceed 3 cm in diameter. Flowering occurs from June to September. The little egg-capsule is mainly found in Siberia, Mongolia, Northern Europe, as well as in the Far East and China.
Japanese egg capsule
The Japanese egg-capsule grows well in ordinary standing ponds. In addition to its underwater leaves, this interesting plant also has beautiful emergent leaves. As a rule, the Japanese capsule is immersed in water no more than 80 cm. This type of capsule has brownish underwater leaves and reddish-orange flowers.
Contraindications to the use of capsules
Despite a solid list of medicinal medicinal properties, such a plant is considered poisonous. The timing of treatment and the prescribed dosage of funds should be strictly controlled, in no case exceeding them. Failure to follow the directions for treatment may result in diarrhea and vomiting, as well as incredibly long sleep. Any preparations containing a capsule are strictly contraindicated for pregnant women.
The author of the article: Sokolova Nina Vladimirovna | Phytotherapist
Education: Diploma in "General Medicine" and "Therapy" received at the Pirogov University (2005 and 2006). Advanced training at the Department of Phytotherapy at the Peoples' Friendship University of Moscow (2008).
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