Viscum album L. White mistletoe picked from birch
The effect of the stem of white mistletoe
Diuretic, hemostatic, vasodilator, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, lactogenic.
Application of white mistletoe stalks
With hypertension, dizziness, headache, atherosclerosis, it intensifies uterine contractions, epilepsy, hysteria, hemorrhoidal and uterine bleeding, whooping cough, edema, chronic joint diseases.
How to use white mistletoe tea
1 tablespoon tablespoons herb in 500 ml of water, cook for 10-15 minutes. Use 150 ml 3 times a day. Aqueous extract: 3 tsp. the mistletoe is poured with 750 ml of water and left to soak for 8 hours / night /. Take 250 ml 3 times a day.
TOXIC! A powerful plant! Use, under medical supervision! In larger quantities the plant is poisonous!
White mistletoe – Viscum album L. – from the family Loranthaceae – is a small, semi-parasitic, forked evergreen shrub. The leaves are deciduous, opposite, oblong, entire, yellow-green. The fruits are whitish or slightly yellowish sticky strawberries. The plant is dioecious. The plant is extremely medicinal when it grows on white birch.
It parasitizes on fruit, deciduous, coniferous and other trees in different parts of the country.
Inadmissible under the masses. When picking, do not mix with other common butter (Bidens cernuus L), on which the leaves are whole, not three-part, and the baskets are hung.
The collected material is dried in ventilated rooms, spreading in a thin layer on frames or mats or in an oven at a temperature of up to 45 °.
From 5 to 5.5 kg of fresh stems, 1 kg of dry stems is obtained.
Description of the finished plant
Dried white mistletoe stalks had to retain their natural appearance.
The smell is unusual, it intensifies when rubbed between the fingers, and the taste is astringent, slightly astringent.
In dry and ventilated rooms.