The healing properties of tincture of pine nuts
Pine nuts have a lot of useful properties that have been successfully used for many years in traditional medicine. A fairly popular remedy is alcohol infusion. How to do it correctly and with what symptoms to apply, read below.
The composition of the tincture
Tincture may vary in color depending on the raw materials used. At the core there are 2 main ingredients. The first is alcohol. Instead, high-quality vodka or moonshine can be used. The second ingredient is plant material. It is from him that the color of the final product will depend.You can use whole peeled nuts, then you get an infusion with a light brownish tint. If you take nuts with shells, then the shade will be more saturated - reddish brown. Also sometimes walnut partitions are added to the tincture. With this treatment, a large amount of useful substances from the fruits passes into the alcohol base.
Did you know? Siberians produce vegetable cream from pine nuts, which are 3 times superior to cow's in nutritional value. The nut contains 79% fat, which makes it a suitable raw material for such a product.
The composition of the tincture will include the following elements:
- B vitamins;
- alpha tocopherol;
- beta carotene;
- vitamin C;
- fatty acid;
- flavonoids and other compounds.
The preparation of the agent in question is not difficult. You can use the simplest recipe for this. The first step is to choose an alcohol base. You can buy it in a pharmacy (alcohol), in a regular supermarket (high quality purified vodka without additives) or, as already described above, take moonshine. A total of 0.5 liters of alcohol base is required.When the first ingredient is selected, you can begin to prepare plant materials. It will take 250 g of unpeeled cedar fruit. To remove excess resin, nuts should be boiled 3 times. Soak for 20 minutes.
Important! If there is no desire, time or the necessary raw materials for the preparation of alcohol tinctures based on pine nuts, you can buy it ready-made in a pharmacy or online store. It is called the Siberian Cedar.
Step-by-step cooking instructions:
- Put nuts in a transparent glass bowl.
- Pour in raw materials 0.5 l of alcohol base.
- Shake up the liquid.
- Set aside for 2 weeks in a cool, dark room. The optimum temperature is in the range 0 ... + 10 ° С.
- After the indicated time, strain the infusion. Store in the refrigerator for no more than 12 months.
The healing properties of tincture
The drink in question is used for treatment, prevention and as an adjuvant in the treatment of many diseases. The therapeutic effect is achieved due to the fact that the alcohol base preserves all the beneficial substances contained in nuts. A healing drink is used internally and externally - it all depends on the type of disease.
For joint treatment
For various joint diseases, tincture is used internally and externally in the form of compresses. It is used mainly as an auxiliary tool for the main therapy of diseases acquired in the process of vital activity. Congenital pathologies are treated in completely different ways. Indications for use are joint pain with bruises and after infectious diseases (sore throat, flu, SARS).
From fibroids and mastopathy
The course of treatment for such pathologies is designed for six months and adapts clearly to women's cycles.The correct dosage is selected by the doctor. It is also worth noting that such a tool is used only in the initial stages of treatment or in the postoperative periods (after 2 months), when the body is in recovery.
Important! When prescribing cedar tincture as an additional treatment for fibroids and mastopathy, therapy is carried out under the strict supervision of a doctor. In addition, the patient's condition is monitored by regular ultrasound.
Tincture very well helps restore immunity and hormonal levels, as well as enrich the body with vitamins and minerals. This action is especially good for those who seek to become pregnant after treatment of such pathologies. In advanced cases, a solution to the problem is possible only through surgery.
With hemorrhoids, tincture will only help in the initial stage. It is used primarily to enhance immunity. The alcohol base has an antibacterial property, which is enhanced by the preservation of nutrients from the fruits of cedar.
In combination with medication, such treatment allows you to remove unpleasant symptoms, but has a number of features, which the doctor can tell you more about. The fact is that with such diseases there are a number of contraindications that prevent the use of alcohol-containing drugs.
In the treatment of radiculitis, tincture is used as a warming agent. Mostly it does rubbing in the lumbar region. This approach improves blood circulation in the tissues. In combination with taking the right medications, you can quickly stop the exacerbation of the disease.
In chronic bronchitis
In chronic bronchitis, it is very important to help the body restore immunity. The drink in question will help keep the disease in remission for a long time.
It will also be effective in case of exacerbations accompanied by:
- severe dry or wet cough;
- runny nose.
In the presence of temperature, the product is not used. Also, it is not used in combination with antibiotics.
There is evidence that tincture on pine nuts is used even in the treatment of leukemia. Of course, this is done along with taking special medications. In addition, patients are prescribed chemotherapy and blood transfusion. When treating such an ailment, they must consult with a doctor and conduct receptions, strictly adhering to dosages, given the compatibility of tinctures with other drugs.
Tincture on pine nuts can be used if there are problems with the gums (bleeding, soreness). It is used as a mouth rinse, diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 0.25. This approach helps strengthen tissues, restore their structure and reduce the number of harmful bacteria.
- In addition, tincture will be effective in:
- reduced pressure;
- gastrointestinal diseases, accompanied by low acidity and poor digestion;
- frequent stress and overwork, leading to a decrease in the protective functions of the body;
- cuts as a disinfectant.
Before taking cedar tincture, you should understand how it will act on the body. This information will help to understand whether it is worth using the drug or it is better to refuse it, depending on the individual characteristics of the person.
High blood pressure
Given that alcohol is part of the tincture, the drink will in any case increase blood pressure. The B vitamins, ascorbic acid, beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol included in the composition will also contribute to this.Due to the increased blood flow, it is possible to achieve a significant improvement in well-being during physical or mental overwork.Also, this effect will positively affect the health of hypotensive patients and people with low body temperature (can be observed after nervous breakdowns, viral infections, etc.).
Due to the large number of nutrients, which for the most part are fatty acids and antioxidants, an immunomodulatory effect is achieved. B vitamins are involved in the construction and regeneration of all tissues.
Due to the accelerated recovery of cells and the disinfecting effect of alcohol, it is possible to significantly increase the body's resistance to external adverse factors. And thanks to the improvement of the immune system, the risks of relapse of chronic diseases are eliminated.
Useful cedar infusion has a lot of different properties.
- The main ones are:
Indications for treatment with such a tool are determined by the doctor. The same applies to the exact dosages, which are selected based on the patient's history.
The following are approximate intake parameters for various diseases:
- ARVI - 3 times a day for 1 tsp. half an hour before meals. Treatment is continued until the symptoms disappear, which is approximately 7 to 14 days.
- Bronchitis - rub the back and chest with tincture 2 times a day for a week. Then another 2 weeks are taken orally according to the scheme for ARVI.
- With gynecological diseases the course of treatment is continued for six months and usually prescribed 30 drops 3 times a day. On the days of menstruation, the medicine is not taken, as this can cause severe bleeding.
- For arthritis - 1 hour of medication is poured onto a cotton swab and applied to the affected joint, fixed with a bandage. Hold for 15 minutes. Manipulation is carried out 2 or 3 times a day. After that, the affected area is lubricated with a nourishing cream so as not to get a burn. The course lasts about 7-10 days.
- Under reduced pressure - for a month, take 30 drops 10 minutes before meals three times a day. Then they take a break for 21 days and again repeat the reception according to the above scheme. Such events are held 4 times a year.
How tincture affects the body
The benefits of the agent in question for the body are obvious. If you follow the rules of use, you can achieve significant health improvements by reducing the frequency of occurrence of colds. Often it is frequent ARVIs that cause additional problems with joints, the cardiovascular system, the gastric tract, the formation of benign and malignant tumors, and the development of allergic reactions.
Did you know? One adult cedar gives about 50 kg of nuts per year, which is quite a lot, given the small size of the fruit.
The drug in question has its contraindications.
- First of all, treatment with infusion should be excluded in people:
- suffering from intolerance to alcohol;
- being treated for alcohol dependence;
- having a history of allergy to any nuts or conifers;
- having a concussion.
Also, tincture is completely contraindicated for hypertension, exacerbations of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diabetes, diseases of the liver and kidneys. Pregnant women can use such a drug, but with caution, if there are no contraindications. If you exceed the dosage or do not know about certain features of your body, in which you can not use the medicine, you can harm your health.Do not give it to children under 16!
In such cases, the following unpleasant manifestations may occur:
- nosebleeds (with a significant increase in blood pressure);
- relapse of exacerbation of chronic diseases.
The use of tincture on pine nuts helps boost immunity.Such a remedy can replace homeopathic remedies. The main thing is to choose the right dosage and study the contraindications first.