Description. Greater celandine has a long history of herbal use. It was named “chistotel” (clean body) in Russian due to its ability to heal various skin diseases. In connection with the ability to remove warts, celandine is also sometimes called a warthog. It is useful for treating both external and internal conditions. Celandine contains alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, vitamin A, ascorbic acid, essential oils, and organic acids. According to medical research, the main properties of celandine are antispasmodic, choleretic, and anti-inflammatory (bactericidal). Traditionally, it was employed as an ophthalmic to improve and clear the eyesight whilst in modern herbal medicine, it is used more as a mild sedative, antispasmodic and detoxifying herb, relaxing the muscles of the bronchial tubes, intestines, and other organs. Greater celandine acts as a mild sedative that has been used historically to treat asthma, bronchitis, and whooping cough. The herb's antispasmodic effect improves bile flow in the gallbladder and has been reputed to treat gallstones and gallbladder pain.
Use. Celandine helps with hypertension, asthma, leukemia, limotosis, leukemia, atherosclerosis, food poisoning, influenza, soft tumors, hemorrhoids, gastritis, goiter, rheumatism, gastrointestinal ulcers, liver, gallbladder, kidney, and heart problems. muscles. for gout and rheumatism: apply to the sore spot and drink celandine infusion. For influenza: rinse your mouth and nasopharynx five times a day and drink 1/2 cup of infusion. Female diseases: douche with 500 ml of infusion 2 times a day (morning and evening). For intestinal diseases: prepare an enema, holding it inside for up to 40 minutes (1 glass of tea leaves for 1 enema). For hemorrhoids: drink the infusion and lubricate the knots from the outside. For internal diseases of the stomach and liver: drink tea leaves for 1-2 months without interruption. For thyroid gland diseases: drink the infusion – 1/2 cup a day for 10-15 minutes before meals for 2 months. Rinse your mouth and nasopharynx with tea leaves. After rinsing, put 2-3 drops of juice into each nostril. Plentifully apply the juice to the outside of the goiter. For eczema: cover the affected areas abundantly five times with a break of 3-5 minutes before absorption, and drink the infusion of tea leaves – 100 ml for 10-15 minutes before meals. For the thrombophlebitis of the extremities: apply to the affected areas five times with a break of 3-5 minutes before absorption, and drink the infusion of 100 g for 5-10 minutes before meals.