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Wolf aconite (wrestler): useful properties and - the use of a poisonous plant in medicine


Jungar aconite is a poisonous herbaceous perennial plant, which is otherwise called wolf root, blue buttercup, lumbago-grass, blue-eyed, king-grass, skullcap, etc. It has a straight stem (can be bare or pubescent in the upper part), which can reach height 1.8 meters. The leaves of the Dzhungar aconite are alternate, rounded in outline, petiolate, many-to-five-dissected, dark green in color.

Apical buds of inflorescences consist of irregularly shaped flowers, which can be of different shades, in particular purple, blue, lilac, yellow, cream and even white. Sepals from the plant in question are large, bizarre outlines. They are five-leaf, corolla. The upper one resembles a helmet or a cap under which the rest of the flower elements are hidden (reduced halo, transformed into several blue nectaries). Blossoms in the second part of the summer. Aconite Dzhungarsky grows in Europe, Asia, North America. You can meet him in the Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Burma, China, in the mountain forests, located at an altitude of 3-4 thousand meters above sea level.

Fruits of aconite Jungar are dry three-gnezdnye leaflets. Tubers, on top of which buds are located, have an elongated conical shape. They are longitudinally wrinkled, contain traces of distant roots. The length of the tuber is on average 3-8 cm, the thickness of the widest part is 1-2 cm. Inside, its color is yellowish, and outside it is black-brown.

Harvesting and storage of Jungar aconite

In folk medicine, dry tubers and Jungar aconite leaves are used. The roots are harvested in the autumn, starting from the 15th of August and the 1st of October. After the tubers are dug, they must be cleaned of soil and dirt, thoroughly washed in cold water and dried at a temperature of 50-70 degrees Celsius. From 4 kilograms of fresh roots, approximately one kilogram of dry means is obtained.

Djungar aconite leaves are harvested before flowering or during flowering. After that, they are dried in the sun for a short time, then dried under a well-ventilated canopy. After drying, the raw materials should remain dark green.

Due to the fact that the type of aconite is poisonous, it should be collected with gloves or mittens. In this case, in contact with the plant, you can not touch the eyes. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap after work.

It is necessary to keep dry Jungar aconite in fabric bags or closed containers for two years in a dark place. If the raw material will constantly get the sun's rays, it will lose its healing qualities. The plant should be located separately from non-poisonous herbs.

The composition and therapeutic properties of aconite

  • Jungar aconite includes glycosides, alkaloids, essential oils, saponins, flavonoids, phytoncides, organic acids, which determine the main healing properties of the specified plant.
  • Currently, it is used as an antiseptic, anesthetic, in the treatment of purulent wounds that do not heal for a long time.
  • Due to the fact that the aconite Jungar contains substances that have a strong irritant effect, which increase blood flow to the zone of influence, the infusion of this plant is used to get rid of radiculitis and to alleviate the general condition of the patient with osteochondrosis.
  • Aconite Dzhungar positively influences the treatment of gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer. In addition, experts recommend the use of the plant in the following cases:
  1. people with fractures, dislocations of bones, bruises,
  2. persons suffering from arthritis, articular rheumatism, gout, sciatica,
  3. those with epilepsy, nervous disorders (depression, melancholia, hysteria, tearfulness) and other mental illnesses,
  4. with neuritis of the auditory nerve, severe headaches, migraines, dizziness,

    Tincture of aconite Jungar, used in cancer diseases

    One teaspoon of powder, consisting of dry tubers of a plant, you need to pour 500 ml of vodka. The composition should be infused for two weeks in a dark place. At the same time it is recommended to shake the container with the product daily. After the expiration of the specified period, the tincture is filtered through several layers of gauze. It is necessary to take this remedy 3 times a day, starting with one drop, diluted in 50 ml of water. Every day you should add one drop to each of the methods. When you increase the dose to 10 drops, take this amount of tincture for 10 days. Then the dosage is gradually reduced and brought to one drop. After that there should be a break in treatment for one month. Seven courses of treatment are conducted in the same way.

    Tincture of aconite Jungar to eliminate migraine, toothache, pain arising from rheumatism and neuralgia

    20 grams of dry root of the plant must be poured 500 ml of vodka and infused for a week. After the specified term the structure has to get color of the made tea.

    Persons with rheumatism need to rub the product in the problem area, which should then be wrapped in a warm cloth, for example, flannel.

    People suffering from migraine, neuralgia, tincture should be used, starting with one spoon (teaspoon), gradually increasing the dosage daily to one tablespoon. The course of treatment is one month.

    For toothache, one drop of tincture should be placed on a disturbing tooth. Experts also recommend rubbing one tablespoon of healing composition into the cheek.

    Tincture with aconite in Parkinson's disease, paralysis

    Crush and mix the aconite root (2 g) with the root of the medicinal moss root (30 g), white peony (30 g), and the root of the knotted nativegrass (20 g). The resulting dry mixture should be poured with a liter of vodka and infused for 28 days. To use the finished composition should be on an empty stomach according to the following scheme: starting with one and bringing up to 35 drops (daily dosage is increased by one drop) and back. Note that the tool must be diluted with water in a volume of 100 ml. If the tincture is poorly tolerated, the dose can be increased more slowly - by one drop in two days.

    Aconite tincture for patients with cancer of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, bladder

    Mix aconite root (2 g), calamus root (30 g), bitter wormwood (20 g), black root tubers (10 g), celandine root (10 g), blood-red geranium root (30 g), pour the resulting dry mixture vodka (1 l). It is necessary to insist the composition within 4 weeks. After filtering, it is necessary to drink the remedy, starting with one drop and bringing it up to 45 (one tincture of tincture should be added per day). Then in the reverse order (gradually reducing the number of drops). Tincture before use must be diluted in 150 ml of water.

    How does it look

    Appearance of Jungar aconite (wolf aconite). Aconite is a grassy flowering shrub reaching a height of 1.5 meters. The rhizome is a cone-shaped cones with dark color, up to 2.5 cm long and up to 1 cm wide. The stalk is straight, bare or heavily pubescent, with a diameter of up to 6 mm.

    Dark green leaves are located in the lower and middle parts of the plant. Located on long petioles. The leaves are alternate, rounded-heart-shaped, dissected into five wedge-shaped segments. Each leaf in turn is divided into 2−3 lanceolate lobes with a sharp end. Leaf size from 5 × 8 to 9 × 12 cm.

    Large blue-purple flowers are collected in the apical, terminal brushes. Flower size up to 4 cm in length. The flowers have blue-violet coronoid sepals. Upper sepal with a long spout, curved arc and moved away from the side lobes. Under it are two bare or slightly pubescent nectaries with a spur. The perianth has lateral lobes of a rounded ovoid shape. The flower has an upper bare ovary with a small, double-split stigma, three pistils and about 40 stamens with two cloves.

    The aconite fruit is a dry multi-seedling trehlistka. Each leaflet with a curved, drawn tip at the end. Most often develops one leaflet. Seeds up to 5 mm.

    Aconite blooms in the second half of summer. Seed ripening begins in early September.

    Chemical composition

    Korneklubni aconite have the following chemical composition:

    • alkaloids
    • Daukosterin,
    • carbohydrates
    • mesoinosidol,
    • lemon acid,
    • fumaric acid
    • benzoic acid,
    • myristic acid
    • oleic acid,
    • linoleic acid
    • stearic acid
    • palmitic acid
    • flavones,
    • tar,
    • saponins
    • starch,
    • coumarin.

    The content of alkaloids in the tubers of the plant reaches 4%. Among them, aconitine is the most abundant (up to 0.60%). In addition, aconite also contains other alkonoids of the aconitine group, as well as ephedrine, spartein, navelonin and neopellin.

    The green part of the plant - the leaves and stems, in addition to alkaloids, contain ascorbic acid, flavonoids, tannins, trace elements and other biologically active elements. The composition of aconite has not yet been studied; therefore, it should be used with caution for medicinal purposes.

    Medicinal properties

    Dzungar wrestler has the following medicinal properties:

    • has a local irritant and distracting effect,
    • relieves and relieves spasm
    • relieves inflammation
    • has an antimicrobial effect for purulent wounds,
    • has an antitumor effect.

    The effect of Jungar aconite on the body is caused by the presence of alkaloids, in particular aconitic acid, which, when it comes into contact with the skin, causes itching and irritation, followed by anesthesia of the affected area. When ingested, the poison of the plant triggers specific body reactions, which, in turn, help not only in the metabolization of the poison, but also various diseases.

    In modern homeopathy, aconite is used to treat the following diseases:

    • oncology,
    • benign lesions
    • neuralgia,
    • radiculitis,
    • rheumatism,
    • gout,
    • infectious diseases,
    • cardiovascular diseases,
    • migraine,
    • mental disorders,
    • diseases of the upper respiratory tract and lungs,
    • injuries, fractures and bruises,
    • gastrointestinal diseases.

    How to collect

    Harvesting root crops start from mid-August and continue until early October. Also, aconite is collected in spring. A wrestler assembled in the marshland is less toxic. Tubers are carefully dug, cleaned and washed in running water.

    After that, they are dried in the oven or in an automatic dryer at a temperature of 50-70 degrees. After drying, about 500 g of dried raw material is obtained from 2 kg of fresh root crops. Store aconite root in tightly closed linen bags in a dark cool place.

    Shelf life of medicinal raw materials - 2 years.

    The leaves of the Jungar wrestler are cut off before flowering in order to avoid inhaling the poisonous vapors of the flowering plant. Raw materials are washed, dried, and then left for drying in sunlight.

    Then the leaves are laid out on a clean newspaper and left in a dark, well-ventilated room until completely dry. Conditions and shelf life of dry leaves of aconite is the same as that of dried tubers.

    How to apply

    Aconite root (wrestler) is used in traditional medicine for cancer. For the first time aconite as a medicinal plant began to be used in Tibet. It was used to treat various tumors and infectious diseases. In ancient Rome, aconite was grown for decorative purposes, but due to its high toxicity and many accidents, it was refused to breed.

    Today, the Dzungar wrestler is mainly used in alternative medicine. On the basis of the roots and leaves of the plant, preparations are made for the treatment of neurological diseases and in oncology. In homeopathy, aconite is used to treat migraines and headaches.

    For household purposes, Jungar aconite is used as an insecticide against cockroaches and flies. In agricultural production, aconite is subject to complete destruction due to a high degree of toxicity for livestock and honey bees.

    For therapeutic purposes, the root crops and aconite leaves are used as an antispasmodic, local irritant and antibacterial agent. Also aconite is used in the treatment of oncology in the later stages. For the preparation of medicines using raw materials in fresh or dried form.

    Treatment with potent poisons of oncological diseases is practiced in the later stages, when the official medicine did not bring results. It is important to remember that the use of Jungar aconite is unacceptable without the consent of your doctor.

    Aconite is used in any type of oncology, including bone cancer. It is believed that the poison of the plant inhibits the growth of cancer cells and blocks the development of metastasis. Accept infusion of aconite Jungar according to a specific scheme. The poison of aconite has a cumulative effect. When treating cancer, the dosage of tincture is gradually increased. Small doses trigger the protective properties of the body, and it begins to struggle not only with intoxication, but also with a tumor.

    Tincture for cancer


    1. Chopped dried aconite tubers - 1 tsp.
    2. Food alcohol.

    How to cook: Dissolve food alcohol with clean water to 40 degrees. Fill the dried aconite with 500 ml of diluted alcohol. Allow the agent to infuse for 2 weeks in a dark, cool place. Shake the tincture periodically. After the expiration date, strain it through a gauze napkin.

    How to use: Start taking tincture 1 drop 2 times a day. Before taking dilute tincture in a small amount of drinking water. The next day, increase the dose by 1 drop. Bring daily intake to 10 drops per day. Continue to take 10 drops for 10 days. Then start taking the tincture in the opposite way, daily reducing the dose by 1 drop. Take a break for 1 month. Spend on this scheme 7 courses of treatment.

    Aconite tincture is also used for various types of pain: toothache, migraine, rheumatism, radiculitis and neuralgia.

    Tincture with pain


    1. Crushed dried aconite tubers - 20 g.
    2. Food alcohol.

    How to cook: Fill aconite with alcohol (500 ml), diluted to 35−40 degrees. Allow the agent to infuse for 1 week in a dark, cool place. Shake the tincture periodically. After the expiration date, strain it through a gauze napkin.

    How to use: For rheumatism and radiculitis, rub a small amount into a sore spot and wrap with a cotton cloth bandage, and then with a warm down scarf.

    For neuralgia and frequent migraines, take the tincture inside for 1 month. Start with 1 tsp. a day and gradually bring the dosage to 1 tbsp. in a day.

    For toothache, rub 1 drop of tincture into the gum or apply on a bad tooth. You can also rub a small amount into the cheek on the part of the diseased tooth.

    For the treatment of purulent, difficult-healing wounds and boils, a decoction of aconite tubers is prepared.

    Broth for wounds


    1. Crushed dried aconite tubers - 20 g.
    2. Clear water - 250 ml.

    How to cook: Boil the water. Pour boiling water over dried tubers. Put the broth on a slow fire and boil the tubers of aconite for 20 minutes. Cool and strain the decoction through a gauze napkin.

    How to use: Gently wash the site of inflammation with the resulting decoction. Perform the procedure up to 3 times a day.

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