Friday, January 1, 2010

HEALING PROPERTIES OF TARRAGON

Oil

Essential Oil is extracted through distillation of its leaves and flowering tops to make properties like cineol, estragole, ocimene, phellandrene as components in making an essential oils.

Properties:

(oil) - anti-rheumatic, aperitif, digestive, deodorant, emmenagogue, stimulant, vermifuge.

(Chemicals)- estragole (methyl chavicol), ocinene and phellandrene, cineol

Good for the improper circulation of the blood in the limbs. It is also helpful in the removal of toxins and the presence of uric acid. It enhances the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach for the purpose of increasing appetite to eat. Help to carry out in the distribution of all the nutrients, enzymes, hormones and oxygen throughout the systems of the body.

Stimulate secretion of digestive juices to speed up digestion by breaking down the food converting into different nutrients. It inhibits the growth of bacteria in the skin keeping odors away from the body.

Good for menstruation by regulating its period, eases flow of blood and clears any obstruction in menses. It is a good relief for abdominal pain (stomach cramps), fatigue and nausea. It has a stimulating action to all the systems of the body (brain, nervous, digestive, circulation). It has capability in removing intestinal parasites.

Leaves

The leaves has different components like estragole, ocimene, tannins, bitters, flavonoids, coumarin, terpenes.

It can treat toothache by numbing the mouth and eases the pain. It becomes a favorite digestive aid and sedative. It has the capacity to prevent heart disease. It serves as antidote for poisonous insects and snakebites. Good substitute for salt to those having hypertension.

Promotes production of the bile. Aid digestion. It can eliminate toxic waste in the body by using tarragon tea. Gives healing properties for problems in stomach and liver. Good fighting medium in the elimination of worms in the stomach.

It has the capacity to relieves stomach acidity, exhaustion due nervousness, lack of sleep (insomnia).

Uses: fresh and dried leaves, roots

Preparation:

Pour 1 tablespoon of tarragon leaves to 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink it daily as a tea.

Pour 1 ounce of tarragon leaves to 1 quart of boiling water and stand it for 10 minutes, strain, then drink for the removal of parasites in the stomach.

Chew leaves for hiccup.

Inhalation of dried leaves in 2 to 3 cups of boiling water is a good treatment method for insomnia, depression and headache.

Crushed leaves and its application to small cuts in order to fight bacteria.

1 comment:

  1. Pour 1 tablespoon of tarragon leaves to 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink it daily as a tea.


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