Badan plate properties

“The stone-sawing jumbo thicket” is the name of the thick-alley Badan due to the fact that it grows on stony soils, in rock crevices, as if breaking open stones from the inside. Some researchers explain the origin of the name by the fact that bergenia has long been used to get rid of kidney stones. In addition, the anti-inflammatory and astringent properties of the plant were used in folk medicine. Bergenia was known not only to Russian healers, but also to Tibetan monks. Currently used by official medicine due to the high content of tannins and the possession of a large number of medicinal properties.

Biological description

Berberia - Bergenia crassifolia (L.) Fritsch - belongs to the family of stone-sawed beetles - Saxifragaceae - is a herbaceous perennial, reaching a height of 50 cm. It has a long creeping branched rhizome of dark brown color, located under the soil surface. The rhizome can reach a length of several meters, all over it is covered with scars - traces from the attachment of numerous rosette leaves.

Basal leaves are whole, leathery, large, wintering. The lamina is almost rounded, rarely broadly obovate, with a rounded tip and a heart-shaped base, with large blunt teeth at the edges. The leaf blade reaches a length of 30 cm, its width can also be 30 cm.

The correct five-membered flowers of lilac-pink color are located on leafless peduncles, collected in paniculate-corymbose inflorescence. The fruit is an elliptical box with many small seeds. Badan flowers from May to July, the fruits ripen during July and August.

Badan is an endemic plant of the mountains of Southern Siberia. It grows at an altitude of 300 to 2500 m above sea level on rocky slopes in the forest, alpine and subalpine zones. Often forms abundant thickets in dark coniferous forests. Used as an ornamental plant when making flower beds.

Collection and harvesting Badana

Roots of Badan are harvested during the summer growing season from June to July. Rhizomes are dug up or pulled out with their hands, as they are located shallowly. After the earth, roots and above-ground parts have been removed, the raw materials are cut into pieces up to 20 cm, dried and slowly dried at a temperature of 50 degrees in a dryer. With rapid drying, a significant amount of tannins is lost. The drying process lasts about three weeks, the raw material is stored for 4 years.

Harvesting rhizomes, you need to take care of the preservation of 15% of the thickets of plants for further seed reproduction. Re-harvesting in the same area is allowed to hold no earlier than 10 years.

Chemical composition of raw materials

Rhizomes of thick-leaved bergenia in large quantities contain tannins (up to 27%), arbutin, phenolic acids and their derivatives, a lot of starch. Many tannins (about 30%), flavonoids (kaempferol, quercetin), and free polyphenols are also found in the leaves. In addition, copper, iron, manganese, vitamin P, ascorbic acid are contained.

Medicinal properties of the plant

The medicinal effect of badan is due to its high content tannins. The preparations obtained from it have astringent, hemostatic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. This allows the use of badan in gynecology to stop bleeding and to treat cervical erosion, for rinsing in case of gum diseases, and inside for colitis and enterocolitis.

Bergenia also increases the heart rate, lowers blood pressure, inhibits the secretion of sweat glands, reduces pain and inflammation, strengthens the walls of capillaries, has a local vasoconstrictor effect, and is used for kidney disease. The leaves and rhizomes of the plant are used for the manufacture of preparations with antitumor and immunostimulating actions.

Medical applications

For therapeutic purposes, apply:

  • Badana rhizome , crushed raw materials - used for the preparation of infusions and decoctions.
  • Badana decoction - taken orally for uterine and pulmonary hemorrhages, uterine fibroids, infectious diseases, colitis and enterocolitis, for liver diseases, in combination with antibiotics - for dysentery. Outwardly, the decoction is used for syringing with colpitis and cervical erosion, in dentistry - for rinsing with periodontal disease, gingivitis and stomatitis, for wiping with furunculosis and other skin diseases.
  • Infusion - also used externally and inward, indications are the same as that of the broth.
  • Rhizome powder - used for strewing difficult wounds.
  • Liquid extract - used for douching and vaginal baths (diluted with 1:50 in warm water before use), mouth rinses (10 ml of extract is diluted in 90 ml of distilled or boiled water). Inside the extract is taken with high blood pressure, uterine bleeding, colitis, to strengthen the walls of blood vessels.


The use of drugs from bergenia contraindicated with:

  • low blood pressure
  • increased blood clotting,
  • tachycardia (heart palpitations).

Long-term use decoctions and infusions inside can cause constipation.

Folk recipes

The leaves and rhizomes of Badan Siberian folk healers have long been used as a means of eliminating various inflammations that have a hemostatic and bactericidal effect. Mongolian healers use badan drugs for nausea, vomiting, and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

The leaves are brewed as tea, it is used for diarrhea, feverish conditions, to increase immunity, eliminate apathy and fatigue, with honey and sugar is used as a normal drink. Leaves for brewing need to be collected correctly: only old, blackened leaves, aged at least three years, are suitable for consumption. Fresh green leaves do not brew, as they are poisonous. The freshly-dried leaves of the current year are distinguished by a light brown color, the last year's - dark brown. Before use, the old black leaves are quickly washed in water and dried with a thin layer.

Due to the content of arbutin, the infusion of rhizomes is used to remove stones from the kidneys, used in the collection of yarrow herb to treat acute cystitis.

Sessile baths with a decoction of rhizomes prescribed for the treatment of hemorrhoids.

Badana application in other industries

The high content of tannins in rhizomes and leaves of Bergenia allows their use in the production of tanning extracts used in leather dressing. For these purposes, there are special plantations for the cultivation of bergenia. Also, natural black and brown dyes are obtained from it.

The rhizomes, soaked in water, are added to soups and meat dishes, during the years of famine, the Badan saved more than one life.

In cosmetology, the medicinal properties of badan are used to combat oily facial seborrhea, acne, excessive sweating.

Growing badan thick

Bergenia absolutely does not require special growing conditions, since it is adapted to stony soils, it grows on any soil. It can grow both in the sun and in the shade, but it should receive sunlight at least three hours a day.

Bergenia is propagated by means of seeds or segments of rhizomes. The plant can stay in one place for a long time, growing around. Badan does not tolerate low damp places, in such conditions, the rhizomes can rot and the plant will die.

Interesting Facts

The Latin name of the plant comes from the surname of German botanist Carl von Bergen, and the former was called bergenia. The Russian name is associated with the old Russian word “badana”, which means “armor”, obviously, because of the dense leaves of the plant.

At present, breeders have deduced a lot of ornamental varieties of bergenia, differing in the shape and color of leaves (they can be burgundy, yellow, with lemon stains on a green background), color of flowers and height of plants.


Badan thick It has a southern Siberian area, covering the mountains of Altai, Kuznetsk Alatau, Western and Eastern Sayan, the mountain systems of Tuva, the Baikal and Transbaikalia. Comes into mountainous areas of Mongolia.

The western boundary of its range is in southwestern Altai, at about 83 ° C. sh. The northern border crosses the Kuznetsk Alatau, r. Yenisei (at 54 ° c. Sh.), P. Kan (south of Kansk), then descends along the Eastern Sayan to the upper reaches of the Oka and, again rising, goes north along the Baikal Range, at 54 ° C. sh. crosses the lake. Baikal and at 54 ° 45 's. sh. reaches the northern limit of its distribution. The eastern boundary of the range goes approximately along the Barguzinsky ridge, capturing the ranges of Ulan-Burgasy, Yablonovy, Malkhansky and descending 112 ° in. D. to the state border of the former USSR. The southern border passes through Buryatia, Tuva and Mongolian Altai. An isolated area of ​​the Badana range is available in Aldan (Yakutia).

Badan thick-leaved belongs to the ecological group of plants of mesopetrophytes. It grows in the forest, subalpine and alpine zones at an altitude of 300 to 2000, sometimes even up to 2600 m above sea level. It is confined to well-drained stony soils, large-slab scree and placers, rocks and ancient moraines. Most often it grows on the slopes of the northern and northeastern exposures, it is found in rare forests, on the pads and river valleys. It grows less frequently on the southeastern and southwestern slopes, and along the southern slopes it grows only on the barrens. Bergenia also grows on the burns in birch-aspen forests.

The most widespread and abundant in dark coniferous forests (cedar, fir-cedar, spruce-cedar and larch-cedar) of the upper half of the forest belt, especially near the forest border, in the so-called Badan forest types. Often, in these conditions, it forms a continuous thickets.


Bergenia thick-leaved is an extremely frost-resistant and shade-tolerant plant, which has a great biological adaptability, and therefore successfully develops in the most adverse conditions. It grows on stony and gravelly placers. He is bred in the gardens. It is undemanding to soils, but it develops better on light, nutritious, well-drained soils. Prefers penumbra. Plants grow well with regular weeding, loosening the soil, watering is necessary in dry times.


There are two varieties of bergenia thick-B. crassifolia var. cordifolia (Haw.) Boriss. and V. crassifolia var. baicalensis boriss. The first has rounded large dark green leaves, with a heart-shaped base, lighter flowers and a more compact inflorescence. Some authors consider this species to be even a special kind — heart-shed berlinia — B. cordifolia (Haw.) Sternb. It is found in Altai (at Teletskoye Lake, on the Bukhtarma River, etc.), as well as in the Sayan Mountains. B. crassifolia var. baicalensis boriss. it is distinguished by wide elliptical leaves, with a wedge-shaped base, as well as dark pink-purple flowers, located in loose, with elongated branches, inflorescence. This species is confined to the shores of Baikal.
To Bergenia crassifolia. Nearby Badan Pacific - Bergenia pacifica Kot., Whose lamina is ovate or elliptical, 4-15 cm long, 3 to 9 cm wide. 2 cm, 3 times the length of the cup. Badan Pacific is an endemic species common in Sikhote-Alin (between Sovetskaya Gavan and Nakhodka), less often in the mountains of the Khasansky district of Primorsky Krai. Apparently, it can be used on a par with thick sheet bafen, but its medical use is not provided in the technical documentation for bane raw materials.

Active ingredients

Bergenia rhizomes contain from 5 to 28%, and leaves — 10–20% of tannins of poorly studied composition, belonging to the group of gallotanins. In addition, a lot of berokenin isocoumarin has been isolated from rhizomes. The leaves contain gallic acid, arbutin, 0.5 - 0.8% bergenin. All parts of the plant contain tannins: leaves - 15-20%, rhizomes - 15-27%, seeds - 18%.

Collection and processing of medicinal raw materials

Medicinal raw materials are leaves and rhizomes. The leaves are harvested in the summer-autumn period. Dried in the usual way. Bergenia rhizomes are harvested throughout the summer, until the end of the growing season. Collected rhizomes cleaned from the ground and small roots and dried. Harvested rhizomes left in heaps for more than three days, easily rot. With improper drying of the rhizomes, their quality is sharply reduced. Usually, rhizomes are first dried on hangers, and then dried in a dryer to an air-dry state. Drying time is about three weeks. During this time, the weight of the raw material is reduced by 30-35%. Quick drying reduces the amount of tannins, and slow - contributes to their preservation. Well dried rhizomes have a light yellowish color on a break and contain up to 20 - 28% tannins.

Bergenia is propagated both by seeds and vegetatively with the help of rhizomes. Therefore, when harvesting should not allow a continuous collection of plants. It is necessary to leave in the thickets intact 10-15% of plants to ensure seed propagation of bergenia. In addition, parts of rhizomes left behind during harvesting are easily regenerated, which also contributes to the restoration of thickets.

. Store raw materials in bags or other closed containers for 4 years.

Badan thick sheet healing properties

Medicinal raw materials are leaves and rhizomes. Bergenia preparations have anti-inflammatory, astringent, hemostatic and bactericidal action, strengthen the walls of blood vessels, moderately lower blood pressure, slightly increase the heart rate. The plant is used in inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diarrhea and dysentery. In gynecological practice, berry decoction is used for heavy menstruation, bleeding after an abortion, cervical erosions and belyah, taking orally or doing douching and baths. In dysentery, Badan's preparations are prescribed with antibiotics and sulfonamides. In dentistry, the gums are smeared with a decoction; Powder root powder wounds.

Pharmacological studies have shown that bergenia extract constricts blood vessels and thickens their walls.

Use in official and traditional medicine

Liquid drugs are prepared in the form of an extract or decoction. To prepare the extract, 3 tablespoons of rhizome is poured with 1 cup of boiling water, half evaporated and filtered hot. Take 20-30 drops 3 times daily before meals. Douching prescribed solution of the extract at the rate of 1 tablespoon to 0.5-1 l of water. The volume of liquid is adjusted to 1 -1.5 liters. The procedure is done daily. The course of treatment 2-3 weeks.

To prepare the broth, 1 tablespoon of crushed rhizomes is poured with 1 cup of hot water, boiled over low heat for 30 minutes, cooled at room temperature for 10 minutes, filtered and squeezed. Take 1 tablespoon 3 times daily before meals.

Recipes for various diseases

Hemorrhoids, hemorrhoidal bleeding

Collection 1. Rhizomes of Potentilla erect - 1 part, rhizomes of calamus calamus - 1 part, rhizomes of Bergenia - 1 part. 1 tablespoon of the mixture is poured with 1 cup of boiling water and boiled in a water bath for 15 minutes, infused for 30 minutes. Filter out. Take 1/4 cup 3-4 times a day for 20 minutes before meals with hemorrhoids.

To suppress poisons caught in the stomach, soak thick-walled bergenia in water, and boil rhubarb leaves and apply it as a compress to the stomach area.

Collect 1.Pour 2 tablespoons of crushed (black) leaves of bergenia thick-leaved with 1 cup boiling water, leave for 4 hours, drain. Drink 2 tablespoons 3 times a day after meals. At the same time, the infusion is used for oral trays before meals.

Collection 1. Take a few leaves of bergenia, spent the winter under the snow (blackened), pour boiling water, leave for 30 minutes, then strain, add sugar or honey to taste. Drink instead of tea. Perfectly quenches thirst.

Chemical properties of bergenia

Badan rhizomes are used in medicine, which contain up to 27% tannins belonging to the gallotanin group, up to 22% arbutin, sugar, starch, isocoumarins, lectins, phenols, up to 4.5% bergenin glucoside, significant amounts of zinc, selenium, barium, strontium, cadmium and boron. The older the plant, the greater the concentration of tannins in the rhizomes of Bergenia. In the leaves of Bergenia, on the contrary, the content of these compounds decreases with age.

Medicinal properties and application of badan

The name of the plant genus is given in honor of the German doctor and botanist von Bergen, and the specific epithet from Lat. crassifolius - plate. In traditional medicine of Siberia, Buryatia, Mongolia, leaves and rhizomes with Bergenia roots have long been used for gastrointestinal diseases (diarrhea, dysbacteriosis), diseases of the throat and oral cavity. From ancient times, Mongolian or Chigir tea was prepared from Badan leaves.

Bergenia preparations have pronounced astringent, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic properties, strengthen capillary walls, have a local vasoconstrictor effect. The extract from Badana rhizomes exhibits moderate antibacterial activity against dysentery and E. coli and is slightly weaker on typhoid. In Siberia and Mongolia, tea from overwintered leaves is still considered to be a thirst quenching drink. In the Altai Mountains, old brown leaves are used to brew tea, which is drunk with an enlargement of the thyroid gland (thyrotoxicosis). Galenic preparations of bergenia are used for colitis of a non-diarrheal nature, for dysentery, they are prescribed in combination with antibiotics, sulfonamides and biologics.

In official medicine, Badan rhizomes are used as an astringent, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic agent due to the presence of tannins and arbutin glycoside. Liquid extract of rhizome is used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, accompanied by diarrhea, in chronic inflammatory processes in the oral cavity to lubricate the gums and rinses.

In medical practice, badan preparations are prescribed inside with acute bacillary chronic dysentery, with enterocolitis of different nature. Outwardly - for rinsing the oral cavity, as well as for the treatment of cervical erosion, heavy menstruation, bleeding after abortion and uterine fibroids (B.T. Mikhailichenko et al., 1984). Rhizomes have P-vitamin activity (VN Laktionov, 1961). I. A. Boyko (1992) proposed a method for treating oncological patients by using a collection that includes Badan.

V.N. Laktionov (1961) obtained from the rhizomes of Bergenia two drugs: bergaftan, which contains the sum of tannins, and phthalazole. The drugs have astringent, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. Another drug, bergalbine, is a sum of tannides with casein, and has an astringent effect throughout the gastrointestinal tract.

On the basis of leaves of bergenia, a wound-healing preparation was developed badanoplast (AV Bodoev et al., 1998). Bergenia leaf extract exhibits a pronounced bactericidal action against 52 strains of microorganisms represented by bacteria from the families Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonaceae, Sossaseae. The greatest effect was noted in relation to the gram-positive coccal flora (VA Khazanov, NB Smirnova, 1998).

Bergenia lectins and extracts that contain lectins show antiviral activity against vesicular stomatitis virus and herpes. Antiviral activity of the extract from the leaves of bergenia depends on the method of its production and the presence of lectins in it. It is undesirable to use alcohol to precipitate lectins (the maximum concentration of ethanol in the extract should not exceed 38%) or high temperature, leading to protein denaturation and loss of the antiviral effect of the extract.

From the leaves and rhizomes of Bergenia a galenic preparation exhibiting antitumor activity was isolated.

Badan's preparations are widely prescribed for chronic inflammatory processes in the oral cavity, throat, paranasal sinuses, as well as for erosion of the cervix in the form of douching, for bleeding after termination of pregnancy.

Locally preparations of Bergenia is used for colpitis, cervical dysplasia.

In medicine

In scientific medicine Badan plate is widely used as a medicinal raw material. For therapeutic purposes, mainly use extracts from rhizome and leaves. Bergenia thickener preparations are used in various gastrointestinal diseases, as well as in gynecological practice as a hemostatic agent and for the treatment of a number of diseases, in particular cervical dysplasia, in the form of douching and vaginal baths. In addition, preparations from badana roots are effective in colitis, enterocolitis of non-infectious nature.

Dried, dark leaves of thick leaves are used to prepare aromatic tea - Mongolian or Chigir tea, which generally has a beneficial effect on the human body. Bergenia tea has good anti-inflammatory and bactericidal properties, lowers blood pressure, helps in dealing with stress, gynecological ailments and acute respiratory infections, and also tones the body and normalizes the intestinal microflora. In addition, it is used to treat pneumonia and rinsing the mouth during various inflammatory processes, and tea from berry leaves is also effective for the treatment and prevention of certain gastric diseases.

Contraindications and side effects

Preparations from raw material of thickener are not recommended for people prone to thrombosis, constipation, with increased blood clotting, hypotension, tachycardia, as well as those who are allergic to their components. Before the use of drugs is necessary to consult a doctor. Tea from green leaves of bergenia also can not be taken, in this form it is very poisonous.

In other areas

Badan possesses also other useful properties. Badan has an important meaning as a tanning plant. Its widespread use in the leather industry is based on the content of tandides in its leaves and rhizomes. Arbutin contained in glycoside leaves was actively used in photographic work.

In cooking, rhizomes soaked in water are used. They are rich in starch. They are eaten as a side dish.

Badan plate is very popular in ornamental horticulture and landscape design, as a flowering unpretentious plant. Its basal leathery, rounded, rather large leaves, especially overwintering, are very attractive and decorative from early spring to snowfall. Badan is often used for landscaping parks, squares, etc.


Badan broadsheet (lat. Bergenia crassifolia) - belongs to the genus Badan (lat. Bergenia), a rather polymorphic family of kamnelomkovye (lat. Crassulaceae), which is widespread in areas of temperate and cold climate of the Northern Hemisphere, as well as mountain ecosystems of the tropics and in the Andes of South America . The Badan genus is one of the smallest among the stone-felled ones, it unites 6 species, growing from Altai to the Pacific Ocean. Along with its scientific name, Badan Plate has other popular names - bergenia, plateamen, mongolian tea, SiberianTea, its leathery, round, large evergreen leaves gave him the name “Elephant Ears”.

Botanical description

Perennial herbaceous "evergreen" plant 10-50 cm in height and more. It has a thick, fleshy creeping, strongly branched rhizome, with numerous root lobes. Stem leafless, naked. The leaves are long-pebble, large, bare, whole, slightly fleshy, dark green, reddening by the autumn, gathered in a thick rosette, usually live for 2-3 years. Lamina (3–35 cm long, 2–30 cm wide), broadly or slightly obovate, with rounded or heart-shaped at the base, and along the edge with large blunt teeth. Although bergenia is considered an evergreen, its leaf lives only one year. Usually the leaf appears in the spring after flowering, grows in the summer, overwintering while maintaining green color, supplies the plant with nutrients in the spring, and then dies off, giving way to young (new) leaves. As new leaves appear, last year’s leaves turn red, turn brown, sometimes turn black and dry out. The flowers are small (up to 0.8 cm in diameter), regular (actinomorphic), 5-membered, with a lilac-pink bell-shaped corolla, gathered in a dense apical (terminal) paniculate-thyroid inflorescence. Usually inflorescences on leafless peduncles. Petals at base are ovoid or rounded ovoid with a short broad nail, 2-3 times longer than the calyx. Perianth double. The formula of the flower of Bergenia thick-leaved: * CH5L5T10P2. A characteristic feature of the flower of the thicket of Bernard is the presence of a hypanthium adherent to the base of the gynoecium. The fruit is an ellipsoidal dry box with two diverging blades. It blooms in May and June before the appearance of young leaves. Seeds numerous, small, ripen in July - early August.

Preparation of raw materials

Raw materials are harvested throughout the summer (until the end of the growing season). Rhizomes are cleaned from the ground and small roots, cut into pieces (10-15 cm long) and dried for about three weeks at a temperature of 45 ° C to an air-dry state. Before drying, rhizomes are dried. Dried rhizomes are used as a medicinal raw material for the manufacture of liquid extract. In the spring, dry leaves overwintered for at least one year are also harvested. The shelf life of raw materials up to 5 years.

Pharmacological properties

The bactericidal, astringent, hemostatic, and anti-inflammatory effects of Bergenia thicken are based mainly on the content of tannins in the rhizomes of this plant. Bergenia rhizome extract is used for colitis, enterocolitis, for treating cervical erosion and for rinsing for stomatitis and gingivitis. The bactericidal and anti-inflammatory effect of bergenia is based on the content of arbutin in the rhizomes, the astringent - the presence of tannin. In addition, the oil beran has an adaptogenic, anti-stress, anti-hypoxic, capillary-strengthening, immunomodulatory, antipyretic, anti-tumor effect.


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Procurement Method

Roots are dug out of the soil, cleaned of small roots and ground, washed, cut into long pieces, and then dried (it is impossible to keep in heaps for more than three days). Freshly harvested raw materials need to be hung in the form of hanging, then finally dried in the dryer. The rhizome has a light brown or light pink color on the break, it has a sharp astringent taste. Dried plant about three weeks. Shelf life of finished raw materials - four years.

Other uses

In veterinary medicine, tincture, infusion, extract from the roots of a plant are successfully used as an anti-inflammatory, astringent, hemostatic agent.

The plant extract is suitable for tanning leather, impregnating nets and tarpaulin.

Rhizomes, after soaking and boiling water, give brown and black colors.

The leaves can serve as a substitute for bearberry (to get arbutin), as well as a source of gallic acid, tannin, hydroquinone.

Ornamental plant used for landscaping. It looks great in arrays near trees and shrubs, in rocky gardens, mixed rabatkah.

Mode of application

Bergenia thicket has a vasoconstrictor local effect, has hemostatic, astringent, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is used to make cold drinks. For tea, leaves are needed that overwinter under the snow. This tea is very popular among the Altai nationalities. Such drinks strengthen blood vessels, increase the frequency of contractions of the heart and regulate blood pressure. Eat starch-rich rhizomes soaked in water.

Powder from roots and rhizomes is used externally for wound healing. In addition, it is effectively used to treat gastritis.

Bergenia is an herb from which an infusion is made for external and internal use. In traditional medicine, such tools are used for diseases that have already been mentioned before - for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, throat and oral cavity, for headaches and fevers, gingivitis and stomatitis, for diseases of the kidneys, in gynecology. Tea and infusion of old leaves are used for goiter, as well as for enterocolitis as a symptomatic remedy.

How to make a healing drink? To do this, 8 g of leaves or rhizomes of Bergenia is poured with a glass of boiling water, filtered in half an hour. Eat 1 spoon before meals. Infusion is also suitable for outdoor use.

You can also 2 spoons of crushed dry leaves of Bergenia, pour 500 ml of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 10 hours, then drink a third of a glass three times a day.

Bergenia is an herb, from the rhizomes of which the extract is made for external and internal use. It primarily acts on intestinal and dysenteric sticks and a little less on typhoid fever. Infusion of the roots, as well as of the leaves, with enterocolitis, colitis, various gynecological diseases, is also used for rinsing with diseases of the oral cavity and with high blood pressure, stabilizing it.

In order to prepare the extract of bergenia, you will need 3 tablespoons of rhizomes, pour a glass of hot water and boil over low heat until the evaporation of half the volume. Use every day for 30 drops.For douching a tablespoon of extract must be diluted in a liter of purified water. At the same time for rinsing the mouth enough and half a liter, in which you need to add the same volume of the drug.

Badana rhizomes are used to make a decoction. It is also suitable for outdoor and indoor use. Broth use for chronic and acute forms of pneumonia, tuberculosis, acute influenza, respiratory and other infections, pulmonary bleeding, headaches, laryngitis, rheumatism, fever, enterocolitis as a symptomatic agent in the gastro-intestinal diseases, cancer, thyroid disease , oily facial seborrhea, furunculosis, gingival bleeding.

To prepare the broth, you need to pour a tablespoon of the rhizomes of this plant with a glass of boiling water in an enamel pot, then heat it in a boiling water bath for half an hour. Next, the tool must be cooled for 10 minutes at room temperature and strain. The remaining raw materials are gently pressed and the broth is brought to the initial volume with boiled water. Consume 1 spoon before meals as an anti-inflammatory, hemostatic and astringent for gastrointestinal diseases.

There is another recipe. Pour two tablespoons of crushed dry rhizomes of 0.5 liters of boiling water, cook for 15 minutes on low heat, infuse for 2 hours and use three times a day for a quarter cup half an hour before meals.

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