Russian names : a willow, a willow and others depending on a kind and a version; the Ukrainian: a willow, a rod, білоліз, верболіз, etc.; the Polish: weirzba, loza, iwa, rokita, witwa and others depending on a kind and a version.
Family : Salicaceae - willow.
In national medicine the bark of willows is applied. Thus collect a bark from willows of type Salix fragilis L. - a willow fragile and type Salix purpurea L. - a willow purple.
The First - a tree 6 - 12 m of height with the fragile branches, growing on coast of the rivers, ponds, on dams, about dwellings, roads, on damp meadows and woods; the second - a bush or a tree 1 - 3 m of height with branches thin, flexible, naked, shining, purple, a bark from the inside (summer) yellowish. Grows on sandy coast of the rivers and ponds. Its bark as medical means has in the people some advantage before a bark of the first type. S. fragilis its bark on taste more tart, than bitter blossoms in May. S. purpurea blossoms too in May, but its bark on taste more bitter, than tart blossoms.ranshe. Branches make it for manufacture of baskets and consider as its best for this purpose.
The Bark of the specified types of willows collect from more thin branches (not thicker than a finger), usually in the spring.
The willow Bark in the people is applied in most cases as knitting, krovoostanavlivajushchee, disinfecting and a diuretic.
National medicine polzuet koroju willows inside and naruzhno.
Inside . Broth 40,0 g a dry bark on 1 l of water at all katarah a stomach, an intestinal path and at nesvarenii.
At illnesses of a spleen begins (to cook broth of 10 minutes) from a mix of the crushed bark of a willow and a root mylnjanki in equal parts. 2 tea spoons of a mix on 2 glasses of water undertake. Usually at kipjachenii to this mix and after filtering from 2 glasses of a liquid remains about 1,3 glasses. Fill up the loss with addition water dogrose tinctures . Accept on 2 glasses of broth in day. It is considered especially useful at infectious illnesses, including at a tuberculosis of lungs, a jaundice, rheumatism and others when the spleen and a liver are overloaded (are sated) by the big doses of toxin.
At female illnesses drink broth from a willow bark: 1 tea spoon of broth on a water glass, on such 2 glasses in day.
At a dysentery drink drinks broth from a root of wild strawberry and a willow bark: on 500,0 g waters - wild strawberry - 8,0 g, willow barks - 10,0 Cook on small fire of 10 minutes.
Naruzhno . A powder from a willow bark strew bleeding wounds. A dust of such powder involve in a nose when there is from a nose a blood, and lay down on bed without a pillow under a head.
At pains in feet at the people, veins suffering by expansion, apply warm foot baths (to a knee) from broth of a bark of a willow and an oak bark, lasting half an hour. After a bath put on feet a bandage or rubber stockings and have a rest.
At dandruff and an itch of a head skin and a hair fall wash a head with strong broth from a mix of a bark of a willow and the roots of a burdock taken in equal parts.
At recovering after a serious illness and long lying in bed of people at weakness of feet and their trembling during walking do about 20-minute foot baths in strong broth of a willow bark.