Therapeutic properties of lilac, application of lilac flowers in medicine

The healing properties of ordinary lilacs have been used for quite a long time by folk healers. The plant contains ascorbic acid, essential oils, flavonoids, which have a beneficial effect on the activity of various enzymes in the human body, and resins. Due to its useful properties, the lilac has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic and diuretic effects.

Medicinal raw materials are leaves, flowers, buds and even bark of lilac. Kidneys and inflorescences are usually collected in spring, leaves - in the first month of summer, but bark is harvested from young branches about in July. Its lilac can preserve its curative properties for two years. The prepared raw material is recommended to be kept in canvas bags.

Lilac contains a huge amount of substances needed by the body, which allow it to be used for medical purposes. A variety of teas, infusions, decoctions, ointments, compresses and preparations are prepared from the plant. Lilac kidneys are used to reduce blood sugar levels, flowers help to cure malaria, rheumatism and diarrhea. Infusion of lilac is useful in whooping cough, stomach ulcer, diabetes and dyspnea, and the broth often acts as a cold remedy. The tincture of lilac helps to eliminate diarrhea and leucorrhoea, and also effectively helps with bruises, wounds and neuralgia.


  • 1 High
  • 2 temperature Osteochondrosis, deposition of salts, rheumatism
  • 3 Injuries
  • 4 purulent wounds
  • 5 Bronchial asthma, diabetes and pancreatitis
  • 6 Migraine
  • 7 Diarrhea
  • 8 laryngitis
  • 9 renal inflammation
  • 10 Kidney stones
  • 11 Gout
  • 12 Dermatological diseases
  • 13 feverish state and malaria
  • 14 Epilepsy
  • 15 Heel spikes
  • 16 Visual acuity
  • 17 Painful menstruation
  • 18 Barley
  • 19 Contraindications

High temperature

For fastof lowering the temperature is recommended to prepare the infusion lilac: two spoon leaf lilac make 100 ml of boiling water and infuse one hour. Take medicine in a warm form three times a day for a glass.

Osteochondrosis, salt deposition, rheumatism

One part of the lilac flowers is filled with ten parts of vodka and leave to stand for two weeks in a dark place. Take infusion should be inside twice a day for 25 drops. It is also used externally for grinding joints.


A glass of lilac inflorescences pour a bottle of vodka and insist for two weeks. Apply the medicine is recommended in the form of compresses, which should be applied to the site of bruises, updating the bandage several times a day.

Purulent wounds

To remove pus, you need to prepare an infusion of green lilac leaves. To do this, two tablespoons of leaves pour 200 ml of boiling water, insist for three hours and strain. Infusion should be regularly washed wounds, until the cessation of pus.

Bronchial asthma, diabetes and pancreatitis

Collect three tablespoons of fresh lilac buds, brew them 400 ml of boiling water and let it brew for 6 hours. Take a medicine is recommended before eating two dessert spoons.


Mix in equal proportions lilac flowers and butter and grate well. Obtained ointment should be rubbed in circular movements in the region of the temples and forehead.


A tablespoon of lilac flowers pour 100 ml of boiling water and stand for 35 minutes, then strain and take a day on a tablespoon.


For a week, insist 50 g of lilac flowers per 100 g of vodka, then strain and dilute with cool boiled water in the proportion of one to ten. Such an infusion is recommended to gargle with laryngitis up to 4 times a day.

Inflammation of the kidneys

Two tablespoons of chopped lilac leaves soak with a glass of plain water, then bring to a boil, remove from heat and put infused for three hours. Filtered infusion should be taken before eating two dessert spoons. The course of such treatment should be at least two weeks.

Kidney stones

To help dissolve the stones formed in the kidneys, can self-prepared infusion of lilac. To make it, you need to take a tablespoon of lilac flowers, pour 100 ml of boiling water, insist for about an hour and strain. Take this medication is recommended four times a day on a tablespoon.

This prescription can cure inflammation of the bladder. Regular application of the infusion helps to forget about cystitis for a long time.


Two spoons of lilac inflorescences fill with a glass of alcohol or two glasses of vodka, insist two weeks in a dark place and strain. Drink infusion recommended for gout of 15 drops before each meal.

Dermatological diseases

It is recommended to wash affected skin areas with tincture of lilac flowers, then apply a clean bark of the plant and fix it with a bandage, which should be changed up to four times a day.

Fever and malaria

A teaspoonful of bitter wormwood mixed with 20 g of fresh lilac leaves and add a dessert spoonful of eucalyptus oil. The resulting mixture must be filled with a liter of vodka and insist for two weeks in a dark place, then strain and take before eating two dessert spoons.


Lilac tincture is quite effective for epilepsy, however such treatment can be delayed for several years. To prepare the infusion it is necessary to pour boiling water a teaspoon of lilac flowers and insist for half an hour. Take a medicine is recommended for half a cup three times a day.

Heel spurs

Pour vodka with lilac flowers in a ratio of 1:10 and put it for two weeks. From the resulting composition should do compresses or rub them sore spots. At the same time, you can take the infusion inside of 30 drops three times a day.

Visual acuity

Freshly lilac flowers brew like tea, allow to cool and, dampening gauze dressings, applying to the eyes. Such procedures should be performed daily before bedtime, maintaining the bandages for 10 minutes, and after a while your eyes will become more clearly perceiving the surrounding objects.

Painful menstruation

A teaspoon of flowers or lilac seeds boil for 15 minutes in a glass of water, strain and drink every morning for a third of a cup for 14 days.


2-3 fresh lilac leaves wash and beat with boiling water, shake off excess water, then grind. Lay the mass on a gauze bandage or cotton pad, attach to the place affected by the barley and hold for half an hour. This procedure is recommended to be repeated throughout the day, each time using fresh fresh leaves.


Infusion of lilac flowers is contraindicated for long periods of menstruation. Although lilac is used for inflammatory kidney diseases, it is not recommended to prescribe it with glomerulonephritis and renal failure of a chronic nature. Do not use lilacs with atonic constipation.

It should be remembered that the flowers of this plant in large quantities are poisonous enough, therefore it is better to use kidneys and leaves. Before using lilac, you should consult a doctor, as in some cases the plant may have purely individual contraindications.