Hello, dear readers. Already in the air "smells of spring", the weather is fine, so warm. I'm already waiting for the spring flowers to blossom. And under the windows we grow a white acacia, and so, when the white acacia blossoms, it's something. The beauty is incredible, plus the fragrance. Aroma in the area of sweet honey, flowers. Passing by the white acacia trees, you just want to stop and smell the fragrant flowers of the acacia. White acacia, for its medicinal properties, I liked my grandmother, and she applies it for treatment. Some recipes, I'll write just below. Also, my grandmother told me that acacia is a "female tree", thanks to acacia, many female diseases can be cured. It is very useful for women to inhale the aroma of white acacia flowers, which has a beneficial effect not only on the nervous system, but also on the whole organism. And still, the grandmother always bought acacia honey. We yesterday also bought a jar of acacia honey from a friend of the beekeeper. What it tasty and fragrant. Acacia honey for a very long time remains liquid and not candied. This honey refers to valuable varieties of honey and has a therapeutic effect on the body, it is useful for strengthening immunity. Yes, and use it quite widely in folk medicine and cosmetology.
When the acacia blossoms so many bees circulate around the flowers collecting sweet nectar. Flowers give off nectar within 3-4 days. And most intensively this occurs in the morning hours, when the air temperature reaches 20 -24 degrees. Trees of white acacia are a good melliferous. Acacia honey has a pleasant, delicate taste, floral fragrance. From one large acacia tree, bees can collect from 5 to 7 kg.honey.
Recently read that acacia honey can be used for people with diabetes, because for its processing does not require the hormone of the pancreas insulin. And also, acacia honey is considered "child's honey", it is very delicate, tasty and useful for the work of the gastrointestinal tract.
White acacia flowers mean purity. The tree of the white acacia is a symbol of immortality, as well as a tree giving strength. The tree of white acacia in height can reach 20 meters. The leaves of the acacia are green, regular, the length of the leaves is three times their width.
Homeland of the White Acacia - North America. Acacia is growing almost throughout Europe. Trees are cultivated in the Far East, Crimea, Central Asia.
Collection and harvesting of white acacia flowers. White acacia flowers are harvested, for medicinal purposes, during flowering. Collect the flowers in the half-dissolved state, in dry weather. Dry in a well-ventilated room, lay out the flowers in a thin layer on paper. During drying, the flowers are turned over. The finished raw materials are stored in glass jars, cotton bags, paper bags. A bark and leaves can be harvested from spring and until September.
In addition to acacia wool harvested and birch buds, as used and harvested birch buds, you can read in the article "Birch buds."
White acacia flowers are very fragrant and very delicate. Flowers are white, butterfly type and they are collected in dangling brushes. Blossom acacia begins in May-June, depending on the region and weather conditions.
During the flowering of the white acacia, I harvest white acacia, because it is truly a wonderful tool that helps cope with female diseases, has an expectorant. Apply flowers when coughing, as well as as an antipyretic.
White acacia. Medical properties.
In the flowers of white acacia found: essential oil, tannins, sugar, organic acids, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, glycosides, pectins. From flowers are prepared infusion, tincture, decoction, used inside, as rubbing, syringing.
- White acacia flowers have antispasmodic properties.
- Adhere to the colors of antipyretic properties.
- Acacia flowers have an anti-inflammatory healing effect.
- Apply acacia flowers and as an expectorant for coughing, bronchitis.
- Acacia has a bactericidal property.
- Acacia is used as a diuretic and a mild laxative.
- Infusion of flowers is used as an antispasmodic.
- Also, acacia flowers are used as a hemostatic.
- Apply white acacia with radiculitis, rheumatism, osteochondrosis.
Preparations prepared from white acacia flowers are used for catarrhal diseases, for coughing, for normalizing sleep and relieving nervous tension, for diseases of the genitourinary sphere, for pain in the stomach and intestines, for rheumatism, for radiculitis, for wounds. The bark of the white acacia is used for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Acacia white. Application.
A fairly wide white acacia is used in folk medicine.
Acacia flowers for female diseases. With inflammatory diseases of the female sexual sphere, drink the infusion, prepared from the flowers of the white acacia. One tablespoon of flowers pour a glass of boiling water, insist, filter and take a tablespoon before meals, three times a day. Take within a month.
Decoction of white acacia flowers is very useful in women's diseases and even used to treat infertility. When whites are very useful to chew fresh flowers of white acacia and swallow their juice.
White acacia flowers are used for syringing for women's diseases. To the floor of a liter of water we add a tablespoon of flowers, boil everything on low heat for about three minutes, insist, filter. Douche with a warm broth, 5-7 days.
With rheumatism, radiculitis, with pain in the joints. Apply the tincture of acacia flowers, make rubbing with tincture, rub the tincture in a sore spot. To prepare the tincture you need: 50 grams of white acacia flowers and a half liter of vodka. Flowers acacia pour a half liter of vodka. Insist in a dark place for about 3 weeks, tincture should be periodically shaken.
With cough, cold and as an antipyretic. Apply a decoction of acacia flowers as an expectorant for coughing, and as an antipyretic. A tablespoon of flowers is added to a glass of water, boiled for a couple of minutes on low heat, insisted and take 1/3 of a glass three times a day before meals.
From the flowers of acacia, you can prepare an infusion, for this, a tablespoon of flowers is poured a glass of boiling water, insist for 25 minutes, filter and take with honey. Honey is better for eating snacks, you can acacia. If you have the opportunity to purchase acacia honey, I highly recommend it, it is very tasty, aromatic and very useful.
In the case of a nervous system disorder. Take alcoholic tincture from white acacia flowers. To do this, a liter jar is half filled with white acacia flowers, poured vodka to the top and put to insist in a dark place for three weeks. Further filter and take a teaspoon several times a day.
For diseases of the oral cavity. When periodontitis, with stomatitis, it is recommended to rinse the oral cavity with infusion or a decoction prepared from acacia flowers. Rinse with a decoction or infusion in a warm form. And also, for the treatment of gums apply the bark of oak, for more details about the medicinal properties of oak bark, about application and contraindications, you can read in the article "Oak bark".
White acacia. Contraindications.
Contraindicated in the use of white acacia in pregnancy and lactation.
When overdosed with preparations from the white acacia, headache, nausea, weakness, general malaise are possible.
Acacia bark preparations are used with caution, since it contains poisonous substances that can cause poisoning.
It is also worth noting, before using the products from the white acacia, it is best to consult your doctor.
The healing properties of the white acacia are really impressive, it does not bloom for a long time, therefore during the flowering period it is possible to procure white acacia.