What does a bird's buck look like? Description, composition, useful properties of the plant
N. Levakovsky, a teacher at Kazan University, turned his attention 100 years ago to the grass that filled the entire university courtyard - the bird's buckwheat. He knew this plant very well. The grass covered the country streets and city squares with its thick carpet. Even on the roads managed to grow between a path, trodden by the hoofs of horses, and ruts from the wheels. At that moment Levakovsky began to study it. In this article we will find out what a bird buckwheat looks like, what are its useful properties, etc. In addition, let's talk about medical prescriptions based on it.
Description of plants: birdwalker
Highlander bird (goose grass, or sporish) - this is an annual herbal medicinal plant. Refers to the buckwheat family.
The height of the plant is 100 cm. Has a twisted stem, branching from the base. Leaves with base are arrow-cordate, triangular-ovate, with rather long petioles. The fruit is a trihedral nut, correctly triangular in cross section, 3 mm long and 2 mm wide, dull, black, elongated-pointed at the tip, encased in perianth.
What does a bird's buck look like?
Small flowers of the plant are arranged differently. Perianth outside green, white inside, 5-membered. Ovary with three stigmas and one short stalk. Flowers are 2-6 pieces on the tops of stalks or in leaf axils in spiky interrupted rare whisks. Dissolving in the very beginning of summer self-pollinating. Moreover, the late flowers grow so long pistils that they can not pollinate their stamens. Then it is necessary to cross pollination, which goes very badly, and at the end of summer the fruit grows a little. The question arises: "Why does the buckwheat benefit from self-pollination, considering that it gives offspring less viable?"
The second ambiguity is with its fruits. They are also different. Considering what a bird buckwheat looks like, one can find that some of them are wide and short, while others are very long. The first grow from short-stemmed flowers, the latter from long-stalked flowers. Until now, it is not known what is the cause of this diversity. It is noted that long ones grow faster than short ones. There is an opinion that this is a peculiar way to stretch the moment of germination.
Poultry buckwheat (photo can be seen in this article) grows almost throughout the entire territory of our country. It grows in the fields, in courtyards, along roadsides, along river banks.
Reading the description of plants, you can find out that in this grass there are sugars, tar, flavonoids, mucus, vitamins C and K, carotene, tannins, wax.
This herb shows astringent, diuretic,anti-inflammatory and hemostatic effect. The plant is used in traditional medicine as a means that has fortifying and toning properties. Preparations based on plants lower blood pressure, eliminate the bleeding of mucous membranes, accelerate the healing of wounds.
Many people know what a bird buckwheat looks like, but noteveryone understands that it is used to treat pathologies of the urinary tract, as well as cholelithiasis. Highlander bird splits stones, after which they are excreted from the body imperceptibly with urine or bile.
Preparations of this plant - effectiveA remedy that reduces the musculature of the uterus, thereby increasing its tone. This makes it possible to use it in uterine postpartum hemorrhage. The plant increases blood coagulability, has a hemostatic effect.
Due to its astringent properties this plant is used for stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, with colitis, gastritis and diarrhea.
Traditional medicine also recommends the use of a bird mountaineer in such diseases: pulmonary tuberculosis, rheumatism, acne, boils and dermatitis.
Take 40 g of grass. A glass of buckwheat water is poured into the bird (photo is presented in this article), it is heated for half an hour in a water bath, after which it is insisted 15 minutes, filtered, and the raw material is squeezed out. With this infusion, you need to periodically make baths.
A glass of boiling water is poured over the bird's spittle (3 spoonfuls) and is heated for 15 minutes in a water bath. Further insists half an hour under the lid and filtered. A ready-made broth is taken half a cup twice a day.
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With a glass of cool water, pour the crushed roots of the plant (20 g), insist half an hour on a water bath, then cool 15 minutes and filter. Use on a spoon three times a day.
For a long time, mankind has been using thisa plant for cooking various dishes. As a result, his young leaves and stems were used in salads, side dishes, second and first courses - in a sauerkraut, dried and boiled.