Motherwort five-bladed

motherwort five-bladed
Fig. 60. Motherwort five-bladed

Motherwort five-bladed (Leonurus quinquelobatus Gilib.) - wild entered into the culture of the plant. Active substances are not installed. Herbal tea (15 : 200, 1 tablespoon 3-5 times a day) and 20% tincture 70% alcohol 30-50 drops 3-4 times a day take as sedatives nervousness in the heart, increased nervous excitability, as well as the early stages of hypertension.

Motherwort heart, motherwort five-bladed. Big tall with pubescent, tetrahedral stalk and pink flowers, perched near the top of the leaves, he is a frequenter of uncultivated land, running gardens, fallow lands and wastelands. Drought is not afraid. The sun is hot, the land dried up, as it stands yourself, just leaves propustiv. Because of growing in places where others will not survive. Bees and cling to him: honey plant excellent. In addition, in hot weather and a lime tree and a clover their nectar cherish, and motherwort always glad winged workers. Honey with motherwort transparent, yellowish color of the resin. Many beekeepers around apiaries try not only to maintain pustylnikova thickets, but also to expand them. So, if you see thickets motherwort in the woods, you know, there was once an apiary or Lodge. And neither in the forest or on the meadows you will not come across.
In our country pustarnikov grows several species that are not much from each other are different. Harvest can only pustyrnika heart and Siberian. Motherwort PPE and Tatar, and a little bit like the plant-belokamenny black, which often grows together with motherwort, collect is not necessary.
Remember the signs of pustynnikov, those who want and those who collect it should not.

motherwort heart
Motherwort heart

Motherwort heart (Leonurus cardiaca) - large perennial herbaceous plant. The stem is one or more, usually ramified at the top, straight, square, on edges of short - and Kurchaloisky. The leaves are special, in different parts of their own. The bottom is divided into five parts, five-bladed, in the middle of the three blades made, and the upper and easier arranged: narrow, without stalks, although three. If carelessly to grab the top of motherwort, where small flowers are collected whorls in bosoms of leaves, can be a pinprick. It bracts they prickly. Maybe it saved motherwort from those who want to eat it, although cattle motherwort not favour them. And if you're young and posibly it, it may poisoned.
A distinctive feature of motherwort Tatar - deeply dissected of leaf blade. The stem is densely covered with long hairs only in the upper part. Corolla pink - purple.
The motherwort PPE, as expected, the leaves on all the rules cut the bottom five of the shares, the top - three, but they have a different color, bluish-grey, as pubescent short, directed down and pressed hairs, and among them scattered single long. The Corolla of the flower of light pink with purple spots.
You need to remember the differences of melakukannya black, pustyrnika not irrelevant. The stem is covered his short, sloping down hairs, leaves are entire, Corolla dirty-pink, pilose, with a ring of hairs in the tube and long hairs.
Collect motherwort during budding and flowering, cutting off the shiny tip length of 30 - 40 cm Thick stems not gather. Should not be collected and faded, barbed inflorescences. You cannot pull out the stems with roots, as it leads to death thickets motherwort. With proper collection on one and the same place it is possible to conduct procurement several years in a row, after giving this "rest" Bush 1-2 years.
Great healing power of motherwort. Prescribe it in the form of infusion, tincture or extract as a sedative for increased nervous excitability, cardiovascular neurosis, in the early stages of hypertension, cardiosclerosis. In some countries, motherwort more and more displaces Valerian. Yes, it is understandable that he acts on the body even better Valerian, and easier to harvest. In addition, cut motherwort grows again, and Valerian dug will not grow.
Motherwort heart - this plant is necessary to help. The Outback is becoming less and he loves abandoned land.
In the second half of September, when fully ripe seeds of wild motherwort, to cut the tops of stems, bind them in bundles 4-5 branches, hang under a canopy and leave neobalaenidae until the autumn frosts. Then to collect seeds and planting in the previously prepared and well-fertilized soil.
Before winter dry seeds are sown at a depth of 1-1,5 cm, in spring deeper - on 3 see the distance between the rows is 45-60 see the number of plants from the plant should be 20 cm, as motherwort grows up to 1.5 m in height.
For the spring sowing the seeds need to be stratified. The soil is prepared in advance, in the fall. Under digging deep to be paid on 1 m2 a bucket of organic fertilizers (polupereprevshego manure, compost), 30 - 40 g superphosphate, 10-15 g of potassium salt and 15 - 20 g of ammonium nitrate. Sow seeds in early spring. When the sprouts appear, plants need poradit, leaving the bushes at a distance of 10-15 cm from one another, and be fed with nitrogen fertilizers (15-20 g on 1 m2). In subsequent years, making nitrophoska (50-60 g on 1 m2). In the same year in July, motherwort blossoms, and you can collect the first harvest of "Aptekarsky ogorod". For many years, motherwort can grow in one place and bestow healing herb.