Sophora Japanese is a tree from the family of legumes. The plant grows in the Caucasus, Sakhalin, Central Asia, Primorye, Crimea, Eastern Siberia and Amur.
For the treatment most often used seeds, fruits, flowers and buds Sophora. But sometimes leaves and shoots are used.
The chemical composition of Sophora has not been fully studied, but it has been established that it contains the following substances:
- amino acids;
In flowers, there are five types of flavonoids. These are kaempferol, rutin, genistein, quercetin and isoramnetin. Such a rich composition makes Sophora a means with a mass of healing properties.
Therefore, tinctures, decoction and ointments based on this plant are often used in diabetes and many other diseases. But what is the healing effect of Sophora Japanese and how to apply it?
Useful properties and indications for use
Japanese Sophora in diabetes is valuable because it contains quercetin and rutin. These substances are used to treat partial complications of chronic hyperglycemia - retinopathy. With this disease affects the eye vessels, which leads to blindness.
Thanks to quercetin, the plant has a wound healing effect. What is also important for every diabetic, because the sweet environment is favorable for the development of purulent processes and other skin problems. Therefore, for eczema, trophic ulcers, cuts and burns, tincture of the fruits of Sophora should be used.
But it is worth noting that the fruits and buds do not affect the course of diabetes of any type. After all, they do not have a sugar-reducing effect. However, they have a lot of other useful properties, thanks to which you can stop the unpleasant symptoms of the disease and slow down the development of complications.
Japanese Sophora has the following healing properties:
Moreover, the use of Sophora in diabetes helps to restore the elasticity of the vessels, reducing their fragility. Also, its active ingredients eliminate cholesterol plaques and normalize metabolic processes.
In addition, regular intake of products based on this plant strengthens the heart, reduces the likelihood of allergic reactions, increases immunity and normalizes blood pressure.
Sophora-based drugs are prescribed for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes, which occur more often in diabetics than in healthy people. Due to the hypoglycemic effect, the plant is shown in diabetic atherosclerosis, which is accompanied by numbness of the extremities, which, in the absence of therapy, ends with gangrene.
If the form of the disease is mild, then it is allowed to use Sophora as a single agent, as a dietary supplement.
In moderate to severe diabetes, Sophora is used in combination with antidiabetic drugs.
In many patients with chronic hyperglycemia, the gastrointestinal tract is often impaired. Therefore, it will be useful for them to take decoctions and infusions from the plant, especially in the case of gastritis and ulcers, and for diseases of the pancreas.
With impotence and hypotension, flowers and buds of the healing tree are used as biostimulants. So, due to the extensive therapeutic effect, in addition to diabetes, the plant is effective in a number of other diseases that are a complication of chronic hyperglycemia:
- angina pectoris;
- lack of appetite;
- kidney disease, including glomerulonephritis;
- various infections;
- allergic manifestations;
- furunculosis, trophic ulcers, sepsis, etc.
Recipes for anti-diabetic remedies with Sophora
From diabetes type 2 helps alcohol tincture. For its preparation it is necessary to prepare the fruits, which are best collected at the end of September on a clear and not rainy day.
Next, the beans are washed with cooled boiled water and dried. When the fruits are dry, they must be cut with stainless scissors and fit into a three-liter bottle. Then all is poured with alcohol (56%) with the calculation of a liter of ethanol per 1 kg of raw material.
For two courses of treatment (1 year), 1 kg of Sophora is sufficient. Moreover, the medicine can should be stored in a dark place for 12 days, stirring its contents periodically. When the agent infuses it becomes brown-green, after which it is filtered.
Tincture taken up to 4 times a day after meals, seizing a slice of lemon. The initial dose of 10 drops, each time it increases by 1 drop, bringing to the maximum amount of one teaspoon. In this dosage, the drug is drunk for 24 days.
Such courses of treatment should be carried out twice a year - in the fall and spring for three years. Only in the second year can you increase the dose to one dessert spoon.
There is also another recipe for using Sophora in diabetes. 250 ml of moonshine mixed with 2-3 fruits. The tincture is stored for 14 days in a dark place and filtered. Means taken before meals for 1 tsp. 3 p. a day, all squeezed water.
It is noteworthy that for the preparation of medicines it is necessary to use moonshine, as it contains fusel oils. In addition, it has a hypoglycemic effect.
The duration of therapy is 90 days. During this period, the normal functioning of metabolic processes is restored, so that a person who has problems with excess weight loses weight.
Even with diabetes prepare infusion of Sophora vodka. To do this, a glass bottle is filled with fresh fruits of the plant in 2/3 parts and poured all with alcohol. Means insist 21 days and take on an empty stomach and 1 tbsp. a spoon.
In diabetes and malignant tumors, 150 g of Sophora fruits are ground into powder and poured with vodka (700 ml). Means insist 7 days in a dark place, filtered and take 2 p. per day for 1 teaspoon.
To strengthen the immune system, normalize pressure, relieve inflammation and improve overall well-being, flowers and beans of the plant (2 tbsp. L.) Are crushed, poured 0.5 liters of boiling water, put on fire for 5 minutes. Then the medicine is infused for 1 hour and filtered. Broth take 3 p. 150 ml per day.
To restore the functioning of the pancreas, 200 g of crushed beans are placed in a bag made of gauze. Then prepare a mixture of sour cream (1 tbsp. L.), Sugar (1 stack) and whey (3 liters), which is poured into the bottle, and then put the bag there.
Means put in a warm place for 10 days. When the medicine is infused it is taken 3 p. per day 100 grams before meals.
For the treatment of skin lesions, dry beans are poured with boiling water in equal proportions. After 60 minutes The fruits are ground in a slurry and poured with vegetable oil (1: 3). The drug insist 21 days in the sun, and then filtered.
In addition, diabetic syndrome, diabetic atherosclerosis of the lower extremities and hypertension are successfully treated with plant juice. It takes 2-3 p. per day for 1 teaspoon.
It is worth noting that today a number of drugs are manufactured on the basis of Sophora. These include bad, tinctures (Sophorin) tablets (Pahikarpin), teas and creams.
From vitamin preparations should be allocated Askorutin, which is used for vitamin deficiencies (C and P), problems with the vascular system, including hemorrhages in the eye retina.
On the day you should drink up to two tablets.
The use of Sophora is recommended in such cases:
- individual intolerance;
- during work requiring increased attention (the plant inhibits the central nervous system);
- age up to 3 years;
It is worth noting that the Japanese Sophora is contraindicated in the first three months of pregnancy. After all, it contains rutin, which stimulates muscle tone, which can lead to miscarriage or complicated childbirth in diabetes.
Also, the fruits and flowers of the plant are contraindicated in hepatic and renal failure. In addition, in the course of treatment it is important to observe the dosage, regimen, and duration of administration. Otherwise, poisoning of the body may occur, which will adversely affect the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Moreover, Sophora-based products are not recommended for drinking with increased blood clotting.
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