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15 plants helping to normalize work of a thyroid gland

Statistically, pathologies of a thyroid gland in the world more than 500 million people have. Failures in work of this body lead to heavy disbolism, development of heart diseases, vessels, a reproductive and nervous system. In hard cases excess or insufficient production of the main hormones of a thyroid gland (thyroxine and triiodothyronine) leads to essential decline in quality of life and disability.

Treatment of dysfunction of a thyroid gland, as a rule, includes administration of drugs, containing iodine. Medicinal plants can be big help in therapy. When patients badly transfer iodinated means, treatment by herbs quite often happens the only way of normalization of a situation.

1. Magnolia vine Chinese

The fructifying liana growing preferential in Primorsky Krai and in the Far East. All parts of a plant contain flavonoids, anthocyans, catechins, lignana and essential oils. Pulp of fruits (berries) is extremely rich with ascorbic acid and other vitamins. Drugs of a magnolia vine have a powerful tonic and promoting effect, increase the arterial pressure and immune activity. They are very effective at weakness, falling of a tone and hypotonia which often are symptoms of pathologies of a thyroid gland. The moderate amount of iodine is a part of berries. Tinctures and broths of vegetable raw materials accept at a hypothyroidism. Patients note bystry inflow of forces, decrease in incidence of seasonal infections, strengthening of intellectual and physical activity.

The magnolia vine is powerful therapeutic tool. Administration of drugs from it is contraindicated at the increased nervous irritability, an arterial hypertension and an acute heart failure. Besides, you should not use them at treatment of children up to 12 years, and also pregnant women and the feeding women.

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2. Rhodiola pink (gold root)

Redivive which rhizomes and roots contain iodine and biologically active agents. Is a powerful adaptogen, possesses antiinflammatory and antineoplastic action. It is applied (as a rule, in the form of extract or spirit tincture) to relief of symptoms of a hypothyroidism and activation of work of a thyroid gland.

The list of contraindications is similar to that which needs to be considered at treatment by magnolia vine drugs.

Родиола розовая

3. Ashvaganda (Indian ginseng)

Drugs from this plant are since ancient times used in Ayurvedic medicine. Roots of an ashvaganda contain a unique set of antioxidants which is making salutary impact on immune system, optimizing work of closed glands and removing effects of stresses. Also the antiseptic properties of drugs of the Indian ginseng allowing to use it in treatment of inflammatory processes are widely known.

Ашваганда (индийский женьшень)

4. Remaniya sticky (Chinese)

Of this adornment plant called by also Chinese foxglove are used by Korneklubni for preparation of infusions and extracts. Drugs have powerful antiinflammatory effect, help to optimize production of hormones of a thyroid gland and bark of adrenal glands, reduce sugar level in blood, normalize cardiac performance.

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5. Licorice

The glycyrrhiza root for centuries was used in traditional medicine as a powerful antibechic. Recent researches showed that it contains the complex of bioflavonoids and saponins helping to activate production of hormone of the cortisol promoting improvement of a condition of the patients suffering from a hypothyroidism.


6. Bakopa is Carolinian

The alga which in a wild look is found in oceanic waters near the coast of Central and South America. Is a popular aquarian plant. Daily reception of extract of a bakopa helps to increase production of hormones of a thyroid gland by 40%.

7. Laminaria

Edible huge alga better known as laminaria. Thanks to the high content of iodine it is applied at treatment of some diseases caused by dysfunction of a thyroid gland. Many specialists consider a laminaria worthy replacement to pharmaceutical drugs, especially at initial stages of a hypothyroidism.

Unfortunately, not all seaweed of this look can be used without risk for health. The laminaria actively accumulates in the leaves toxics (especially compounds of heavy metals), and some regions of the World Ocean in which she lives are so contaminated that the vegetable raw materials extracted in them can become the poisoning reason. Therefore it is necessary to buy dried or tinned seaweed only from the checked suppliers.


8. Black nut

Close relative of walnut. Grows in North America. Contains a rich set of vitamins, polyunsaturated fatty acids, rare microelements and biologically active agents. Thanks to existence in structure of special connection – the yuglona, can be an iodine source, on concentration comparable with seafood.

Possesses the antiinflammatory, antineoplastic, healing and tonic action. Among other, it is used for optimization of work of bodies of endocrine system.

Черный орех

9. Purple cone-flower

Popular medicinal plant which drugs are used for strengthening of immune system, and also as antiinflammatory and anesthetics. Tincture of a grass of a purple cone-flower is successfully used at pathologies of a thyroid gland (in particular, Hashimoto's craw or Greyvs's disease) as effective addition to medicamentous therapy.


10. Eleuterokokk

One more inhabitant of the Far East region. Drugs of an eleuterokokk do not exert direct impact on endocrine system, but are efficient means for decrease in a stress, well influence a nervous system, strengthen an immune response, increase vitality and arterial pressure. Therefore элеутерококк it is very demanded in therapy of pathologies of a thyroid gland.


11. Coleus

The adornment plant which is actively used in room floriculture, and also in registration of city and country landscapes. Leaves of a coleus are extremely rich with the flavonoids having a promoting effect on a thyroid gland. Drugs of a grass are used at a hypothyroidism.


12. Hawthorn

Infusions and broths of fruits of this bush are widely known as means for treatment of disturbances of cordial activity and a lowering of arterial pressure.

Quite recently scientists found out that drugs of a hawthorn have the unique properties allowing to apply them to correction of a hormonal background. They can be used in treatment both hypo - and a hyperthyroidism and in some cases serve as a successful substitute of medicamentous means.


13. Melissa medicinal

Melissa – a popular garden and medicinal plant which infusion and extract of a grass possesses the expressed calming action. But it is not all: the substances which are contained in melissa drugs are capable to slow down production of hormones of a thyroid gland. The melissa is applied at treatment of hyperthyroidisms.

Мелисса лекарственная

14. The bugleweed is Virginia

The plant of family of a mint family which long since is applied in homeopathic practice to treatment of diseases of a nervous system. Thanks to a unique set of phenolic acids has on a thyroid gland the effect similar to influence of a melissa medicinal. Drugs of a bugleweed oppress synthesis of thyritropic hormone and help to remove sharpness of symptoms of an autoimmune thyroiditis, Greyvs's disease and hyperthyroidisms.

15. Extract of a guggul

Guggula – the resinous juice emitted by a kommifor tree which grows in India. Extract of this substance is used for activation of production of hormones of a thyroid gland and fight against manifestations of a hypothyroidism. Specialists note the extraordinary soft, sparing impact of extract of a guggul on an organism allowing to avoid influence on other bodies of endocrine system at treatment of a thyroid gland.

Экстракт гуггула

Use of vegetable raw materials demands care as officinal herbs can cause allergic reactions or specifically interact with medicamentous means. Besides, reception of each such drug has the contraindications therefore before an initiation of treatment it is necessary to consult with the doctor.

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