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Аконит джунгарский

Monk's-hood – a plant from family of a crowfoot family. Other names – monk's-hood Dzungarian, the fighter, the tsar grass.

Chemical composition

Characteristic properties of monk's-hood are caused by its chemical composition including alkaloids macro - and microelements:

  • Alkaloids – 0,3-1,07% in stalks, 0,62-3,99% in leaves, 1,38-4,56% in flowers;
  • Potassium – 16,3 mg/g;
  • Calcium – 11 mg/g;
  • Magnesium – 2,7 mg/g;
  • Iron – 0,4 mg/g;
  • Magnesium – 73,3 mkg/g;
  • Copper – 11,3 mkg/g;
  • Zinc – 58,5 mkg/g;
  • Molybdenum – 0,4 mkg/g;
  • Chrome – 0,32 mkg/g;
  • Aluminum – 512,8 mkg/g;
  • Barium – 54,88 mkg/g;
  • Vanadium – 1,04 mkg/g;
  • Selenium – 0,11 mkg/g;
  • Nickel – 4,0 mkg/g;
  • Strontium – 280,8 mkg/g;
  • Lead – 0,88;
  • Boron – 60,8 mkg/g;
  • Iodine – 0,9 mkg/g.

Most of all alkaloids contain in plant flowers.

Useful properties

Interest for medicine is made by leaves and tubers of monk's-hood, however at the same time it is important to remember that they contain poison and therefore demand especially careful address and use is strict according to indications, without exceeding of a dosage.

Use of monk's-hood gained distribution thanks to a wide range of useful properties of a plant in homeopathic and traditional medicine. So, it renders anesthetic, the antiinflammatory, healing, diuretic, sedative action.

Indications to monk's-hood use

The plant is not used by official medicine, and in national – medicinal properties of monk's-hood apply at:

  • Arthritis;
  • To gout;
  • Radiculitis;
  • Sciatica;
  • Rheumatism;
  • Epilepsies;
  • Mental, nervous breakdowns;
  • Hysteria;
  • Neuralgia, including epileptiform neuralgias;
  • Headaches;
  • Dizziness;
  • Parkinson's diseases;
  • Anemias;
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • Pneumonia;
  • To bronchial asthma;
  • To cold;
  • To quinsy;
  • Acute respiratory diseases;
  • Deterioration in sight;
  • Infection with worms;
  • To jaundice;
  • Lock;
  • Meteorism;
  • Cystitis;
  • To edema;
  • To scarlet fever;
  • Diphtherias;
  • Malaria;
  • Syphilis;
  • Psoriasis;
  • To mange.

In homeopathy monk's-hood is applied as antiinflammatory, the anesthetic healing means in the form of tincture from flowers and leaves of a plant.

The dosage, in view of hypertoxity of means, is defined by the homeopath after assessment of a condition of the patient.


Monk's-hood Dzungarian is contraindicated to children, people with the lowered pressure, to pregnant women, the feeding women.

After external use of tincture it is necessary to wash away carefully with soap capacity from under means and a hand, and also to avoid hit of means in eyes not to cause damage to a cornea.

At symptoms of poisoning with monk's-hood it is necessary to accept immediately vomitive, to drink oak bark broth, black coffee, wine or solution of vinegar and to urgently call the ambulance.

House drugs from monk's-hood

The nonconventional medicine recommends to apply tincture from monk's-hood to treatment of oncological diseases.

For this purpose take one teaspoon of powder from plant roots, fill in 500 ml of vodka and insist two weeks in the dark room, shaking up every day. Before use tincture is carefully filtered by means of the gauze folded double.

After that it is possible to begin treatment: 1 drop of means is mixed from 50 ml of water (a one-time dosage) and accepted daily to food 3 times a day. Every day add on 1 drop, bring to 10 drops at one time and in such volume three times a day accept 10 more days. Then the dose begins to be reduced and brought to reception of 1 drop 3 times again a day. After that treatment by monk's-hood is stopped, and in 1 month take a course again. Thus conduct seven therapeutic courses.

For removal tooth, a headache (including migraines), treatments of rheumatism, neuralgia, prepare other tincture: 20 g of roots of monk's-hood Dzungarian fill in 500 ml of vodka and maintain week.

At migraine and neuralgia tincture begins to be accepted on 1 teaspoon, gradually increasing a dosage to 1 tablespoon. Treatment lasts month.

For elimination of a dentagra 1 tablespoon of tincture should be rubbed in a cheek from that party where there is injured tooth.

For treatment of rheumatism tincture from monk's-hood is rubbed for the night in a sore point and wrapped up with a flannel.

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