Properties: immortelle flowers contain flavonoids, resins, vitamins C and K, macro- and micronutrients, tannins and stearic substances, traces of essential oil, coloring matter, as well as salts of manganese, calcium, iron, potassium. These substances determine the therapeutic effect of the immortelle. Among choleretic herbs, he has no rivals. In its action, the immortelle is an idiotic - it facilitates the process of emptying the gallbladder. It is able to remove sand and small gallstones, slows the progress of the food lump along the gastrointestinal tract. Immortelle occupies an important place in the green herbal pharmacy in that it is part of the composition and gives value to many herbal preparations. Infusion of the immortelle helps in the secretion of bile, stomach and pancreas. Traditional medicine recommends immortelle for the treatment of jaundice, for the expulsion of worms, with constipation and colitis. Northern peoples use the immortelle to treat female ailments, kidney diseases, pulmonary tuberculosis, try to cure an eyesore, use it for bites of rabid animals, and bathe their children with a strong fear. Immortelle is included in the famous Tibetan tea, able to cleanse toxins and rejuvenate the body.
Infusion: pour 1 tablespoon of flowers into a bottle of dark glass, which pour 250 g of vodka, in the dark for 2 weeks, at the same time, shake, strain and squeeze the settled flowers from time to time. Drink 1 tablespoon before eating for 30 minutes.
Decoctions of immortelle inflorescences: 10 grams of immortelle flowers are taken in 200 ml of boiled water, placed under the lid in an enameled bowl and, often stirring, cooked in a water bath for about half an hour. The broth is cooled for a quarter of an hour at room temperature, filtered, the remainder of the raw material is squeezed. Then, cold boiled water is added to obtain a volume of 200 ml. The broth is stored for no more than 2 days in the refrigerator. Drink half a glass of warmed up to 3 times daily before meals. It is used as an anthelmintic, choleretic agent, as well as with dermatoses accompanied by itching.