Hawthorn grows mainly in temperate regions.It is believed that the plant came to us from the American continent.It is - and stuck, delighting abundant flowering in spring and autumn - not less abundant harvest beautiful delicious fruit.
Selection hawthorn varieties differ especially pleasant taste and is very high in vitamin C. To be used for therapeutic purposes it is most convenient alcohol tincture of hawthorn, home perfectly stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 years, while retaining all beneficial properties.
There are several ways to prepare tinctures, they are quite simple.
Tincture of hawthorn: the first recipe
Prepare a glass bottle or jar with a lid ploltno.Ideally, if we can find a container made of dark glass.Fresh, ripe, undamaged hawthorn wash well, remove the leaves and stalk.Pour the berries in a jar "to the shoulders."Pour prepared fruit good medical alcohol or vodka to the top quality container.Tightly close the lid and put into a dark place for 30 days.
month later infusion of fruits bright red will light yellow and the solution will turn a beautiful red-orange color.The infusion must be drained through a gauze filter, pour into bottles, cork well and put in storage in the refrigerator.
To improve the taste of tincture can be added in the last week insisting a little cinnamon, vanilla and honey.This tincture of hawthorn, home cooked can get extremely tasty, but abuse it in any case impossible.
Hawthorn Tincture: Recipe second
good tincture Hawthorn home may be prepared from dried fruits .It made it the same way, but the dried berries infusion needed to grind or crush to better nutrients into solution.After the end of the infusion of such infusions require just a little more carefully drain the solution.250 g of dried hawthorn berries need 0.5 liters of alcohol or vodka.
Hawthorn Tincture: Recipe third
Dried flowers also make excellent tincture Hawthorn home .The only difference from tinctures on the fruit - it is not so long kept.100 g of flowers required 100 g of vodka or spirit. can mix dried fruits with flowers and push together.
storage and use of tincture
Properly cooked tincture Hawthorn home can be stored for a long time, but only in a cool dark place.Typically, home infusion stored in the refrigerator in a tightly closed glass bottles.Applied, usually 3-4 times daily 30 drops, unless the doctor has given other instructions.Hawthorn can be an effective treatment for diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems, atherosclerosis, insomnia, etc.
not recommend the use of tincture of hawthorn for women in the first trimester of pregnancy, children, persons with allergies to ingredients tinctures, as well as those who are prone to hypotension (low blood pressure).If your doctor has prescribed the treatment of any medication, you must inform him of receiving infusions of hawthorn, since the action of some drugs may be enhanced or changed in conjunction with the infusion.
Hawthorn - one of the most natural and safe treatments.But, nevertheless, you can not abuse the tincture of hawthorn. can not also be used to prepare the tincture brew: present in extremely bad moonshine fusel oil would negate all the benefits of hawthorn.