- What is folk medicine directed at ascites?
- Foods used in the treatment of dropsy
- Treatment of ascites with folk remedies
- Video on topic
Ascites( abdominal edema) - a pathological accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. The amount of the transudate in this condition can be up to 20-25 liters.
Treatment of ascites is made by eliminating the cause of the disease, as well as reducing the amount of accumulated fluid by diet, in severe cases resorting to a perforation of the peritoneum and a discharge of the transudate into the external environment. In addition, the problem of treating abdominal ascites with folk remedies is topical.
What is folk medicine directed at ascites?
Use only traditional methods of treatment for fighting dropsy of the abdomen - it is not very reasonable, because a pathological condition is fraught with a number of serious complications( for example, the appearance of bacterial-type peritonitis).
It is important to combine medical and surgical methods with medicinal herbs and products with therapeutic effect. First of all recipes are used, the components of which have a diuretic effect. Removal of excess fluid is the basis of symptomatic therapy.
However, one should not simply remove liquid from the abdomen, but also eliminate the underlying cause of the pathological condition. Folk healers are also advised to take infusions and decoctions on the basis of medicinal plants that will strengthen the defenses of the patient's body and promote the activation of metabolic processes.
Foods used in the treatment of dropsy
One of the famous products that should be on the individual menu of a sick person is a pumpkin. It increases the excretion of salts from the body, which reduces the risk of delaying abnormal fluid in the abdominal cavity and the appearance of swelling. Pumpkin reduces the load on the heart muscle, clears the body of the patient of toxins and toxins.
The next important product is apricot. This is the source of potassium, which is necessary for the proper functioning of internal organs, provided that diuretics and infusions are used on the basis of medicinal plants.
Parsley is a representative of beds, which possesses powerful antioxidant properties. The use of greenery in food can enhance the effectiveness of other vegetables and fruits used in the treatment of ascitic pathology.
Increased abdominal volume, dull pain and excessive formation of gases are the main symptoms of ascites
Treatment of ascites with folk remedies
Treatment with folk remedies has always been an urgent problem. After all, many people can not stand a strict diet or decide to pierce the abdominal cavity.
Recipe # 1.Decoction of the bean pods
Peel the beans( about 20-25 g) and pour the resulting pods with 1 liter of clean water. Put everything on the fire and bring to a boil. Boil for another 10 minutes over low heat and let stand and cool for 40 minutes.
Take in the broth 3 times a day, but not later than 8 pm. Due to an excellent diuretic effect, excess fluid will escape from the body. In addition, you need to limit yourself in the amount of water consumed.
Recipe # 2.Decoction of leaves or seeds of parsley
Pour the leaves of parsley or its seeds( about 300 g) with 1 liter of water, bring to a boil and cook for about 15-20 minutes. After this, remove the broth from the fire, cool and strain through gauze. Take medication is necessary for 3 days every day from the very morning with an interval of 60 minutes. The total volume of the liquid drunk should not exceed half a liter in 24 hours.
Recipe # 3.Horsetail and birch leaves
Ingredients for the preparation of the drug are mixed in equal proportions, and pour 0.5 liters of boiled water. Bring to a boil, cook for 20 minutes, cool and drain the broth. Take inside 200 ml each morning for 7-10 days.
Recipe # 4.Compote from the fruits of the apricot
Fresh or dried fruits of apricots( 1 cup) pour 1 liter of water and cook compote for 40 minutes without the addition of sugar.
The resulting broth is separated from the fruit and filtered. Drink 1 glass of medication every morning, with a positive effect, the dosage can be increased to 0.4 liters per day. Duration of treatment is several weeks.
Recipe # 5.Broth from bearberry and hernia
In equal proportions, mix 2 plants and pour 300 ml of steep boiling water. On a slow fire, everything is boiled for 30-40 minutes, then it cools down and is carefully filtered. The resulting broth is taken orally 300 ml daily for 2-3 weeks in the morning before meals.
Recipe # 6.Tea from linden and coltsfoot
Lime flowers and coltsfoot flowers are mixed in the same proportions and immersed in 500 ml of pure water, brought to a boil and cooked for a quarter of an hour. The ready-made broth is removed from the fire, insisted for another 15 minutes, cooled and taken inside 4 times a day for 100 ml in a warm form. The duration of treatment is 10-14 days.
Lime tea with the addition of mother-and-stepmother is an excellent option for the treatment of ascites
Recipe # 7.Birch wraps
In a ready decoction of birch leaves( at the rate of 100 grams per bucket of water), immerse a clean cloth from cotton, wrap the patient completely, starting from the area of the armpits, and ending with the knees. As soon as possible, wind on top of the second dry sheet and a third layer of woolen shawl or blanket.
It is necessary to assume the lying position, and cover with one more blanket from above. The time of the procedure is at least 1.5 hours. After the end of the procedure, everything is removed, but drafts or contact with cold air should not be allowed.
Recipe No.8.Infusion of oat straw
One handful of fresh straw is taken per 1 liter of water. It is infused for 2-3 days in a dark and cool place. Take the drug recommended 150 ml 3-4 times a day. Infusion is effective in any accumulation of fluid in organs and tissues.
Recipe # 9.Herbal collection: nettle, plantain, St. John's wort, rose hips and bearberry
One tablespoon of herbs are poured cold boiled water and insist 6-8 hours. After that, put the infusion on the fire and boil for 15-20 minutes over low heat. Decoction filter, cool and take inside 50 ml 4 times a day.
Recipe # 10.Infusion of cherry pedicels
One tablespoon of dried fruit stalks cherry pour 1,5 liters of steep boiling water, cover and insist for 3-4 hours. The resulting liquid is filtered and taken inside by a glass 3-4 times a day. The duration of treatment should be at least 2 weeks. Then make a 7 day break and repeat the course.
In addition, if during treatment with ascites medications an allergic reaction of the body or a worsening of the condition was detected, therapy should be stopped immediately!