One-sided orthylia (also called winter-green) is widely known as a means for curing women’s diseases of very different character. The grass has anti-inflammatory and diuretic agent, prevents the appearance of tumors, increases the functionality of women’s reproductive system. Orthylia positively affects the men’s body, preventing the development of inflammations and erectile dysfunction. Besides, medicinal products made on the basis of this grass improve digestion, normalize hormone balance, raise the general tone of the body.
Orthylia is rich with biologically active substances. Its roots and grass contain flavonoids, coumarines, iridoids, quinones, vitamins, organic acids and the whole complex of microelements. Such a rich composition explains a lot of valuable qualities of this plant.
Orthylia is used for curing gynecological diseases: uterine fibroids, myomas, infertility, uterine hemorrhage, toxicosis, menstrual disorders, adhesive processes, tubal obstruction and inflammation, hepatic diseases, chronic pyelonephritis, cystitis.
It is also used for curing Kidney stone disease, arthritis, gastritis, purulent renal disease, colitis, chronic hepatitis, cholecystitis, gallstone disease, different internal bleeding, radiculitis, hernia, prostatitis, inflammations after heart diseases, Kidney diseases, also skin defects (anabrosis, ulcers)
One-sided orthylia plants
Orthilia is taken in forms of infusions, brews and alcohol and oil infusions.
Making an infusion: pour 1 glass of boiled water over 1 table spoon of a herb, boil at the low heat for 5-10 minutes and ingrain for 3-4 hours. Filter the infusion, express the herb. Take in 1 table spoon 4-5 times a day. The infusion may be used for vaginal douche. Shelf life is no longer than 2 days.
Making an alcohol infusion: pour 250 ml of high-quality vodka or 40% solution of medical alcohol over 25 gr of herbs and ingrain in a dark cool place for 3 weeks, shaking from time to time. After that filter the infusion, express the herb. Take in 20-30 drops 3 times a day one hour before the meal.
Strong brew of the root maybe used as an eye wash during inflammations.
The duration of the course depends on the severity and length of the disease.