Teucrium montanum is an herb that is used for curing many diseases and even ancient people used it. It grows on mountains, hills and on a rocky ground.
Old people well-known the health properties of this herb, and that’s because Teucrium help in recovering after a long disease.
It blossoms from July to September. The plant has long been used in phytotherapy and is collected at the time of flowering. Correctly picking of this herb means that leaf floral tops of twigs cut with sharp scissors and quickly dry in the draft in order to preserve the color and smell. It is recommended that wherever you pick it, at least a third of flowers leave untouched.
This aromatic plant contains an essential oil, tannins, choline, and bitter substances. It is used preventively to strengthen the immune system and is an excellent choice for those who are exposed to constant stress.
It is a bitter and astringent taste, and in folk medicine has proven to be reliable for the treatment of digestive and respiratory organs, it is believed that helps with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Because of the bitter substance is irreplaceable with many diseases of the stomach and makes it easier and abdominal bloating. Its antiseptic action of destroying pathogenic microorganisms removes harmful substances in the intestines and stomach. It is also effective in diseases of the mouth and throat, a variety of infections, fungi, and ulcers.
Health Properties of Teucrium
It has many health properties, and you can prepare this herb in many ways, depending on what you want to cure.
Here are some remedies:
A spoon of dried and chopped Teucrium pour with 250 ml of boiling water, cover and cook for two minutes and after 15 minutes – strain. Daily drink 3 times per cup of fresh unsweetened tea, before the main meal.
Twenty grams of plants, dip in 100 ml of brandy. Leave it for two weeks. Against diseases of bile or hemorrhoids drink three times a day for 20 drops of tincture.
To boost immunity
In a liter of red wine dip 20 grams of this herb and let stand for eight days. You should drink one cup three times a day before meals. You can try this recipe: dried Teucrium grind in a coffee mill. Take one to three grams before meals.