Lofant of the Tibetan species contains various useful substances and trace elements. They improve the condition of the human body, have a beneficial effect on the systems of organs and tissues. The plant is used in folk medicine and cosmetology. It is part of cosmetics. It stimulates hair growth, improves skin condition. For medicinal purposes, it is used to treat insomnia, high blood pressure, depression, and lung diseases.
The plant is widespread in Central Asia, on the mountain peaks of Tibet and the Himalayas. It is currently grown in Japan and East Asia. There it is in great demand, it is used in cooking and medicine. Lofant Tibetan is cultivated in Russia, calmly endures the frosts characteristic of the region.
The chemical composition of the Tibetan lofant
Lofant flowers contain many useful chemicals:
- malic acid;
- citric acid;
- vitamin C;
- caffeic acid;
- chlorogenic acid;
- kaempferol glycoside.
The plant-based essential oil contains:
Useful properties of the plant
Tibetan lofant has the following beneficial properties:
- Eliminates insomnia, improves peace, improves memory, concentration. Stimulates the brain and nervous system.
- Supports the immune system, acts as a prophylaxis against colds.
- Maintains skin tone, prevents aging.
- Normalizes hormones.
- Relieves inflammation and edema.
- Stimulates hair growth, prevents hair loss.
- They have a beneficial effect on the respiratory system, help to cope with pneumonia, bronchitis, tuberculosis.
- Regulates blood pressure, improves the functioning of the heart muscle.
- Relieves leg fatigue, prevents the development of varicose veins.
- Restores the state after intoxication, stimulates the liver and pancreas.
- Relieves inflammation in cystitis or urethritis. Relieves pain, swelling, relieves the condition.
- Helps fight infertility in men and women.
- Cleanses the body, removes toxins and toxins.
- Eliminates skin diseases.
Indications for use
Lofant has a strong healing effect on the human body. The plant has many beneficial properties. It is prescribed as an addition to the main treatment or as the main treatment in the initial stages of the disease. Indications for use:
- high blood pressure;
- inflammation of the urinary system;
- disruption of the liver;
- varicose veins of the lower extremities;
Use in traditional medicine
Traditional medicine recipes provide for the use of decoctions, infusions, tinctures, baths, oils.
50 grams of plants are poured with half a liter of water, boiled, removed from the heat, continue to heat in a water bath for another 10-15 minutes. Then they give time to cool down and take. The broth is rubbed over the face. Store it in the refrigerator in a dark container. A new solution is prepared every 5 days.
Infusion for oral administration: half a glass of lofant is poured with 500 ml of boiled water. The jar is wrapped, insisted for 3-5 hours. Drink 100 ml three times a day, before meals.
Recipe for an infusion for wiping the face: 80 grams of dried stems and leaves are poured into 500 ml of water. Insist 2-3 hours. Filter, allow to cool. With this infusion, they wipe the face, add to the filled baths, rinse the hair after washing.
The crushed inflorescences of the plant are poured with two glasses of vodka or alcohol. Close with a lid, insist in 30-40 days, shake occasionally. After the passage of time, the tincture is filtered, used 15 ml 3 times a day.
Before taking a bath, 100 grams of water is poured with boiling water. Insist 30 minutes. Strain and add to the bath. Such baths strengthen the immune system and improve the condition of the skin.
The oil is sold at a pharmacy or beauty store. The oil is added to the baths, rubbing the skin of the face. Improves skin condition, has a calming effect, normalizes sleep.
Dried grass 50 grams, pour 100-150 ml of boiling water, leave for 3 hours. Filter the liquid. A concentrated solution is poured into a jar of fresh, semi-liquid honey. Stir. This honey is mixed and taken 1 tablespoon for colds and lung diseases.
Contraindications for use
The plant as a folk remedy has its own contraindications:
- carrying a child;
- breastfeeding period;
- an allergic reaction to plant pollen;
- an allergic reaction to essential oils;
- low pressure.
In case of an overdose, vasodilation occurs, pressure decreases, blood thinns. Poisoning with oils and lofant components also occurs. Possibly vomiting, nausea, diarrhea.
Important! If there is any contraindication to use, they refuse to take a lofant completely.
Use in cosmetology
In cosmetology, their Tibetan lofant is used to make face masks. They strengthen the skin, rejuvenate, heal, and help get rid of skin diseases. Hair masks stimulate hair growth. It is included in the composition of the manufacturers of creams, shampoos, balms, tonics, scrubs. If a lofant is available, then masks can be prepared at home.
Rejuvenating face mask
Fresh herbs are chopped. Cottage cheese, honey, sour cream are added to it. Mix the ingredients. Apply to face, distribute evenly over all areas. I can stand it for 20-30 minutes. Wash off with warm water, wipe the face with a lofant decoction, prepared in advance.
Fresh stems and leaves are crushed. The resulting pulp is wrapped in cheesecloth, squeezed out the juice. The juice is rubbed into the hair roots and scalp. Stand for 30-40 minutes. Wash off with warm water using shampoo.
Important! To improve the effect, it is recommended to put on a cellophane shower cap after applying the mask..
Mask for blackheads and dots
A bag of any clay for the face, diluted with a decoction from a flower. Apply on the face, stand for 30 minutes after the mask has completely dried. Wash off with warm water.
Mask for problem skin
A decoction of lofant and chamomile is mixed in equal amounts with alcohol. Insist for several days in a dark place. Rub the face with lotion 2 times a day. Store it in the refrigerator
Harvesting and collecting grass
Collecting lofant begins in the summer, when the plant is still young and actively blooming. All aerial parts of the plant are collected: flowers, castings, stems. All necessary parts are carefully cut with scissors or a knife. Having received the required amount of material, it is washed under water. Each stem is laid out separately from each other. Leave to dry in a dark place with good ventilation. Ventilation is necessary so that the plants do not start to attack the mold due to the increased moisture.
Important! After drying, the grass is suitable for only 1 season, then it loses useful substances and becomes useless.
Lofant Tibetan has medicinal properties for the human body. It has a rich chemical composition. It is used for medicinal purposes and in cosmetology. In some countries, lofant is used as a seasoning and dishes are prepared with it. For some diseases and conditions of the body, the use of the plant is prohibited.