HAZELWORT (ASARUM EUROPAEUM)
ABOUT HAZELWORT (ASARUM EUROPAEUM)
Hazelwort or wild ginger is a perennial plant. The form of the hazelwort leaves bears resemblance with hooves, but they are smaller. The plant grows in groups and forms a large, round, bright green lacquered “traces”, 1-3m width. Hazelwort is clearly visible from afar on a gingery coniferous carpet. Hazelwort leaves, and especially its root have a strong aroma of camphor and pepper.
HOW TO USE HAZELWORT
Nowadays, the usage of this plant is topical, because of one important reason: hazelwort has long been used to treat alcoholism. One of the most wide known physicians of antiquity Avicenna considered wild ginger as the most important and best treatment for emphysema, bronchiectasis lung disease and heart diseases. Nowadays this herb is also recommended to enhance potency and prevent migraines. Wild ginger has certain properties that can be used to treat alcoholism, it causes nausea, vomiting and feeling of disgust, if the infusion of its roots is taken at the same time as alcohol. Use the extract of wild ginger roots for the treatment of the diseases described above.
TINCTURES, REMEDIES and RECIPES from HAZELWORT
HAZELWORT ROOT INFUSION
Pour 1 tsp. of dried root with a cup of boiling water. Cool the infusion. Take 1 tbsp. 2-3 times a day. For the treatment of alcoholism add it to the alcoholic drink. Do not exceed the dosage arbitrarily. It may lead to poisoning. Consult a doctor before usage.