Pear (buckthorn) tea is an excellent natural remedy for almost all digestive problems. In folk medicine, it is used for irregular stools, bloating and discomfort in the intestines, as well as for the treatment of hemorrhoids.
In other tea blends, pear peel as a medicine proved to be even better and more effective. Only well-dried plants, which have been dried for at least a year, may be used.
If given raw, it can cause severe diarrhea and severe cramps in the stomach and intestines. Therefore, the dosage is strictly observed.
Find out below how pear tea is prepared and in what ways it can be used.
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What is a pear and what does this plant look like?
Pear plant of Latin name Rhamus Frangula in our region it is also known as buckthorn, dog hazel, dogwood, dog grapes. It belongs to the krkovina family (Rhamnaceae). It is considered an extraordinary natural antiasthmatic, astringent, diuretic, catarrh, laxative and purgative.
The bush and tree can grow up to 8 meters in height. The broad oval leaves have a long petiole. The flower is white to green, quite inconspicuous and small. The fruit is an oval round berry, initially green, and as it ripens it becomes greenish. When fully ripe, it takes on a black to black-purple color.
The pear bark is gray-brown, with characteristic white dotted fields. The plant grows among bushes, in light forests, thickets, along settlements, streams and rivers. In our climate we find it in the valley of the Tisza and the Danube. It is widespread in northern Europe, as well as in the wetlands of the Caucasus and Siberia. It blooms from May to June.
Which parts of pear are medicinal
Its bark is removed from the branches and the tree in the spring (May) by creating a spiral with a knife. It can also be cut and removed like a pipe every 20 cm. Peeled, it is dried in a warm and bright place, and it can be dried immediately.
The bark is healing when it is dry, so it is most often used for pear tea only after a year.
Pear fruits are not edible, because they can cause vomiting or even poisoning.
In fact, only its dark, smooth and shiny bark interspersed with whitish round spots is used as a medicine, which is removed from young trees and thicker branches right now, at the end of winter and the beginning of spring, before the plant leaves. The bark of the pear is immediately cut into long strips and dried.
Pear bark has a healing effect
Pear bark is used in diseases of the stomach and intestines. It is especially useful for constipation, constipation, cramps in the intestines, weak peristalsis, tension in the stomach. It helps with inflamed hemorrhoids and anal fissures. In addition, it is used for severe headaches, tinnitus, dizziness, parasites in the body, etc.
In folk medicine, pear, ie its bark, has a significant place. Its main ingredient is tannins, which give it a pungent and bitter taste. In folk medicine, they have proven to be useful in the fight against bacterial and fungal infections, in the process of blood clotting and in the treatment of dysentery. In addition to tannins, it also contains medicinal ingredients such as anthraquinone, malic acid, resins, essential oil and a large amount of vitamin C.
The main indications for the use of pear bark tea are irregular stools, discomfort in the intestines, the appearance of hemorrhoids and frequent bloating.
Pear bark tea as a medicine
It helps with liver and bile diseases in the following conditions:
- bile stasis,
- gallbladder inflammation,
- swollen or hard liver,
- increased secretion and production of bile,
- spleen pain.
In addition, pear tea is effective for detoxifying the whole organism, as well as for skin diseases. On the outside, the bark soaked in vinegar is used to treat various scabs. It is also excellent in the treatment of gums, various skin irritations, as well as scalp and scalp infections.
Does buckthorn have any side effects?
Pear tea should never be taken with tangled intestines, acute stomach diseases and dehydration. Glycofrangulin is also broken down into glucose and frangulin during the drying of the bark. Therefore, taking berries or chewing fresh bark will cause a strong irritation of the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract.
Nausea with vomiting and even bloody diarrhea may occur. If you take pear tea for a very long time, there is an increased secretion of water and salt, during which we lose potassium. All this does not suit our heart muscle, which is weak due to the lack of this precious mineral. Therefore, you need a recommendation from a doctor or phytotherapist on the correct dosage. Most often, pear tea is consumed for 7 to 14 days.
Pear tea prepares a recipe
To make this medicinal drink, do the following:
Pour a full teaspoon of dry and chopped pear peel with 2 dl of water and boil briefly. After 1-2 minutes, cool and proceed immediately. Use one to two cups of tea a day, preferably before bedtime.
Digestive tea that triggers lazy bowels
Although pear peel tea is very good for digestion in itself, you will achieve even better results with the following tea mixture.
Combine 20 g of anise, sea buckthorn, pear peel, licorice root and prunes. Pour three tablespoons of the mixture with 3 dl of boiling water and leave it covered for at least three hours. Strain the drink and drink it at once. Feel free to eat plums afterwards.
This exceptional tea for digestion has a powerful laxative effect. It is usually drunk in the evening before going to bed, because it works after 8 to 12 hours, ie in the morning.
Pear bark teas are used as a laxative against chronic constipation and for intestinal pain. Namely, anthraquinone causes peristaltic movements of the colon. However, tea should not be consumed often.
Diuretic tea for better urinary excretion
Buckthorn tea can be of great help to people who have a problem with difficulty passing urine. It will prevent excessive water retention in the body. Experiences with tea for this purpose are positive, and here is how the recipe is prepared:
Mix 25 g of mint leaves, primrose leaves, rhizome teeth and pear bark. Pour three tablespoons of the mixture with half a liter of freshly boiled water and cover. After two hours, strain and drink immediately.
A powerful natural remedy for hemorrhoids
Almost every other person over the age of 50 has occasional problems with hemorrhoids (folk hemorrhoids). Pear in combination with chamomile, cumin and orange peel and how it can help.
Here’s how to make hemorrhoid tea:
Mix 35 grams of finely chopped and well-dried pear peel with well-washed orange peel (10 g). It is very important that the orange is from organic farming. Add 10 grams of chamomile and cumin to the mixture. Now take 2 full spoons of this mixture and pour 0.5 liters of boiled water over them. Cover everything well. After an hour, strain.
You got an extraordinary pear tea for hemorrhoids, to which you are free to add a spoonful of honey, for better taste. Dose three cups a day during the day. The experiences of the patients are positive, but take care of the dosage. Do not use the therapy for more than two weeks.
Pear tea to regulate menstruation
Another purpose that pear tea has is to stimulate regular menstrual cycles. In combination with other medicinal plants, it gives good results.
Mix 15 grams of dried pear with rusomač, hajdučica, rutvica, chamomile, parsnip and 10g oman root. Pour two large tablespoons of this mixture with 4 decilitres of freshly boiled water. Keep the drink covered all night, and strain it in the morning.
Drink one cup of drink on an empty stomach before breakfast and do the same after dinner.
How to make a tincture of pear
Pour 200 grams of dried and as finely chopped pear peel with a liter of 70% alcohol. After 30 days, strain the tincture.
Dose two to three times 15 to 20 drops during the day. Drizzle them in a little water or tea and drink immediately.
Don’t forget! The bark of the pear should be left for at least a year before use, and it is used against constipation and for arranging stools.
Pear for weight loss as used
In addition to triggering lazy bowels, buckthorn tea for weight loss achieves excellent results. It will activate the body as a whole and help speed up the metabolism.
Make weight loss tea
Mix 100 g of pear bark, 10 g of selenium root, dandelion, licorice, rabbit thorn. Add 10 grams of parsnips, hay, dandelion leaves and vines. Pour three tablespoons of the mixture into half a liter of boiling water and cook gently for ten minutes. Remove from the stove and leave covered to cool. Proceed and divide into three parts.
Drink the drink prepared in this way for three days in a row, one part of unsweetened tea. It is dosed three times a day after meals.
In addition, the following pear tea is recommended for weight loss:
Mix 10 g of pear peel with 5 g of parsnips, sea buckthorn, cumin, anise, coriander, thorn flowers,
chamomile, white dead nettles, yarrow, corn silk and plants day and night.
The drink is prepared in the same way as the previous mixture.
Pear peel price in pharmacies
Pear bark can also be obtained from herbal pharmacies with detailed instructions for use. The price is not too high, ranging from 150-180 dinars, depending on the packaging…
After you find out what pear tea is good for, we recommend you an article about medicinal podubica.
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