Dust grass: growing on the site, medicinal properties and contraindications
The perennial herbaceous perennial plant (Aegopodium) is a member of the Umbrella family. In nature, it is found in Asia and Europe. This genus unites 8 species, while the most popular species among gardeners is the common chick (Aegopodium podagraria), which is used as a melliferous, fodder, healing and vitamin herb. However, it should be borne in mind that chafing is a weedy grass, which is rather difficult to get rid of, but its variegated form is very popular among gardeners even despite the fact that it is distinguished by aggressive behavior.
Features of the dream
In a plant such as the rhizome, the rhizome is horizontal and creeping. A straight furrowed hollow stalk reaches a height of about 100 centimeters, it branches in the upper part. Twice-triple lower leaf plates consist of oblong, pointed-shaped leaflets, sharp-edged along the edge, which reach 80 mm in length. Ternary upper short-leaf leaf plates are smaller in comparison with the lower leaves. The front surface of the leaves is almost bare, and on the wrong side there is pubescence, venation at the plates is pinnate. Small white flowers of 15–20 pieces each are part of umbrellas, which reach 15 centimeters across, which in turn form a complex inflorescence consisting of 20–30 rays. Umbrella inflorescences growing in the upper part of the stem are fertile, and the lateral ones are infertile. The fruit is a two-seeded box of brown color and oblate oblong shape, in length it reaches about 0.4 cm.
Common somnolence. The healing properties of dreams
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Growing dreams in the garden
Dredge is sown in open ground in the same way as other herbaceous plants. Sowing seeds is carried out in spring or before winter. The site selected for this plant must be limited in order to prevent its uncontrolled distribution throughout the garden site. To limit the dream around the perimeter of the site, it is necessary to dig in slate or sheets of iron, while they must go into the soil by no less than 0.3 m.In order to decorate your site with decorative dust, you should buy its seedlings in the garden pavilion or flower shop. First, they must be planted in containers made of iron or plastic, at the bottom of which there are holes for drainage. And then these capacities are dug into the soil in the area allotted for this plant. This culture grows well under trees, as well as in shaded areas. It should be borne in mind that in a well-lit area, the variegated variety will not be very attractive.
Watering should be systematic. In the dry period, the frequency of watering is increased, but at the same time it must be moderate. All species and varieties that are decorative need systematic pruning carried out for sanitary purposes. To do this, dried, injured and diseased stems are removed. In order to rejuvenate such a herbaceous plant, it is recommended to completely mow it. In order for the bush to remain attractive, it is necessary to trim the flower stalks with inflorescences that have started to form in a timely manner, otherwise the plant will degenerate into a wild-growing form, from those seeds that have spilled out onto the soil surface, only the ordinary chick grows.
If the dream will be cultivated in poor soil, then in the first summer weeks it is recommended to introduce mineral fertilizers or organic matter into the ground. But one should be careful not to overfeed the bushes, but at the same time such grass can grow quite normally even without fertilizing the soil.Such a culture is frost-resistant, while it is able to withstand a decrease in air temperature to minus 39 degrees. It is not necessary to cover bushes for the winter.
Diseases and pests
In some cases, spider mites or aphids can settle on a dream. As a rule, this is observed during a long dry period. If foliage begins to twist on such grass, then it should be carefully examined, since it is quite possible that you will be able to discern harmful insects. In order to get rid of such pests, the bushes are sprayed with a solution of Match, Actellik or Actara.
Another such plant can be affected by a fungal disease, for example, powdery mildew or anthracnose. For the treatment of diseased bushes, it is necessary to use such fungicidal agents as: Horus, Radomil Gold, Skor, Maxim, etc.
Types and varieties of dreams with photos and names
As ornamental plants grow the following types of dreams:
Dreams alpine (Aegopodium alpestre)
This species is resistant to drought, while the bush reaches a height of about 50 centimeters. His homeland is Central Asia. White small flowers are a part of openwork umbrella-shaped inflorescences. The greenish leaf plates are finely indented.
Dahlia variegated (Aegopodium podagraria Variegatum)
Both the previous and the given species are less aggressive in comparison with common daisy, because if you start to grow it on the site, then most likely you will not get rid of it. But most gardeners specifically sow this kind for the sake of the healing properties that it possesses.
Dreams properties: benefits and harms
The healing properties of dreams
In the dream there are substances useful for the human body, for example, quercetin and camperol flavonoids, which are distinguished by a powerful antitumor and antiviral effect. And they also help improve the elasticity of blood vessels and get rid of allergies. The composition of this herb includes falkarindinol and falkarinol, they reduce the risk of cancer, and also contribute to the destruction of fungal infections. It also contains apigenin, American scientists have found that it can stop the growth and development of malignant tumors, and can also reduce the size of existing formations. Today, active research is being conducted on the substances that are contained in this culture, thanks to this, a medicine can be created with a new principle of action on cancer cells.
1 tbsp. l Sapi Sapi tones the body and improves its immune system, which has weakened after the winter period. Means made from such an herb are used as a medicinal and prophylactic drug in the fight against hypovitaminosis and iron deficiency anemia. Another plant has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect, due to which it is used during the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis, gout or arthrosis. This herbaceous plant has special benefits in the spring, because at this time the human body experiences a lack of vitamins and minerals. If there is a churn, it will lead to the normalization of digestion, an increase in the production of bile, and the elimination of inflammatory processes in the liver and gall bladder. Such a grass is able to eliminate swelling, and also cure kidney and bladder diseases. It also prevents the appearance of blood clots, and also eliminates the existing blood clots. Still such a plant has anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antifungal and wound healing effects, which allows it to be used during therapy of erysipelas, diathesis or fungal disease.
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Such herbs and also preparations prepared on its basis should not be used by people with individual intolerance. No other contraindications have been found to date.