Many people complain of perpetually sweaty hands, both in the heat and when working in closed, heated rooms. A popular herb called Elfdock (Inula helenium) comes to the aid of sufferers.
Inula Helenium L.
Perennial herbaceous plant with thick, short, fleshy rhizome and long brown roots. Stems are 100-150 cm tall, branched at the top.
The herb grows in damp shady places in the forests, riverside shrubs and along mountain streams, often up to 1,000 m above sea level, mostly in the eastern parts of Bulgaria.
The herb has an anti-inflammatory, anti-cough and soothing effect on the mucous membrane; Suppresses the functions of the bronchial glands. Applies to coughs of different origins; In gastric diseases (gastritis, ulcer), in painful and absent menstruation as an adjunct to liver and bile sufferers.
In Bulgarian folk medicine the herb is used for gases, acid in the stomach, difficult urination; Inflammation of the kidneys and bladder, whitening, dizziness, headache, seizures, rapid heartbeat, inflammation of the prostate.
Elfdock - dried root
Application: as an aid in inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and lungs, gastrointestinal disorders, etc.
Method of preparation: 1 tablespoon of the herb is boiled for 10 minutes in 500 ml of water. Strain and drink in 3 equal portions during the day before meals
Pakcing: 40 g