Tansy will improve our appetite, Infusion from it treats gastritis!

Tansy is a wild plant, which is popularly called a wild mountain ash. The spoken name of the flower is associated with its appearance - the inflorescences have a bright yellow color and are collected in the brush like the fruits of mountain ash.
This plant is widely used in cosmetology and folk medicine. Below we will consider useful properties and contraindications to tansy, as well as ways of preparing medicinal products from it.

inflorescence of tansy
Wild ashberry

Composition of tansy

The healing properties of the plant are provided by the substances that make up its composition.

Wild ashberry in large quantities contains:

  • alkaloids,
  • flavonoids,

  • essential oils,
  • tannins,
  • vitamins and mineral compounds.

The greatest quantity of useful substances is contained in inflorescences, therefore in folk medicine, tansy flowers are more often used.
But the leaves and stems also have a curative effect, which is largely due to ascorbic acid, so they can also be harvested.

Collect the plant in late summer, when it starts to bloom. It is during this period that it contains the maximum of active substances.

The healing properties of

Thanks to its rich composition, tansy has the following curative properties:

  • has an anti-inflammatory effect( used for inflammatory lesions of the kidneys, gastrointestinal system, liver and other organs);
  • wild ashberry normalizes the acidity of gastric juice;
  • relieves aches and pains in joints with arthroses and arthritis;
  • restores the functioning of the bladder when it is hypo- or atony;
  • lowers fever with fever;
  • helps to cleanse the body of toxins;
  • has anthelmintic effect;
  • concentrated tansy tincture( 20 g per cup of boiling water) can be used in the fight against domestic parasites( cockroaches, fleas, bugs, flies, etc.);
  • improves the condition of hair and skin;
  • stabilizes the functions of the female reproductive system( including normalizes the menstrual cycle).

And this is not yet a complete list of those qualities of the so-called wild ashberry, thanks to which it is used in folk and official medicine.

Tansy for the removal of helminths

The anti-worming property of the plant is due to extractive and toxic substances. Wild mountain ash is used for ascariasis and enterobiosis. Tansy from worms is better to take in combination with other plants.

Broth tansy with buckthorn and wormwood

It is necessary to take one table.spoon inflorescences tansy, wormwood and buckthorn and mix the plants.1 stack.water boil and pour the herbal collection, bring to a boil and leave to cool. Garlic cloves rub or crush, add to the broth. After three hours drain. Instead of buckthorn, you can use the bark of oak. The buckthorn, which is part of the decoction, has a laxative effect, which contributes to the excretion of worms.

How to use: 100 ml of decoction drink every morning for 5-6 days. In parallel at night, you need to do microclysters with 30-60 ml of the same decoction. Before the procedure it is better to make a cleansing enema.

Anti-parasitic remedy of tansy, wormwood and cloves

Tansy with wormwood and cloves helps against parasites: lamblia, round and tapeworms, many pathogenic microbes( chlamydia, trichomonads, etc.).This tool has the name "Russian triple".To prepare the medicine you will need to mix 2 pieces of tansy, one part bitter wormwood and freshly ground cloves( spice).Components grind in a coffee grinder.
Take the remedy according to the following scheme: on the first day - 1 teaspoonful.spoon mixture without top;the second day - before breakfast and lunch at 1 teaspoonful.spoon;on the third day and for another 4 days - 3 times for 1 tea.spoon, drinking with water. Then for prophylaxis - 1 teaspoonful.spoon once a week. Powder from plants should be consumed 30-60 minutes before meals.

Many other recipes of folk medicine that will help fight worms can be found in the article: Treatment of the pinworm at home is conducted - We immediately deduce all the parasites!

Tansy in case of menstruation cycle disorders

Tansy decoction is used in case of delay of monthly, not related to pregnancy. To make it, you need 25 g of plant flowers to insist 3 hours in a liter of boiling water. To come the next menstruation, the broth should be drunk on the third part of the glass three times a day. Tansy normalizes the balance of sex hormones and restores the monthly cycle. Also, it reduces discomfort in painful menstruation if you drink a decoction during menstruation.

Important: Tansy should not be taken more than 1 week, and also exceed the recommended dosages in prescriptions. The plant contains toxic substances that can cause nausea, vomiting, headache and abdominal pain, diarrhea and even heart problems. In this case, you should wash the stomach, drink activated charcoal and call a doctor.

Decoction of tansy for hair care

well-groomed hair Thanks to astringent properties and essential oils, the plant has a beneficial effect on the scalp and the condition of the hair. It helps to cope with dandruff, removes excess sebum.
If the hair is rinsed with a decoction based on it, the hair becomes shiny and smooth, longer does not become soiled and does not become fat.
Broth tansy hair is prepared as follows: 1 table. A spoon of crushed flowers and plant stems is insisted 2 hours, filling a glass of boiling water. Then filter, wash the head as usual, and in the end rinse with a decoction.


Tansy should not be used to treat children younger than 12 years of age, nursing and especially pregnant women. The plant increases the tone of smooth muscles, including the muscular wall of the uterus. In pregnancy, this property can lead to miscarriage or premature birth.
To prevent the poisoning of the body with toxins of tansy, it should be taken in small amounts and in short courses( about 1 week).
Now that you know the useful properties and contraindications to tansy, you can weigh the pros and cons of using this plant. If you follow these recommendations for the preparation of funds from tansy, then the side effects are likely not to manifest.