The Latin name for this plant is “live forever“, which means that it is indestructible regardless of the conditions which surround it.
Where the houseleek grows and reproduces his “always living” indestructible energy is also transmitted to the home and household.The Greeks and Romans planted the common houseleek among other plants to protect them from the caterpillars, a variety of insects and pests.
Houseleek is fleshy, succulent plant, thick, with oval leaves arranged in a rosette. In the middle of the plantdevelops flower stalk that bears the set, usually pink, flowers star-shaped. The flowers can also be red, whiteand yellow. Houseleek flower from April to September, after which the rosette dies. Before that, on the stemto create new, small rosettes which prolong the life of the plant. Houseleek comes from Mexico. It grows on the rocks, roofs, walls, and you can grow it in pots.
Freshly squeezed juice houseleek healing:
This juice heals burns, insect bites, corns and warts, freckles and sun spots, herpes and chapped skin. The juice helps with inflammation of the gums, inflammation of the ear, and throat.
Houseleek tea increases the secretion of urine; it helps with heavy, painful periods and dysentery.
Ingredients: 2 teaspoons finely chopped leaves of houseleek and 1 cup boiling water Infusion:
Leaves pour the boiling water, leave for 2 hours, strain and drink 1/4 cup 4 times a day before meals.
Honey and houseleek as a natural remedy
You will need: 500 grams of homemade honey 300 grams of leaves houseleek
Preparation of the drug:
Houseleek is milled and mixed with honey. Allow to stand for several days.
Consumed teaspoon of the mixture on an empty stomach and then not eat anything for 2 hours. In winter due to reduced physical activity leads to increased retention of harmful substances in the body. A mixture of honey and houseleek metabolism and cleanses the body of toxins. It is also used in cardiac defect at the recommendation of Russian doctors. It has been proven to successfully treated cancer of the uterus and ovarian cysts.
You will need: 1 handful finely chopped leaves houseleek and 200 grams of fat
The balm need to be washed in 9 waters. Put in a sauce pan and mix all the ingredients. At low temperatures the fat dissolved, without cooking, as soon as it melts tend to be from the heat and leave to stand for 12 hours. After that, the fat again gently heated to become liquid, filtered it and poured into the jar. Keep it in the refrigerator.
Grease of houseleek is healing for:
The wounds that were caused by the impact and crushing, festering wounds that will not heal for a long time, against swollen areas and against sunspots and spots on the skin, insect bites and fistulas.
If you have no luck with growing flowers, and you want to get something green in your home, plant the houseleek. Little effort will be rewarded many times. Wherever the plant, you will not go wrong – you will have a wonderful decoration and natural remedy at hand.