Unrest Insomnia, anxiety states, nervous conditions, depression, lymphatism, anemia, migraines, anaphrodisiaques, sexual dysfunction, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation, genital erethism, painful priapism of gonorrhea
Beneficial Sedative, hypnotic, diuretic, tonic, stimulating digestion, soothes stomach pain, effective pest control against worms, painful rules
Hops are a climbing vine, and herbaceous perennial with fleshy roots and imposing found laid on the ground. It can climb to impressive heights and up to the tops of the tallest trees around it. The leaves are large enough hops (similar to grape leaves), and opposite of three to five lobes, rough to the touch and dark green and serrated. The flowers of this plant are separate (dioecious) and greenish at the time of flowering the female flowers are covered with a resin known as lalupuline. While fruit hops are achenes (dry fruit) and contain seeds.
Hops have a preference for temperate climates and that is why we find it in Europe (Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia) and in temperate Asia (China, South Korea) and in North Africa (Ethiopia) and the United States. In the wild it is found in hedgerows, edges of woods especially cool and wet at the water's edge. Is used to cultivate poles tutors four to five feet tall and female flowers are harvested in order to compress them slightly and then they are dried between eight thirty and forty degrees.
Hop composition Hop medicinal properties
Hops contain bitter principles, and lupulone with humulone, resin rich in sesquiterpenes, the estrogenic compound such as myrcene and humulene, linalool and the myrcenol.
This plant also contains valeric acid, flavonoids and tannins.
The properties of hops as a sedative and hypnotic drugs are approved by the German Commission E and ESCOP (the two largest agencies in this area) for its use in disorders of insomnia, anxiety states and nervous states. The flowers of the hops with a mild antidepressant effect are recommended in depressive states and lymphatism (apathy, torpor) in regulating mood.
Hops has tonic and stimulant to digestion, in fact, it successfully treats the anemia and rickets, but also the lack of appetite and difficulty was the assimilation of food, while reducing pain of the stomach. Moreover, these benefits make a pest of hops ideal.
The effects of hops calm menstrual pain and headaches commonly associated in these periods. Anaphrodisiaques capabilities (reduced desire) hops, the fact advocated by some physicians in the treatment of sexual disorders related to nervous states which spermatorrhea (involuntary ejaculation), premature ejaculation, genital erethism (abnormal excitement) and priapism painful gonorrhea (persistent and painful erection).
Hop other uses
Hops are very famous for its participation since the twelfth century in the beverage known as beer, but did you know that it was used more by giving this particular aroma, for its conservation. The young shoots of this plant are used in cooking, they are cooked the same way as asparagus.
Sedatives, hypnotics, diuretics, insomnia, anxiety states, nervous conditions, tonic, depression, digestive stimulant, lymphatism, anemia, relieves stomach pain, effective pest control against worms, rules painful, migraines, anaphrodisiaques, sexual dysfunction , spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation, genital erethism, painful priapism of gonorrhea.