- bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva–ursi) leaves – 50 g;
- mint leaves – 50 g;
- lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaves – 50 g;
- restharrow (Ononis spinosa) root – 50 g;
- nettle leaves – 50 g;
- wild chestnuts – 20 g.
Cover 2 tablespoons of the herb mixture with 400 ml of boiling water and let it sit for 2 hours. Drink 120 ml before a meal 4 times a day.
- asparagus stems – 100 g;
- nettle root – 100 g.
Boil 2 tablespoons of the herb mixture in 500 ml of water for 5 minutes. Drink 120 ml before a meal 4 times a day.
Mix 2 ground fresh potatoes and a teaspoon of baking soda and apply as a poultice.
Boil a litre of buffalo milk and pour in the juice of one lemon while it`s still warm. Once it cools down, strain through a cloth and apply to the affected area every 6 hours. Clean the spot with warm water before each new application. Repeat for 3 consecutive days.
Take a pinch of the following herbs: field horsetail (Equisetum arvense), vine leaves and leaves of Morus alba. Mix them in a pot and pour about 1 liter of olive oil, heated before that.
After two weeks, heat the mix again for about 15 – 20 minutes. Put about two or three wooden of pure lard or duck fat. When the lard/fat is melted, remove it from the fire, filter through cheesecloth and put it in an earthenware small pot. Keep it in a cool place. Every evening make baths with horsetail (Equisetum arvense) and after that, when your skin is dry, put some ointment.
Take equal parts of (Calendula officinalis) blossom, horse chestnut, walnut leaves and plantain (Plantago maior). Mash the herbs in a wooden mortar and after that put them in pure unsalted lard, heated in advance. Fry them a little for about 15 minutes and filter through cheesecloth.
The ready ointment is put in a dry pot and used every evening, after you wash your feet with warm water and soap and dry them. It is recommended to drink herbal decoctions made of bur (Galium aparine), plantain (Plantago maior) and mallow (Malva sylvestris) in the evening before going to bed.
Take the following herbs: spirea (Spirea ulmarica), rhubarb root, horsetail (Equisetum arvense) stalks, white mistletoe leaves (Viscum album), birch bark, dwarf everlast/immortelle (Helicrhysum arenarium) blossom – 2 handfuls of each. Mix well.
Put two table spoonfuls of the mix in boiling water (half a liter) and leave it for 20 – 30 minutes. Make the decoction and drink for 3 months. Every three weeks make a break for a week. Drink it in the evening. Do not take anything else after that. For external use you can use the herbs as poultices. Cover them with a cabbage leave crushed with salt, only in the evening.
Apply crushed wild chestnut leaves to the affected area and leave overnight. Take fresh cabbage leaves, remove the bigger veins, crush the leaves lightly with a wooden spoon and apply to the affected area every morning and evening. Always rinse clean with water and dry well before applying a fresh badge of leaves. Cover the leaves with a piece of cloth or bandage and put a piece of woolen cloth or a scarf over that. This poultice is effective for treating both internal and external varicose veins.