Sea buckthorn. Benefits and harms of berries
A better name than the one that gave itshrub, the people, to think up, perhaps, is not easy. Its branches are really covered with orange or yellow fruit. It is known that the ancient Greeks fed the horses with the leaves of the bush and its young shoots.
Sea-buckthorn: benefit fruits
This is a very valuable medicinal plant.Seabuckthorn can be considered a ready-made natural multivitamin, since its fruits contain vitamins E, P, B, C, B, A and B. In this case, all of them, except for tocopherol, are contained in the leaves of the bush. In frozen fruits, all vitamins are stored up to six months. Fresh juice from them is not only an excellent restorative aid, but also an antitussive (only in this case it should be used with honey). Decoction of fruits is applied externally for skin diseases.
This product, produced not only from seeds,and even from the pulp of fruits, appreciates both official and traditional medicine. They cure many skin inflammations and diseases (lichen, chronic eczema, poorly healing wounds and ulcers, etc.), lesions caused by radiation therapy of oncology. In gynecology, it is used for colpitis and erosions of the cervix. No less effective is it with frostbite, burns. People suffering from chronic rhinitis, which is especially aggravated in the fall and winter, will immediately feel relieved if several drops of oil are dripped into the nose.
Sea-buckthorn: benefit in cosmetology
Decoctions of fruits and bush branches usefor external and internal use with alopecia or partial loss of hair. When dry and normal skin of the face is recommended to regularly make masks from the sea-buckthorn pulp. For this, the fruit needs to be wiped and added to the resulting pulp egg yolk or sour cream.
Sea-buckthorn: benefit in the food industry
Of fresh bush fruits are obtained verytasty jelly, jelly and jam. They are nutritious and restorative. And for the winter for future you can prepare and sea buckthorn juice. To do this, you need to grind the fruits, put them in a pot covered with enamel, pour it with lukewarm water, warm to 50 ° C and squeeze again. Then the juice needs to be filtered through gauze, folded in three to four layers, and can be rolled. It turns out fast, tasty and very useful.
Sea buckthorn: benefit and harm
But despite all the valuable qualities, the fruits of thissome people do not want to eat plants. This category includes those who suffer from gastrointestinal ailments, pancreatic diseases and acute cholecystitis.