The raspberries appeared in human life a long time ago, and they are still one of the most popular berries. This plant grows in all the Dachas, but does the benefits of this berry know everyone?
Let’s look more closely at its positive and negative properties and deepen each of them.
Chemical composition and calories of raspberries
Raspberries contain a large number of beneficial substances. The berry is rich in vitamins PP, B, A. Each of them is very useful and performs complex functions in the human body.
Vitamin to help maintain an optimal vision. Normalizes the cardiovascular system. Vitamin B detoxifies the organism and favors the functioning of the cerebral cortex. Vitamin PP prevents fats in the heart. Eliminates cholesterol.
The berry contains other useful substances: copper, calcium, zinc, iron, phosphorus. These components strengthen the bones, maintain the optimal consistency of blood, prevent blood clotting and strengthen the teeth.
The raspberries are caloric compared to their “Dacha” counterparts. The caloric value is 49 kcal per 100 grams of berry. In addition, 100 grams contain 0. 9 g of proteins, 0. 6 g of fats and 8. 5 g of carbohydrates.
The raspberry base contains many vitamins, minerals and mineral salts. All contents, in one way or another, are responsible for the functioning of human organs. And according to the composition of the berry, we can say that in terms of its usefulness, it is one of the leaders.
What are the benefits of raspberries for women’s body.
For women, because of their useful properties, better than raspberries, bea can not be found. The point is that it affects the skin. It has a cleaning effect. Eliminates most of the harmful substances of the skin.
Vitamins A and E containing straight and purify the skin. Over time it becomes soft and bright. Not in vain cosmetologists say that raspberry has a rejuvenating effect. It has a beneficial effect on hair structure. It makes them strong and brilliant.
Frequent berry consumption improves the reproductive system. Hormonal balance is normalized and menstruation is relieved.
During pregnancy, women also need to eat raspberries for health prevention. It helps to deal with the lack of iron and the low level of hemoglobin, which is usually low in pregnant women.
The product also helps you cope with morning nausea. And if you can’t cope with it, it will help you more easily overcome the unpleasant moments of pregnancy. Help to the development of the fetus. Enrich the fetus diet with minerals, vitamins and structural substances.
The berry is used in kitchen, medicine and cosmetics. He has found its application everywhere. As for the kitchen, there are those who eat natural raspberries. Others prepare raspberry jam. Someone sweetens the berry. They use it everywhere. They add it to Macedonias. They decorate dishes and cakes. They make compote and Kissel. Make jam and jam.
Popular Medicine Recipes
The fruit is not far behind in medicine. The berries are recommended for colds. Headaches and ailments. Raspberry leaves are a natural analgesic. Therefore, in some cases, raspberry leaves are prepared in infusion.
With the leaves of the plant a tincture is made for insect bites. Your ingestion helps the recovery process without pain. It is enough to apply a little on the bite or irritation and let it absorb for a while. The effect will arrive in a few hours.
Raspberry decoction helps women survive childbirth and avoid caesarean section. Strengthens the muscles and the uterus for childbirth, making them more elastic and strong. To obtain the best effect, the decoction must be taken from the 10th week to the delivery.
The rich composition of the berry makes the medications based on it
- ant i-inflammatories;
Rasply leaf tincture for hemorrhoids is worldwide famous for its effectiveness. The tincture is prepared as follows: 10 grams of raspberry bush leaves are poured with hot water.
It is left infusion for 1-2 hours. Tincture is used both internally. In addition to hemorrhoids, it is good for eruptions in the face. Softens and clean the skin. The same infusion treats allergies.
A raspberry root tincture helps cure otitis with pus. You have to wash the root well and dry it. Then a few roots are added in boiled water and left infusion. After one day, the tincture is ready for use.
As treatment and prevention, 5-7 grams must be taken internally three times a day. In addition, raspberries treat many different ailments: asthma, renal failure, bronchitis, endometritis, annexis.
WARNINGS. In addition to positive factors, raspberry tincture also has contraindications. Do not take the tincture before going to the street with cold.
Raspberries increase body perspiration. Increases the risk of colds. It is not recommended to take raspberries in case of stomach problems: ulcer, gastritis. The product is hard for the digestive organ, and can only aggravate the situation.
The raspberry is one of the healthiest foods to drink with colds. It can be taken in any form: fresh, jam, compote. It does not lose its beneficial properties when it is altered. So how does berry help with colds and flu?
- Due to the presence of salicylic acid in its composition, the berry is able to relieve the inflammation of the organism.
- The patient’s sweating increases, which translates into a decrease in fever and relief of headaches.
- Vitamins and minerals reinforce immunity.
- Raspberries are antimicrobial.
In colds, raspberries are consumed above all in infusion. Raspberry tea is prepared with 2 teaspoons of raspberry leaves, which are poured on boiling water and left infusion for 3-5 minutes. Then, the decoction is ready for use.
Tea heats the patient’s throat well, eliminates nasal drip and removes the redness of the throat when used regularly. You can lower the fever up to 39 degrees.
Important: raspberry tea should not be consumed more than 2 liters per day. Too frequent consumption of raspberry tea is almost overwhelming and can cause urinary discomfort.
Scientists and doctors have been discussing the question of the consumption of raspberries for gastritis. Some experts argue that raspberries are very contraindicated because they increase acidity and act aggressively on stomach microflora. Others believe that raspberries calman the organism and can provide an exceptional therapeutic effect when the digestive organ is sick.
It is a fact. Raspberries are not prohibited for gastritis. But it is necessary to consume them in small quantities. The fact is that raspberry juice reacts sharply to acidity. In case of gastritis, it is high, and juice can react with the body of the body. The condition can worsen dramatically and abdominal pain may appear.
It is not advisable to take fresh raspberries with gastritis. If used, you should drink. Tinura, snacks, compote, Kissel. Thus the organism is more faithful to the aggressive substances of the raspberries.
How can raspberries be used to treat herpes?
If you have Herpes, a popular remedy can help you get rid of it. Take some raspberry twigs and cut them into small pieces. Cut them into small pieces. The pieces resulting from raspberry branch must chew for 1-2 minutes and apply in the area affected by the skin. The result is already visible to the second day of the application.
Above all, the popular remedy is suitable for pregnant women who are contraindicated herpes pharmacy medications.
How to treat diarrhea?
A tincture made of dried raspberries and bush leaves quickly eliminates human diarrhea. To prepare the tincture, you will need 4 teaspoons of dried raspberry leaves and 2-3 cups of boiled water. The decoction must be infused for 3-4 hours, after which it will be ready for use.
Tincture must be taken 4 times a day, 100 ml each time. This solution is used against diarrhea and colds.
Tincture is not recommended in the following conditions
- presence of allergies
- Stomach ache
Raspberries can be used in several ways in hemorrhoids: in the form of decoctions, infusions, teas. The berry has an ant i-inflammatory effect, so it is used to treat this disease.
A popular raspberry recipe for hemorrhoids is the most popular remedy. The harvested root is taken, washes and dries. The root is finely it and added to 200 ml of water. The tincture is put in the pot and sides over the fire for 2 hours.
Once the tincture is cooked, it is filtered through gauze. Then, the medicine is ready for use. The raspberry decoction must drink before meals 3 times a day. The results are visible after a week of application.
In this case, you can help raspberry infusion made with dry leaves and berries. Pour 2-3 teaspoons of raspberries in boiling water and let stand for 1-2 minutes. Next, the infusion is ready to drink. You can add sugar to taste. This infusion reduces blood pressure and is effective against hypertension.
Raspberry tea with linden flowers or honey raspberries can also help. The main thing is not to go to the cold after using these products.
Raspberries are often used in cancer prevention. This is due to its high content of the elagic acid, effective in the treatment of cancer. And substances such as anthocyanins can reduce tumor size.
These conclusions are extracted from the research of doctors and scientists about their therapeutic properties against cancer. It has been investigated in the treatment of liver cancer, where it has caused the reduction of the tumor.
In cosmetology, raspberries are used to make cosmetic products. The berry is added to shampoos, balms, hair oils and facial masks. This is due to the presence of substances in raspberries, which affect the structure of the skin and hair. Vitamin A and PP soften the skin and detoxify it, making it more beautiful and brilliant. Vitamin B strengthens hair, making it more resistant.
At home only whole raspberries are used. With them natural masks are made that help remove wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin.
Who should not eat raspberries?(Contraindications)
The raspberries are very healthy, but not everyone should eat them:
- The consumption of large amounts of raspberries entails the manifestation of allergic reactions;
- Raspberries are not advised for people with digestive system problems;
- people with kidney problems;
- People with asthma.
Peculiarities of collection and storage
When harvesting the raspberries, they are carefully selected and dried at a temperature of 50-60 degrees, previously placed on dry paper with a fine layer. They can be dry near an oven or in a dryer.
After drying, the dry raw material is 20% of the harvested. The blackened fruits are removed and discarded. The remaining fruit is poured into dry bags and stored in a dry place for 3 years.
The raspberries are very useful. It is a versatile product that can be used for nutrition, medicine or cosmetic.
It is a versatile product that should be in absolutely all homes. The only thing to remember is the correct use of raspberries. Use them in moderation and you will not have problems.