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The benefits and harms of turn

The beneficial properties of turn

Use sloe Berries of the blackthorn contain a variety of valuable and healthy substances: sugars (fructose, glucose), organic acids (malic, phenol carbonic), pectin, carbohydrates, fiber. As well as nitrogenous substances, coumarins, tannins, steroids, triterpenoids, catechins, flavonoids, glycosides, fats (unsaturated fatty acids: linoleic, oleic, palmitic, stearic, aleocharinae.). Also includes vitamins C, E, A, P, mineral salts, etc.

Sloe berries have many useful properties:

Diuretic (diuretic),

Astringent (used for diarrhea, digestive disorders, loose stools),



Diaphoretic (helps with colds, fevers),

Relieve nausea, stop vomiting,

Antiseptic (kills bacteria and germs).

The leaves of blackthorn, brewed as a tea and used as a diuretic, laxative, healing agent. Compresses soaked in the infusion of leaves applied to wounds and skin damage, it greatly reduces the healing period. The berries and leaves are used as remedy for diseases of the genitourinary system: cystitis, nephritis, kidney stones.

In turn seed contains the toxic glycoside! All berry preserves with seeds illegal to have more than one year, as toxic substances from bones gradually transferred to the product.

If you have fresh berries and dishes prepared without bones, any harm you yourself will not apply. The only "but" that may be – do not overdo the number. Sweet products "processing" of the thornbush will help you to gain unwanted weight, and fresh berries in large quantities will lead to indigestion.