Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The healing properties of buckwheat

The beneficial effects
In recent times, the great return of buckwheat primarily fans witnessed a healthy and natural foods and already-known results of scientific research. In folk medicine, buckwheat is used in two ways, as an herbal tea made from dried plants as food and tea from buckwheat seeds.

They are known healing effects of buckwheat tea in the treatment of:
- Diseases of blood vessels (veins, calcification vessels, capillary, and various capillary bleeding),
- Poor memory (especially in the elderly, food for the brain),
- Rheumatism, glaucoma, diabetes,
- Today medicine is used for routine prevention of bleeding and the resilience and elasticity of blood vessels, increasing the permeability of capillaries in the very high pressure,
- Scientific discoveries of German biologists who found that buckwheat reduce blood pressure, similar to rice and buckwheat are recommended to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and atherosclerosis (calcification of blood vessels),
- The elderly and people suffering from these diseases, dishes of untreated buckwheat (buckwheat porridge) regenerated blood vessels

Tea for calming
Buckwheat is ideal for storing natural foods and healthy diet meals (buckwheat porridge) disorders in the gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines),
- The result of radiation and chemotherapy (various types of cancer),
- With excessive mental work (strengthening memory and concentration, as food for students)
- Disarrangement of the nerve (depressing and exasperating situation),
- Obesity (diet)
- In low blood counts (anemia),
- Diabetes (now we can say that the grains as buckwheat, millet, oats, barley and rice, the food effect on diabetes and diabetes is recommended that daily intake of cooked whole grains in the body),
It is well known beneficial effects of tea from the flowers of buckwheat in the lungs and respiratory system (cough, phlegm, catarrh), a mixture of leaves and flowers of buckwheat treat arteriosclerosis of blood vessels. In areas where buckwheat is grown up drinking the tea from the seeds for peace and insomnia. Coarse buckwheat flour is used for the preparation of various coverings in the treatment of various skin contaminants (dust mites, eczema, ulcers), and in cosmetics and facial masks to preparation (peeling).

Curative content
The fruit of buckwheat contains: energy value per 100 g is 1407 kJ or 335 kcal. Has 72% carbohydrates, 12% protein, 2.4% vegetable oil, vegetable fibers 25%, 448 mg potassium, phosphorus 282 mg, 114 mg calcium, iron, sodium, globulin, glutenin, magnesium, vitamin B complex. List: 1-5% of routine glycoside (vitamin P).
Toxicity: fagopirin (list).
Rutin: flavonski glycoside isolated from the route (Ruta graveolens) under which the plant gets the name. It has the same effect as vitamin P: effect on capillary fragility, reduces their bandwidth and generally reduces the permeability of the surface layers of cells. It is used in a number of indications in which there is bleeding, and increased tension to bleeding as a result of reduced capillary resistance.

Chinese Medicine (buckwheat - chiao mai) used buckwheat honey, for the treatment of children wetting the bed.
Contraindications are not known, except for the use of larger quantities.


(For the treatment of arteriosclerosis and strengthen capillary resistance)
2 teaspoons of dried herb, 2 dl water
Instructions for preparation: boiling water, pour over herbs, cover, let sit for 15 minutes and strain.
Instructions for use: drink 2-3 cups of tea a day. For a good result, tea therapy is 4-8 weeks.

Tea II.

(For the treatment of arteriosclerosis)
1 tablespoon jsupena neoljuĊĦtenog buckwheat seeds, 2 dl water
Instructions for preparation: cook buckwheat seeds in water for 10 minutes and strain.
Instructions for use: We drink lukewarm 2-3 cups per day, and if you make my drink with buckwheat honey has a soothing effect. The therapy lasts 3-4 weeks.

Buckwheat soup

(Used to treat high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis)
1 cup buckwheat seeds, 5 g of roots with leaves of parsley, 1 l of water, cumin
Instructions for preparation: Wash buckwheat seeds and place a wet night to swell. The next day, drain and put to boil. Cook over low heat stirring occasionally to prevent burning. While cooking, wash and chop the parsley root naribamo it, leaves a small clip. When we find that buckwheat is softened a bit, let us add the grated root of parsley and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
Instructions for use: When served buckwheat soup just before eating sprinkle with minced parsley and caraway seeds.

Harvesting and processing

In folk medicine uses the plant in flower and fruit. Pick plants during flowering, and dry them in an airy place in the shade. The fruit used to prepare various dishes (soups, porridge, Chicken, polenta), and to get buckwheat flour. 

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