Dark green pistachio fruits are real energy "bomb" because they contain 50 percent fat, 20 percent protein, 20 percent carbohydrates, two per cent of fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron. This composition makes it a very healing, and proven to protect artery help the digestive process, are a good snack for diabetics, because it regulates blood sugar.
Pistachios originating in southern Turkestan, and for four millennia are grown throughout the Mediterranean.There are several kinds, and trees are divided into male and female (like kiwi). Pistachio seed is covered with reddish-brown membrane, the core is intensely green, and the like is used for ice cream. Pistachios are a popular and as salted snacks and are a favorite decoration, especially in Eastern treats - Turkish delight, cookies, creams, fruit salads.
In Central Asia is believed to prolong the life of pistachio, which is why this plant is called the tree of life. On leaves of pistachio develop growths caused by aphids, which are the nations of Central Asia used as medicines against the diseases of children, loss of appetite, fever and dysentery. The resin secreted by the pistachio tree is also used to treat wounds and ulcers.
These green fruits and a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system, lowering cholesterol (a good source of phytosterols, which is the chemical structure very similar to cholesterol), thus reducing the risk of heart disease.They are extremely rich in antioxidant lutein, which has the most green leafy vegetables and brightly colored fruit. Seeds, pistachios rights treasury potassium (which helps
detoxification), calcium (which builds bones and teeth), magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamins C, A and E.Contain micronutrients - iron, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium and many amino acids. However, pistachios are very calorie, 100 grams is the 557 calories.
Experts say that the pistachio and good for the prevention of many types of cancer because the immune system.This is particularly true for lung cancer, because pistachios contain gamma-tocopherol, one of the many forms of vitamin E, which is known for its antioxidant capacity and protective effect against this type of cancer.Regular consumption of pistachios increased absorption of gamma-tocopherol, which is excellent prevention.
In folk medicine, pistachios are used as painkillers in the stomach and kidneys, but also against vomiting and coughing. Recommended for patients after a severe and debilitating surgery. Pistachios are an excellent aphrodisiac, experts say, improve the quality of sperm and a positive effect on the fertility of both sexes. The fruits of pistachio and a positive effect on the brain and liver.
However, pistachios are strong allergens, probably because of high protein concentration, and excessive consumption can cause rashes and allergic reactions.
For fast recovery
People who catch the disease tends flu, pneumonia, angina, or an infectious disease recommended the following tincture: 2-3 tablespoons finely samlevenih pistachios drizzle with 1.5 cup of water and let sit for about forty minutes. Take two tablespoons three or four times a day before meals and you will quickly recover after illness.