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Black currant, useful properties

Currant is a branched shrub, up to two meters in height, and each bush are up to 16-25 shoots.Young shoots are fluffy, the end of summer become brown.The flowers are collected in the hanging brush.Fruit - spherical polyspermous berry, also very sweet and tasty.Fruits are black, scented.The brush to 7-9 berries.Blossoms in May, ripens in July.

currant grows moist wetlands along the edges of the marshes, in damp meadows, along rivers and lakes.It is found in almost all regions of Bashkortostan.The need for currant fruit is very high, as it mastered in culture and currants very taken root in our lives.Homeland currant is considered to be Central Europe and Asia.

If you have decided to plant currants, then do it better in the fall, in late September, early October.After planting, water the plants should be carefully and promulchirovat humus.Each branch is cut so that the soil above the left kidney 2-3.

respect to the chemical composition of currant in currant contains ascorbic acid, vitamin E, B1, B2, ca

rotene, essential oils, sugar, pectin.The leaves also contain a lot of ascorbic acid, carotene and essential oils.The fruit content of vitamin P reaches 5 mg% and 400 mg of ascorbic acid to%, and a very high content of vitamin C. It is believed that the content of C2 acts as antipnevmoiyny factor, that is, acts of pneumonia.Essential oils have a dehydrating effect, so the tea leaves currants, good to drink in the summer heat.The leaves have an auxiliary effect of rheumatism, during an episode of pain.Here is the recipe of tea from the leaves of currants: 1-2 teaspoons of leaves pour ¼ liter of cold water and slowly heated to a boil and immediately filtered.2-3 cups a day to drink edema, cystitis and rheumatism.Compote currant helps with coughing and wheezing, taken as a prophylactic against colds.Fruits currant relieves diarrhea, depression of the fermentation.When inflammation of the mouth currant juice is advised to rinse your mouth.Fresh berries can be crushed and put on the face in the chest area for 15-20 minutes to improve the complexion and nourish the skin.

In everyday life, not only the berries are widely used, but also leaves.To give a pleasant flavor and to encourage the general condition made brew currant leaves with tea.Leaves usually harvested in June, and to collect leaf plate not affected by fungi, and without any defects.The leaves are then dried in air.Fruits should be collected only fully ripened.From fruit compotes very good brew and sterilized, as currants fruit of a well-produced jam and jelly.

Smorodin widely used in folk medicine.Just currant juice is used by the gastro-intestinal diseases.Currants has properties to prevent cancers, diabetes and diseases related to the heart.Just currants prevent the weakening of mental abilities in older people and preserves vision.Currant leaves are used to treat kidney, liver and respiratory tract.Black currant relieves angina and improves the immune system.Currant juice is useful in anemia, hypertension, bleeding gums, gastric ulcer, gastritis and ulcers.When anemia currant leaves as a tea drink one glass two to three times a day.Baths of broth currant leaves are used in various rashes and skin diseases.Just currant juice strengthens nails, it needs to be rubbed into the nail currant.

For pains in the intestines and stomach, vomiting, constipation, hemorrhoids drink the infusion of black currant fruit.To do this, make twenty grams of dry material and infuse for 15 minutes in 1 cup of boiling water, strain after one glass 4-5 times a day.

Since my grandfather's garden, a black currant, and we make juices and fruit drinks, and jams and preserves, and even freeze freezer fresh, and in winter we do currant juice.Here are some recipes for how to use currants.In order to cook the jam need to take 1 kg of currants, half a kilogram of sugar and four cups of water.Currants dipped in boiling water for five minutes.The water, which are blanched berries, strain and use for cooking syrup.In the boiling syrup omit the berries.Jam simmer 3-4 hours for 5-7 minutes after boiling.Time left standing between WARC - 6-8 hours.

Well, to freeze the berries should be thoroughly washed and separated from the brush, dry and freeze, if desired, you can sprinkle with sugar.Alternatively, you can freeze the puree through a meat grinder.Freeze berries are even more useful since most vitamins boiling evaporates or destroyed.

In order to cook the jam of currant need to take two glasses of currants, two cups of blueberries 2 tablespoons gelatin, 1/2 teaspoon of butter, 1/4 cup sugar.Berries need to stretch a little, rub through a fine sieve to remove seeds that.Then put in a large frying pan, add the gelatin and butter.Heat mass pas moderate heat until boiling.Add sugar, stirring constantly and berry puree, boil for about 1 minute.Then you need to cool puree at room temperature and put in a few hours in the refrigerator.

And finally add that the harmful properties have not been identified currant, if you are not allergic to it, well, if you do not overeat unripe berries, it is from his childhood experiences add.