Each spring, our body is deficientvitamins and feels fatigue, caused by cold weather and dark, short winter days. With the onset of spring we have the opportunity to "kill two birds at once": to collect medicinal plants in the fresh, clean air and make up their lack of subsequent use of their forces.
Use plants collected if possible,fresh. Among them can be prepared salads, and too bitter or spicy plants used as additives for various dishes. Collect plants are far from roads, waste accumulation sites and settlements.
For the preparation of vitamin salad of springYou can use the soft grass of the dandelions, daisies flowers and leaves, wild garlic leaves (not to be confused with poisonous leaves lily of the valley!), plantain, sorrel, St. John's wort, a mother and stepmother, yarrow. Very helpful young leaves and shoots of nettles: dressed with oil or liquid salad salad, they lose their burning properties. Before there are salads in large numbers, make sure that you have no allergic reactions to their components.
Spring juices and salads
Even more effective fresh herbal juices. Especially good effect has the juice from young nettles, which can even be used in baby food (for children after a year). nettle juice is an effective means for removing harmful substances from the liver. Nettle is indicated for the treatment of rheumatism, during maintenance therapy for cancer and many chronic diseases. No wonder, in the old days used nettles, almost all diseases: even against a toothache.
Useful herbal juices can be prepared from the goutweed, lungwort, repeynichka, bedrentsa, hop shoots.
Collect plants are best for juicingevery day, but the finished juice can be frozen in the freezer in the form of ice cubes. Store the cubes are recommended for 3-4 days. Melted cubes used without boiling.
Attention! Fresh herbal juices should be greatly diluted. For breeding juices suitable source of clean water, mineral water, dairy products: yogurt, buttermilk, yogurt, buttermilk. Lactic acid, which is contained in them, is an additional positive factor, which hinders the development of fermentation processes in the intestine.
In the first week of receiving their herbal juicesthe amount should not exceed more than 2 tablespoons a day, diluted in half a glass of water or other liquid. Every week, you can increase the number of drunk juice 1-2 tablespoons, but not more than 5 tablespoons per day.
In case of urticaria or temporaryindigestion (these effects may be the result of an intensive process of removing toxic substances from the body) of juice should be reduced until symptoms disappear.
Herbal juices usually take 3 times a day beforemeal or sip throughout the day. People with sensitive stomachs intake of fresh juices can be recommended after a meal and at lower concentrations. Treatment of fresh juice of medicinal plants should be continued during the period from 2 weeks to several months.