Quince - a tree or shrub from 1.5 to 5 meters in height, the fruits of which are spherical or pear-shaped with a hard, tart, astringent, sweetish taste.Useful properties of quince people know for a long time, often using fruit as a medicinal plant.Its seeds are rich in iron, so quince useful broth taken to saturate the body beneficial trace elements, as well as a mild laxative, to reduce cough, diseases of the eye, like cosmetics, skin emollients.
What is the use of an ordinary quince?
Quince ordinary - a lemon rival and competitor of apple on the availability of nutrients.From early spring to late autumn, it is eaten raw, baked, cook a delicious jam.Known cuisine of Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Mediterranean can not be imagined without this fruit: they seasoned the meat, making soft drinks and sweets.Quince apple is also called false, because it is spherical in shape and golden color, and its properties are striking.The fruits, seeds, quince leaves contain in its composition:
- huge amount of pectin;
- niacin, vitamin C;
- sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium;
Common varieties of quince and medicinal properties
many varieties of quince.Only the Russian Federation has more than 10 kinds of fruit.Famous Russian varieties Teplovsko, myagkoplodnaya Volgograd, collective, Krasnoslobodsk and others.But fresh fruit is permitted to use not all.Many varieties are grown in the Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan.We'll talk about the most famous varieties of quince, which have particularly useful properties.
ripening French variety differs from congeners maturation rate.This grade fruit reminiscent of apples, flesh is firm with granulation near the core.It is used in the fresh form, for processing or for medicinal purposes.Flowering and fruit-bearing Anzherskaya quince - a very beautiful ornamental plants that adorn the gardens and parks.Broth Angers angina rinse the throat to the child and the adult.Quince compote helps with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, it should take note of women during pregnancy.
Quince Japanese gardeners called chaenomeles and its flowers are very similar to apple.Chaenomeles cultivated in Japan and China as an ornamental or fruit tree.On some islands of Japan is not uncommon wild chaenomeles.Fruits Japanese quince contain a lot of medicinal properties, such as pectin, which purify the human body from heavy metals.Fresh or dried fruit henomelisa Japanese used in the treatment of bronchial asthma, tuberculosis and diabetes.Even more about the healing properties henomelisa you learn from the video:
Chinese quince Fruits are up to 1.5 kg and contains:
- vitamins AC, B;
- calcium, iron;
- malic, tartaric, citric acid;
Chinese quince, the heat-treatment, is useful for the gastrointestinal tract, organs of the cardiovascular system, it has the ability to lower blood pressure and "bad" cholesterol.Jam is especially useful in winter, when it is easy to catch different viruses.Also, it is widely used in cooking.Especially good marmalade, it is no wonder the word "quince" in translation from Portuguese means "marmalade".A decoction of the seeds of the Chinese quince has the ability to provide the central nervous system sedative effect.
Recipes from quince in the treatment of various diseases
breadth of the scope of the false apple is huge.These fruits are used to prevent the risk of diseases such as:
- Gastric Ulcer.
- Liver Disease.
- Eye Diseases.
fresh juice of quince is shown in anemia, but only 100 g of fresh fruit able to provide the body with two daily rate of iron.To mitigate asthma leaves from 6 fruit should pour a glass of boiling water, boil water bath for 20 minutes, then squeeze, pour water to the original volume and take 4 times daily before meals for 2 tablespoons.l.The infusion is stored in the cold no more than 3 days.
decoction of the seeds with the inflammation of the bronchi
If there is inflammation in the bronchi using quince seeds.They contain glycerol, starch, useful mucus glikozity, tannins and fatty oil, it can be used as a coating and an expectorant.Less commonly, the seeds are used as a laxative, for painful menstruation, hair loss, dry mouth symptoms.
collected seeds only ripe fruit.The main thing - do not damage their skin, otherwise the seeds for the treatment of bronchial tubes become unusable - they lose valuable prussic acid.The seeds are dried, folded in a glass jar, stored up to one year.When inflammation of the bronchi 1 tbsp.l.Seed should pour warm water, shake a few minutes, until the liquid is mucous, take before meals with 100 ml three times a day until recovery.
decoction of the leaves in order to stabilize blood sugar
Useful properties false apple leaves are known as much seeds and fruits.The broth used for blood pressure, diabetes, asthma attacks and to reduce the level of sugar in the blood.To prepare a decoction of the leaves of a quince have to grind one tablespoon pour 200 ml of boiling water.The broth is kept under the lid to cool, then strain and drink three times daily for 2 tablespoons.l.
To normalize an asthma attack will be useful boiled quince leaves simmer for about 15-20 minutes, then strain and bring to the initial volume (200 ml) water.Drink 4 times before meals for 2 tablespoons.l.daily as long as the attack will not let go.If you use a decoction of quince long period of time, then the asthma entirely cease to trouble.Hypertensives will be useful alcoholate, which is prepared as follows: 100 g is taken freshly picked leaves of quince and filled with 100 grams of vodka.Infusion week kept in the dark, filtered and used daily 20 drops 2 times.
quince compote to strengthen the body
for prevention of colds, prudent housewives are stocking up for the winter quince compote, which retains all the beneficial properties of fruit, even boiled.It is easy to prepare: for ripe fruit of purified, cut, removing the core, and then immersed in acidified water to soften.When fruits, pinned the needle to easily slide off, they are taken out and left to dry.At this time, in 1 liter of water was added 300 g of sugar, bring to a boil.Then poured the syrup quince placed in glass jars and then sterilized.
Equally useful properties has quince tea.Diuretic properties of the beverage are saving for edema of various types, as well as acute respiratory diseases, hypertension and coughing.To prepare the quince tea taken in equal proportions the seeds and leaves of quince, which are filled with boiling water, languished for a couple or a very low heat for 5 minutes, push the lid 5 hours and then filtered.Drink this tea should be 3 times daily until disappearance of edema or seizure disorders.
quince jam in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
Useful properties of golden apple fruit false perfectly manifest themselves in a jam, which is a popular dish among housewives.It is very tasty, flavorful and surprisingly retains most nutrients false apple.Especially shown jam with any problems of the gastrointestinal tract.To properly cook it, you need: 1 kg of ripe fruits, 1 liter of water, 1 kg of sugar.
Washed fruits stacked in a pot, pour water, boil for 10 minutes, then shifted into a container with cold water and peeled.Peeled fruit cut into 8 pieces, remove the core, filled with pre-cooked syrup is 4 hours.After the jam is placed on the fire, brought to a boil, boil 5 minutes, leave for 8 hours.This procedure is repeated 3 times, after which the finished jam sterilized and placed on storage.
Baked quince - a favorite delicacy and useful for children and adults.When baking is enhanced fruit flavor, they cease to be tart, keeping all useful properties.To do so, the fruits of release from the core, and a dimple pour honey, sprinkle with a little cinnamon, add any chopped nuts and fruit give good propechsya for 40-60 minutes.
Contraindications to-eat fruit
Quince contraindicated in pleurisy, constipation, inflammation of the larynx, or malfunction of the vocal cords, so professional singers or teachers should be the fruit used with caution.But to demonstrate how you can replace the inside of the external use of quince in the form of lotions or salves.Also, the use of the fruit undesirable for enterocolitis - seeds and pulp cause intestinal blockage or spasm.