Field, meadow and forest herbs — an indispensable Supplement to the spring-summer diet. Due to the high content of nutrients, medicinal plants support the body, lead him to order and facilitate adaptation to the new time of year.
Green helpers can be found in their own garden, in the meadow and in the forest — in short, everywhere, where medicinal plants there is even the slightest chance of survival. Wild herbs will help the body to revive and prostimulirujte metabolic processes. Fatigue as a hand lift!
Wellness course on the basis of medicinal herbsOursel, Buring, head of the school of medicinal plants
in the German city of Freiburg, was on the basis of medicinal herbs treatment program lasting several weeks. She also offered a Wellness course
, aimed at cleansing the body of toxins and normalization of the equilibrium within the system.
The fact that blood, the gastric juice, the mucous membrane of the intestines have a certain pH value. Their acidity varies considerably between them. Moreover, only with this difference acid can freely be transported and excreted from the body. In a healthy person the acid-alkaline balance in the norm. But when alcohol and nicotine due to stress, unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle, or conversely, too active sports in the body, there is increased formation of acids. In this case, it is good to include in your diet products with alkalizing effect, which normalize self-control.
Many believe that the first sign of acidification (acidosis) of the body is heartburn. But heartburn can be just one of its many manifestations. Most often, this illness is accompanied by fatigue, headaches, lack of motivation, problems with the musculoskeletal system, skin diseases. Chronic acidification of the body can lead to the development of diseases such as arthritis, arthrosis, hypertension, kidney and gall bladder.
In this case, often need to eat alkaline foods
, such as green vegetables, potatoes, salad, seedlings, wheat and soybeans, mushrooms, pumpkin seeds, almonds, many fruits and, of course, herbs
. Both wild and cultivated plants contain mineral matter. And the sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron play an important role in neutralizing excess acid. If the body is not getting sufficient daily amount of foods alkalizing effect, it compensates for the deficiency due to the alkaline reserves, such as the bones, cartilage, ligaments, teeth, hair.
But wild grass is ideal for cleansing the body not only because they contain mineral substances. In addition to macro - and micronutrients they contain valuable essential oils, vitamins, bitterness, tannic and mucous substances, flavonoids, saponins, glycoside salicin
(active ingredient of the well-known aspirin) and many other components. This is an extremely effective combination of beneficial and healthful substances. From "cleaning" with the use of wild grasses and alkali-con-taining beverages special benefit of the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, skin, musculoskeletal. Medicinal herbs contribute to the activation of many body systems, in particular of the authorities responsible for the detoxification of the intestines, liver, kidneys, skin, lungs. And the end products of metabolism, that is, the toxins that are stored in the connective tissue of the grass is removed particularly efficiently.Healing program
Build your treatment program, based onthree main components:Assorted teas and alkali-con-taining beverages.
Drink daily for 6 weeks tea collection, consisting of various wild herbs. In addition, take heavily diluted fruit juice with mineral water without gas, or a weak decoction of nettle leaves. Neutralizing this drink is extremely beneficial for kidney health. To maintain acid-base balance to normal in 3-6 weeks (daily or 2 times a week) drink alkalizing vegetable drink composed of potatoes, caraway seeds or fennel, flax and water. Drinks from fresh herbs.
Taking this drink, you supply your body with a full spectrum of all medicinal substances in the most efficient manner and in kind. These drinks have a very pleasant taste, especially if to cook them yourself and add your favorite fruits or berries. Dishes of wild plants.
Similar menu to best complement the treatment program, as the grass is rich in vital substances and open up completely new possibilities for a healthy diet. Feed me grass: healthy recipesEnergy drink "Fresh meadows"You will need:
Method of preparation:
- a handful of chopped herbal from sorrel, dandelion (leaves and flowers), cleavers, nettle and daisies (leaves and flowers)
- 2 tbsp water
- buttermilk or orange juice
1. Rinse and dry the herbs, finely chop.
2. Mash 3 tablespoons of herbs in a mortar to puree state.
3. Add water.
4. Put the pulp in cheesecloth and squeeze the juice.
5. Dilute it at the rate of 1:5 (1 part of herbal juice, 5 parts of butter milk). The buttermilk will soften the sharp taste of wild herbs and enriching a beverage in calcium, magnesium, vitamins A and E, and lecithin. Instead of buttermilk you can take orange juice.Application:
use only freshly prepared drink. First, 2 tablespoons a day, every week increasing the dose to 1 tablespoon. Daily consumption of adjusted to 6 tablespoons. If you experience a laxative effect (cleaning effect) consumed the quantity of water should be reduced. The maximum course of treatment is 6 weeks.Herbal drink with Apple and buttermilkYou will need:
Method of preparation:
- A small handful of collection of fresh herbs, such as plantain, nettle, yarrow, sorrel, goutweed, chickweed (chickweed), dandelion, and young leaves of birch
- 1 Apple or 1 carrot
- 1 Cup buttermilk or yogurt
Freshly picked herbs lightly shake to remove any small insects. If plants are contaminated, rinse and Pat dry. In the collection, add an Apple (or carrots), pour a glass of butter milk or yogurt and blend with a blender to puree state.
cool the drink and drink in small SIPS one glass three times a day.
Herbal drink with banana, dates and lemonYou will need:
Method of preparation:
- a handful of the herbal tea consisting of dandelion leaves, nettles, plantain, yarrow, goutweed and woodlice
- 3 dates (or 1 tablespoon raisins)
- 1 banana (optional, you can add strawberries)
- the juice of one lemon
- half a liter of water
rinse fresh herbs and Pat dry with a towel. Finely chop, pour water and lemon juice and with chopped dates and other fruits grind in a blender to puree state.
cool the beverage and drink in small SIPS in three doses during the day.
Miracle nettle. Drink and healthier!You will need:
Method of preparation:
- A large handful of young shoots and leaves of nettle
- 1 litre of water
nettle rinse and drain, place in a saucepan with boiling water. Leave for 10 minutes, then RUB through a sieve. Of blanched nettles cook the same meal as spinach, optional nettle and spinach can be mixed.Usage:
a drink made from nettle is used as diuretic and improves metabolism means. Drink it throughout the day in divided doses, preferably in the morning for 15 or 30 minutes before Breakfast, the last reception for the night. Store in the refrigerator before serving slightly warm. To improve the taste you can add freshly squeezed lemon juice.Tea made from freshly picked wild herbsYou will need:
Method of preparation:
- 20 g freshly picked nettle leaves, dandelion, birch, yarrow, daisies flowers
wash and dry the leaves, mix and grind them. In a Cup take spoon collection. Pour a mixture of boiling water, steep 10 minutes and strain.Application:
morning, afternoon and evening 1 Cup of freshly made drink. The remaining mixture can be Packed in a plastic bag and store in the freezer.Effective support when fasting
This alkalizing drink is prepared from potatoes, caraway seeds and flax seed. You will need:
Method of preparation:
- 1-2 tbsp caraway seeds or fennel and flax
- 500 g raw potatoes
- 1 liter of water desired, you can add medium handful of nettle leaves
peel fresh potatoes and cut into cubes. Nettle wash, dry, finely chop. Nettles, caraway seeds or fennel and flax, sliced potatoes, put in a saucepan, cover with water and cook 20 minutes on low heat. After cooking strain. Application:
this useful alkaline drink you need to apply in the acidity of the stomach and chronic acidification of the body. Eat it warm for several cups a day. First appointment must be at least 15 minutes before Breakfast, the last before bedtime. Pleasant dreams!
The wild herb salad 4 servingsYou will need:
- 8 handfuls of wild herbs such as dandelion, sorrel, wild garlic, woodlice and daisies
- 1 small head of lettuce
- 3 carrots
- vegetable oil
- pepper salt with herbs
1. Wash and dry herbs and iceberg lettuce.
2. Carrot slice thin strips.
3. Grass small slice and place in a bowl along with the carrots. Add vinegar, oil, salt and pepper.
4. Before serving, decorate with flowers daisies. Serve the salad with fresh white bread or flour.Sandwich with wild garlic
serves 4You will need:
- The bunch of radishes and garlic
- 200 g of soft cheese or cottage cheese grain
- white bread
- garlic vegetable oil
- sea salt with herbs
1. Radishes and wild garlic wash and dry.
2. Slices white bread, lightly toast them in the toaster with one hand, drizzle with vegetable oil.
3. Radish cut into cubes, leaves garlic — thin strips.
4. On a slice of white bread slice place the soft cheese, radish and wild garlic, optionally, again drizzle with oil.
Collect, dry and healthy... To maintain acid-base balance
are used not only fresh vegetables and fruits, but also healing garden and wild herbs. The body requires an alkali to neutralize excess acid produced by the wrong diet: excessive consumption of meat and animal fats, products from white refined flour, the abuse of fast food, sweets, alcohol.
To meet the deficit of mineral substances, very useful healthful alkali-con-taining herbs. It is better to use herbs that are well maintained drying, such as nettle, dandelion, wild oregano, thyme, mint, rosemary, lovage, sage, parsley and lemon balm. Freshly picked, if possible clean parts of plants it is advisable not to wash, otherwise there is the risk of decay during drying. Herbs lay on a thin metal mesh or on a towel. Ideal for drying — warm, dark but well ventilated room. In any case, do not dry them in the sun — will be practically no nutrients. As soon as the plants dry, grind them using a mixer.
Herbal teas are used as a seasoning to salads, muesli, soups or vegetable dishes.
Medicinal plants1. Birch:
has a diuretic effect and prevents inflammation. Young leaves and birch buds is used for skin problems, hair loss. 2. Nettle:
helps with rheumatism, gouty arthritis and skin diseases, improves metabolism, has a diuretic effect, helps with exhaustion and mild anemia. 3. Watercress:
rich in vitamin C, potassium and oxalic acid. In folk medicine used as an antipyretic and diuretic. 4. Dandelion:
contains bitter, promoting digestion and help nutrients be absorbed into the bloodstream.5. Plantain:
an indispensable tool when you cough and first aid for cuts and abrasions. It is used in the purification programs, contains a bitter, tannic and mucous substances. 6. Yarrow:
it contained bitterness contribute to the improvement of the digestive system, and thanks to the antispasmodic action of yarrow is also used in the treatment of female diseases.published
P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©