Three simple recipes for herbal elixirs (cranberry, rosehip, Iceland moss)
During the winter, the symptoms of hypovitaminosis and avitaminosis (complete lack of a vitamin) can develop among the inhabitants of many cities. In rural conditions and areas there is a cellar and almost no hypothyroidism (because food stocks, jars of salads, sour fruits and vegetables, jams and marmalades and other stocks and foods of plant origin are stored properly. In urban areas due to long-term use of fresh vitamins Hypovitaminosis is present in the body (beets, carrots, cranberries, etc.) It is a lack of essential vitamins, especially at the turn of the seasons. and avitaminosis changes the general condition of the person (weakness, slowness, weak immunity, fatigue, irritability, sleep and appetite disorders, and decreased mental and physical activity.) Practically pathological changes are observed in all organs and systems. Symptoms To increase hypovitaminosis, an increased intake of a various vitamins present in cultivated and wild plants, medicinal plants and edible plants.
- Cranberries are a great bomb full of vitamins and minerals. This powerful plant (Latin Vaccinium vitis ideae) is an evergreen shrub. 3 tablespoons of cranberries (fresh, sour or frozen) a day are enough. They can be put in smoothies, morning porridges, cheeses or eaten with tea. Cranberry contains beta carotene vitamins C, E, from group B, PP, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B9 (folic acid) and mineral substances (magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, sodium, manganese, iron) but also bioflavonoids, fatty acids and organic acids that help the body cleanse itself of pathogenic microorganisms, salts, toxins and strengthen the body.
- Combination of rose hips and Iceland moss – pour 2 to 3 tablespoons of dried or fresh rose hips (fruits) and one tablespoon of Iceland moss (Latin Cetraria islandica) into a bowl. Pour over one liter of hot water and leave overnight. Drink throughout the day. This medicinal herbal tea gives strength, stops colds and flu and lung diseases caused by a decrease in the body’s defenses and prevents the worsening of chronic conditions of many diseases (pain and inflammation of the joints, kidney disease, etc.), especially in the elderly. This is an excellent prevention of sinusitis, sore throat, hoarseness (where silence is necessary for a certain period of time for a person to preserve the vocal cords).
- Walnut, cranberry and honey-biologically active mixture of walnut, cranberry and honey is an excellent choice for people with vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency. Half a kilogram of walnut kernels can be mixed with one kilogram of cranberries and 300 grams of honey. Summer grass honey is preferred. Grind walnuts and cranberries in a meat grinder and mix with honey. Keep the mixture in the refrigerator. Take one to two tablespoons daily with warm water or herbal tea.