Hazelnuts: useful properties for all
Hazelnut is the favorite treat for many people. But not everyone knows that hazelnuts are distinguished by beneficial properties, and not just a pleasant taste. In Russia, one species of this nut is known - the Crimean one. Its fruits have a round shape with a very thin shell. Initially, hazelnuts appeared in the countries of the Caucasus and Asia Minor, and only then in America and Europe.
How are hazelnuts useful?
The fruits of this culture contain a huge amount of essential elements for health, including vitamin E, fluorine, potassium, iodine, cobalt and selenium. In a hazelnut, there is a little more fat than protein. It can be attributed to dietary products, since a very small amount of carbohydrates contains hazelnuts.
1. This nut, as well as walnut, is used to improve blood circulation and memory.
2. It is used in atherosclerosis, as it contains a lot of polyunsaturated fatty acids.
3. Nutritionists advise to use hazelnut during diets, because its small amount perfectly satisfies hunger and also nourishes the body with protein.
4. Hazelnuts are used to cleanse the intestines from toxins and slags.
5.Many scientists say that the constant use of hazelnut significantly reduces the risk of various cancers.
6. Hazelnut is used for constant fatigue, as it is a good tonic.
7. Due to the fact that this product contains a small amount of carbohydrates, it can be used by people with diabetes.
It is enough to eat 8-12 pieces per day of hazelnuts, its beneficial properties will make the body more healthy. Sometimes hazelnut bothers, first of all it concerns children. For them, you can fry chopped nuts and mix it with honey. Get tasty and healthy halvah.
Nut hazelnuts: useful properties and their use in traditional medicine
The fruits of this culture are often used to treat chronic bronchitis, diseases of the nervous system and impotence. To prepare a universal medicine, you need to split fifty nuts and put the kernels in warm water overnight. Then they need to get, grind and pour milk. This mixture should be insisted for three hours, strain and boil on low heat for half an hour, and then cool. Take half a cup three times a day after meals.Hazelnut will also help to keep the body in good shape, the beneficial properties of which are preserved not only in the kernels, but also in the shell and in the leaves. With colitis, you need to make a decoction of the shell and drink it in small sips 5-6 times a day. With a shortage of ascorbic acid, walnut leaves are a very good remedy. If you add dried apricots or raisins, you get a delicious decoction, which, when consumed daily, normalizes the motility of the large intestine. Ultimately, you can get rid of constipation.
Hazelnuts in cooking
Hazelnut has found widespread use in cooking. It is used to make various sauces. Also, hazelnuts are needed in the bakery business - it is widely used in the confectionery industry.