Persimmon: useful properties of amazing berries

The homeland of persimmons are Japan and China. And today it is grown in Georgia, Uzbekistan, Crimea, Azerbaijan.

Pleasant taste is not the only advantage that persimmon has. Its beneficial properties are also very diverse and valuable.

The chemical composition of persimmons

In terms of nutrients, this fruit is ahead of figs and grapes. Quickly satisfying hunger, persimmon, a diet with which is very common, brings the figure a lot of benefits.

Apples are considered a very valuable product, but persimmons have many times more useful substances. It contains dietary fiber, magnesium, sodium, calcium, potassium, manganese and iron. The composition of this fruit also contains vitamins P, C, E, provitamin A, glucose, iodine, sucrose. There are also many antioxidants that help fight harmful free radicals. Pectin is also present in it, which helps the functioning of the digestive system (has astringent properties).

Persimmon: useful properties for the treatment and prevention of ailments and diseases

By regularly consuming persimmons, many diseases can be prevented and treated:

1. Diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Persimmon is an excellent natural remedy for maintaining healthy heart and blood vessels. To prevent the development of atherosclerosis, you need to eat only 100 g of fruit per day. The heart muscle uses persimmons to feed sugar - they have much less glucose than refined sugar, so the blood glucose level will remain normal. And vitamins P and C strengthen the walls of blood vessels and the heart muscle, due to which the use of persimmons helps to stabilize blood pressure and cope with hypertension.

2. Oncological diseases. Scientists have proved that with daily use of products with beta-carotene, the risk of lung cancer is significantly reduced. And in the composition of persimmons, beta-carotene and provitamin A are present in large quantities.

3. Urolithiasis. Persimmon has long been used in the treatment of the bladder and kidneys. To reduce the likelihood of stones, it is worth eating persimmon, since it contains a lot of potassium. In addition, these fruits contribute to the rapid elimination of excess sodium salts from the body. have a good diuretic effect. Persimmon is an excellent assistant for maintaining the potassium-sodium balance of the body.

4. Anemia and anemia. To prevent the occurrence of these diseases, it is necessary to consume a lot of persimmons, which contain a huge amount of iron. And especially persimmon is useful for pregnant women.

5. Thyroid gland and related problems. Here, the benefit of persimmon is manifested due to the presence of iodine in it.

6. Colds. For colds and coughs, gargling with juice of 1 ripe persimmon fruit diluted with 3.5 tablespoons of warm water helps very well.

7. General strengthening effect. The berry has an excellent tonic effect on the body, improves performance, strengthens the immune system, provides good sleep and good mood, is a good sedative for our nervous system, and improves appetite.

8. Digestion. Persimmon has a bactericidal effect against Staphylococcus aureus, hay and Escherichia coli. And thanks to pectin, the fruit is used to improve the digestion process. It is an effective astringent for stomach pains and intestinal disorders. There are many vitamins in tea with persimmon leaves.

9. Vision. Persimmon, whose beneficial properties are largely due to beta-carotene, contained in ripe berries in large quantities, strengthens vision, and it is also good in the prevention of eye diseases.

10. Respiratory system. The same beta-carotene will take great care of the respiratory system, preventing the development of pneumonia and bronchitis.

11. Cosmetic action. Because of beta-carotene (in the abundance of fruits) persimmon, like other orange fruits, is very beneficial for the skin. This is a wonderful tool in the fight against enlarged pores and blackheads. Often persimmons are made into masks, creams, shampoos and shower gels. At home, you can also use persimmons for the skin, the berry has a nourishing and moisturizing effect. Try to make such a mask: for 10 minutes, apply the pulp of ripe persimmon on the cleansed face, and then rinse with cold water. Your face will immediately look younger, fresher and healthier.

12. Prevention of vitamin deficiency. The presence of numerous important micro and macro elements and vitamins makes persimmon an excellent remedy for seasonal vitamin deficiencies.

13. The treatment of wounds. Ripe persimmons have an excellent bactericidal and astringent effect. Apply clean fruit to a burn or wound, and you are guaranteed to heal quickly!

Persimmon, whose beneficial properties are already known to us, has some contraindications. Since it contains a lot of easily digestible sugars, it is impossible to use it for obesity or diabetes. In other cases, it will be very, very useful.

Enjoy this berry and be healthy!


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