Greens as food and medications

Greens as food and medications
 

Greens not only give dishes a pleasant aroma and delicate flavor, but also complement stocks in your body and help to overcome many ailments.

Basil. Basil is rich in vitamin P, provitamin A, rutin, as well as various essential oils. It is able to pacify headaches, overcome fatigue and insomnia, activate brain activity, improve digestion and boost immunity. If you got cold, it is recommended to breathe hot steam of water with fresh basil and dried eucalyptus leaves.

Fennel. Fennel is rich in essential oils, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Magnesium is one of the bone mineral components which delays development of osteoporosis. Magnesium and potassium help to cope with stress, reduce irritability, increase resistance to fatigue, thus, help prevent hair fragility.

Celery. Dieticians recommend to use celery more frequently for those who easily gain excess weight. Celery has a mild urinary excretion stimulating effect, which helps prevent swelling and unwanted weight gain. Celery tea is a great drink if you are willing to lose weight. Celery goes well with other vegetables, mushrooms, meat, fish, poultry, etc.

Parsley. This popular spice is rich in potassium, manganese, vitamins C, B1, B2 and it is also a great source of carotene.  The amount of ascorbic acid in parsley beats lemons and oranges: just 25-30 grams of parsley leaf can meet daily needs of vitamin C.

 

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