Viburnum berries
 Kalina - a beautiful shrub of 1, 5 - 4 meters, growing in the woods and has a mass of useful properties. His name is obliged to rapid maturation viburnum berries like "red-hot in the sun", they become bright red. Viburnum berries are spherical or oval fruit with a large bone. The taste is bitter-sweet viburnum, astringent and slightly tart.

Useful properties of Viburnum and calorie

Useful properties of Viburnum people have become used to treat in the XIV century.

With the onset of cold useful properties Viburnum become full. In addition, during this period viburnum berries are sweet, fragrant and delicious. The content of vitamin viburnum is not inferior to black currant and chokeberry. In Viburnum berries contain nutrients such as:

  • Vitamin A, E, C;
  • Organic acids;
  • Antioxidants;
  • Sahara;
  • Pectin;
  • Carotene;
  • Tannins;
  • Volatile;
  • Viburin.

Pectin present in Kalina, actively promote digestion, able to restore the normal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. The bitterness of viburnum berries gives substance viburin, and because of this, the beneficial properties of cranberry given an opportunity to narrow the blood vessels.

Many berries Viburnum very useful minerals:

  • Sodium;
  • Potassium;
  • Calcium;
  • Magnesium;
  • Iron.

Numerous reviews of Kalina contain information about the beneficial properties of Viburnum berries not only in but also in the bark, flowers, seeds, leaves and branches of plants. It contains the following elements:

  • Glycosides;
  • Resins;
  • Ethers;
  • Tannins.

Contained in the bark of branches and useful properties Viburnum great help in all kinds of dermatitis and stop the bleeding.

The seeds from the berries of Viburnum useful content of a large amount of fatty oil. Useful properties of Viburnum - its flowers: they have a lot of aromatic and mineral substances. It is this part of the plant has a beneficial effect on the vocal cords, up to the restoration of the lost votes.

The bark, leaves and roots are particularly rich in viburnum tannins and resinous substances, organic acids and vitamin C substances in the bark Viburnum have a strong antispasmodic and analgesic effect, and restore the nervous system.

Thus, the most useful properties Viburnum cause the following therapeutic effects:

1. Immunostimulatory;

2. Anti-inflammatory;

3. Choleretic;

4. Restorative;

5. Binder;

6. Diuretic.

People reviews of Kalina contain information that not a single disease, in which the useful properties Viburnum would have had no therapeutic effect.

Food value and caloric content in 100 grams of Viburnum:

  • Proteins - 0 g;
  • Fat - 0 g;
  • Carbohydrates - 7 g;
  • Calorie Viburnum - 26.3 kcal.

Low calorie cranberry causes possibility of its application in compliance with diet and obesity.

Application viburnum berries

 The branch of viburnum bush with berries
 Useful properties of Viburnum on responses population used them all year round. Viburnum berries harvested in the winter, and then consumed in a variety of forms:

1. Fresh;

2. Frozen;

3. pureed with sugar;

4. Dried.

Any kind of treatment does not lose Kalina useful properties. Caloric viburnum, at any processing for the workpiece remains at the same level, 26 3 kcal. However, when dried cranberry reduced calorie and no more than 20 kcal.

Collect berries Viburnum recommended after frosts - then they will not be so bitter.

Along with well-known beneficial properties of Viburnum berries, are widely known reviews of Kalina as the source of the main medicinal product - bark. Calorie Viburnum in the crust has not, but it has a mass of useful properties Viburnum as a medicinal plant. It is used for teas, tinctures, infusions and used in the following impairments:

  • Internal bleeding;
  • Nervous disorders;
  • Insomnia;
  • Colds;
  • Periodontal disease.

There are a lot of positive feedback about Kalina, whose bark is used to stop any kind of bleeding. Actively use this property in gynecology, particularly in the postpartum period. The broth from the berries of Viburnum is very good for women during heavy menstruation. A useful property of Viburnum is used to disinfect the treatment of various infectious processes, gargling, mouth. Berries of viburnum with honey well help with any colds: it can be eaten with tea or independently. In addition, this tool perfectly removes edema of cardiac origin.

In addition, viburnum berries help to cope with such illnesses as:

1. Gastritis;

2. Hypertension;

3. Atherosclerosis;

4. Ulcer;

5. Cardiovascular disease;

6. Diarrhea;

7. Edema.

Regular consumption of pureed berries viburnum with honey will provide an opportunity to strengthen the heart muscle and prevent the development of atherosclerosis.

Infusions and decoctions from flowers of Viburnum treat such diseases:

1. Inflammation of the appendages;

2. Zolotukha;

3. Atopic dermatitis;

4. Sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia.

Viburnum seeds are used to produce a coffee substitute, the main properties of which are laxative and tonic. Useful properties of Viburnum on responses of patients are highly effective to restore normal sleep, calming, stress and nervous strain.

Positive reviews of Kalina contained in cosmetology. Masks, tonics, lotions based cranberry have the following properties:

  • Tonic;
  • Revitalizing;
  • Rejuvenating.

Contraindications and harmful if used viburnum

Kalina, like any herb, has a number of contraindications. Reviews of Kalina and the beneficial properties of this plant show including the potential danger of its exposure to the following categories of people:

1. Pregnant women;

2. Individuals with increased blood clotting;

3. thrombophlebitis;

4. Hypotension (low blood pressure);

5. Arthritis;

6. Gout;

7. Kidney stones;

8. Increased acidity of the stomach.

This risk stems from the fact that the properties of Viburnum is so pronounced that they can provoke drastic changes in the condition of the person with the listed impairments. And this, in turn, could face unpredictable behavior of the body and cause an attack or deterioration of health.