The benefits of greenery
Dill – one of the most common herbs in cookery, but it is also known for its healing properties. It contains vitamin C, carotene, vitamin B, folic and nicotinic acids, as well as many valuable minerals, such as calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus. If you suffer from diabetes and high cholesterol levels in the blood, dill is a vital plant for you. Dill effectively regulates gastrointestinal tract, lowers blood pressure and has beneficial effects on cardiac function. This plant is recommended when symptoms of cystitis and kidney diseases, is used as a diuretic and choleretic agent.
Parsley – another popular herb for any housewife. And it is valued not only for its taste, it is inconceivable useful for the organism. The content of ascorbic acid in parsley exceeds its amount in many fruits and vegetables – 100 grams of young green shoots of parsley contain about two daily norms of vitamin C. It is almost 4 times more than in lemons. This herb improves blood composition, maintains the elasticity of blood vessels, is useful for the prevention of anemia and atherosclerosis. It will be useful to use parsley in kidney diseases, gastritis and ulcer diseases, as well as any inflammatory processes and impaired vision.
Green onion. 90% of onion is water, the rest – dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins (provitamin A, vitamin PP and C). Phytoncides contained in onions are so strong that kill the viral infections. In addition, it contains chlorophyll, which is useful in hematopoiesis. Green onion reduces content of bad cholesterol in the blood, strengthens the heart muscle and vessel walls, is useful for vitamin deficiency, loss of strength, drowsiness, dizziness, spring fatigue. It is recommended for diseases of the liver in acute form and serious gastrointestinal diseases. And this is an incomplete list of the properties of this vegetable.
Cilantro contains such vitamins as pectin, carotene, B1, B2, C and P, and its seeds – coriander – are used for making pickles. This herb has a lot of medicinal properties – normalizes the cardiovascular system and digestive system.
It serves as a good antiseptic, analgesic and choleretic agent for gastritis, and is considered to be an excellent tool in various diseases of internal organs, colds and as extraordinary means. In addition, cilantro helps to improve heart function and strengthen blood vessels.
Basil leaves contain a large amount of useful substances: tannin, essential oils, minerals (copper, manganese, potassium, magnesium), glycosides, flavonoids, vitamins (K, B 2, A, P, C), phytoncides, rutin, carotene, vegetable oils, simple sugars. It is a natural antibiotic. Due to its antibacterial, antifungal and disinfectant properties the basil effectively combats many infections, removes the heat, it is useful in the treatment and prevention of colds and flu.
Basil is able to restore the immune system, so it is often recommended to include into the ration of patients who have had severe illness or surgery. It reduces the damage to the lungs caused by smoking, improves the health of patients suffering from oncology and is used in the complex therapy of cancer.
Arugula has a positive effect on the gastro-intestinal tract and digestion. This plant actively fights against disease-causing viruses and bacteria, increases the level of hemoglobin in the blood, has a strengthening effect on the immune system, reduces the amount of sugar contained in the blood, regulates the water-salt metabolism and is also a prophylactic tool against cancer. It is a dietary product, low-calorie. It is able to have a positive effect on the metabolism and helps the body not to waste your energy and operability during the limiting diets. It is indispensable for those who suffer from a stomach ulcer or gastritis.