Kalina: benefit, harm, and contraindications
Kalina has long struggled with almost all ailments. Continuing to successfully fight against various diseases it is now, in the age of new technologies. So what are the benefits and contraindications of this berry.
The use of viburnum
In Kalina contains the lion’s share of vitamin C. So eating 1 berry, as if you swallowed askorbinku. The only difference is that it is a natural product. Because of this, the tea viburnum is the best assistant in the fight against colds.
Good fights especially the decoction of the berries of viburnum with bronchitis, angina, tonsillitis and even pneumonia.
This berry is rich in pectin and tannins, which normalizes the digestive tract.
The flowers of viburnum have been used in folk medicine as a means to recover lost voices. Even with a strong ohriplosti, the broth their color returns the voice.
Not less use and has the bark of viburnum. It has established itself as a hemostatic agent and has long been used for heavy bleeding, especially after childbirth.
For this reason, prescribed gargling with decoction of bark of viburnum patients with periodontal disease.
Also the bark of viburnum has a powerful antispasmodic action.
Berries can decrease blood pressure, so it is especially useful for hypertensive patients.
Doctors recommend to eat a small handful of berries of a guelder-rose to run the update mechanism of the blood.
Kalinatek proven physician from emotional and psychological trauma. Its vitamin and mineral composition improves mood, relieves stress and even treats depression.
This berry can do much harm only in the case if you eat by the handful without a sense of proportion. Due to the high content of vitamin C, an overdose of viburnum, a rash may appear on the body.
In addition, not all varieties of viburnum is useful. If the berries are not red — they are poisonous. So in the Caucasus is growing black viburnum berries, which is a strong poison.
Harm may also Kalina in that case, if you don’t take into account all contraindications.
Kalina is not recommended for pregnant women because of the risk of allergies.
In addition, should not be abused viburnum hypotensive — pressure may drop even lower, and even cause fainting.
It is undesirable to have Kalina people who are prone to high acidity of gastric juice.
Do not eat this berry if you have gout. Acid, which contains viburnum, not the best way affect the health of the joints.