The benefits of walnuts are legendary. It is a natural storehouse of vitamins and minerals essential for human health and life.
This property was seen back in ancient times. Persian scientist Avicenna wrote a whole scientific work on the walnut.
Oil is taught by the cold-pressing method and, today, it is widely used due to the high concentration of organic acids and other valuable substances.
- General information
- Chemical composition
- Useful properties
- Folk methods of treatment
- Methods of preparation and storage rules
- Contraindications to application
Plant height reaches 20-30 meters.
It belongs to the family of walnuts.
The trunk is powerful and thick, the crown is wide and sprawling.
Fetus is a false drupe, the green pericarp covers the bone part, inside which is the nutritive core.
Ripen nuts( daily norm for men) in September. The origin is unknown, but among the options are considered Central Asia and the Caucasus, where walnuts are widely distributed.
Today it can be found throughout Europe and Asia, where the tree is actively cultivated for obtaining valuable fruits.
Chemical composition of
Nutritional value is ~ 650 kcal per 100 g of pure kernels, of which proteins are 15 mg. In addition, the fruits contain a number of minerals and vitamins:
Vitamins per 100 g and daily requirement:
Minerals in 100 g and daily requirement( in%):
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Additionally contains organic acids( coffee, elagus, omega-3, galus, etc.), flavonoids, quinones, tannins and essential oils. In oil, the concentration of fatty acids is even higher.
The rich chemical composition determines a number of beneficial qualities that positively influence the human body:
- Cardiovascular system - the vessels and capillaries are strengthened, the walls become flexible and durable.
The composition is regulated, the level of nutrients in the blood rises.
The risk of inflammation and heart disease is reduced.
Blood pressure is normalized.
It's enough to eat 3-4 nuts per day .
- The metabolism of - the metabolic processes in the body are normalized.
Particulate harmful cholesterol.
Nuts( benefits and harm to women), have a beneficial effect on obesity, since they help to break down fatty tissues and accelerate metabolism.
The basis of diets for weight loss.
- Diabetes mellitus - the level of insulin and sugar in the blood is regulated. Prevents the risk of cardiovascular disorders in diabetics.
Reduces the symptoms of diabetes and facilitates the course of the disease.
- Prevention of oncology - the composition contains natural antioxidants that prevent the formation and development of malignant tumors.
There is a known positive effect in prostate and breast cancer.
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- Obesity - serves as an element of diets when losing weight, thanks to the ability to speed up metabolic processes.
In addition, the high content of vitamins and minerals compensates for the lack of these elements in a small amount( only 2-3 tablespoons of oil).
Traditional methods of treatment
All parts of the fetus are used for the preparation of medicinal preparations:
Walnut oil( good and bad) is used to treat kidney diseases, tuberculosis, improves mental capacity and strengthens the cardiovascular system.
Consider the treatment methods and recipes for medicinal potions based on nuts:
- Partitions .
When using nuts, do not throw inedible parts.
For example, from the partitions a preparation is prepared to prevent and treat hormonal diseases and strengthen the immune system.
For cooking, we need 20-30 nuts that are poured into 100 ml of pure alcohol( 70%).Infuse the potion for 2 weeks in a dark place.
You do not need to filter.
Consume 15 ml three to four times a day after meals.
For preparation take 250-300 g of shell and pour 1 liter of water.
Then the product is filtered and consumed.
Beneficial effect on the work of the stomach and digestive organs, when taken orally.
With external application removes lichen and eczema on the skin.
In addition, add the leaves of the tree, which increases efficiency.
- Tincture from kernels.
To prepare, you need 25-30 peeled nuts and 1 liter of pure alcohol( 70%).
Kernels are crushed and poured with alcohol.
Insists in a darkened place for 2 weeks.
Then filter and take inside 1 teaspoon 3-4 times a day.
Heals diarrhea , ulcers, gastritis, strengthens memory and has an antihypertensive effect( lowers blood pressure).
- Leaves .
Decoction of leaves has an antiseptic effect, so they treat inflamed areas( sore throat, inflammation of the mouth, etc.).
Diuretic effect helps to fight inflammatory processes of the genitourinary system( cystitis, pyelonephritis, etc.).
Leaves contain useful substances, so a decoction of them is useful for strengthening immunity.
Popular baths from leaves, which have a beneficial effect on the skin, cleaning them.
Used for excessive sweating, fungi( legs and nails) and skin infections.
- Juice .
Juice has an antiseptic, choleretic and anthelmintic effect.
It is used to fight parasites( to learn about the symptoms of their appearance in the human body, you can see the photos here) of the intestine( helminths).
Helps with diarrhea and pain in the stomach.
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Methods of preparation and storage rules
The oil is extracted by extraction or push-pull from the kernels of the nuts.
It has a golden amber color and excellent taste with a pronounced pleasant smell.
Oil is distinguished by a high concentration of vitamins, minerals and other useful elements. By composition with this product, few can compare.
It is used for asthma, tuberculosis and hepatitis.
This is an effective tool for the treatment and prevention of cancer, thanks to a complex of natural antioxidants in the composition that block the mutation of cells.
Oil is a part of many diets for losing weight( the use of radish leaves), despite the high nutritional and caloric value.
It purifies the body of toxins and toxins, renews the cellular structure and rejuvenates the body, while giving it all the necessary nutrients.
Useful for frequent colds, for their treatment and prevention, increases immunity.
Recommended for pregnant women with frequent toxicosis. Children - for more intense mental and physical development.
Regular use increases all body functions, without harm and side effects.
To obtain the oil, the kernels are ground with a coffee grinder or blender at maximum speed until the liquid begins to be released, which will be the oil.
You get a gruel, which is diluted with other vegetable oils( olive, sunflower or linseed), due to this, the useful properties will increase even more.
Oil is a perishable product, since the released elements quickly oxidize in the air.
Shelf life in the refrigerator 2-3 months.
In a sealed container, the time rises. Determine the corruption can be a sharp, unpleasant smell. This product emits .
Oil is useful for men to increase reproductive abilities.
With regular use: potency increases( recipes based on calamus aure are published here), endurance and the amount of seminal fluid produced.
Children actively develop and grow their genitals. These properties were seen in ancient times, and nuts served as a natural remedy for potency.
There is a recipe from the Middle East, which is not one hundred years old.
You will need:
- 10-15 nuts( or 2-3 tablespoons oil),
- 200-250 g figs,
- as many raisins and prunes( benefit and harm to the body).
All ingredients are ground and mixed until uniform. Take 2-3 tbsp.spoons before going to bed, washing with kefir or whey.
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In addition, immunity and general well-being will increase. Digestion and stool will improve.
Contraindications to use
It is not recommended to eat foods from nuts with increased blood clotting and acute intestinal infections.
In some cases, individual intolerance is possible. If you experience any side effects, it is recommended that you consult a doctor.
Oil and nuts have a number of useful qualities that can improve all body functions.
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