03 August 2017, 12:00
Grapes help improve the blood formula. It enhances immune defenses and strengthens the nervous system.
Based on the beneficial effects of these berries (and products from them) on our health, a whole method of treatment is based — ampelotherapy.
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What is useful grapes
Grapes have more than 2 times more iron than apples. It is rich in glucose, which is almost completely absorbed by the body and enters the bloodstream, improving its formula. Grape juice acts like alkaline mineral waters, but it has more potassium and iron salts, which are good for blood circulation.
Berries contain organic acids, salts of potassium, sodium, calcium, iron, aluminum, pectin, vitamins B, C, provitamin A … As well as biotin, which is useful for skin, hair and nails. Dark grape varieties are rich in anti-inflammatory and disinfectant tannins. Grape juice contains anthocyanins and polyphenols, which have excellent anti-inflammatory effects.
What diseases does grapes cure?
Treatment with grapes helps to normalize the rhythm of heart contractions and blood pressure. Helps eliminate swelling, improve appetite, improve sleep. Juicy berries of the Chasselas variety are useful for disorders of fat metabolism. In chronic bronchitis, varieties “Isabella” and “Muscat” are useful. Freshly squeezed grape juice can be used to gargle with sore throat.
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How grapes tones
Slightly irritating the respiratory tract, grapes soften coughs, facilitate sputum separation, and help to cough up. This is an excellent general tonic and tonic, which strengthens the immune system well.
As a medicine, grapes are consumed 2–3 times a day 30–40 minutes before meals, treatment begins with small doses (up to 300 g) and is increased to 2–3 kg per day.
Remember that ampelotherapy is contraindicated in obesity, diabetes, stomach ulcers, kidney and liver diseases.
How wine strengthens the immune system
Compared to other alcoholic beverages, wine contains fewer calories, but it is saturated with valuable compounds, vitamins, minerals, and phytoncides. Red wine (if you take it 100–150 ml per day) lowers cholesterol levels, reduces the likelihood of blood clots.
Wine contains phytoestrogens — plant analogues of female hormones that play a major role in maintaining youth and beauty. Wine in therapeutic doses will help solve problems of excess weight, improve skin condition and relieve stress. Some resorts even offer healing body wraps and red wine baths!
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