Courgettes belong to the family Cucurbitaceae, the fruits of them have an elongated shape. Vegetables zucchini can be of different shades of green: can be striped, yellow and white. Raw zucchini can be stored for a long time without losing its taste and nutritional properties. Grow zucchini from early spring, and fruit are all summer. Courgettes are unpretentious in the care and grow well in greenhouses and in open ground.
Medicinal properties of zucchini
Due to its low calorie squash considered a dietary product with valuable medicinal properties.
The composition of vegetable zucchini includes the following elements:
- alimentary fiber;
- Unsaturated fatty acids;
- Organic acids;
Medicinal properties of the tavern have a beneficial effect on the entire human body. Squash gently stimulate the stomach and intestines and heal mucous membranes, normalize intestinal microflora are mild diuretic, helps absorption of proteins. Dietary fiber fresh zucchini able to absorb and eliminate toxins, excess water and salt from the body - so they are particularly useful for people who are prone to swelling and obesity. Vegetable marrow has lots of vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins in the composition of vegetable zucchini:
- Vitamin C;
- Vitamin B9;
- Vitamin PP;
- Vitamin H;
- Vitamin B3;
- Vitamin B6;
- Vitamin A;
- Vitamin B1;
- Vitamin B2.
The minerals in the composition of vegetable zucchini:
Rich in potassium, phosphorus, calcium, and an inexhaustible supply of fiber, fresh zucchini and green vegetables in salads satisfy the daily needs of the organism in many vitamins. Very low calorie squash and perfect digestibility made vegetable zucchini loved and popular product to maintain a healthy weight. Calorie zucchini is 23 calories, this vegetable has allowed to take a worthy place among other low-calorie foods.
Juice of raw zucchini to help calm the nervous system and normalizes sleep, decoction of the flowers tavern helps in the treatment of skin diseases. Zucchini is recommended for hypertension and diseases of the liver and kidneys.
Vegetables contain a lot of zucchini magnesium and potassium than provide normal heart muscle and is a good prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Furthermore, zucchini have the following properties:
1. The anti;
Courgettes have a positive effect on the blood, prevent the development of atherosclerosis. And the content of iron in the pubs improves blood and increases its ability to retain oxygen, allowing a person to easily transfer exercise.
The content of easily digestible natural sugars in the pub makes them useful in the following diseases:
- Cardiovascular disease;
Because of pectin contained in pubs, are derived radionuclides, cleanses the blood and returns to normal levels of cholesterol in it. Vegetable marrow in their chemical composition is useful for diabetics, which is especially important in the diet to limit the amount of carbohydrates and fats. Natural antioxidants contained in pubs, reduce the risk of cancer. Medicinal properties of zucchini and low calorie, high in vitamins and antioxidants help support the immune system and slow down the aging process.
Zucchini - not only tasty and healthy vegetable, but also well absorbed by the body, and low calorie zucchini allows their use in food in large quantities. For the use of squash is almost no contraindications: they are useful to children, nursing mothers, pregnant women, the elderly and immunocompromised people.
Of particular value is the raw zucchini. In young immature raw zucchini contains large amounts of nicotinic acid, potassium, thiamine, riboflavin and trace elements. Young raw zucchini especially helpful to eat with the peel, which contains biostimulants. The crude raw zucchini with delicate green flesh much more useful boiled or overripe, is all the healing properties of zucchini saved.
Raw zucchini help get rid of puffiness and withdraw toxins from the body. It is recommended to eat 200 grams of zucchini per day. Juice of raw zucchini helps to remove the bile in its stagnation, and therefore it is recommended to take cholecystitis. For reducing diet after any poisonings need as much to eat zucchini. Fresh zucchini and stewed introduced into the diet for children from an early age and adults recovering.
Raw zucchini have a beneficial effect on the gums and teeth, stomach, and esophagus. For prevention it is recommended to eat raw slurry from the pulp of zucchini in half an hour before a meal, starting with a spoon and gradually increasing the amount of up to half a cup, for one - two months.
Juice of raw squash has a mild effect on the mucous membranes of the stomach and duodenum. The contents of a large amount of potassium and copper makes the juice of raw zucchini valuable product for hypertension, anemia, diseases of the nervous system, heart problems.
Courgettes help rid the body of salt and clean joints with arthritis, if you regularly eat it. Himself vegetable zucchini help reduce symptoms of allergic reactions, and its seeds can be used to remove worms.
Squash should be introduced into the diet in disease colitis, hepatitis, hypertension, atherosclerosis, gout, chronic kidney disease, as they help to improve metabolism. Be sure to use the healing properties of zucchini, introducing into his diet zucchini in any way, if you had been ill for a year and took antibiotics.
Vegetable marrow is a simple and common foods for the diet. Very low calorie squash make this product indispensable in many reducing diets.
Courgettes are often used as a cosmetic agent. Using the pulp and juice of fresh squash as part of the mask restores dry skin and prevents wrinkles. Improves condition of hair and slows down the appearance of gray hair, if before washing rub into the scalp fresh juice of zucchini. Squash perfectly soften rough skin on the feet, the skin becomes soft, blisters disappear. Courgettes help rid the skin and tissues of excess fluid than reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Contraindications and harm from the use of vegetable zucchini
Raw zucchini is absolutely contraindicated in the following diseases:
- Stomach ulcer;
- Increased acidity of the stomach.
In addition, it is not recommended to use the zucchini for kidney-related violation of the withdrawal from the body of potassium.