- Useful properties of corn
Most of us use corn in our salads. For some time now, corn on our table reigns for a whole year in the form of canned corn, which gives a taste to the salad, is the filling of meat rolls and just a decoration of the dish. But to taste boiled corn, you need to wait for summer. But in whatever form we do not like corn, it not only pleases us with its taste, but also has many useful properties. After all, ripe corn is bread, and young cobs are a vegetable. When corn has a milky-waxy ripeness, it is cooked, baked, prepared salads, dietary dishes.
useful properties of corn
Corn is a valuable food, technical, fodder, medicinal crop. from ripe corn produce cereals, starch, molasses, acetone, oil. Corn grains contain 60-70% starch, 10-15% protein, and 4-7% fat. Young corn cobs contain about 60 % fiber, a large set of B vitamins, pantothenic acid, flaphonic compounds, potassium, phosphorus, iron and copper salts. Corn protein contains full-fledged substances, only the essential amino acids lysine and tryptophan are not enough in it. But a lot of oil, which is so necessary for nutrition and treatment. the oil contains about 80% of moderate fatty acids, which belong to those substances that regulate the metabolism of cholesterol. Together, they prevent the deposition of cholesterol on the walls of blood vessels.
People who eat corn products protect themselves from the formation of blood clots, improve brain activity, save themselves from obesity, liver disease.
For medicinal purposes, not only ripe corn is used, but also corn columns. These are the filamentous connections that envelop the cobs.
tinctures from corn columns increase the secretion of bile and improve its ebb. A bile smaller capacity of organic substances, especially bilirubin, thanks to this, it decreases its viscosity and density. it is especially useful to take corn columns for kidney disease, cholecystitis, cholangitis, cholangiohepatitis. with the systematic use of decoction or tinctures from corn columns, the state of health improves, the feeling of heaviness, pain in the right hypochondrium side is eliminated, nausea, vomiting, and flatulence disappear.
The therapeutic value of corn preparations for liver disease is based not only on their choleretic abilities. Due to the content of filoquinone, the process of blood clotting improves, the number of platelets increases.
Corn cobs have long been used in folk medicine for liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes. Corn cobs reduce appetite, and this is especially good for those who want to lose weight, stop various types of bleeding, eliminate puffiness, act as a sedative and help with female genital diseases.
Infusions and decoctions can be prepared independently, as well as bought in pharmacies. But before each use for the purpose of recovery, you need to consult a doctor.