Useful and therapeutic properties of carrot culture

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Biennial kitchen garden herb 30 to 100 cm tall.The root (root) edible, fleshy, colored.Stem erect, ribbed, fibrous-pestle.Leaves alternate, petiolate, twice-trizh-dyperistorassechennye.The flowers are small, white, gathered in a complex umbrella.Fruits - dvusemyanki.

With the purpose of treatment using roots, seeds;in folk medicine - and even leaves.

carrots Carrots contain a lot of sugar composition, predominant among which is glucose;a small amount of starch and pectin, a lot of fiber, lecithin and others. phosphatides.Mineral salts of potassium salt predominate.Especially valuable high carotene content in carrot (9 mg%)

vitamins of group B, pyridoxine (0.12 mg%), nicotine (0.4 mg%) and folic acid (0.1 mg%) VitaminD.

Carrots are widely used in fresh form to treat and prevent vitamin deficiency and hypovitaminosis of vitamin A, accompanied by a decrease in vision and degenerative and atrophic changes of the epithelium.It should, however, remember that the carotene contained in carrots is not absor

bed in liver disease and low thyroid function, so in such cases shall be appointed pure vitamin A than carrots.It is also widely used for beriberi fresh carrots and hypovitaminosis of vitamin C and vitamin B. In addition, the carrot root vegetables are used as nutritious, tonic and promotes healing of skin defects means.

In clinical nutrition carrot is recommended for constipation, liver, kidney, cardiovascular system, disorders of mineral exchange (nephrolithiasis Nye disease, gallstones, and exchange polyarthritis).Carrot juice is a source of carotene is prescribed from the first days of myocardial infarction.

From carrot seed extract is obtained under the name daukarin.It has antispasmodic, vasodilator, mildly sedative effect and is used in chronic coronary insufficiency.Available in tablets of 0.02 g

Stored total purified dry extract obtained from the seeds of carrots, with caution (list B).

In folk medicine, it is known that the carrot has a diuretic effect and dissolving with stones and sand in the bladder.This is usually used carrot roots, but is much more effective for therapeutic purposes carrot seeds, especially the wild, which sometimes grows in gardens, but more often near roads (see. Wild Carrot).

Carrot (root) is used for anemia, general loss of strength.Carrots improves digestion and increases lactation in nursing women.With daily use carrots patients gain weight,

improves complexion, increases the body's resistance to infectious diseases.

carrot juice mixed with honey or sugar, it is recommended to take 1 tbsp.spoon several times a day with catarrh of the respiratory tract.

root crop of the second year is used in jaundice, a decoction of the leaves is drunk in diseases of the kidneys, liver, leaves and roots - at a diathesis, children's eczema.

External carrot root is used for burns (bagasse), cancer (juice inward and outward), fresh, festering wounds, ulcers (applied or cake washed carrot juice).Carrots helps cleanse wounds from pus, relieves pain, has anti-inflammatory and ranozazhiv-lyayuschee action.Carrot juice is good to rinse the mouth and throat with inflammatory processes.

Carrot tops brewed as a tea and drink with hemorrhoids.


Tablets: daukarin - 1 tablet 3 times a day for angina.

Broth (better seeds rather than the root): 1 tbsp.spoon in a glass of boiled water, soar the whole night in the oven, take a hot 1 cup 3 times a day.

Powder from seed:. 1 g to 3 doses per day for 30 minutes before meals with coronary insufficiency, etc.

carrot juice with honey and milk administered with a strong cough, sore throat, hoarseness, tuberculosis, catarrh of the bronchial tubes, gastric cancer andlarynx.