Benefits of Rye plant
In ancient times, rye was not cultivated and was spread, during the month of January, on the wheat fields from Asia Minor and later from Europe. According to the popular tradition, rye is a valuable replacement for wheat, assuring the bread in many mountainous regions.
Description of Rye plantRye, a plant belonging to the cereal group, can be found in two varieties: the summer rye and winter rye. Rye is well developed in areas with a cool and dry climate. It is used in the bread and alcohol industry, quality vodka being prepared from it. The winter rye is used as fertilizer.
Properties and benefits of Rye plantRye has in its composition water, proteins, lipids, carbohidrates, mineral substances (sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, iron, cobalt, copper, zinc, chrome, phosphorus, iodine, boron), vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B8, B9) and aminoacids. These elements make rye indispensable for a balanced alimentation, it prolonges the digestion process, and have an anticarcinogen effect.
TreatmentsIn the evening it acts as a good purifier of the blood, preventing arterial rigidity. It is used as a uterine hemostatic. The alkaloids in the composition determine the stimulation of smooth muscular fibers. It prevents sclerosis.
Rye seeds are energizing, remineralizing, emolient, laxative and sedative, stimulating blood flow. Green rye or cornered seeds prevent sclerosis, including the cerebral one and decrease inflammatory states.
The consumption of rye is also recommended for intestinal transit, calming the states of cerebral excitement. It is useful for hot flashes and decreasing heat sensation. Rye vitaminizes and fortifies the whole body, and also soothes colics.
Other diseases in which it is used: abcess, adenitis, vascular diseases or diseases of the heart, tonsilectomy, burns, constipation, contusions and enteritis. For hemorrhoids cataplasms are used made of fried and resined rye beans. Against intestinal worms the rye is boiled and then a cup of this brew is drunk.
For stimulating hair growth, an infusion of plantain, camomile, sage and pot marjoram is made. A tablespoon of drie plant is crushed and added to 200 ml of boiled water and left to infuse for an hour. The tea obtained is then filtered and rye bread-crums are added until a paste is obtained. It is applied on moist hair and left that way for 2 hours. The hair is then abundantly washed with slightly warm water. This treatment is applied weekly between the normal hairwashes with shampoo and conditioner.
Rye infusionRye infusion is obtained from a tablespoon of seed powder added to 250 ml of water at room temperature for a period of 8 hours. It is then filtered and can be consumed during a day in proportion of 3 such cups.
Rye tinctureRye tincture is obtained from 200 ml of juice obtained from young sprouts with 100 ml of 70 degree alimentary alcohol. It is kept cold. One teaspoon of the mixture will be consumed 3 times per day.
Rye flourRye flour is obtained out of types of rye of a superior quality. It is produced through the crushing of dry rye beans, obtaining an integral flour.
For constipation, renal and heart diseases and all other internal diseases it is recommended to sprout rye seeds. When they develop a centimeter of green sprout, it is cut off, washed very well and crushed into small pieces. It is sweetened by adding honey. Two to four teaspoons are taken 3 times per day. And it is recommended that this diet not last for too long.
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