Useful properties of spinach and a recipe for salad
Abu Ali Ibn Sina in his work “The Canon of Medicine” mentions the benefits of spinach and writes: “It has a purifying power. Good bile. Often the stomach does not perceive a decoction of it. “He also emphasized the laxative property, especially noted rubbing on the chest and lungs.
Spinach has the ability to treat anemia and improve immunity. In addition, it strengthens the veins, helps with the operation of the pancreas. Spinach slows down the aging of cells.
With constipation and flatulence, 10 g of spinach leaves are boiled in 200 g of water and drunk, bowel function improves, and gas production decreases.
With inflammation of the gums, the pains of the tonsillar gland are well helped by rinsing the mouth and throat with fresh spinach juice.
Decoction of spinach leaves is used as a sedative in the disorder of the nervous system. For cooking, take 1 tablespoon chopped spinach, cook for ten minutes in 200 grams of water and stand for 1 hour. Filter and drink three times a day for half a cup.
HARMFUL ACTION OF ACID
It is better to use fresh leaves because of the high content of hydrochloric acid in the old leaves of spinach. Therefore, it is not recommended to give to children. Acid can also have a negative effect on the renal, hepatic system, duodenum and gallbladder. Patients with such diseases should also be cautious when using spinach.
Spinach can not be stored for a long time, since harmful salts can accumulate in the body.
- clove of garlic – 1 piece;
- Sesame oil – 1 tbsp. a spoon;
- spinach – 1 bunch;
- soy sauce – 1 tbsp. a spoon.
- Wash the spinach well.
- Boil for 1 minute in boiling water.
- Place under cold water.
- Then squeeze carefully and put it in a bowl.
- Add soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic and mix.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds. This salad can be served with rice. Or you can add to other salads, you can decorate pizza.