Viburnum brushes - an autumn gift
How often in the fall, walking through the streets of our or other neighboring gardens, I see bright red viburnum brushes everywhere. But rarely any of the summer residents will take advantage of these free gifts of nature. Most of the berries go to birds or fall off.
Our distant ancestors knew about the healing properties of viburnum and successfully used it to treat various diseases. And now in folk medicine, extracts and infusions from leaves and bark are used for nervous diseases, convulsions, and also as a hemostatic agent for internal hemorrhages.
The fruits are used for stomach ulcers, colitis and other gastric diseases, and also as a vitamin, tonic and diuretic. A decoction of berries is used as a diaphoretic for colds, hoarseness, bronchitis. The seeds can be used as a coffee substitute.
Fresh viburnum berries are not very tasty, but, seized by the frost, they become quite edible. In addition, after boiling and stewing in a sealed container, the bitterness disappears.
Viburnum fruits can be preserved throughout the winter, for this you need to fill them in a box and bury them in the snow. Can also be stored in a glacier or in a cold, unheated room.
Viburnum compote with apples
Cook the washed viburnum berries and chopped apples in cooked sugar syrup for 8 minutes. Serve chilled.
For 200 grams of viburnum berries - 400 grams of apples, 300 grams of sugar, up to two liters of water.
Kalina in sugar syrup
Put the prepared viburnum berries in boiled glass jars, pour hot sugar syrup and pasteurize for 15-20 minutes.
For 1 kilogram of viburnum - 1 liter of sugar syrup (4%).
Blanch the selected and washed viburnum berries in boiling water for three minutes, drain the water, pour the berries with 1 glass of fresh water and cook until softened. Rub through a sieve, add granulated sugar and boil until pasty. Transfer the resulting mass to wooden trays and dry in a Russian oven. Store in a cool dry place.
For 1 kilogram of viburnum - 800 grams of granulated sugar, 1 glass of water.
Jelly from viburnum
Blanch the selected and washed viburnum berries in boiling water for 5-6 minutes (to reduce bitterness and soften the skin). Drain the water, pour 2 cups of fresh warm water over the berries and cook until softened. Rub through a sieve and mix with granulated sugar. Cook again for 50 minutes and place in hot, clean jars. Store in a cool place.
For 1 kilogram of viburnum - 1 kilogram of granulated sugar, 2 glasses of water.
200 grams of viburnum juice, 150 grams of sugar, 1 liter of vodka, 1 glass of water. Dissolve granulated sugar in water, add viburnum juice and vodka, stand for two days.
Squeeze the juice from the picked and washed berries. Pour the pulp with water, boil for 5-10 minutes, drain. Combine the broth with squeezed juice, add granulated sugar, stir, cool.
For 1 kilogram of viburnum berries - 200 grams of granulated sugar, 200 grams of water.
If you add applesauce to the juice from viburnum berries, then you can cook marmalade.
From the fruits of viburnum, you can make jam, filling for pies and cheesecakes.
Many people love stewed porridge and cakes from viburnum (viburnum). Viburnum keeps well dried. Viburnum berries are dried in the sun for 2-3 days in attics and other well-ventilated areas.
So, if there are viburnum bushes with berries on your site, find a use for them using one of the proposed recipes, and, I am sure, you will never regret it.
A. Nosov, gardener with many years of experience
Viburnum berry processing: tasty and healthy.
Viburnum fruits contain ascorbic acid (from 40 to 80 mg%), P-active substances (150-800 mg%), vitamin E (up to 2 mg%), carotene (1.2 mg%), vitamin Vd (0.03 mg%). Valeric acid and its esters give a peculiar aroma. It is rich in viburnum and sugars in an easily digestible form, and mineral salts. The fruits contain phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iodine, silicon, copper, boron, zinc, chromium, selenium, but especially a lot of iron. Thanks to the presence of pectin from viburnum, excellent jelly, marshmallow, marmalade and other desserts are obtained.
There is a lot of information about the wonderful viburnum, which heals a person, in Russian herbalists. Viburnum fruits were usually consumed with honey. They were used to ease coughs from colds, cure liver disease, and improve heart function. In addition, viburnum is useful for neuroses, atherosclerosis, vascular spasms and hypertension.
For treatment, the fruits are harvested in the fall, when they are fully ripe. Cut in whole bunches and dry at 50-60 ° C. The peduncles are removed after drying. The shelf life of raw materials is 3 years.
Healing infusion, which helps with colds, gum disease and acts as a sedative, is prepared from dried fruits. Grind in a mortar 2 tbsp. tablespoons of berries, placed in a thermos and pour 1 glass of boiling water. Insist 3-4 hours. Drink 0.5 cups 2 times a day or use for rinsing.
To prepare an infusion for hypertension, the fruits of viburnum, motherwort grass, dried cress and mint, skullcap root and valerian are mixed in equal parts. Pour 1 tbsp. a spoonful of the mixture with boiling water and insist for 20 minutes. Drink 0.5 cups 2 times a day.
Vitamin tea from fruits is taken with vitamin deficiencies. Brew with 1 cup boiling water 1 tbsp. a spoonful of dried berries, insist 1-2 hours, filter. Drink 0.5 cups 2 times a day. Tea has a tonic and calming effect.
Squeeze out the juice from 1 kg of viburnum. Add a glass of water to the remaining pulp and boil for 10 minutes. Strain. Pour the resulting broth into the juice. Mix with a glass of sugar, pour into jars and store in the refrigerator.
Pass a kilogram of viburnum through a sieve or colander, mix with a glass of honey, pour into jars. Keep in the refrigerator.
Bunches of viburnum are washed, thrown back on a drushlag, slightly dried in air. The honey is heated until liquefied, the branches of viburnum are dipped into it and dried.
In this form, viburnum can be stored for up to six months.
The crushed fruits are placed in a glass jar, poured with water and 200 g of granulated sugar are added. Within 3-4 days the mixture is stirred from time to time, then the liquid fraction is squeezed out. The remaining cake is re-poured with water and left for 3 days. Then squeeze, mix both extracts and leave for further fermentation. Within a week, add twice 200 g of granulated sugar. The carbon dioxide released during fermentation is discharged into the water through a rubber tube. After 30-40 days, when fermentation stops and the wine becomes lighter, bottled and stored at a temperature of 1-10 ° C.
Products: 1 kg of viburnum, 600 g of granulated sugar, 200 ml of water.
Viburnum berries are blanched over steam for 5 minutes, rubbed through a sieve. The pumpkin is stewed in a small amount of water and also rubbed through a sieve. Mix everything, bring to a boil and add granulated sugar. Keep on low heat for 40 minutes, stirring constantly. Hot poured into jars and closed with lids.
Products: 300 g of viburnum, 500 g of pumpkin, 1 kg of granulated sugar.
Viburnum juice is combined with granulated sugar and heated until it is completely dissolved. Remove the foam, add citric acid, bring to a boil. They are filtered, poured into jars or bottles and sealed with boiled lids or stoppers.
Products: 0.5 l of viburnum juice, 1 kg of granulated sugar, 5 g of citric acid.
Viburnum and rowan jam
The fruits of viburnum and mountain ash are separately soaked for a day in cold water. Then the water is drained, the seeds are removed from the viburnum. The mixture of fruits is poured with hot syrup. Cook in two doses with an interval of 5 hours.
Products: 1 kg of viburnum, 1.5 kg of mountain ash, 2.5 kg of granulated sugar, 200 ml of water.
Viburnum, mashed with sugar
Ripe fruits are rubbed through a sieve, removing seeds. To the resulting mass (juice with pulp) add granulated sugar and mix thoroughly with a mixer. Granulated sugar can be replaced with honey, then the medicinal qualities of the product are enhanced. They are laid out in jars, covered with lids and stored in the refrigerator.
Products: 1 kg of pureed mass of viburnum and granulated sugar.
Apples baked in the oven are rubbed through a sieve and mixed with viburnum juice. Sugar is added to the mixture and boiled until thick. The finished marmalade is laid out in molds.
Products: 1 kg of viburnum, 2 kg of apples, 1 kg of granulated sugar.
Gelatin is poured with a small amount of boiled water and left for 40 minutes to swell. Then pour in the viburnum juice, water, add granulated sugar, mix. The mixture is brought to a boil, slightly cooled, beaten with a mixer until a fluffy mass is obtained and laid out on the bowls.
Products: 2 cups of viburnum juice, 300 g of granulated sugar, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of gelatin, 1 liter of water.
Viburnum juice is diluted with boiled water 1:10, sugar or honey is added to taste. Insist 2-3 hours and use cold.
1 way. Prepared from natural clarified juice. The juice is poured into an enamel bowl, sugar is added (800 g per 1 liter of juice), heated with constant stirring until it is completely dissolved, filtered through cheesecloth and boiled for 40-50 minutes. The finished jelly is packaged in hot jars, hermetically sealed and cooled.
Method 2. Pour boiling water over viburnum berries, stand for 5 minutes, discard in a colander, let dry. Rub the berries through a sieve or colander. Mix with sugar in a 1: 1 ratio. Arrange in jars, keep in the refrigerator.
.1 kilogram of berries to blanch for 5 minutes, put in a bowl for cooking jam and pour hot syrup (for 1 kg of sugar - 1 glass of water). Leave it on for 10-12 hours.
Then put on a very low heat and cook in one go. Arrange in dry, clean jars.
It is usually prepared. Dissolve the starch in a small amount of water, pour into the viburnum juice, stir. Boil water, add sugar, pour in a mixture of viburnum juice with starch, bring to a boil and set aside immediately.
For 3 liters of water, take a glass of viburnum juice, incomplete 2 glasses of sugar, half a glass of starch.
Put the washed berries in jars, pour boiling syrup prepared at the rate of 500-700 grams per 1 liter of water. Pasteurize half-liter jars for 18-20 minutes, liter jars - 30 minutes.
Honey is a natural antiseptic, but with the addition of viburnum berries, we get a powerful anti-inflammatory agent.
The fruits of the viburnum are poured over with boiling water, rubbed in mashed potatoes and honey is added in a 1: 1 ratio, the resulting mixture is transferred to a glass dish and refrigerated for a week.
Take this remedy in the morning on an empty stomach, one tablespoon daily.
If you catch a cold and have severe headaches, cough, you have lost your voice, or you have hypertension, heart disease, liver, infusion with honey will help - pour 1 glass of berries with 1 liter of hot water, boil for 10 minutes, strain, add 3 tablespoons honey and drink ¾ cup 3-4 times a day.
Rinse the berries and fill them with boiled water (for 1 kg of berries - 200 g of water), add 500 g of honey - 1 tablespoon of these berries per day, will help you to normalize metabolism, satisfy your body's need for vitamin C.
Kalina red - medicinal properties and contraindications, application
Viburnum red is a shrub that has a fairly rare crown, up to 4 meters high. It is usually grown in parks and gardens, blooms in May.
Viburnum is a very useful plant that has strong healing properties. The bark, fruits, flowers, leaves and roots of the plant are used for medicinal purposes, viburnum berries are dried and used to treat many diseases.
Kalina red - medicinal properties
- The plant has hemostatic, diuretic, sedative, anti-inflammatory and astringent effects.
- Viburnum fruits are used to regulate blood pressure, and they also have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system.
- Viburnum bark is used to treat sclerosis, tuberculosis, suffocation, and cough.
- The bark is also used for diseases of the kidneys and liver, for cramps and hysteria, for problems with the gastrointestinal tract.
- Viburnum decoction is often used to treat infectious diseases and colds, since the liquid has excellent antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties.
- The decoction and juice of berries are used as a diuretic for vascular sclerosis, as well as edema of cardiac origin.
- Kalina reduces the risk of seizures, is used to treat nervous disorders.
- Viburnum broth with honey is very often used to treat hoarseness, fever, and cough.
- The broth is used when scrofula is running.
- Tampons soaked in decoction of the bark are inserted into the nose for nosebleeds.
- An infusion of flowers, leaves and berries of viburnum is used to gargle with sore throat.
- Viburnum juice is used for various skin problems.
- Viburnum broth and juice help with stomach ulcers, gastritis, inflammatory diseases of the gallbladder, liver and other important organs.
- Viburnum juice is very often used for heavy or painful menstruation, cervical erosion or diseases of the female genital organs.
Viburnum red has the following beneficial properties:
Kalina red - contraindications
- If you consume a very large amount of viburnum juice or berries, it can cause a rash on the body.
- During pregnancy, the plant is contraindicated, since it can provoke premature birth and cause the development of various pathologies in the fetus.
- People with low blood pressure are not recommended to use viburnum often, 1 tbsp is enough. berries a day.
- With increased acidity of the stomach, as well as with chronic kidney disease, the use of viburnum is contraindicated.
- Kalina is contraindicated for gout and people with blood diseases.
Viburnum red - application
A decoction of viburnum berries. Take 2 tablespoons. berries and cover them with 1 glass of water. Boil for 1-2 minutes, leave for 1-2 hours and take half a glass 2 times a day.
A decoction of viburnum bark. Take 1 tbsp. chopped bark and cover it with 1 glass of water. Boil for 4-6 minutes, leave for 1-2 hours and strain. You need to take 1 tbsp. 2-3 times a day.
Kalina with honey. Take 100 g of berries and boil them in water for no more than 5-6 minutes. Then rub the berries through the sated and add 150-200 g of honey. Take 1 tbsp. 3-5 times a day.
Infusion of viburnum with honey. For cooking, you need to grind 30-40 g of fruits and pour 150-200 g of honey over them. Take 1 tbsp. 3-4 times a day after meals. It is used for coughs and bronchial asthma.
Red viburnum juice. The fruits of the plant are mixed with sugar 1: 2 and take 2 tbsp. 3-4 times a day with water. The juice helps with liver diseases, hysteria, epilepsy, climacteric neuroses.
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Juice for preparations
Wash the fruits, squeeze out the juice. Pour the pulp with water, boil for 5-10 minutes, drain. Combine the broth with juice, add sugar, cool. The juice can be used as a base for various dishes.
Separate ripe viburnum fruits from the twigs, sort out and rinse well. Put them in a saucepan, cover with water, put on fire and bring to a boil, but do not boil.Remove the viburnum from the heat, squeeze the juice from the fruit, then heat it up again, pour it hot into prepared jars and pasteurize for 15-20 minutes, seal.
Viburnum berry, application in traditional medicine
Viburnum berry, use in folk medicine, today we will talk about this. Viburnum is a very beautiful shrub, not only when it blooms, but also when red clusters of viburnum appear on it. In the kindergarten where my daughter goes, on the playground where they walk, a beautiful viburnum bush grows. And today we will talk about the use of viburnum for medicinal purposes. For medicinal purposes, bark, fruits, viburnum flowers and roots are used. It is better to collect the fruits of the viburnum after the first frost; for long-term storage, bundles of viburnum, 10 brushes each, are twisted with soft wire and hung in the attic or in the shed. For example, I store viburnum in the refrigerator, rubbed with sugar, it turns out like a real marmalade, only with seeds. The viburnum will lose its weak bitter taste after the first frosts, although it is already possible to collect the viburnum in September. The viburnum bark must be harvested in the spring before the leaves open. Moreover, dried viburnum bark and dried fruits can be purchased in specialized pharmacies, but viburnum flowers are used only in folk medicine.
Viburnum flowers contain vitamin C, essential oil, organic acids. The bark contains resins, alcohols, flavonoids. Viburnum fruits contain tannins, essential oil, pectin substances, sugars, vitamins C, A, P, K, and the fruits contain even more vitamin C than lemon, and also contain trace elements: phosphorus, zinc, selenium, iron, manganese, calcium. Viburnum seeds contain about 20% fatty oil.
Viburnum berries have the following properties:
- wound healing
Viburnum berry, application in traditional medicine
Viburnum fruits are used as a general tonic, for vitamin deficiency, as well as for various colds and viral diseases, respiratory diseases, hoarseness, sore throat, flu, high body temperature, gastritis, liver diseases, hypertension, edema renal and cardiac origin.
Viburnum flowers are used for shortness of breath, tuberculosis, and kidney disease. A decoction of viburnum roots helps to cope with insomnia.
Preparations from the viburnum bark have an astringent property to stop bleeding, decoctions from the viburnum bark are indispensable for postpartum uterine bleeding, as well as for menopause, and are taken internally for hemorrhoids.
Viburnum berry juice. Juice from viburnum berries, 50 ml, is drunk twice a day for hypertension, for bronchial asthma, for pain in the heart, for angina, rinse the mouth for gum disease. Juice from viburnum berries is used to whiten the skin, to remove freckles, sour cream and viburnum juice are mixed in equal proportions, this mixture is applied to the face for twenty minutes, then washed off with warm water.
Viburnum bark decoction. Pour seven grams of viburnum bark with a glass of boiling water, simmer for about 10 minutes, leave for about 2 hours, then strain the broth. Take a decoction of 50 ml twice a day before meals with neuroses, with uterine bleeding, with spasms in the heart, with gastritis with hemorrhoids.
Viburnum bark infusion. You need to take 10 grams of viburnum bark, pour a glass of boiling water and insist in a thermos for 4 hours, then strain. Take 50 ml three times a day before meals for insomnia, neurosis, hemorrhoidal and uterine bleeding.
Viburnum berries. Forty grams of viburnum berries need to be ground and pour 200 ml of honey, insist for two hours, take a tablespoon of the mixture three times a day, spit out the bones, when coughing, with bronchitis, with hypertension, with bronchial asthma, with colds.
Infusion of viburnum berries. Twenty grams of viburnum berries need to be ground and poured with a glass of boiling water, insist for about 2 hours, strain, take 100 ml before meals three times a day for hypertension, for colds, for coughing, for atherosclerosis, with vasospasm.
Raw viburnum berries. Take a tablespoon three times a day, with colitis and constipation, spit out the bones.
Infusion of viburnum flowers. To prepare an infusion of viburnum flowers, you need to take a teaspoon of dried flowers and pour them with a glass of boiling water, leave for about 20 minutes, strain. Take a glass twice a day for hypertension, pulmonary tuberculosis, shortness of breath.
A decoction of viburnum flowers. You need to take a tablespoon of dried viburnum flowers, pour a glass of boiling water, boil in a water bath for about 10 minutes, strain, take a tablespoon three times a day before meals for about 20 minutes, with a cough, as a diaphoretic, as an expectorant.
Kalina is contraindicated
Viburnum preparations are contraindicated in case of increased blood clotting, with a tendency to thrombosis, with gout, during pregnancy, with gastritis with high acidity.
From viburnum berries, you can also make jam, preserves, marmalade, kvass, jelly, tincture, liqueur, liqueur, berries are used as a filling for pies, pies, dumplings. And if you dry and grind the viburnum seeds, you can make coffee from them, it is useful for constipation, as it stimulates the intestines.
Among other things, viburnum is a strong antiseptic and treats natural antibiotics, viburnum improves metabolic processes in the body, has a general strengthening effect on the body, it is used for vitamin deficiencies, viburnum improves intestinal function, activates liver activity, increases the power of heart contractions, cleans blood vessels from cholesterol, take it also for pulmonary tuberculosis. Viburnum berries are eaten for the prevention of cancer. The high iron content in viburnum fruits increases hemoglobin in the blood.
For headaches, take two tablespoons of viburnum juice twice a day before meals.
With vitamin deficiency, every day you need to eat 1/3 cup of fresh viburnum berries in the morning before breakfast, the bones are spit out, the course of treatment is two weeks.
Alcoholic tincture of viburnum bark. You need to take the bark and alcohol 70% in a ratio of 1:10, insist for a week in a dark place, take twenty drops twice a day with attacks of suffocation, with insomnia, with neurosis.
Viburnum berry, use in folk medicine is now known to you. Before treatment with viburnum preparations, consult your doctor. Be healthy.