Use of badjan in cooking, folk medicine and home cosmetology

Spices are firmly established in the culinary life. Last decades our gastronomic horizon considerably extends, besides usual pepper and salt we even more often start to use exotic seasonings. Popularity won baden, a spice hailing from South-East Asia of the family Limonnikovy, in shape resembles a sea star, and the smell of anise.

  • chemical composition
  • Useful properties
  • For
  • Women Men
  • Application
  • Traditional recipes
  • Cough
  • angina
  • constipation
  • worms
  • migraine
  • Increased sexual desire
  • Stabilization menstrual
  • Normalization of the genitourinary
  • System Developmentmilk in lactating mothers
  • Cosmetic prescriptions
  • For weight loss
  • From wrinkles
  • From dandruff
  • For hair growth
  • Against pigmentation
  • Culinary prMenen
  • Contraindications
  • Harvesting and storage

chemical composition

Rhode anise includes about 40 species, the most demanded of them - this is a real Star anise or star-shaped anise. Spices contain tannins, ketones, resins, iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, malic acid, aldehydes, organic acids, safrole, farnesol, limonene, beta-fellandrene, ethyl fat, alpha-terpineol and many others.essential oil is rich in anethole and terpene.

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Useful properties of

The main positive components of this plant:

  • spasmolytic;
  • antiseptic;

  • immunomodulating;
  • antiviral;
  • expectorant.

More Chinese healers used the plant to improve the taste properties of some potions and put the seeds of badjan under the tongue to freshen their breath.

As a spice regularly used in food, it is able to lower the level of cholesterol in the blood, to prevent the development of atherosclerosis.

Badian is a plant with many useful properties that manifest themselves in a wide variety of areas. With bruises and abrasions, it will be a good antiseptic, helps with the healing of even deep wounds, as it enhances the regeneration of cells.

A strong cough will perfectly help to soothe the infusion made on its basis, and essential oil is used in the fight against scabies, lice and rheumatic diseases.

Constipation, flatulence, difficulties with the escape of gases in children, helminths, diseases of the abdominal cavity - all these problems and their solutions are also in the zone of influence of this multifaceted spice.

Improvement of intestinal motility is associated with a favorable effect of anethole, which stimulates digestive processes.

Due to its "aromatic" characteristics, tubular is effective for the treatment of neuroses, as it acts soothingly on the body.

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For women

Badian helps to normalize the menstrual cycle, is effective in case of failures and its absence,relieves acute spasms and painful sensations. It is useful for lesions of the excretory system, especially the kidneys and the bladder.

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For men

This plant is the strongest aphrodisiac, effectively influencing the intensity of male libido. It was used to strengthen male potency even in ancient China. The main component responsible for this is an anethole, which provokes the body to intensively produce estrogen.

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Application of

Seeds, roots and leaves of Badian are widely used for medical purposes, as well as in culinary and cosmetic. Badyan is an evergreen tree with a top in the shape of a pyramid, in length reaches from 6 to 10 m, respectively, "yield of raw materials" is significant. After reaching the age of 5, it begins to bear fruit. If you want to get a spice from it, you'll have to wait 15 years.

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Folk recipes

The abundance of nutrients contained in this plant makes it possible to use it for the treatment of a wide range of diseases.

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From cough

Anetol, contained in badin, not only gives licorice aroma to any medicine based on it, but also effectively removes hoarseness, hoarseness, removes sputum and removes inflammation of the respiratory tract. It is necessary to insist in a proportion of 1 to 10 shredded fruits of badjan and vodka for 21 days and take 3 times a day with 1 teaspoon of honey before eating.

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From sore throat

Effervescent decoction made from 2 tablespoons of ground bean seeds mixed with 1 glass of water and for 15 minutes infused in a water bath.2 tablespoons of honey and 1 glass of cognac are added to the cooled liquid. Take every half hour for 1 tablespoon in a warm form.

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From constipation

One drop of Badjan oil should be mixed with 1 teaspoon of honey and taken several times a day until the symptoms disappear completely.

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From worms

This recipe uses the roots of the plant: 2 teaspoons pour 1 cup of boiling water and drink a decoction of 1 tablespoon on an empty stomach until the parasites completely disappear.

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From migraine

1 tablespoon of ground seeds pour ¼ cup boiling water and insist. Add in tea and drink several times a day.

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Strengthening the sex drive

The shredded rhizomes of ginseng and badyan are mixed with honey in the following ratio: 25 grams of raw material and 700 grams of honey, insisted for 10 days and take 2 consecutive months 3 times a day for 1 teaspoon half an hour beforefood intake.

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Stabilization of the menstrual cycle

In equal proportions, the flowers of cornflower and ground bean seeds are poured with boiling water and let it infuse. Take 1 teaspoonful 3 times a day after meals for 21 days.

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Normalization of the genitourinary system

Shredded seeds of tubercle in the amount of 1 tablespoon pour 400 ml of boiling water and insist for several hours. The filtered infusion should be taken 4 times a day for 100 milliliters.

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Milk production in nursing mothers

During lactation several times a day you can take a weak infusion of shredded seeds of tuberculosis and water, in a ratio of 1 to 10.

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Cosmetic prescriptions

Badian extract has found wide application in cosmetology:

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For weight loss

The fat burning effect of taking tea from badian and using it in the form of spices will enhance the massage. Olive or almond oil combined with 5 drops of badjan essential oil will help not only to level the surface of the skin, but also achieve significant weight loss. Conduct this therapy every other day for a month.

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From wrinkles

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To eliminate fine wrinkles, use a mask with aloe buckwheat. Preparation of this product requires preliminary preparation. Cut a few juicy leaves, rinse with boiling water, wrap in foil and put in the fridge for 2 weeks, it is in this form from the plant you can make the most of the benefit, blackened leaves can not be used. Then 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed aloe juice, mixed with 1 teaspoon of crushed seeds of badjan, it is necessary to mix with slightly warmed honey in the amount of 1 tablespoon. Honey in hot form can not be used, it needs only to warm it up. Apply the resulting mass to the skin of the face and neck and wash off after 10 minutes. The course of procedures is 10 days.

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From dandruff

You can get rid of the problem with the help of marine, Himalayan or iodized salt, dissolved in decoction from the leaves of Badian. Pour 1 tablespoon of salt with a glass of boiled water, let it brew, treat the obtained root infusion zone and wrap the head with a towel. After 30 minutes, rinse with warm water using a detergent.

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For hair growth

Mix castor oil with a few drops of badian essential oil and apply it to the roots and tips of hair. Wrap your head in a warm towel and after 30 minutes wash the mixture with shampoo.

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Against pigmentation of

It is possible to hide the age-related changes that appear as pigment spots with the help of a universal whitening mask based on parsley and badyan. It is necessary to thoroughly wipe the leaves of parsley and badjan to obtain a liquid mass and apply the mixture on the face and neck for 30 minutes. Then rinse and moisturize the skin with a nourishing cream.

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Culinary use of

Badian is most advantageous in baking and in combination with citrus or chocolate. The smell of this plant is strong and fragrant, so you will not be mistaken if, during cooking, place a few asterisks inside a chicken or duck, the dish will acquire an exquisite aroma.

Spice is applied in the kitchen of many nations of the world: in Vietnam, for example, it is added to beef soups, in Thailand - to ice tea with milk. Taste variety is one of the main characteristics of badjan: slightly astringent sweet notes are immediately replaced by light bitterness with a burning aftertaste.

Another of its features: does not lose its properties during heat treatment. When heated, the aroma begins to give off, which does not evaporate, but remains in the finished product.

The use of spices is important. For comparison: one jar of jam is enough only one star of badjan.

In addition to meat and sweet dishes, it is widely used in mousses, compotes and kissels, and in sauces and gravies. Caloric content is quite high: in 100 grams of seeds contains 337 calories.

Badian perfectly combines with the following spices: fennel, cinnamon, black pepper, ginger and cloves.

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Baden in large quantities can lead to overexcitation of the nervous system.

Some of its varieties give an easily pronounced narcotic effect. Bad anise, for example, is prohibited to drink because of its high toxicity.

Do not recommend drugs and funds based on badin, if there are liver diseases or increased acidity of gastric juice.

If excessive sensitivity of the skin, using it in its pure form can be dangerous, since it may cause burns, redness and rash.

If you are prone to frequent allergic reactions or epileptic seizures, the badock is in the stop list for you.

It is known that it increases lactation, but after its regular use, a large number of toxins can form in the mother's milk. Therefore, its consumption should be reduced or stopped altogether.
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Procurement and storage of

For medicinal purposes, fruits of badin - asterisks are usually used. They are collected in autumn, then dried and sealed, stored in a dry and dark place at room temperature.

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