Since ancient times jam from pine cones has been treated with many ailments( cold, beriberi, tonsillitis, asthma, pleurisy, etc.).Pine jam saves from nedosypy, overwork and reduces irritability. It is tasty and attractive in appearance, but its use has a number of characteristics.
- Composition and properties of
- Application of
- With cough
- With angina
- From stroke
- From asthma
- From lamblia
- From pleurisy
- For normalization of heart rhythm
- With beriberi
- With tuberculosis
- From cancer cells
- Application for children
- Application in pregnancy
- Jam Recipes
- Without cooking
- Collecting and storing cones
Composition and properties
Pine cones have antibacterialble and antiviral properties. This is facilitated by a high content of phytoncides( biologically active substances), vitamins C, B, K, P, carotene. Phytoncides suppress the growth and development of bacteria, fungi. Therefore jam from cones is very useful in winter.to table of contents ^
Jam, which is also called pine honey, is relevant not only as a preventive tool. With its help you can overcome many ailments.The maximum dose of jam for an adult per day should not exceed 2-3 tablespoons, for a child 1-2 teaspoons.
For 3 liters of water, a kilogram of cones. Boil the bumps for 3 hours on low heat. Give the broth to brew for half a day. After the cones, remove, and from jelly cook jam. Add sugar to the jug in proportions of 1 to 1. Cook on low heat until ready( jam will resemble light honey).Eat ready-made jam in diluted form on a half-teaspoonful of a glass of warm water 3 times a day for 20 minutes before or after eating.to table of contents ^
50 grams of crushed cones should be poured with steep boiling water( 250 ml), insist for an hour, wrapped in infusion. After cooling, strain, add a tablespoon of honey and salt, 2 teaspoons of jam from cones, stir. Rinse the mouth during the day.to contents ^
From a stroke
5 cones to grind, pour a glass of alcohol. Infuse 2 weeks in a dark cool place. Shake the jar at least 2 times a day. At the end of the time, drain.
For the prevention of drinking 1 time a day for 1 teaspoon of biting a teaspoon of jam( long to dissolve in the mouth).When the disease is consumed 3 times a day. Duration of the course is 5-6 months.
The tincture is stored on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.Learn also about the healing properties of the sunflower root in the recipes of folk medicine http://woman-l.ru/svojstva-kornya-podsolnuxa/to the table of contents ^
100 grams of crushed cones, a piece of pine resin( up to 10 grams) placein the thermos. Pour half a liter of hot, barely begun to boil, milk. Insist 4 hours. Strain through the cheesecloth. Mix with a tablespoon of jam. Take 1 glass 2 times a day for 4 weeks. The break between the courses is 7-10 days.to table of contents ^
1-2 tablespoons of jam on an empty stomach in the morning. Jam is absorbed in the mouth. After 30 minutes after ingestion, drink 1-2 cups of plain water. Eating an hour after taking the jam.to contents ^
1-2 teaspoons of jam diluting in 150 milliliters of warm milk. Use between meals or at night.to the table of contents ^
To normalize the heart rhythm
1 spoon of chopped cones to fry half a liter of boiling water. Insist the night. Stir in a teaspoonful of jam. Drink 4 times a day, distributing the infusion for the whole day.to the table of contents ^
Grind 100 grams of dried apricots, walnuts, prunes, 1 lemon, mix 1 to 1 with jam, use a tablespoon daily in the morning. Keep the mixture in the refrigerator.to table of contents ^
Grind the cones, pour in vodka( in a ratio of 1 to 10).Infuse 2 weeks in a warm place.
Drink 3 times a day for 10 minutes before eating a teaspoon. Once a day, use a teaspoon of jam.to table of contents ^
From cancer cells
50 grams of crushed cones and 50 grams of celandine collection pour a liter of boiling water. Infuse 4-5 hours. Strain. Add a teaspoon of jam to the infusion. Use as a therapeutic or preventive drink for 100-150 grams per day. Store infusion in the refrigerator can be no more than 3 days.to contents ^
Application for children
Pine jam often causes allergic reactions in children. Its dosage should be increased gradually, starting with a third of a teaspoon per day and bringing to a teaspoon. It is not recommended to give jam to children under 6 years of age.
Pregnancy and nursing women are not recommended to take jam, but if there is no allergic reaction, the maximum dose per day should not exceed a teaspoon. to contents ^
The following recipes are suitable:to contents ^
Rinsed and chopped cones and sugar mix in a ratio of 1 to 1.5.Thicken in the jars. Close the lid and place under the sun on the windowsill. Shake daily. A few days later, a syrup is formed in the jar. After 3-4 days, move the cones into the basin, pour the syrup into it, add a liter of water and cook for 5 minutes. Cool at room temperature and cook for 5 more minutes. If the bumps become soft, the jam is ready, if not, repeat the procedure again.to the table of contents ^
Rinse the bumps, cut each into several pieces, place in a container for cooking and pour cold water so that the water rises above the cones by 2-3 centimeters. Boil for 20 minutes with the lid closed. Let it brew for 24 hours. Throw out the bumps. Add sugar( kilogram of sugar per 1 liter of syrup).Cook for 1.5 hours. Ready "honey" will have a pinkish hue and a delicate taste. While it's hot, spill the honey over the sterilized jars.to contents ^
Prepare the infusion as in the previous recipe. Boil 5 minutes, remove from the plate. In a day, repeat the cooking. In this way, repeat 3 times. Always remove the foam. After cooking, let the mixture cool down, then pour into cans.to contents ^
This method does not require cooking. Rinse the cones. Chopper and roll in sugar. Lay the mixture in layers in cans, sprinkling with sugar( in a proportion of one to one).Cover the top layer with sugar completely. Cover the jar with gauze, put it in a warm and dark place, shake periodically. Such jam will be ready in 30-40 days.
Jam from pine cones is not recommended for taking:
- for kidney disease,
- for hepatitis,
- for pregnancy and feeding,
- for elderly people,
- for inflammation of the digestive tract,
- for allergies.
Collection and storage of cones
Cones are harvested at the end of May beginning of June. At this time they are soft, juicy and fragrant.
You can not collect cones near a road, a factory, a factory, a boiler house and other sources of pollution.
The sides of the cones should be flat, free of damage and plaque. Cones should be small( from 1 to 4 centimeters) and green.Store cones in tissue bags or cardboard boxes in a dry and cool place for no longer than 1-2 months. Otherwise, they begin to dry.
Jam is best prepared immediately after harvesting, it preserves the concentration of vitamins and nutrients.