Due to their chemical composition, chestnuts have many useful properties. They have a beneficial effect on the human body in the following way:
– they contain dietary fiber and improve digestion;
– pectins reduce the acidity of gastric juice, and this is great for the pancreas;
– amino acids, minerals, vitamins and flavonoids have a bactericidal effect and reduce the risk of developing various viruses;
– vitamins, unsaturated fatty acids have a beneficial effect on intestinal motility;
– the combination of ascorbic acid and minerals makes the product useful for people with diseases affecting the condition of cerebral vessels;
– Chestnuts reduce the risk of developing atherosclerotic plaques and improve blood flow.
Decoctions are also prepared for external use, such as lotions and decoctions suitable for wounds, to relieve swelling, thrombophlebitis or even varicose veins. The high content of vitamin C enhances the health benefits of eating chestnuts. They have a good effect on colds and inflammatory conditions and diseases of the upper respiratory tract.
Due to their chemical composition, chestnuts have many useful properties. They have a beneficial effect on the human body as follows:
– The high content of fiber and protein and the presence of pectin make them especially useful for men.
– Saponins affect the synthesis of male hormones, and this contributes to the normalization of the reproductive system.
– Chestnuts are also useful for men over 40 as a natural means of improving potency. Tinctures of them are used in complex therapy against prostate adenoma.
The beneficial properties of edible chestnuts for women are:
– relief of painful conditions during the menstrual cycle;
– strengthen blood vessels and reduce the likelihood of developing varicose veins;
– normalization of blood flow;
– reduce the risk of developing cancer.
For the elderly
The healing properties of chestnuts, edible, are useful for the elderly, and their use is justified in cases where it is necessary:
– prevents the formation of vasoconstriction and atherosclerotic plaques in the brain and directs it with oxygen.
The mechanisms of action are prevention of heart attacks and strokes. Beneficial effects can be achieved through the systematic use of chestnuts. The benefits grow when chestnuts are properly selected and prepared.
The children’s digestive system is not yet fully formed, so chestnuts can be a heavy, difficult-to-digest food. To eliminate the risk, it is good to consult a pediatrician about the consumption of any type of nuts.
One of the conditions for safe use is the proper preparation of the body by gradually introducing it into the children’s menu.