Do you like raspberries?
The first historical records of raspberries date back to Roman times – at the beginning of a new era of Pliny the Elder said that raspberry growed on Mount Ida in Greece, for which he later was named – Rubus idaeus L. In ancient times, raspberries, it was known in the territory Europe today with all the people, who read its fruits in the woods and used them as food and as medicine. Much later, raspberry was first cultivated in some gardens in England in 1548. In the future, England becomes the center of gardening and from that time we stayed numerous written records of raspberries. London Horticultural Society published “Catalogue of fruits” in 1826 containing 23 (then) known species of raspberries.
In Serbia, raspberries are grown since 1880, first as an ornamental garden plant, and from 1920 to eat.
The fruit is very tasty, flavoring and easily digestible and can be used in fresh or frozen state, and processing – for juice, syrup, wine, liquor, sweet and jam, and are excellent and the cakes and various desserts (think only the cheese cake topped with raspberry :). List raspberries are used in folk medicine, individually (eg. By rinsing the mouth with inflammation of mucous membranes) or in blends that have a beneficial effect with cardio-vascular problems, menstrual and hormonal disorders and a lack of vitamins in the body. Also, raspberry leaf can replace some teas, such as, India, of course, only take into account a possible allergy or hypersensitivity to some of the ingredients in the list. In medical science, raspberry fruit is used as the ejection liquid, eczema and diarrhea and for lowering blood glucose, by stimulating the pancreas to secrete insulin, and its working and extract the virus. In addition, in recent years are carried out research on the functioning of raspberries on malignant cells, as it was determined that ellagic acid, which has the raspberries, prevents duplication of cells. It should be noted that, in the treatment of malignant diseases, raspberries are not a substitute for medication, but they are a good protection of the body from these diseases.
Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, and protect the skin from damage and premature aging. You can put them on your face as a mask for the care – mix a little cream with ispasiranim raspberries, and then put on a clean face gauze, and apply a mask over it. Leave for 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Because fruit acids which have in raspberry, this mask will have the effect of very mild chemical peel, a face will be smooth, fragrant and elastic. It would be good that you raspberries along the way and eat :).
Raspberry, surprisingly, is not yet sufficiently represented in the cosmetics industry, unlike blackberries and a small number of products which it is a component – and here is the question of whether it was used only smell or “real” raspberry extract. Almost and you can not find, at least in our country, a natural product (cream or similar) containing raspberries.
When buying raspberries, bear in mind that fruits are red, because only such mature enough and are not mushy or too soft, and as the raspberry very gentle and delicate, not too long to keep in the fridge – if you do not plan to eat it that day or the next, it is best to freeze it.
From the first days of the year the season begins this tasty and healthy fruit that simply need to love, but keep in mind all the benefits of raspberry and incorporate it into your daily (healthy) food and enjoy.