Asparagus or asparagus has long been known for its useful properties. This is a bush of the asparagus family. For people who observe dietary nutrition, young shoots of asparagus are an indispensable product. This vegetable was considered very useful even in ancient Egypt. Asparagus was
depicted on monuments and was constantly used during the ritual of sacrifice. In Italian cooking, asparagus is a very popular product.
This plant is rich in the presence of many vitamins, microelements and organic acids. Aspartic acid performs a very important function in regulating the metabolic processes of the body. Asparagus contains coumarin, which prevents the appearance of blood clots, improves the functioning of the cardiovascular system. Saponins are good in the treatment of respiratory tract, dilute sputum in the bronchi.
In 100 g of asparagus contains only 20 calories. In the vegetarian menu, asparagus is given special attention. This plant has a good diuretic effect, which contributes to a good cleansing of your body. Asparagus will relieve cellulite, cleanse the skin and give the hair a special radiance. It is useful to use asparagus for weight loss.
In folk medicine, asparagus is recommended for edema of the feet, kidney stones and liver, abdominal edema, problem urination, and also as a laxative. It is a good painkiller, anti-inflammatory and soothing. It is good to use decoctions from the roots of asparagus. For men recommends the use of young shoots of this product.
Asparagus can be canned, fried, boiled, frozen and stewed.
It is worth remembering that some people may be intolerant of this product. Also sometimes there is irritation of the gastric mucosa with saponin. People with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, articular rheumatism, prostatitis and cystitis should be careful in using asparagus.