In Western Siberia, almost every home has had bird cherry flouramong the usual products since ancient times. There is an opinion that locals owe their famous "Siberian health" to bird cherry flour. For many hundreds of years, Siberians have been making sweet pastries, mixed with honey, and added to cakes.
The fruits of the bird cherry were dried in the sun and then ground in a mortar. In places where fishing was well developed, bird cherry flour was mixed with fish oil and delicious and nourishing cakes with salt were fried. The dish not only helped to quickly and effectively cope with hunger but also gave a boost of vigor for the whole day.
Unfortunately, few people outside Siberia know about this unique product. Today we will correct this injustice.
Bird cherry flour has a beneficial effect on digestion.
The magnesium included in this product plays an important role in energy metabolism, and also prevents the formation of calculi in the kidneys and gallbladder. In addition, it is necessary to normalize the digestive process and help maintain healthy bone, dental, and muscle tissue.
Without vitamin B6 contained in bird cherry flour, normal assimilation of proteins and fats entering the body is impossible. It is also a prophylactic agent that prevents the development of skin diseases, helps to get out of depression, and cope with emotional overload.
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of bird cherry flour.
The beneficial properties of bird cherry flour are manifested when used as an ingredient in dishes and as a local remedy. Diluted powder rinses the mouth with stomatitis and gingivitis, tonsils - with pharyngitis and tonsillitis. A dressing with flour will help stop the purulent-inflammatory process, and the lotion will help to exacerbate eczema.
It is a great weight loss remedy.
Bird cherry flour does not contain gluten, has a low glycemic index (20), and low-calorie content - about 120 kcal per 100 g. More than 20% of the composition is occupied by complex carbohydrates, fat in the product is only 6 g. Therefore, this flour is recommended for those who are losing weight.
The product helps to maintain leanness, as it contains a minimum of fat, includes complex carbohydrates and a large amount of dietary fiber. It is a fiber that helps speed up the processes of fat burning and metabolism.
Strengthens the kidneys and heart.
It has been proven that products containing bird cherry flourhelp regulate the water balance of the human body, thereby helping to "unload" the kidneys and prevent the appearance of edema. A large amount of potassium in flour plays an important role in the normalization of the heart rate, and also helps to supply oxygen to the brain cells.
It is a versatile kitchen assistant.
Delicious simple dishes are prepared from bird cherry flour: pancakes, pies, donuts, cookies, pancakes, biscuit cakes, pancakes. The product is ideally combined with sour berries. Baking will be distinguished by its sophistication if you add cherries, cranberries, any currants during the cooking process.
The bird cherry grind should be mixed with the usual flour. It can be oat, corn, buckwheat, or wheat. In this case, the dish will acquire a pleasant chocolate-nut flavor with a berry aroma, and will not taste bitter. All the flavoring effects are due to the content of a large amount of aromatic compounds in the plant's fruits.
As you can see, the introduction of bird cherry flour into your diet can heal your entire body, normalize metabolic processes, help control your own weight, and in emergency cases treat wounds better than any antiseptic.