Useful properties of birch SAP, collection and use, the recipe of kvass
How to collect birch juice?Birch juice is an incredibly valuable product. It has a beneficial effect on the human body. Heavy traffic juice begins in mid – March during swelling of the kidneys.
In order to get enough juice, you need to choose a birch tree with well-developed branches and a wide trunk 20-30 cm in diameter. A short distance from the ground to the tree trunk is drilled a small, neat hole and is attached to the groove of bark to drip juice into the tank. The most appropriate time for collecting the juice – from 12 to 18 hours. At the end of the process it is necessary to tightly close the hole with wax, clay or moss to prevent the entry into the barrel of the bacteria. Thrifty use of the gifts of nature do not apply to trees harm in the form of chopped ax wounds.
Properties of birch SAP
Birch juice has special properties. Excellent medicinal drink composed of sugars, organic acids, salts of potassium, calcium, iron, and trace elements. In birch SAP has a large number of vitamins, Niacin, malic and glutamic acid and phytoncides, essential in the treatment of various inflammations.
Fruit sugar and xylitol are natural sugar substitutes that is perfectly tolerated by diabetics. Salts and minerals dissolved in the juice, it turns out the drug with unique properties.
The use of birch SAPThe use of birch juice normalizes metabolism, strengthens the body, purifies the blood, stimulates tissue repair. one glass of birch juice a day for two to three weeks will help the body to resist the spring weakness, vitamin deficiency, fatigue. Useful juice contributes to the destruction of stones in the urinary and gall bladders and kidneys, increases metabolism. This is the first assistant for gastric, liver, duodenum, low pH. In the process of treatment with different drugs in combination with birch juice faster comes alleviate the condition of the sciatica, rheumatism, arthritis.
Useful miracle drink for people suffering from tuberculosis of the lungs, sore throat.The effect of birch SAP is subject to scurvy, tooth decay, anemia, scrofula and many other diseases. Birch juice increases resistance to colds, infectious diseases, has anthelmintic, antitumor activity. As external funds birch juice is used in eczema and skin shingles. Good to apply juice to hydrate dry skin and cleansing in the treatment of acne.
Having an anticancer effect, birch SAP promotes recovery from this severe illness, which you need to drink at least eight liters of the drink per year. It is highly effective in regulating blood pressure, swelling. Wishing to become slim taking the juice will help to lose weight. Pleasant drink with a sweet taste, it is recommended to drink for people with diseases of the liver, inflammation of the duodenum. In diathesis, gout, diseases of joints juice take half a Cup or a glass 3-4 times a day for three to four weeks.
It is an excellent remedy for fatigue and removal of toxins, birch drink is useful for pregnant women. Feature birch juice is an effect on recovery of potency, the positive results achieved in the period of menopause. A glass of juice a day reduces sleepiness, feelings of fatigue, irritability, and other characteristic symptoms in menopause.
Recipes from birch juice
In order to prepare birch juice is used for many different recipes. For example, the unusual taste of birch juice in combination with needles. Fresh summer shoots of pine are well washed, scalded with boiling water, wash away the wax coating. In the capacity of 50 liters put 2.5–3 kg of pine needles, pour strained fresh birch juice, warmed to 80 °C, insist on 6-7 hours. The juice is then drained, filtered, added 5% sugar and 0.1–0.2% citric acid. Bottled in jars, the juice close sterilized lids and pasteurized at 90-95 °C for 25 min.
You can prepare birch juice in the mint. 50 litres of juice take 70-100 grams of dry mint, pour her juice and insist 5-6 hours. Can the same as birch SAP with pine needles. Very tasty and useful birch juice with honey, decoction of rosehip, hawthorn, lemon balm.
Kvass from birch juice
For making kvass should:
- Dissolve 50 grams of yeast in 10 litres of pre-boiled and chilled birch SAP and leave for four days to ferment, and then bottling, tightly resealed and put in a cool place.
- ·Birch SAP to be poured into oak barrels. On the rope to lower it cholestanol pouch with burnt crusts of rye bread. Two days later, when the juice starts to ferment, put in a barrel of oak bark, berries, cherry leaves and fennel stalks. Two weeks later, kvass is ready.
Storage of birch SAP
Birch juice drink fresh, by boiling it lost some properties, but longer to enjoy a wonderful drink, it can prepare for the future. Store the birch juice in the refrigerator no more than two days, for long-term storage used some of the recipes.
You can, for example, to prepare a delicious drink: per liter of birch SAP take 5 g of citric acid and 0.5 cups of sugar. You need to stir the composition, strain, pour into jars after pasteurization, roll up lids and place in a cool place. Prepare birch syrup, you can add it to drinks. This juice is evaporated on slow fire to the consistency of honey, the lid must be ajar. Then syrup is poured into jars and store in the fridge.
Contraindications to the use of birch SAP
Birch juice has almost no contraindications, but caution is necessary to drink during pregnancy. Consumption of juice is possible only if no allergies to birch pollen.