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Application of cedar nut shells

Cedar nuts have become widespread because of their taste and medicinal properties. They are small, pale-yellow kernels that are full of important microelements and vitamins for health. However, it is not only the grains of the cedar tree that have useful properties. Pine nut shells are a product enriched with carbohydrates, minerals and fiber, so you should not throw them away. On the basis of the husks obtained after the peeling of the nuts you can prepare medicinal tinctures and decoctions that help to fight many diseases.

What is a pine nut shell made of?

The chemical composition of the husks of this nut is almost the same as that of the kernels. It includes a whole complex of biologically active substances that have a therapeutic effect on many processes in the body.

The use of all parts of cedar pine (kernels, husks, bark, needles and wood) is widespread in folk medicine. Particularly popular is cedar oil - it is unique in its composition of the substance, which has no analogues of artificial origin.

In order to use the shells brought only benefit and not harm, it is important to carefully study its composition:

Tannins. So-called tannins (tannin compounds) have a disinfectant and anti-inflammatory effect, which promotes rapid regeneration of tissue cells. This property is especially useful in healing septic wounds. Tannins cover the wound, creating a film, under which tissues begin to regenerate quickly. Thanks to the effect of tannins eliminates the possibility of inflammation and reduces bleeding.

Vitamin C. This vitamin is known for its active effect on all processes in the body. It helps to increase its protective functions, the production of collagen.

Calcium. The presence of this substance allows the use of husks in the treatment of inflammatory processes in the joints and bone system.

Glutamic acid. The substance helps to slow the aging of the body, is involved in the production of growth hormone, which is useful for building muscle mass.

Pine nut husk consists of more than 90% carbohydrates, mainly fiber (over 60%), so it is considered an important source of carbohydrate-mineral complex.

How does the shell of a pine nut affect the body?

Cedar husk is a natural antiseptic known for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, wound-healing effects on the body.

The husk has a therapeutic effect on all body systems: respiratory, immune, digestive, sexual, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal. The husk also has a therapeutic effect in the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system and skin pathologies.

Cedar husk helps with diseases such as:

  • maxillitis, laryngitis, bronchial asthma, as well as tonsillitis, sore throat;
  • frequent respiratory diseases as a result of weak immunity;
  • capillary fragility, atherosclerosis, and myocardial weakness;
  • eczema, acne, dermatitis of various etiologies, psoriasis, pustules;
  • neuroses, psycho-emotional tension, loss of sleep;
  • osteochondrosis, arthritis, as well as sciatica, gout;
  • liver damage, bile outflow and secretion disorders, as well as hemorrhoids, gastritis, colitis, stomach ulcers;
  • prostatitis, infertility, adenoma of the prostate gland;
  • endometritis, menstrual failure, hormonal disorders, adnexitis.

It is a natural product that can be used not only for therapeutic but also preventive measures. Cedar pine husk helps to strengthen the body, improve its defenses. Its use allows you to prevent the development of colds, increase tone and improve metabolism.