Lingonberry and pregnancy
A woman expecting a child is always extremely cautious. However, it should be so. After all, during this period of her life she is responsible not only for her own health, but also for the health of her unborn child.
That’s why most of the future parents prefer to resort to unconventional methods of treatment if necessary, rather than to drink medications. Often for the prevention of various diseases, women drink Morse from cowberry during pregnancy, and instead of tea they use a decoction from the leaves of this berry.
In folk medicine, cranberries occupy a very honorable place. And all because her berries and leaves are a real multivitamin complex. Thanks to the large content of vitamin C, phytoncides and flavonoids of cranberries successfully copes with the prevention and treatment of a variety of respiratory diseases.
In this cranberry helps to strengthen immunity.
In addition, these berries contain a significant amount of potassium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium and other useful microelements, which are so necessary for the normal development of the fetus. Also in the cowberry composition there are vitamins, A (useful for vision), vitamin E (responsible for the normal functioning of the muscular system) and most of the representatives of the vitamin B group. It is thanks to the last women who use berries in cowberries during pregnancy that neither prenatal nor postnatal depression .
However, not only berries have useful properties for the organism of the future mother and her child. Leaves of cranberries during pregnancy, or rather their broth, is a miraculous diuretic, antiseptic and tonic.
It is the decoction from the leaves of cowberry that is prescribed to a woman during pregnancy, if she has a tendency to fluid retention in the tissues.
Summarizing the foregoing, it should be noted that cowberries have such properties as:
- demineralizing effect on the body.
In addition, lingonberry is an excellent tool for fighting avitaminosis, preventing anemia, and also strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
Certainly, having learned how useful cowberry for the organism of a future mother, many of you decided to include it in your diet. And it is right.
However, it is worth remembering that the valuable properties of this berry are almost completely destroyed after heat treatment. Therefore, for medicinal purposes, it is better to consume cranberries fresh.