"I walked on at random spring ducts
And Homeland generously gave to drink me
Birch sap. "
(M. Matusovsky words, music V. Basner).
Birch for most of us a symbol of Russia. How many songs and poems written on birch and many of them referred to birch sap. People with the most profound times knew about the benefits of birch sap for health and beauty.
Collect birch sap in April, when the trees begin to wake up and drive the sap of the trunk. The juice can be collected only from birch trees growing in the country, where more tolerant environment.
Experts recommend to collect the juice in the morning and in the afternoon, and only with mature trees. And you can not take a lot of juice in one birch tree can die.
Make small incisions need to insert a tube through which the juice will flow into the container. After taking the juice is required to cover the hole with wax, moss or garden pitch.
Store birch sap in the refrigerator for about a month.
Birch sap contains:
vitamins - B, C, tannin, glucose, fructose, volatile, saponins, enzymes, protein, organic acids, tannins, proteins, micro and macro elements - potassium, calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, silicon, aluminum ...
Birch juice improves metabolism, raises immunity, destroys urinary stones mainly phosphate and carbonate origin, is the prevention of cancer, helps with edema, rheumatism, arthritis, stomach ulcers, liver disease, allergies, headaches, anemia, normalizes the acidity of the stomach, it is recommended to drink colds, bronchitis, and pneumonia.
They treat impotence in men and menopause symptoms in women in the form of irritability, insomnia, hot flashes.
Birch juice has anti-aging and toning effect on the whole body.
With therapeutic and prophylactic birch sap taken 3-4 times a day before meals for 1/2 cup for 21 days.
In Russia, when no lotions and did not exist, girl cleans the face birch juice.
It not only makes the skin smooth and velvety, but also gets rid of acne and age spots.
1 tbsp. spoon birch juice mixed with 1 teaspoon of cream, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 egg yolk.
Mix well and apply on face for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash with cool.
Matte leather mask
1 tbsp. spoon birch juice mixed with 1 teaspoon of potato starch and 1 tbsp. sparse spoon sour cream, mix well and apply on face for 15 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.
Whitening and moisturizing mask
1 tbsp. spoon birch juice mixed with 2 tbsp. tablespoons grated grated cucumber and 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
1 tbsp. spoon birch juice mixed with 2 tbsp. tablespoons soft cheese, stir well and apply on face for 20 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
For aging skin
2 tbsp. tablespoons birch juice mixed with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 2 tbsp. spoons slightly warm mashed potatoes, just apply on face for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with a cotton swab dipped in warm water. Wash with cold water or mineral without gas.
Well rejuvenate and tone the ice cubes from birch juice.
Rub them face in the morning and in the evening immediately after washing and allow moisture to dry naturally.
When hair loss birch sap is rubbed into the hair roots for half an hour before washing.
Mask for hair growth and shine
2 tbsp. tablespoons birch juice mixed with 1 teaspoon of castor oil, 1 tbsp. spoon brandy. Stir well, rub into the roots and spread over the entire length of hair. Put on plastic cap and wrap head with a towel.
After 40-50 minutes, wash your hair with shampoo and rinse with water podkislёnnoy lemon juice - 1 tbsp. spoon on 1 liter of warm water.
The course is six weeks 1-2 masks a week.
Hair will become soft, shiny and dandruff disappears.