Yes, it is considered persimmon berry. Often it is called "food of the gods." Actually the word persimmon, Diospyros, from Latin and translated - "food of the gods."
Homeland persimmon China and Japan, where she appeared in ancient times. In Europe, it came only in the XVIII century.
In North America, it grows wild persimmon, which since ancient times ate Indians, but the taste of the first settlers did not like persimmon.
The Japanese persimmon, which is today used for food around the world, from Japan to America, brought in 1855, the American admiral Matthew Perry.
Now in the world there are more than 500 species of persimmon.
- Deciduous tree of the family of Ebony. The tree can reach a height of ten meters. Wood from persimmon heavy and solid, but krasivookrashennaya. Leaves undivided. Yellowish-white flowers of persimmon are of three types: male, female and mixed.
Persimmon Flowering from May to June. Persimmons ripen, usually with the first frosts.
Ripe fruit of the persimmon has a bright orange color and can weigh from 200 to 500 g
Persimmon grown in the territory of the former Soviet Union - in the Crimea, the Caucasus, in Central Asia.
The most sweet persimmon varieties is
- It almost never knits.
Persimmon is eaten fresh from her cook different dishes, Japanese persimmon used to make sake.
But persimmon has also curative and cosmetic properties.
Persimmon leaves contain almost all vitamins, they are dried and brewed as a tea.
Persimmon fruit contain vitamins - A, B1, B2, P, PP, C, proteins, carbohydrates, organic acids, sucrose, glucose, tannins, a large amount of water, ash, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, iron ...
Persimmons contain 2 times more dietary fiber and mineral trace elements than apples and plenty of antioxidants.
Persimmon is a dietary product, it helps get rid of excess weight.
Doctors recommend to use it with an upset stomach, diseases of the cardiovascular system, kidney, thyroid, for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis.
Persimmon strengthens the immune system, it helps to maintain high efficiency, actively struggling with the effects of stress. Persimmon both tones and relaxes the body. Day persimmon helps not to nod off, and sleep soundly at night. She was advised to have a cold, anemia, impaired vision.
Persimmon is widely used in the home cosmetics.
2-3 tbsp. rastёrtoy spoon mashed pulp of persimmon mixed with 1 dessert spoon of potato starch, put on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with boiled water at room temperature
1 small ripe persimmon fruit peel, remove seeds, mash, add 1 teaspoon honey and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, mix well and apply on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.
2 tbsp. spoon mashed pulp of persimmon mixed with 2 tbsp. tablespoons of cream, mix well, apply on face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Wash cool and apply a moisturizing cream.
The mask for dry skin
2 tbsp. spoon the pulp of persimmon mixed with 1 chicken egg yolk and 1 dessert spoon of cream, stir well and apply on face for 15-20 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.
Slightly firm persimmon finely chop and pour the warm boiled water so that water only covered it, and insist 2 hours. Strain, add to the infusion of 1 tbsp. eau de cologne in the spoon 1 cup of brew.
Use as a regular lotion morning and evening.
The skin is tightened and visibly younger.
Bath from the leaves of a persimmon, refreshes and tones
A handful of dried crushed leaves of persimmon brew 1 liter of boiled water, in a thermos for 50 minutes, strain and pour into a bath temperature of the water in which the body temperature does not exceed by more than 1 degree.
Duration of the bath for 10-15 minutes.
The course of 10-15 baths 1-2 times a week.
Cosmetics with persimmon
Taiyo no Sachi - liquid body soap with an extract of persimmon
Fragrance Missoni Arancio - energy mix of sparkling mandarin, bitter orange and juicy persimmons.
Soap Philosophia by Nesti Dante composed with persimmon
Moisturizing Balm-conditioner "Persimmon and pink geraniums" from Nature's Gate
Buta - Azerbaijani cosmetics based on an extract of persimmon