Not only is this cabbage is healthy, she is also a great beautician.
Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis L.
- An annual, a spring or a winter vegetable plant of the cruciferous family. The root system is fibrous and cauliflower is close to the soil surface. Cylindrical stem can be raised to a height of 20-70 cm. Leaves undivided.
The most valuable in the cauliflower is its peduncle with fleshy buds.
Flower buds of cauliflower has a delicate flavor.
It fused together young inflorescences with peduncles are eaten and used for cosmetic purposes.
Homeland cauliflower consider Cyprus. Though her time was called Syria as Syrian peasants grow it in large quantities.
In ancient times, cabbage, bring to the table, it was considered the best way to improve digestion.
Cauliflower feeding young children to grow up strong and healthy.
The culture of cauliflower was introduced in the Mediterranean. In the XII century the Arabs brought it to Spain. In the XIV century began to appear different varieties of cauliflower.
But for a long time cauliflower failed to breed in Europe, refused to give the plant seeds.
Therefore, merchants brought it from the East, where she grew up in the wild and sold for big money.
Dutch colonists built a huge cabbage gardens at the Cape, and cabbage seeds are sold in European markets.
It was only in the XIX century French scientist managed to get seeds of cauliflower.
In Russia cauliflower came under Catherine II, relished the then aristocracy, but the beds were not to grow it, and the people did not recognize at the time of her taste.
But, fortunately, we are now grown cabbage everywhere and we can have it all year round, summer buying in the market, and in the winter in supermarkets.
Dense white heads of cauliflower just a storehouse of vitamins and valuable substances.
According to the content of nutrients cauliflower is superior to all other types of cabbage.
For example, vitamin C, it is 2 times higher than in white cabbage.
Cauliflower also contains vitamins - A, B1, B2, B6, B9, K, P, U1, folic acid, minerals - iodine, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, copper, boron, zinc, ...
Traditional medicine appoints her for anemia, diabetes, obesity, chronic cholecystitis, hepatitis, gallstones, pyelonephritis, asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmias.
By number of easily digestible protein it does not match any of the other cabbages. Therefore, cauliflower worldwide recognized as a valuable dietary product.
It is useful to have everything! Men, women, children, the elderly, healthy and sick. The only contraindication - cauliflower have not recommended for people suffering from gout.
Prepare healthy, delicious dish of cabbage is easy - simply boil it a few minutes in boiling salted water and fry in butter, you can pour the eggs.
Doctors say that if there is at least in the summer cauliflower, then significantly improve and rejuvenate.
In cauliflower you can lose weight by 4 kg per month. The truth is it simply boiled.
Cauliflower do all sorts of masks for the face.
Turn on the grinder 2-3 florets of cauliflower and half medium cucumber, add 1 tbsp. spoon of honey and 1 tbsp. of olive oil.
Stir well and apply on face, neck, chest for 25 - 30 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
4 tbsp. tablespoons chopped cauliflower mix with 1 egg and 1 tbsp. dollop of sour cream. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Remove swab dipped in warm tea leaves a little green tea.
After 5 minutes, wash with cool water.
Ideally - to wipe face with ice from the broth of parsley.
The mask softening
4 tbsp. tablespoons chopped cauliflower mass pour hot cream so that the cream only covers the cabbage. Hold for 5 minutes, giving a cool to a warm state, add 1 tbsp. a spoonful of honey, mix and apply on face for 20 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.