Let's start by saying that the strawberry is portentous above all for what it contains. Do you not imagine how precious this red casket is.
Properties and benefits of strawberries for the body
Allied with kidneys, brain, blood and metabolism, the strawberry contains: iron, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sulfur, calcium. Vitamin B, C, E, K. Aesthetically impeccable, the strawberry is also delicious and full of properties, a real panacea even for the body.
Strawberries have a strong purifying and anti-inflammatory action: they clean the blood, for example, or reduce inflammation and regenerate irritated tissues.
The fame of anti-inflammatory of which the strawberry enjoys is due to the presence of acetylsalicylic acid, which turns off the inflammations by acting exactly in the way in which the infamous aspirin works, which is in fact acetylsalicylic acid.
But, perhaps, not everyone knows that the strawberry is also excellent in case of fatigue, fatigue or liver and kidney diseases, in addition to stimulating diuresis and relieving the swellings typical of the first warm days . In the case of swelling of the legs, an infallible natural remedy can also be used that eliminates blood stagnation and promotes good blood circulation.
Simply blend some ripe strawberries, whip up an egg white and combine the two ingredients together, using half a white yogurt until you get a smooth cream that will be spread on your legs for about 30 minutes before rinsing it all off.
Growing strawberries in the garden
Strawberries: how to eat them (and use them)
In the kitchen, to enhance the refreshing properties of the strawberry, it can be used in a "salted" version with white yogurt and cucumbers, which, with a pinch of Parmesan (if the cheese does not bother you or does not create much mucus), will give the dish an original and tasty touch.
Have you ever thought of a very fragrant herbal tea? The purifying action of the strawberry can be further enhanced by making an infusion of strawberry leaves, preferably wild, as it has a greater amount of antioxidants.
Finally, here is a use of the strawberry unknown to most. The strawberry is an excellent ally against cuts and burns : rubbing the strawberry on the skin, it provides relief from sunburn and carries out a purifying action that can be used against herpes.
Maybe you didn't know that, when rubbed on the teeth, it whitens and protects them at the same time, thanks to the presence of xylotol, a sweet substance that prevents the formation of plaque and kills germs.
Warning : it has been found that in some subjects strawberries can cause hives and itching, make sure you do not get these symptoms.