Slyt ordinary – an extraordinary plant. The grass that the Rev. Seraphim of Sarov has been feeding on for several years is considered a weed among gardener growers. What is her secret? Let’s figure it out together.
Snyat-grass. What is this plant?
From whining, ordinary in Latin is called Aegopodium podagraria. “Aegopodium” is literally translated as “goat’s foot”. This name was assigned to her by Carl Linney due to the external similarity of the outlines of the leaves with the imprint of a goat’s hoof. The second word “podagraria” comes from the Greek “ποδάγρα”, which translates as “foot trap”. This is due to the fact that it has long been known to use sweep for pain in the legs.
As for the Russian name “snyt”, then there is an opinion that this is a modified word “snack”, which means “food”. Indeed, there are also the names of dreams such as “to demolish”, “snit”, “snack-grass”. The nutritional properties of sleep were known in Russia for a very long time. The saying “To live to sleep!” Has reached our days. The thing is that the young leaves and shoots of this grass were used as food after a long winter, when all stocks of grain and other products were already running out. Sneak and boiled, and salted, cooked with her soup and dried for the future.
Speaking about the nutritional properties of dreams, it is impossible not to recall the post-heroic deed of St. Seraphim of Sarov. Living as a hermit in the depths of the forest on a hill near the Sarovka River, five miles from the monastery, Father Seraphim for several years did not even take bread from the brethren. Everyone wondered what he ate. He discovered this secret shortly before his death in 1832. It turned out that the priest was collecting dreams, putting them in polka dots, adding some water, and putting them in the oven. According to him, the food came out nice. And for the winter he dried this weed. That and fed a thousand days.
The historical fact of the fact that during the Great Patriotic War, catering workers went to the store for Moscow canteens also reached us.
Nowadays also in the scientific literature, you can find information about the nutritional properties of Slyti. In the Big Medical Encyclopedia, this plant is mentioned in the article “Edible Greens” along with the usual dill and parsley.
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Sony belongs to the family Umbrella (Umbellifere). Its stem is straight, tubular. In length it reaches 50-100 cm. The trifoliate leaves are egg-shaped with a pointed tip and a serrate edge. On the back side of the leaves pubescent, and naked on top. In the lower leaves, the stem is more pronounced, as is the division of the leaf plate. The upper leaves have a shorter stem, expanding at the vagina.
Flowers have small, white flowers, gathered in inflorescence “umbrella” with a large number of rays. It blooms in the first months of summer (June-July). After flowering, small, oblong-shaped brown fruits are formed, flattened on the sides.
The rhizomes of the plant are long and creeping. This is where the omnipresence of sleep is connected. No matter how many gardeners try to get her out of their lands, she will surely crawl from her neighbors, or simply from the street. Long rhizomes resemble thick threads, which is why there is another explanation of the name of the plant “with a string”. These threads crawl in all directions and even to a depth of one meter deep into the earth. If you give them free rein, the entire site will flood and the cultivated plants simply cannot grow. That is why she is so neluba gardeners, and they lead an implacable struggle with her.
Useful and nutritional properties of sleepiness due to its chemical composition, which is as close as possible to the formula of human blood. In this regard, people can take it for a long time in food, and overdosing it is simply impossible.
Young leaves and shoots contain large amounts of ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Therefore, its use in food helped and helps people cope with spring vitamin deficiency and prevent the development of scurvy. It also contains malic acid, citric acid, choline, carotene, bioflavonoids, coumarins, carbohydrates, proteins, mineral salts, essential oils and gums. Among the mineral salts are salts of potassium, calcium, iron, copper, cobalt, manganese, boron and titanium. Due to such a rich chemical composition, sleep has a large spectrum of action, which includes:
- Sedative action.
It is used to wash both inwards and outwardly for the following diseases:
- Kidney and gallbladder disease,
- Exudative diathesis and erysipelas and
AT traditional medicine preserved recipes for the use of Slyti at various ailments. Since ancient times, it has been used to treat gout, a disease of the joints caused by the deposition of uric acid salts inside the joint due to a metabolic disorder. For this, poultices from the grass were used. These poultices can also be used in the treatment of arthritis, arthrosis and rheumatism. Due to the anti-inflammatory and analgesic action, the condition is significantly relieved in these diseases. Here it is also possible to make compresses from fresh leaves, and not only from dried raw materials.
These same actions determine the possibility of using sleepiness in the treatment of skeletal muscle inflammation – myositis, as well as skin diseases such as exudative diathesis and erysipelas
Also, it can be applied externally as an antifungal agent in the form of infusions and as part of ointments.
As for the internal use of Slyti, there is no less extensive list of diseases. The high content of vitamin C has a stimulating effect on the immune system, resulting in a tonic effect. Young leaves in raw form – anti-zinc agent. To do this, slowly chew the leaves.
Proven positive effect snyti on the work of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys. Due to its diuretic effect, sleep helps fight swelling and can be used as an aid at high pressure.
The high iron content in the grass slyti makes it possible to use it for iron deficiency anemia. To do this, the grass must be added to food in the form of salads, or make decoctions.
The cytotoxic effect of this plant allows it to be used to prevent the formation of tumors. And the detoxification effect helps to cope with the intoxication of the body caused by chemotherapy, and any other toxins.
Sleep helps to fight blood clots, preventing their appearance, as well as dissolving the already formed.
Coumarin in its composition contributes to the activation of the processes of splitting low-density lipoproteins, clogging blood vessels. Thus slyt can be used for atherosclerosis.
There are also data on the use of rhizomes in the fight against depression, neurosis and insomnia in the form of baths with decoction.
Snyt has only one contraindication – it is individual intolerance.
Recipes from Sly
On the basis of sleepiness, it is possible to prepare a juice, an infusion, a decoction of rhizomes. Here are some recipes:
- Skip the young leaves and shoots of the plant in a meat grinder, squeeze the juice. Take to cleanse the intestines according to the scheme: 1 day – 1st. spoon for half an hour before meals three times a day; Day 2 – 2 tbsp. spoons; 3 day – 50 ml. Then take a 5 day break. Repeat if necessary.
- Juice is also squeezed out and used on sore joints, or for wounds and dermatosis.
- 2 tbsp. spoons off to pour a glass of boiling water. Insist in a thermos for 1 hour. Take поч cup for kidney disease 4 times a day.
- Make an infusion, as in the previous recipe. Then add another 1 glass of water. Drink throughout the day for joint pain, liver and kidney disease.
- 40 grams of crushed rhizomes pour 1 liter of water and simmer for about 10 minutes. Leave it for 30 minutes. Then strain. Apply in the form of baths.
And, of course, it is impossible to ignore cooking recipes with dreams.
Rinse leaves and stems and chop finely. Egg boil and grind with a fork. Mix with leaves. Salt and dress with mayonnaise.
From chicken necks (9pcs) boil broth (4 liters of water). Chop the potatoes, add to the broth. Then grated carrots. And, finally, the greens – the tops of young nettle and leaves dry. You can fill with sour cream.
Thoroughly washed and dried grass slyti (500 gr.) Finely chopped, sprinkle with salt (
Stuffing for pies from the back
1 kg of grass stiti immersed in boiling water until softened. Cut in small pieces. Add 3 cups boiled rice and 3 eggs. Salt to taste. Stuffing pies.
Snych cut, quickly boil, mix with vegetable oil. If the day is not lean, then butter can be used. Place on a baking sheet sprinkled with breadcrumbs. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs on top. Bake in the oven.
Meat with dreams, stew
Small pieces of meat breaded in flour, and fry on high heat with chopped onion. Pour hot water and simmer for about an hour. Peel finely chopped and add to the meat. Simmer for about an hour. About 10 minutes before being ready to add chopped sorrel, salt and spices.
Here it is, snyt ordinary – a storehouse of useful properties and help in cooking among weeds.