JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE BENEFITS
Jerusalem artichoke – delicious and healthy root, which is unfairly deprived of our attention.
Jerusalem artichoke is rich in carbohydrates, it contains about 77% of inulin carbohydrate, which is transferred in fructose while storage, that makes the root sweetish.
Jerusalem artichoke – a great source of vitamins and minerals. It has a lot of Vitamin C, a high content of potassium, iron, and dietary fiber.
Also, Jerusalem artichoke is a universal treatment for some diseases. Jerusalem artichoke juice is an excellent remedy for heartburn, as it is able to reduce acidity. The juice of this root helps to treat constipation and abdominal pain. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and is effective in the treatment of polyarthritis.
Jerusalem artichoke has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system. It is recommended to use this root when having hypertension, atherosclerosis, tachycardia, and coronary heart disease. Jerusalem artichoke decoction has hypoglycemic properties. This is the best remedy for the treatment of non-insulin dependent diabetes and lowering cholesterol levels. The root of Jerusalem artichoke can help with anemia, obesity and tophus.
Jerusalem artichoke has strong antioxidant properties and successfully removes radionuclides, toxins and heavy metals from the body. It is very important for residents of big cities.
But, remember, artichoke promotes flatulence.
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE IN COSMETICS
Jerusalem artichoke perfectly smooths even deep wrinkles. For maximum effect, you need to make a mask of grated root and apply for 15-20 minutes on the skin, once in 2-3 days during a month. The skin becomes smooth and elastic. If you have dry skin, you can add a few drops of olive oil to the mask.