Not every modern inhabitant of the planet Earth knows what is parsnips. But this culture since ancient times known to mankind. Pasternak was widely known in ancient times as a healing, healthy and nutritious vegetable. The benefits of Pasternak mentioned even Pliny and Dioscorides ancient healers. They were advised to consume Pasternak-vegetable in the event of exhaustion, after a long illness, during phlebotomy, migraines. Ancient magicians and healers of the East, speaking about the benefits of parsnips, argued that those people who consume vegetables parsnips in a food, be kind, intelligent and calm.
Pasternak is a valuable root of the Celery family. It is a biennial vegetable crops grown throughout the temperate and subtropical climate. Name of plants in Latin language means "food", "food". Outwardly this vegetable resembles a carrot, only the color of the root is white, and the taste is sweet and spicy. It is believed that this relative of parsley and carrots. But still not exactly set the birthplace of the origin of this culture.
Before the advent in Europe of potatoes it Pasternak occupied a prominent place in the diet of people. It was a popular vegetable that grew in the fields along with the turnip, radish, onions, carrots and cabbage. Potatoes pushed Pasternak and many other crops.
Useful properties of parsnip vegetable defined its composition. It focused the following components and materials:
• Potassium salts,
• A variety of carbohydrates,
• B vitamins,
• Vitamin C,
• Essential oils
• Pantothenic acid,
• Vitamin E,
While Pasternak contains almost no sugar and glucose.
All this makes Pasternak useful product. It is directed for use:
• improve digestion,
• alignment of hormonal and metabolism,
• normalization of respiratory functions,
• urinary system and kidneys,
• treatment of the nervous system,
• help cancer patients
• increase potency,
• rooting hair with baldness,
• improve the immune system.
On the basis of this amazing plant made pharmaceuticals:
• Fascinatin for the treatment of hypertension, spasms and spastic pain in the gut.
• Berksan - to stimulate melanin production.
In conclusion we may add that, in spite of the many useful properties of this vegetable, it is not necessary to abuse. Power, in any case, should be balanced.