Pine nut tincture has many beneficial properties. It is widely used in food and medicine. Most often, the tincture is prepared with alcohol or vodka.
Pine nuts contain vitamins and minerals in large quantities. In particular, they contain 3 times more vitamin A than fish oil, and 5 times more vitamin E than olive oil. Cedar nuts contain 19 amino acids, iron, iodine, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, glucose, potassium, calcium, zinc. Nuts and tincture of them have a strengthening and anti-inflammatory effect on the body.
Tincture on pine nuts is taken for various diseases. Good results are obtained by using it in patients with urolithiasis, in the presence of stones in the gallbladder or in the liver. The tool not only prevents the deposition of salts, but also promotes the release of small stones. Tincture on pine nuts can be taken by people after a long illness or after a course of taking a large number of medications. The remedy perfectly enhances the immune system, helps to get rid of nervous exhaustion and insomnia, and can help in the treatment of gout and rheumatism.
The most common way to make pine nut tincture is as follows. You will need: 1 kg of unpeeled cedar nuts, 1 liter of high-quality vodka. Go through the nuts, discarding the spoiled ones. You can simply pour them into a bulky dish and pour warm water. After a while, spoiled and empty nuts will float to the surface. They need to be thrown away. Rinse the nuts, dry slightly, place in a glass container and fill with vodka. Place the container in a dark place for 2 weeks, shaking the contents occasionally. Then strain the tincture. The remaining nuts can be poured with vodka 2 more times. The resulting drink looks and tastes like cognac. To improve the taste, you can dip mint in the tincture or add a few drops of lemon juice.
The finished tincture should only be stored in a dark glass container.
Reception of tincture for therapeutic purposes should be started with 5 drops a day, washed down with 1 tbsp. water. Every 10 days, increase this amount by 5 drops. The maximum dose is 25 drops. Carry out the treatment within a month. If necessary, after a break of 3 weeks, repeat the course again according to the indicated scheme. In case of liver diseases, you need to drink 20 drops. tinctures 3 times a day for a month. For diseases of the heart, blood vessels, eyes, together with other drugs prescribed by a doctor, take 1 tsp 2-3 times a day. means by dissolving this amount in ¼ glass of water.
Tincture on pine nuts is contraindicated for children, pregnant women, as well as for severe liver diseases, alcoholism.
For ear diseases or hearing problems, soak a cotton swab in tincture and place in the auricle. Many elderly people suffer from pain in the legs, rubbing the feet with tincture for a month will help get rid of them. It is recommended to simultaneously take the agent inside, 5-7 drops three times a day. Tincture can also treat inflammation of the joints, long-term non-healing wounds, 1st degree burns, inflammation of the mucous membrane, skin ulcers.