Chestnuts, the autumn’s healthy food

Few people really know that wild chestnuts are useful. Useful properties that will heal and brighten.

Eating chestnuts we will be healthier, but also more beautiful. Now is the time to buy chestnuts. Here are a few recipes for their application.


1. From the horse chestnuts can be obtained a white powder, it will improve the condition of the gums will whiten a shade. First, the chestnuts are cleansed from the brown shell.

Dry, white kernel is ground into flour. Your medicine is ready. You will have a natural remedy for oral hygiene. You only need to dissolve a little powder with a little water and rub the teeth and gums.

2. White powder chestnut stop hair loss. This white part of the chestnut is most useful for health. Peeled chestnuts were dried, then ground with a coffee grinder. This material you can use when you need under different conditions. With well-diluted white powder wash her hair.

You’ll be surprised, but only after a month this mixture will normalize the work of sebaceous glands of the head, hair loss will stop and start growing new hair.

chestnuts healthy food of autumn


3. Relieve sinusitis. White on the inside part are made small suppositories and placed into the nostrils for 20 minutes. People who have tried are very satisfied with the results.

4. Against arthritis. Wild chestnut flour is placed in warm coconut oil or mustard. You should get slurries with which to anoint themselves. Then the roof leg with nylon top and put a sock or screwed cloth;

5. If varicose veins are placed in a suitable container cracked and peeled chestnuts. Pour alcohol or alcohol as cover and leave in a cool dark place. Whom change color alcohol ready. Every night can anoint and rub with the resulting tincture.

If you have a similar problem, just prepare your recipe and be healthy!

Health benefits of Chestnuts

  • Chestnuts stand out from other edible nuts for their distinctive nutrition profile. They are exceptionally rich in vitamin-C. 100 g nuts provide 43 mg of vitamin C (72 % of DRI). Vitamin C is required for matrix formation in teeth, bones and blood vessels. Being a strong anti-oxidant, it offers protection from harmful free radicals.
  • Again, as in green-leafy vegetables, chestnuts are rich in folates, which is quite a rare but unique feature for nuts and seeds. 100 g nuts provide 62 µg of folates (or 15.5%). Folic acid is required for the formation of red blood cells, and DNA synthesis. Adequate consumption of food rich in folates during the peri-conception period helps prevent neural tube defects in the fetus.
  • Like true nuts, they too are rich source of mono-unsaturated fatty like oleic acid (18:1) and palmitoleic acids(16:1). Studies suggest that monounsaturated fats (MUFs) in the diet help lower total as well as LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol) levels within the blood. Mediterranean diet which is rich in dietary-fiber, MUFs, omega fatty acids and antioxidants help prevent coronary artery disease and strokes by favoring healthy blood lipid profile.
  • The nuts are an excellent source of minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and zinc, besides providing a very good amount of potassium (518 mg / 100 g). Potassium helps counter hypertensive action of sodium, lowers heart rate and blood pressure. Iron helps prevent microcytic-anemia.Magnesium and phosphorus are important components of bone metabolism.
  • Further, they are also rich in many important B-complex groups of vitamins. 100 g of nuts provide 11% of niacin, 29% of pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), 100% of thiamin, and 12% of riboflavin.
  • Chestnuts, like hazelnuts and almonds, etc., are free from gluten. And for the same reason, they are one of the popular ingredients in the preparation of gluten-free food formulas intended for use in gluten-sensitive, wheat allergy, and celiac disease patients.


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