Balm has anti-inflammatory action and helps treat gastritis
In medicine, the term balm refers to the extract extracted from the plant Sedum dendroideum, specifically from its leaves "fleshy", bright and succulent. Some bioactive compounds found in this plant have shown beneficial effects in rats, drawing the scientific community's attention to its potential use in medicine.
Proven Benefits of Balm
In 2005, the date of the first research with the Sedum dendroideum plant, the active ingredient Kaempferol found in its leaves was able to protect the stomach from rats against inflammation (gastritis), thus showing anti-inflammatory power. In 2014 another published study revealed that, in rats, flavonoid canferitrin (active found in this plant), stimulated the enzyme phosphofructokinase (PFK) that allows the best use of glucose by the liver cells, a fact that helps in better control of blood glucose, opening prospects for new studies of this benefit in diabetics.
In this same year another study was published confirming the protective effect of the stomach in rats, avoiding alcohol-induced ulcers and anti-inflammatory drug For the reasons given above, Balsam has been used in folk medicine as an anti-inflammatory (toothache, earache, nausea, nausea, nausea and vomiting) torsion, tonsillitis) and for gastritis, both in topical form (macerated with olive oil), directly in the inflamed region or in the form of juice and even in natura in salads to protect the stomach from inflammation.
How to consume Balsam
In the form of juice, 10 sheets of blender in the blender (previously washed in running, clean water) are usually used with 1 cup and a half of filtered water that should be ingested every morning.
There is no official nutrology recommendation of how much we should take in Balsam per day, but its use in salads, as it has taste that does not compromise the taste of other vegetables. excess can cause intestinal discomfort leading to diarrhea, so it should be limited to up to 10 leaves per day.
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