Black currant during pregnancy

Black currant in pregnancy - benefits, contraindications and risks of use

It is possible and necessary

And still yes. Currant is incredibly useful to almost everyone - from small to large, and pregnant women in this sense is no exception. Scientists say that in its composition this berry outnumber other relatives many times, which means that the benefits from it are undeniable! Many gynecologists, almost mandated, prescribe the currant to their pregnant wards mainly for the prevention of anemia, swelling and colds. Not only fresh berries and juice from them are useful, but also compotes, fruit drinks, jam and even leaves with branches - they make a very tasty curative tea. A valuable quality of black currant is that the beneficial properties of berries remain even after exposure to very high and very Many gynecologists, almost mandated, prescribe the currant to their pregnant wards mainly for the prevention of anemia, swelling and colds. Not only fresh berries and juice from them are useful, but also compotes, fruit drinks, jam and even leaves with branches - they make a very tasty curative tea. A valuable quality of black currant is that the beneficial properties of berries remain even after exposure to very high and very Many gynecologists, almost mandated, prescribe the currant to their pregnant wards mainly for the prevention of anemia, swelling and colds. Not only fresh berries and juice from them are useful, but also compotes, fruit drinks, jam and even leaves with branches - they make a very tasty curative tea. A valuable quality of black currant is that the beneficial properties of berries remain even after exposure to very high and verylow temperatures, that is, frozen and boiled berries are also useful, as are fresh ones. Currant in pregnancy can stop diarrhea (it thickens the stools), eliminate swelling (contributes to the removal of fluid from the body), improve immunity and accelerate recovery in seasonal viral diseases (especially a lot in berries vitamin C), reduce the increased blood pressure (this applies to fresh berries and leaves), cleanse the intestines of toxins (thanks to pectins), improve the performance of the cardiovascular system and respiratory tract. Doctors recommend the use of different parts of the currant bush during pregnancy, after childbirth (only with breastfeeding - with caution), with colds (especially with angina), kidney diseases, illness of Adisson and Alzheimer's, poisoning, skin diseases, bleeding gums, hypertension, atherosclerosis, increased cholesterol, rheumatism, gout, loss of strength, exhaustion. By the way, the currant is also useful for the brain and good mood: it improves mental abilities in old age and prevents the development of depression. It is recommended to pay special attention to fresh currant berries to people prone to diabetes and oncological diseases, as a preventive measure.

And all thanks to the richest composition, which is famous for this berry among folk healers and ordinary people. This is a whole series of vitamins (A, B, C, D, K, R, PP), macro- and microelements (calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron, fluorine, boron, phosphorus, copper, silver, zinc, manganese, molybdenum , cobalt, sulfur, lead, etc.), as well as essential oil, phosphoric acid, flavonoids, phytoncides, pectins, tannins, sugars.

Observe moderation and caution!

And yet, despite the impressive description of the curative properties of the currant, some doctors caution future mothers: currant during pregnancy can be dangerous. Mainly, we are talking about the use of currants for medicinal purposes - here it is better not to experiment without a specialist. If you are prone to constipation, then the currant during pregnancy should be eaten carefully - as we have already said, it holds together.

In addition, remember that with increased acidity of gastric juice, currant in large quantities can provoke an exacerbation of gastric diseases (with reduced acidity, the currant is used to treat gastritis). Especially cautiously in this case, refer to currant juice. However, To abuse it is not necessary in any case: have brought down on edge - and it is enough. This applies to all products. By the way, to fill the daily requirement for ascorbic acid, it is enough to eat only 20 berries of black currant.

Otherwise, remember that nutrition during pregnancy should be useful and varied, and completely exclude the currant from your diet is not necessary, even if you are not a big fan of it (not all suffer a luscious currant smell, which it owes its name). But with increased blood clotting, thrombophlebitis, hepatitis and with stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcers, doctors recommend to give up the currant. Allergic reactions, in particular to the juice squeezed from the currant in its pure form, are also not excluded - remember this.

Traditional medicine advises to gargle with a sore throat of black currant juice, diluted with water. This agent has anti-inflammatory and bactericidal properties. When you cough, juice of currants with sugar and honey is useful.

However, applying currant during pregnancy for medical purposes is recommended very carefully. Therefore, always consult your doctor before starting any treatment, including "currant". And it is better not to be ill at all!

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