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Norms and rules of consumption for tea

Many people know about the benefits of tea, but little is said about its dangers. Almost no one knows that tea can cause a condition similar to alcohol intoxication. This can happen if you drink too much brewed tea. Signs that tea intoxication has occurred are manifested in dizziness and tinnitus. If you drink strong tea often, and especially on an empty stomach, it may begin to disturb the stomach.
Side effect
People who drink tea infrequently are most affected. And for those who have any gastrointestinal diseases, it is not recommended to drink strong tea leaves, since it will irritate the walls of the stomach.

Those who most often consume tea varieties served strong fermentation, switching to less fermented varieties, may experience intoxication. The former include such types of tea as red, oolong, and puer, while the latter include green and white tea. Continue reading

The healing properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are a popular tool in folk medicine. Scientific research of their healing qualities began in the 50s of the XX century. Compounds with high anticancer activity were found in fungi. So, it has been established that the Japanese Shiitake mushroom and Veselka, common in temperate climates, contain substances that stimulate the production of a regulator of abnormal cell division of perforin.

Such an effect is given by these mushrooms only in the form of tinctures and specialists should be involved in preparing the medicine. Veselka can also be used in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

The healing properties of tincture of hardwood tinder are used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, in particular tuberculosis. You can also stop its development with chanterelle extract. Continue reading

Methods for making homemade liquor

Recipes for the preparation of liqueurs were known in ancient Russia. They do not include yeast, but very strong vodka is used.

Homemade liquor can be prepared from almost any variety of berries, the main condition is that they are ripe. Berries should be clean, without extraneous leaves or roots. Well, whether crushed berry or whole berries are used, the taste of the liquor will not change in any case. For apple filling, only acidic varieties can be used. Apples need to be cut into small slices so that they fit in the neck of the vessel you have chosen. The glass bottle should be filled in 2/3 with berries and pour vodka to the top. Use a cloth as a cork and leave it in a sunny place. Every three to four days it must be thoroughly shaken.

The time when the filling is completely ready depends on how ripe the berries were and how much you used. On average, this is two to three months. Ready-made liquor should be filtered through a cotton cloth or paper. So that it is not very strong, the filling can be diluted with water. Continue reading

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