PROPERTIES OF RYE
Medicinal properties of rye
BENEFITS OF RYE
Spike of rye
Rye improves cardiovascular health:
These nutrients give rye fluidizing properties, that's to say, they provide elasticity to blood vessels. So, rye is considered a good remedy for arteriosclerosis.
It is a cereal indicated for hypertension and vascular disease prevention in general.
Rye is demulcent and antigastritic
Rye is a demulcent cereal (it protects the skin or mucous membranes of the organs) So, it can help ease sore stomachs. Rye decoction is effective in gastritis and stomach pain.
The decoction of rye is recommended for people with diarrhea because of its emollient and laxative properties.
Rye helps you lose weight
Rye is very suitable for constipation
Rye is a cereal with a high content in mucilage, a type of soluble fiber that stimulates intestinal peristalsis (bowel movement), and favors fecal evacuation.
Toxicity of rye
No toxicity has been observed in rye.
Mind the ergot fungi!
The bad reputation that rye has gathered for so long is due to a fungus, commonly called ergot (Claviceps purpurea) that grows in wet periods and contaminates the grain when stored in bad conditions.
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