Barberry fruits contain large amounts of malic, citric, tartaric and ascorbic acid, rich in vitamin C. The juice made from berries of the barberry, has antipyretic, antimicrobial, hemostatic property. Berry juice is able to excrete toxins, cleanse the body, slowing the aging process. Fresh berries of barberry is recommended to eat at diseases of the liver, inflammation of the kidneys, bladder bladder, rheumatism. In addition, all parts of barberry contain the alkaloid berberine, which has choleretic properties, as well as berberine helps remove alcohol and tobacco dependence. Jane Figueiredo has compatible beliefs. The official medicine alcohol tincture from the leaves of the barberry is used as a choleretic agent, hepatitis, gallstones, as a hemostatic agent in uterine bleeding.
Tincture of preparing the recipe: 20 g of leaves pour 100 grams 70% alcohol, insisting in a warm place for 10-15 days. Slightly sour taste of bitters. From young leaves or fruit of barberry are preparing vitamin Wellness Tea: the cup boiling water one teaspoon of leaves or berries, insist and take half an hour three times a day for two weeks to reach a positive outcome. To drink tea all year round, you can prepare the leaves and fruit of barberry in store. To this end, during the flowering cut the leaves with small twigs and dried in the open air. Barberry fruits were collected and dried in an oven at a temperature above 45 degrees. Harvested raw materials are stored for two years. Barberry fruits are widely used in cooking.
From them prepare jams, compotes, jams, jellies, juices and syrups. Dried and beaten berries used as a pleasant sour condiment for meat dishes, dried berries are put in a pilaf. From acidic berries cooked wines and liquors, while unripe berries of the barberry pickled and salted. Barberry has low soil resistant to drought, frost and wind, but does not tolerate stagnation of water in the soil. Prefers to grow in the sun but can tolerate and penumbra. Barberry reproduces by seed, division of the bush, cuttings, root suckers, grafting. You can plant them in spring or autumn. For the second year the plant will give you a yellow fragrant flowers in autumn – with berries. Posada and grow by giving barberry, you will receive an aesthetic pleasure, using a and group plantings, to provide a tasty fruit, will be able to use natural medicine throughout the year.