The grape leaves are harvested from the young shoots of the vine,
not rigid, so you need to prepare them at the beginning
summer or with a recently planted and established grape
vines. Grape leaves are suitable for both culinary
masterpieces, and for the treatment of many diseases.
This semi-finished product will greatly help you out on winter days when
the family will require DOLMA or SARMALA (Moldovan stuffed cabbage rolls).
They are sold on the market, of course, but only salted or
marinated through and through in vinegar. Have to soak
This preservation does not contain foreign acid, only
the actual grape leaf and tomato juice! The main thing, as stated above, is that the collected leaves
were not tough, with young shoots of vines.
Pour the juicy young leaves collected in the morning with cold water on
hour. You can add ice cubes to the water. Then we rinse under the running
water, cut off the stems and part of the thickened veins at the base of the leaf.
We roll the prepared leaves into rolls of 10 pieces and tightly
put in a sterile sheet jar. It includes about 60-70
leaves. Fill with boiling water for 15 minutes, cover with a lid.
We drain the water away. Fill with boiling tomato juice again, better
freshly squeezed. Immediately roll up and wrap in a warm blanket
until it cools completely.In winter, these leaves do not need additional
processing – take out and cook, and tomato juice is perfect
for the sauce.
Useful properties of grape leaves
Fresh grape leaves (per 100 g):
Calories 93 Kcal
Grape leaves and twigs contain up to 2% sugars,
a large amount of organic acids. In grape
seeds – up to 20% fatty oil; tannins
– flabofen; lecithin; vanillin and acetic acid. Besides
this, they identified picgenols – substances with antioxidant
Grape roots contain a lot of vitamin C, alkaloids,
glycosides, tannins. All parts of the plant contain
in a large amount of salt Si, Na,
If you eat young branches of grapes, then they will not give
harmful fumes rise to the brain. Young branches,
antennae, leaves help with hot headaches, burning
in eyes and hot swellings if kneaded and mixed
with barley flour, and then apply to the sore spot.
Vine branches hung around the neck of an epileptic patient,
Grape leaves are used in oriental medicine.
Fresh, they help with coughs and enhance male potency,
and the juice squeezed out of them treats diseases of the stomach and intestines.
Condensed juice of grape leaves when taken orally
strengthens a hot stomach, stops vomiting, heals
bloody vomiting, bowel ulcers, bilious diarrhea. The same
the way grape juice acts if it is introduced into
anus. The juice drives urine and strengthens the fetus in the womb.
Applied topically, grape juice promotes hair growth.
Grape leaves help with hemoptysis. If a
from the juice of the branches of the vineyard, boil the syrup with sugar and
drink, cure heartbeat from bile, improve appetite,
cure a hangover, soothe the heat of bile, nausea. But this one
the syrup is bad for coughing. Grape leaves enhance potency.
Vineyard gum and condensed juice strongly purify and
dry nature. If you drink them with wine, they will be very clean
spleen, bladder and kidney stones.
The juice of the plant with wine, when applied externally, heals eczema.
But before this procedure, you need to wipe the sore spot.
soda. Gum or condensed vineyard juice, mixed
with olive oil, when used topically strengthens
hair. The juice produced by burning the branches of the vineyard
when used externally, it treats warts, freckles,
lichens, especially if you grind it with raisins.
In modern folk medicine, fresh grapes
leaves are used for constipation. Cold infusion of leaves
used to strengthen vision, with rheumatism. For
preparation of the infusion 350 g of grape leaves are poured
3 liters of cold water and infused for 3 days.
A decoction of grape leaves alkalizes the urine and gradually
help get rid of uric acid kidney stones. Useful
decoction and gout. Grape leaves have
hypoglycemic properties – they are successfully used for
diabetes treatment. It is also believed that grape leaves
Infusion of grape leaves: brew with 1 cup boiling water
1 tbsp. l. dry chopped leaves, insist 25-30
min, drain. Drink 1-2 tbsp. l. 3 times a day for
0,5 hours before meals, as well as gargle with sore throat, wash
wounds and ulcers.
Dried grape leaf powder is inhaled with nasal
bleeding. They also treat purulent wounds using both
Grape seeds have a hemostatic effect
with uterine bleeding. Neurasthenia is treated with grape juice,
hysteria, functional heart disease.
Dangerous properties of grape leaves
Despite the large number of useful properties that
grape leaves, they have some contraindications. To apply
they can harm in cases where a person suffers from obesity,
chronic stomach ulcers, diabetes mellitus,
heart failure. They can cause significant harm in
these cases only when consumed in large quantities.
Also, grape leaves can be unhealthy for women who
are in the final stages of pregnancy, because they provide
adverse effect on the work of the mammary glands.
Grape seed oil is very beneficial for hair. From the video presented, you will learn how to properly make a night hair mask out of it.