If you regularly eat this aromatic fruit. Know that it helps to increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood. They in turn prevent oxidative stress, thus slowing aging and reducing the risk of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
Regular consumption of this fruit increases the levels of antioxidants in the blood and prevents the breakdown of red blood cells. Experts say the beneficial properties of strawberries are due to their high levels of phenols that have antioxidant properties.
Strawberries help people at risk of cancer of the esophagus, to prevent severe illness reported the UPI and BTA agencies.
Strawberries, even dried, prevent the formation of tumors with precancerous lesions in the human esophagus. The fruits suppress a number of the biomarkers of cancer, cell proliferation, inflammation and gene transcription.
Strawberries are rich in vitamins, so they are recommended when there are shortages of such. They are recommended even for hypertension, gout, atherosclerosis and uterine bleeding.
Strawberries tend to counteract the various causes of intestinal infections and can be successfully applied as an additional tool against the streptococci, pneumococci, and influenza viruses.
Tradition advises to rinse the throat with a decoction of strawberries for stomatitis and angina. A decoction of dried or fresh strawberry leaves helps against bleeding and hemorrhoids.
Significantly, strawberries are commonly used for anemia and gastrointestinal disorders in children, according to folk medicine.
Strawberries help cleanse the intestines and blood, helping in treating obesity. A decoction of strawberries is recommended as a diuretic and laxative which also helps, when in need of sweating. Boil 2 tablespoons fresh strawberries in 1 cup boiling water, steam it for half an hour, strain and drink half a cup, before meals.