Maple juice – not that other as the fluid surrounding the intercellular structure inside the tree and providing it with food. It is mined in the early spring when the air begins to warm up in the afternoon to above freezing temperatures and begin to revive the kidneys. In appearance the juice of the maple is a transparent, slightly yellowish liquid, which, depending on tree species has a different degree of sweetness. So, sugar, red and black maples have the most sugar content and mostly they are made of world famous maple syrup.
Use maple juice
The composition of the maple juice is quite rich and contains: sucrose, dextrose, oligosaccharides, vitamins b, P, C, E, malic and citric acid, and small amount of succinic acid, potassium, silicon, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, lipids and carotenoids. In addition, the juice of the maple contain polyunsaturated acids, which are essential for maintaining healthy heart, brain and nervous system.
Thanks to such diverse and useful composition of maple SAP has the following properties:
- diuretic, therefore, successfully used for the treatment of diseases of the kidneys and bladder;
- soft, but strong choleretic and indicated for pathologies of the liver and gallbladder;
- immunostimulating and immunomodulatory, due to the content of vitamin C Has beneficial effects on the immune response of a person not only for colds, but if cancer processes;
- used for chronic diseases of the pancreas;
- cleanses the body and blood vessels from toxins.
Healthy maple SAP as a topical antiseptic due to its antimicrobial properties. Therefore, some naturopaths advise to use it for the treatment of superficial wounds, cuts and burns.
Contraindications maple juice
Despite its obvious benefits, maple SAP can bring harm to certain people. So, it is not recommended in diabetes mellitus and in General the allergic disposition of the body.
Besides, do not forget that trees, like fungi, are able to accumulate harmful substances, heavy metals and toxins not only from the soil but from the air. Therefore, to maple SAP has not brought harm, you should assemble it at a maximum distance from highways, roads and industrial production. Assembled under such conditions the juice will bring maximum benefits to the body and will help to improve health.