Spring body is particularly pressing need for vitamins. Young leaves of Primula are high in vitamin C is enough to eat them a few pieces to meet the daily requirement of ascorbic acid. Succulent leaves primrose can be put into the soup, prepare a salad but you must remember that in order to protect the nature of collecting Primula around cities banned.
Everyone is familiar with the nettle. Its leaves are rich in many vitamins. Much can be prepared from this plant. Soup and salad of nettle can make in all conditions.
If we travel in the late summer or autumn, vitamin deficiency does not threaten us. In the forest on the fringes, on the issues, on the banks of ponds grows wild rose in May (Brown) — looks like a rose. Brownish shoots seated prickly thorns. Large pink flowers exude a sweet aroma. The flower petals contain rose oil, which is the raw material for the perfume industry and a valuable medicine. The petals of rose hips can cook delicious drink. The leaves of wild rose contains a lot of nutrients. They can be used to make a healing broth (stewed fruit), especially if you make a mix of flowers and leaves. Rose hips are considered record of flora on the content of ascorbic acid: it is 10 times more than black currants, 50 times more than the lemon, and 100 times higher than in apples. In addition, rose hips contain vitamin E, PP, K, E, Bi, B2, a lot of sugar, pectin and tannin, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, and magnesium. Gather fruits during full ripeness. To the touch, they must be firm. Fresh and dried fruits are preparing various vitamin drinks.
Drink fresh rose hips. Some mashed fruit, pour a glass of cold water, bring to boil and infuse for 15-20 minutes.
Vitamin drink. A mixture of 3 parts strawberry leaves, blackberry leaves 2 parts, 3 parts of rose hips to fill the thermos, pour boiling water, close tightly and insist 2-3 hours.
It is useful to prepare a drink from a mixture of rose hips and fruits of mountain ash. Rowan is widespread across the Eurasian territory. Rowan fruits contain carotene, a significant amount of vitamin C, P, and tannins. They can be used in dry and fresh for the prevention and treatment of beriberi. After the first frost fruits of mountain ash acquire pleasant bitter-sour taste.
In winter, when the fields and forests of snow, we are experiencing particularly strong demand for vitamins. Indispensable in such circumstances vitamin drink, made from pine needles. Pine is everywhere, on very different grounds.