Ground pear (Jerusalem artichoke)

EARTH PEAR (Jerusalem artichoke)


Perennial herbaceous and tuberous plant, resembling elecampane tall or common sunflower.

In the ground, in the roots, elongated tubers develop with thickenings at the end (like potato ones), rich in insulin, which is necessary for both patients with diabetes mellitus and healthy people to protect themselves from this disease.

Dishes from Jerusalem artichoke are prepared in raw, boiled, baked forms, but salad is the most useful: peel, grate, add onion, parsley, season with sour cream.

Fresh juice of pear tubers is used to reduce acidity in the stomach, especially with heartburn. This juice normalizes the function of the gastrointestinal tract, helping with constipation, quenching gastric cramps and intestinal colic, having an anti-inflammatory effect. 1 st. a spoonful of freshly made juice quickly relieves nausea.

Ground pear preparations are used as an excellent blood pressure stabilizer, for headaches, in the treatment of diabetes, salt deposits (especially in the legs), polyarthritis, etc. The aerial part of the plant is also used for these purposes.

At the end of summer (in August) or during flowering, the upper part of the plant (grass) is cut off at a height within 1 m from the ground. Dried or used fresh tops of the plant in the form of a decoction. 2 kg of fresh herbs are boiled for 10-15 minutes in 6 liters of water, infused to a temperature of 38-39 degrees and used for foot baths for 20-30 minutes 2-3 times a week when salts are deposited (especially in the legs).

It is useful to make baths for bathing from an infusion or decoction of pear grass for polyarthritis, radiculitis, etc. It is useful to take tubers in the form of infusion, decoction (compote) or juice from root crops for diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases.


Infusion or decoction: 3 tbsp. spoons of dried fruits insist 1-2 hours in 1 liter of boiling water and drink without restrictions (but without sugar) like water, tea.

Ground pear preparations (tuber juice, infusion, etc.) quickly heal ulcers and small wounds.

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