12 August

Foods high in tannin : useful properties

Foods high in tannin : useful properties
Tanin - a substance that has a set of useful features.What it is and what foods contain tannin - this is our stuff.

Tannin, or tannic acid in large quantities contained in the bark of trees, leaves and fruits of many plants.Due to its useful properties of the tannin used in food, light industry, in the manufacture of medicines.

Useful properties of tannins in the fruit

feelings of viscosity in the mouth by eating certain foods is an indication of the content of tannin.Particularly rich in tannin, fruit and berries.

  1. Persimmon.Eating persimmon helps cleanse the body, eliminate toxins, improve the digestive system, due to anti-inflammatory properties of tannin, which relieves dyspepsia, eases symptoms of gastritis.
  2. Garnet.Thanks contained in pomegranate tannins (tannin) it has disinfectant properties.The high tannin content in the skin of the pomegranate also allows you to use it to eliminate gastrointestinal disorders, dyspepsia.
  3. Berries.The high tannin content in berries such as cranberries, str
    awberries, blueberries and grapes, gives these berries bacteriostatic and bactericidal properties, neutralizing thus the infection and not letting it linger in the body.

Alternative foods high in tannin

also include foods rich in tannin, it is worth noting nuts: pistachios, peanuts, pecans, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts.Tannin in nuts gives their antioxidant properties.

Tannin contained in spices (cloves, tarragon, cinnamon, cumin, thyme, vanilla, bay leaf), also slows down the oxidation process.

high tannin have beans.The tannin red beans than in white.Chocolate and meats also contain tannins.

Tannin in tea and wine

One of the most consumed foods high in tannin is tea.tannic acid concentration in the green tea is much higher than in black, so the green tea has a strong antioxidant properties, strengthens blood vessels.

on the quality and origin of tannin contained in the bones, berries and fruit stems of grapes, the quality of wine depends, which also has antioxidant properties.

The use of tannin in medicine

In addition to these useful properties of tannic acid, it is worth noting further use of such methods of tannin as:

  • treatment of inflammatory processes of a century with the help of tea infusion;
  • used as a hemostatic agent;
  • antidote for bee stings;
  • treatment of various skin diseases;
  • excretion of heavy metals (mercury, lead) in cases of poisoning by them, as the tannins have the ability to bind them.

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