Among the different types of lettuce it has the most popular because, with a neutral taste, is ideal for decorative purposes in cooking. This ingredient is often used in a variety of dietary and conventional salads, sandwiches, and as well as snacks.
Lettuce is very useful during the period of beriberi, as well as people with diabetes, children and people of retirement age.
To not bitter lettuce in a dish, use cabbage leaves to the flower arrows. Lettuce is eaten raw, unprocessed form. A lettuce to bring you more benefits, it is necessary to collect food in the morning, when the leaves are fresh and juicy, because in the sweltering hot weather or during rain, he loses almost all its vitamins and useful qualities.
Useful properties of lettuce, with a beneficial effect in the treatment of many diseases, you name it. When the nervous system disorders, namely, insomnia, neurasthenia, as well as high blood pressure, use an infusion of lettuce. To prepare it to grind a tablespoon of salad leaves and pour boiling water, let it brew time, and then, drain, take half a cup twice a day. Also, it takes an infusion of lettuce when you cough, but then another recipe: lettuce teaspoon pour a glass of boiled water, to insist for two hours and take three times a day. It is useful even for tuberculosis patients.
But fresh lettuce juice – the best cure for chronic gastritis, ulcers and other diseases of the stomach and duodenum.