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Video: Ramson

Video: Ramson
Video: Lil Tecca - Ransom (Directed by Cole Bennett) 2023, June



Calories, kcal: 35 Proteins, g: 2.4 Fats, g: 0.1 Carbohydrates, g: 6.5

Ramson, or Bear Onion, or Wild Garlic, or Kolba - a perennial herb; species of the genus Onion of the Onion family.

It grows mainly in the wild. Distributed in Central and South-Western Europe, Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, Scandinavia. In Russia - mainly in Siberia.

Calorie content of wild garlic

The calorie content of wild garlic is 35 kcal per 100 grams of product.

Composition and useful properties of wild garlic

Leaves, stems and bulbs have a strong garlic scent due to the alliin glycoside and essential oil. The plant contains a lot of ascorbic acid (in leaves up to 0.73%, in bulbs - up to 0.10%). The essential oil contains vinyl sulfide, mercaptan and an aldehyde of unknown structure.

Ramson is rich in vitamins. The collection of its greens is carried out in April-May, just when there is a lack of them in the diet. It contains 4.2 mg% carotene, up to 100 mg% vitamin C, as well as essential oil, phytoncides, lysozyme. It is used as an anti-febrile remedy. Known since ancient times, antiscorbutic, antisclerotic properties of wild garlic. It prevents the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood, improves digestion, and stimulates the heart. In folk medicine, it is used for purulent otitis media, rheumatism.

Ramson increases appetite, increases the secretion of the digestive glands, enhances the motor function of the intestines (calorizer). In addition, the plant has a bactericidal, fungicidal and antiscorbutic effect.

Ramson in cooking

As a spice, the aerial part of wild garlic is used, as well as its bulbs. Leaves and petioles are consumed raw from spring until flowering, adding to salads, soups, pie fillings, and also as a spice for meat, fish and vegetable dishes. Ramson improves the aroma and flavor of the game.

Ramson is used with caution, given its garlic taste, so as not to spoil the prepared dish. The leaves are used in food raw and pickled, in hot dishes, in breads and pies.

Ramson is prepared for future use: salted, fermented, pickled. The above-ground part is also dried, and then crushed, leaving for the winter in an airtight container.

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