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Health Benefits of Cognac

According to many doctors, the use of brandy, of course, in reasonable doses, can bring very tangible benefits to our health. At the same time, in some cases, cognac is proposed to be “taken” in its pure form, and in others – as part of specially prepared drinks.

Moreover, it is sometimes recommended to use it in an unusual way. The beneficial effects of brandy According to the results of scientific research, 30 grams of quality brandy drunk daily has a positive effect on the human body. First of all, by expanding the blood vessels, brandy helps to reduce blood pressure and stimulate the heart. In addition, this drink can help relieve a headache or an attack of angina. Health benefits of brandy is an indisputable fact.

The tannins contained in cognac, along with tannin, allow the body to absorb vitamin C more quickly and efficiently. The drink also awakens appetite, activates the secretion of gastric juice, and in some cases even relieves stomach cramps. In addition, the French drink acts as a neuro stimulator. In particular, it helps to improve hearing and memory. Cognac with other drinks – homemade medicine Adding brandy to other drinks, as a rule, is associated with the treatment and prevention of colds.

For example, to avoid a cold, it is recommended to drink a glass of hot tea with brandy. If you, nevertheless, caught a cold, then in this case cognac would be quite appropriate. Heated with honey and lemon, it will help you reduce the temperature. Added to hot milk, it is an excellent remedy for bronchitis and even helps with pneumonia. Unconventional use of brandy But, as it turns out, the medical use of brandy is not limited to the usual taking inwards. Returning to the cold topic, it should be said that warmed brandy, or rather, grape brandy made according to cognac technology, is proposed to gargle with a sore throat. Also, from the point of view of traditional medicine, with the help of brandy, you can relieve toothache.

For this purpose, two pieces of cotton should be moistened with brandy; then, the first of them is applied to the disturbing tooth, and the second – to the ear, located on his side. Medical contraindications However, it should be borne in mind that in a number of chronic diseases, brandy is not only not useful, but even contraindicated. Among these diseases, in the first place, should be mentioned hypotension, gallstone disease and diabetes. Therefore, even when using the drink for medicinal purposes, be cautious.

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