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What grapes are better - European or Isabella?

Appear, glucose - the most important part of glucose - is directly soaked up in blood and is a unique high-speed power source of a human body! It positively influences also improvement of a metabolism, and for work of nervous system, a brain, liver … Than not an occasion once again to talk about grapes?!

Grapes European, vinonosny, wine, real (Vitis vinifera L.)

the Ligneous climbing long-term liana from family of vinogradovy (Vitaceae) up to 20 meters long. Leaves (well who did not see them?!) roundish, to 20 cm in the diameter, three - five - or seven-bladed (sometimes integral). Bark on a stalk separates strips.

Grapes European in May and in June blossom. Berries big (sometimes more than two centimeters in the diameter), roundish or oblong, sweet, red, pink, zelenovato - yellow or it is dark - violet, with a thin skin, are collected in clusters. Flowers are more often bisexual, are collected in clustery inflorescences.

The homeland of grapes European Forward Asia - territories from the Caucasus to the Middle East is considered.

Grapes accompanied our ancestors in the distant Stone Age.

In the Mediterranean it began to be cultivated a bit later, in a bronze age. History of its cultivation contains more than nine millennia … In Assyria and Babylon the winemaking and wine growing prospered in the fourth millennium B.C. In those days seafarers - Phoenicians extended culture of grapes all wider and wider.

The Ancient Greek scientist and the philosopher Teofrast (the IV-III centuries BC) mentioned creation of new grades of grapes. The Greek sweet wines from the islands of Lesbos, Cyprus and Crete were widely known in all Mediterranean.

Ancient Greeks did brisk business India, Central Asia and as Xenophon reported (5th century BC) in the Caucasus, in particular, in Colchis, wine growing was already in blossoming - many researchers consider that in Georgia cultivation of grapes went irrespective of the Mediterranean, on the basis of local forms and was not introduced from the outside.

In Western Europe wine growing existed also long ago, at the time of Ancient Rome the Burgundian wine from the country of francs - future France - was already quite famous.

Grape berries contain sucrose, glucose, apple, wine acids, a number of amino acids, vitamins B, C, PP, carotene (pro-vitamin A), potassium and calcium, phosphorus and iron.

The use of grapes is contraindicated at diabetes, heart failure, sharp and chronic diseases of a gastrointestinal tract (zheludochno - an intestinal path), lungs, a hypertension, at inflammatory diseases of an oral cavity. Ampeloterapiya (i.e. treatment by grapes) is undesirable to people with an excess weight.

Nevertheless in the Tibetan medicine grapes real (“rgun - Broom“, it at it the Tibetan name) were applied at some inflammatory diseases of lungs and eyes, and also “to urine fluidifying“ at a number of other diseases.

Grape juice strengthens vodno - a salt exchange that promotes cleaning of an organism of uric acid (and other harmful products of a metabolism), interfering with formation of sand and stones in urinary tract. At an ampeloterapiya (treatment stimulation of a vermicular movement of intestines happens grapes). Berries possess the diuretic, laxative, zhelchegonny and all-strengthening action, are used at treatment of an anemia, emphysema of lungs, at locks, at chronic bronchitis, nephrites, PKB (pochechno - a stone illness), liver diseases, a nervous breakdown.

Grapes leaves are also used in the medical and food purposes - for preparation of stuffed cabbage, sparkling low alcohol drinks and t.

A now, “on snack“, is slightly more detailed about famous “American“...

Grapes Isabella (Vitis labrusca L.)

the Long-term liana with an odrevesnevayushchy strong stalk up to 7 - 8 meters high from the same family of vinogradovy (Vitaceae). The trunk at the basis can have 25 cm a diameter. Year escapes with dark omission.

Flowers are collected in a difficult dense brush. Blossoming in May-June. Berries black, are more rare pink or white (1 - 1,5 cm in the diameter), with a thick thin skin and the original taste which is slightly reminding taste of fruits of blackcurrant.

The grapes homeland the Isabella - North America, to be exact, the East and North - the East of the United States of America. His Indians ate or not - about that there are inconsistent data. Eventually, nobody forbids “to rummage“ on the Internet - can that brand new and will be.

“the newcomer from America“ since 1635 - at first in the native USA, then and in Europe, Asia, especially in Transcaucasia - in the Western Georgia and in Azerbaijan where the whole plantations of magnificent overseas grapes were created began to be used in culture.

It was necessary only to tell that medical application and action, and also the chemical composition of Isabella is generally similar to the previous look - grapes European.

And as for taste, preferences … Someone likes currant smack of an isabella more, someone is crazy about our, European grapes … On taste and color, all know, there are no companions!