Finally the asparagus season starts again. The supermarkets are already well stocked with the white and green barbecues and we look forward to conjuring up delicious and healthy creations. The asparagus is appreciated by many people not only because of its good taste, but also because of its intrinsic values: With only 20 kilocalories per 100 grams, asparagus is optimally suitable as a diet vegetable, and it is also extremely well-saturated. In addition, it is full of important vitamins and minerals such as vitamins B1, B2 and E as well as iron, phosphorus and potassium. It also contains virtually no fat and no cholesterol at all. A few more reasons, the nutrient-rich powerhouse now in the asparagus season regularly. Of course, it is important that the asparagus is eaten as fresh as possible and that the quality is taken into account when making the purchase. For white and green asparagus, the head should definitely be closed.
In traditional Chinese medicine, asparagus has been used successfully for more than 5,000 years for coughs, skin problems and many other ailments. Also in our circles the asparagus is valued for its positive influence on the kidneys: The contained amino acid asparagine and the high potassium content have a diuretic effect and stimulate kidney activity. In TCM, but rather the young shoots, but rather the rootstock used. This is carefully removed from the soil, dried and ground as needed. The asparagus root is considered as a thermally cooling, moisturizing and Yin-nourishing and acts in the functional circuits lung and kidney. The popular TCM substance is mainly used in tea blends or care products.
The cosmetic effect of the asparagus root is also taken advantage of our YIN YANG BALANCE care series. The sweet toning and astringent root provides lasting moisture and prevents moisture loss. Contained is the precious ingredient in our YIN YANG BALANCE 24-Hours-Facial Creme, Cleansing Foam and Balancing Shampoo. It softens and softens skin and hair, and also provides protection against damaging UV radiation.