Hughes (Yuzu) is a hybrid ichangskoy papedy and tangerine.This fruit is known from the time of Confucius.Homeland yuzu (yuzu) - China.It is known that the popularity came to him in the 7-8 centuries, when he came to Japan because of the Buddhist monks.Today, in the wild as a native to Korea, Tibet, central China.It is also called yuzu or Yunos.

Wood Yuzu Wood Yuzu

Yuzu is a small shrub or tree, its height reaches up to four meters, the branches are numerous large thorns.It is characterized by frost - it is able to withstand even a 9-degree cold.On yuzu can impart other citrus.

«Japanese lemon" is a bit like a tangerine, however, had a rough rind having an average thickness of 3.9 mm, and the color from golden yellow to dark green - it depends on how much he has matured.Yuzu Fruit diameter - 7.5 cm, the weight of the fruit an average of 52 grams, which contains an average of 27 seeds.

Variety or yuzu yuzu with knobby crust called "Sissy Yuzu", which means "lion."

tasted these fruits sour limes and lemons
(read, about the beneficial properties of lemon ordinary).Aroma little tart, you can catch the shades of pine needles and flowers.The Japanese have this fruit to symbolize optimism, inspiration and well-being.

Composition The fruit peel are all types of sugars (sucrose, fructose, glucose), cellulose, pectin, nitrogenous substances, citric acid (4.5%), glycosides, oils.

Like all citrus, yuzu in great quantity in vitamin C (40 mg), which supports the health and strengthens the immune system for colds.There are a lot of vitamin E and potassium, which are beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole and strengthen the walls of blood vessels.Also contains vitamin A (useful for the eyes), salts of phosphorus and calcium (for nails, bones, teeth, hair), vitamin B (support for operation of the central and peripheral nervous system).

yuzu Calories 100 g of the product is 21 kcal:
  • Proteins - 0.5 g
  • Fat - 0.1 g Carbohydrates
  • - 7 g

Useful properties yuzu

Useful properties yuzu Useful properties yuzu

The favorite is the Japanese seasoning juice and peel of the fruit itself.Yuzu rind is rubbed in miso soups and juice is added to marinades and sauces.From the peel and juice make salad dressings, vinegar, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages.

fruit used in the preparation of jam, marmalade and jam.

green fruits are used for acute yuzu-mow (yudzukosё) - this is such a paste from the peel of unripe Japanese tangerine, fiery chili pepper and sea salt.

syrup from the fruit are a good remedy for colds.Generally, the use of yuzu helps stimulate the digestive and circulatory systems.

Where else found the use of this fruit?

addition to cooking, he is involved in the Toji - the celebration of the winter solstice in Japan.To get rid of the evil forces of the winter, health promotion and getting rich are taking a bath with yuzu fruit or peel, filled with hot water (the Japanese call a bath "yuzu-yu").

Such a choice is made for a reason."Japanese lemon" helps relieve nervous tension, fatigue, make the skin soft and supple, uplifting.It is made tinctures and essential oils, traditionally used during the massage and friction with rheumatism, arthritis and other pains.

Decorative "Japanese lemon»: Japanese call it "Khan Yuzu," it is grown not because of the fruit, but because of the beautiful flowers.

Japanese lemon perfume directly used juice, zest and butter.Most often, fresh scent of lemon peel yuzu can be found in the top notes.

Tea "yuchzhachha" from yudzy

Koreans called Yuzu: "The yuchzha", and from it prepare tea "yuchzhachha" And the beverage does not require fresh fruit yuzu, and pre-sugared.They are collected in autumn, after which they were peeled, cut into slices, seeds removed, placed in a pot and pour sugar in a ratio of 1: 1.Instead of sugar, you can pour honey.Leave a "jam" for 1 week.When zasaharivaniya yuzu juice forms a lot of thick, deposited in the form of a syrup visa, and the top pops pulp.Lemons, candied this method, can be stored for a long time.

To prepare the drink "yuchzhachha", taken a tablespoon of syrup and candied pulp is then diluted with boiling water.The drink can add a few zёrnyshek pine nuts, honey or sugar to taste.

Harm Japanese lemon

Harm Japanese lemon Harm Japanese lemon

These fruits are citrus, so they do not consume more than 200 grams per day.Although I do not see how you can even eat 100 grams of lemon, even 50 would be hard to master.The reason is that after eating may cause allergy in the form of urticaria, pruritus and angioedema.If a peptic ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, too, need to be careful with the use of yuzu - possible aggravation of these diseases.Therefore, when using the Japanese miracle fruit is not superfluous to recall the old rule: "Everything is good in moderation."This also applies to damage persimmons and other fruits.
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