Ivan Tea Properties

Fireweed (Ivan tea) properties: medicinal healing and application

The plant, which is called Ivan tea or fireweed, brings a lot of benefits to the human body. Drink from it is nutritious and healthy, because this perennial contains a large number of valuable compounds and substances.

Based on the analysis of the percentage of nutrients in ivan tea in different regions of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, we can conclude that there is a slight difference (in the aerial part of the plant, including leaves, stems and flowers):

Proteins – 12, 21-16, 4%. Mucus (polysaccharides that are easily hydrolyzed) – 8, 83-19, 37%. Fiber – 13, 13-26, 01%. Subcutaneous compounds – 6, 12-10, 1 %. Anthocyanins – 1, 01-1, 81%. Lignin – 8, 67-13, 8%. Chlorophyll a – 5, 11-8, 02 mg / L. Chlorophyll b – 9, 34-13, 56 mg / L. Carotene – 3, 64-7, 59 mg%. Rutin – 16027, 72 mg%. Vitamin C – 56, 38-225, 1 mg%.

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