Brewer's yeast is a microscopic fungus. It consists of very small cells oval. When you meet a lot of these cells forms a smear which is usually white or gray.
This yeast is bred from many years ago in the tanks of beer, live cultured in the liquid and is maintained by the glucose it gets from the malt of the beer. It contains a ferment which is capable of converting glucose into alcohol and carbon dioxide, getting beer from the initial liquid malt.
As in other countries, in Spain you get the yeast in beer production plants in that drink.
The collection is produced in the brewery. Upon a smear with this yeast is readily separated from the rest of the liquid. Normally they sell to keep it cold and dry it is necessary first to a temperature not exceeding 40 grados CelsiusC. Then you should save in a tightly closed jar in a cool, no humidity.
Obviously you can not talk flowering time to be a fungus.
This yeast has been used in medicine since Egyptian times. Its composition is simple, since at least 75% is water, the rest are various minerals, substances such as protein and fat ergosterina that properly treated can be a good antirachitic.
To use it you usually remove the bitter hops. Used as a regulator of intestinal functions, making a fairly mild laxative.
Was formerly used to combat typhoid fever, but today has been replaced by other substances.
Among the applications are that they are used to fight respiratory diseases such as colds, also diabetic and externally is also good for
If picked fresh is usually taken mixed with beer. But you must not be too long since collected and provided that has been stored in a refrigerator at temperatures no higher than 0 grados CelsiusC. If unsure of their conservation status, or if it smells bad, should not be eaten. If you have dried lasts much longer, even after 3 years of conservation with half of the cells still alive and the other half, though dead, keeping some of their properties. It can take up to 10 gr. Daily and mixed with beer or other liquid. The dose should be reduced medium gr. Per day for children.
HABITAT: In order to obtain deposits beer
PART USED: Yeast
CATALAN: Llevat de cervesa
Nutritional Strong, Regenerator of the digestive flora Strong, Purifying Light.
Important: The use of information on medicinal plants, without the minimum knowledge in dosage and descriptions can cause problems or side effects. You should always talk to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified personnel before taking herbs or medicinal plants. Take the texts and information such as single orientation for subsequent verification contrast and medical professionals. World Topic assumes no liability in connection with the material on the web.