Buckwheat is produced from the fruit of herbaceous plant buckwheat ( Fagopyrum ). Caloric buckwheat unground is 313 Kcal per 100 gram of product. The chemical composition of cereals unground is rich and varied, in it there are: beta-carotene , vitamins of group B , A , B1 , B2 , B5 , B6 , B9 , E , H and PP , as well as almost all the human body minerals: potassium , magnesium , zinc , selenium , copper and manganese , iron , chlorine and sulfur , iodine , chromium , fluorine , molybdenum , boron, vanadium , tin and titanium, silicon, cobalt , nickel. Buckwheat (unground) contains many useful easily digestible protein promotes hematopoiesis, useful at low levels of blood hemoglobin (calorizator). Buckwheat recommended to use in diseases of the liver and kidney, and atherosclerosis propensity to edema. The use of unground increases the body's resistance to various kinds of infections, lowers "bad" cholesterol. Buckwheat is permitted in gastritis and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.