The use of medicinal plants
Medicinal plants since ancient times served the purposes of practical medicine. Primitive man was looking around him in the means of plants against many diseases. The use of medicinal plants…

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Growing medicinal plants from seed
Some medicinal plants can be grown from seed. There are, of course, the secrets of growing these plants on the plot or the apartment, the secrets of germination. Some of…

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Hawthorn: useful properties and recipes of traditional healers

Drink hawthorn is useful – have no heart disease!

Hawthorn is a very valuable food and medicinal plant, which in Greek means “strong”. Having a strong and very firm wood, it can live several hundred years, bravely enduring all the adverse conditions of the environment.

Since ancient times traditional healers known beneficial properties of hawthorn, which was used for rheumatic pain and restore the nervous system. Despite the fact that since then a great amount of time, this green healer continues to enjoy great popularity not only among its practitioners but also among specialists of traditional medicine.

Description and chemical composition

On the territory of our country there are about 50 species of plants that grow almost everywhere except the far North. Continue reading

The benefits and harms of arugula, nutritional value, usage in folk medicine, contraindications

Arugula: the benefits and harms

Arugula is a plant of the cruciferous family, Brassicaceae, which is recognized as official medicine is quite a useful product. More recently, the arugula was considered common weeds that are actively added to the feed for cattle and poultry. But modern science claims not only about its useful properties, but the refined taste, which can improve the quality of many dishes. Most often this pot with a nutty, peppery flavor and a bit of tartness used as a Supplement to meat and fish dishes.

Nutritional value of arugula

Chemical composition:

Carbohydrates: 2,05 gr

Dietary fiber: 1.6 g

Ash: 1,4 gr Continue reading

Popular recipes preserve the beauty and youth

The beauty of the woman given by nature, but its maintenance is no easy task, especially when the opponents are getting age and harmful factors of modern life. Where do you turn for help, as not all of the same nature, because it holds hundreds of secrets of health and beauty, and most importantly – share them generously with all of us.

Care about beauty and health of women as a mosaic – made up of many components. After 35 years it is necessary to care not only about the condition of the skin, but also the bones begin to lose calcium and phosphorus, concerning the vessels that gradually “out” from under the protection of estrogen and need in the prevention of atherosclerosis and hypertension, about the metabolism that is slowing, which means that there is a risk of “removing toxins” the body and excess weight. All of these issues concern women for centuries, so folk medicine has gained a lot of knowledge about how to help them cope with new manifestations of age and maintain health and beauty. Continue reading