CULTIVATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS
Various diseases traditionally treated by herbal medicines. It was considered that the best ones grow on the island of Crete, therefore, the Romans often sent gatherers of herbs. In addition,…

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Self-medication using medicinal plants

The doctrine of natural therapeutic factors of medicinal plants occupy a special place. Acquaintance with the medicinal properties of plants lalele out in the past and is closely linked with a thousand years history of human development. The names of Hippocrates, Pliny and Dioscorid, collected, compiled and recorded information about the medicinal properties of plants accumulated by the ancient Greeks and Romans, known to every expert in this area. It’s safe to say that will never be forgotten Galen, abbess Hildegard of Bingen, albert the Great, Paracelsus, Sebastian Kneipp and the priest Küntzle, each of which has contributed to the development of herbal medicine. In the late middle ages were very popular herbalists who contributed to the dissemination of knowledge about the healing power of plants.

Herbal medicine today

Over time, the doctrine of the use of medicinal plants for health purposes has grown into science, which became known as phyto (from the Greek. phyton — a plant and therapeia treatment) or herbal treatment. Experts find out why and act on the human body herbs, identify chemical compounds and isolated them in laboratory conditions to establish their properties and features. Continue reading

Potatoes – the benefits and harms

Most often we are looking for information about the benefits of any unknown exotic fruits and vegetables. And we forget those who are always there.

Potatoes or simply potatoes, not only our “second bread”, it can replace some cosmetics, and first aid kit. Potato benefits and harms.

The Motherland of potato is South America, European countries, the potato became known in 1573, and then spread throughout the earth. In Russia, the potato came through Peter I in the XVIII century, and now many of the potato is considered a traditional Russian dish.

Potatoes – use. Potato is considered as a useful vegetable because it contains: water (75%), starch (17.5 percent), carbohydrates, fibre (1%), a small amount of protein and fat. As well as vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, K; minerals: potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron; organic acids: malic, citric, oxalic.

Along with the usefulness of a potato — simply delicious vegetable, which is cooked many dishes. Also in folk medicine, there are recipes with potatoes, which help from ailments and diseases. Continue reading

Useful properties of nutmeg and used in folk medicine

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Nutmeg grows on the Islands of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, South America and Indonesia. This spice helps digestion and food assimilation. Adding in different dishes for celebrations, banquets and feasts – a guarantee that the guests will not have heaviness in the stomach.

Thanks to nutmeg nut in the human body easy to digest and fatty pork, and lamb. and high-calorie cream cakes and cakes.

Nutritional value of nutmeg

First let’s talk a little about the nutritional value of this amazing spice. Due to the content of a large number of useful substances, including many antioxidants, nutmeg has so many useful properties.

It contains volatile oil trimyristin and several other important essential oils, which give a sweet and spicy aroma of the nutmeg nut. This is myristicin, eugenol, elemicin, safrole, terpineol, pinene, camphene, linalool, cineole, dipenta and Sabine. Continue reading

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Charges of herbs and medicinal plants
Information on the use of various substances for the treatment of diseases dates back to antiquity. For example, Egypt, Ancient Greece, Rome a few thousand years before our era there…

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