Mentions about medicinal properties of cumin rooted in the mists of time.The ancient Egyptians believed cumin panacea for all ills.Vessels with caraway oil found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs.Avicenna described the caraway seeds as "seed, stimulating the body's energy and helps fight fatigue."From the speech of the last messenger of Allah, the Holy Prophet Muhammad: "The grains of cumi...Continue Reading
broadleaf aspidistra (Aspidistra elatior Blume) previously attributed to the lily family (Liliaceae).According to recent data, the genus is included in the family of Landysheva (Conva-llariaceae). sort Name - aspidistra - comes from two Greek words: "aspis" - shield and "astron" - a star, and is likely to be associated with a form of stigma. Homeland verdure broadleaf - southern China,...Continue Reading
Lily of the valley belongs to the lily family.This is the well-known perennial herb, commonly occurring in deciduous and mixed forests.And fans of lily of the valley bred it in their gardens, orchards and in front gardens. Rhizome lily white, branching.Flowers are known as white with a very pleasant smell.Fruit - berry red three-seed.This fragrant flower blooms in May - early June, and in...Continue Reading
Mother-and-stepmother - one of the first plants that people used for medicinal purposes (long before the new era). Early Spring.Coming off the snow.And suddenly ... It should be a golden sun!This blossomed mother and stepmother , heralding the onset of warm days and joyful spring. Mother-and-stepmother, belongs to the family Asteraceae.This herbaceous perennial with a long horizontal bran...Continue Reading
Despite the name "borage», comfrey drug is toxic.This is a perennial herbaceous plant 60-90 cm. It is spread in all areas of the southeast and in the black earth country lane (to the north meets less often).Comfrey grows normally on wet meadows, bushes, in floodplains, ravines, gullies, near ditches, streams. comfrey root black-brown, long, spindly, branching.The stem (or several of them)...Continue Reading
room Like medicinal plants are mainly grown aloe vera and aloe vera.In folk medicine, aloe is called "prickly physician" - the juice of the plant is used to treat a wide variety of diseases and promoting good health. used to treat the plants leaves.For the therapeutic use as aloe tree and aloe vera (aloe vera) it is recommended to use three plants - the age of five. As a medicinal plant al...Continue Reading
Homeland coriander - Middle East and North Africa.Coriander is cultivated in Morocco, Egypt, Romania, India, Japan, China, and North America.Mention of coriander found in the Old Testament and other ancient sources.Seeds of plants were found during excavations in the tomb of the pharaoh Ramses II.The first Europeans began using coriander, were the ancient Greeks and Romans, to get acquainted...Continue Reading
The plant belongs to the family gentianaceae.It is common in the south-east is quite rare, but much more often - in the non-chernozem zone of the country. centaury - naked biennial plant 10-40 cm tall.The stem of his single, but sometimes several of them.Leaves radical outlet in lanceolate-ovate, elliptic-oblong.The flowers are bright pink.Fruit - an oblong box.Flowers in June-August. Chem...Continue Reading
Drug use walnuts known since ancient times.In folk medicine uses all parts of the nut: the pericarp, fruit and leaves.In the past the percentage of vitamin C, especially in the month of June, compared with its content in the wild rose. kernels walnuts - one of the most useful among the foods of plant origin.Nuts are superior to all crops, surpassed only by legumes.And having eaten, for ex...Continue Reading
modest herb thyme or thyme - a real green pharmacy.In medicine, use flowering leafy twigs.Infusions, decoctions and extracts thyme (thyme) prescribed for acute and chronic respiratory diseases, asthma and tuberculosis.Thyme (thyme) - a great germicide, besides, he has also anticonvulsant, sedative, analgesic, wound healing and anthelminthic action. The people thyme (thyme) is used in neur...Continue Reading
As food plant asparagus was known in ancient Egypt.Since then, much time has passed and people brought a lot of cultivars. Asparagus - dioeci...
marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) - one of the early-flowering plants.Find it should be on the wet meadows, in the lowlands, along rivers, str...
Lemongrass - perennial woody vine with twining stems up to 15 cm and a thickness of 2.5 cm with the threadlike rhizomes and numerous adventitiou...