One of the unique plants known to man for centuries, is epilobium angustifolium. Hearing this name, not many would guess that we are talking about one of the most known in Russia herbs, used to make a medicinal drink. Meet Ivan-tea – a real storehouse of nature and universal home kit.
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Nature itself took care of the useful properties of fireweed, and collected in the plant the bulk of the elements of the periodic table. The plant contains iron . titanium . Nickel . copper . manganese . Bor . molybdenum . as well as potassium . calcium . sodium . lithium, etc. as well As bioflavonoids, pectin, tannins.
Vitamin a number of fireweed presented In b vitamins and ascorbic acid. The content of vitamin C, this tea can be considered a record holder, the number of assorbenti up to 400 mg per 100 g, which is several times more than Continue reading
Long since in Russia there are many herbs useful properties which are time-tested and used in folk medicine for the prevention and treatment of
certain diseases. One of such medicinal plants is fireweed (its another name epilobium angustifolium), has a whole range of useful properties.
What is more useful: roots, stems, flowers or leaves of fireweed?
Fireweed – it is a perennial plant, growing abundantly along the country roads, meadows and glades. Plant height reaches up to 150 cm medium-Sized flowers clustered in racemes of different colors, ranging from common red color with a purple tint to pale pink or white. The roots of the plants Continue reading
Traditionally in our kitchen is always present is not so much spice. It is, as a rule, parsley, dill, coriander and pepper. Occasionally meets Basil. But rosemary unfairly considered exotic. Meanwhile, it is not only exquisite spice, but also a great decorative fragrant plant which is an original way to decorate your apartment.
Rosemary in Latin language means sea dew, or the freshness of the sea . For the ancient Greeks it was a talisman, bringing luck, preserving youth, fend off evil spirits. In the 19th century in Europe, this plant used as a snuff with a cold.
The use of rosemary
In cooking. The rosemary pine-sweet camphor smell, it tastes spicy and zesty, slightly bitter. Therefore, this spice adds to dishes of vegetables such as eggplant, mushrooms, beans, cabbage.
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