Many refuse fatty foods, foods rich in preservatives, dyes, flavor enhancers and switching to a healthy diet, which can not be imagined without fresh juices and herbal teas. First place in the ranking of the components of the invigorating and healthy drinks to keep mint and lemon balm. They are easy to grow even on the window sill. How to do it correctly, says researcher at the regional Botanic garden of Love Kruglov.
And mint, and lemon balm are very useful, contain a lot of vitamins, possess medicinal properties. By the way, mint is a great addition to many dishes and cocktails, such as the famous Mojito. Due to the fact that the leaves of these plants look similar, they are often confused.
Lemon balm, aka Melissa – one of the major honey plants garden. In Greece its even called bee weed.
And Melissa is called heart’s delight, lady’s happiness, bee mint, liquor, a censer. Continue reading
Many indoor plants have healing properties. They are used as valuable medicinal plants in their homeland.
It is known that from Sudanese hibiscus raw material for the famous hibiscus tea that improves metabolism, strengthens blood vessels, helps with flu and colds, excretes toxins, has a beneficial effect in the fight against cholesterol.
It’s no secret that the aspidistra has diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties and in many parts of East Asia used in folk medicine. Decoctions of all parts of the plant is used in convulsions, gastro-intestinal diseases, diarrhea, stones in the urinary system.
Medicines of Myrtle are used for the prevention of influenza and treatment of bronchitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, sinusitis. It is useful in the treatment of diseases of the heart, blood, use it to strengthen the stomach. Extracts from Myrtle are part of many drugs. Continue reading
In the midst of the season of gathering medicinal plants. But, it turns out that the most popular herbs of those that we brewed in tea or taken in the form of teas have side effects that can harm the health.
Do not confuse phyto-teas and herbal teas with normal tea. It is at least natural, but all the same medication, each of which has its indications, contraindications and side effects.
So whip cups as refreshing teas of mint or chamomile is not worth it. Safe dose – no more than 200 grams of broth per day. Try to stick to that.
Included in the top five of the sedative herbs. Relieves anxiety, irritability, increases efficiency, helps to focus. Is a mild antispasmodic. Continue reading