Potatoes - Solanum tuberosum L.
The edible potato is an annual herbaceous plant, 50-100 cm tall, with branched subterranean shoots, on which are formed the tubers. Ground stems branched, pubescent with adpressed to the stem…

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Marigold or calendula officinalis
We're in a hurry, in a hurry, afraid even for an instant to look back. We are all the time busy. Not to what. And our life flies by. We…

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Methods and forms of application of medicinal herbs

Herbs are natural medicines. Some, so strong on the effects that are used for the manufacture of drugs. Every year increases the focus on traditional medicines, mainly containing medicinal herbs that are increasingly valued not only among herbalists and doctors practicing traditional, conventional medicine.

Usually herbs are used externally. (baths, wraps, poultices and lotions) and internal in the form of aqueous infusions, decoctions, extracts, alcohol tinctures, teas and herbs, juice or powder of dried parts of plants. Let us dwell on the methods of cooking for ingestion.

Tinctures are obtained by maceration in water chopped medicinal raw materials. The smaller the crushed raw material – the faster it gives up its substance in the infusion. For preparation of extracts used leaves, flowers and stems. Infusions are prepared in two ways: cold and hot.

In the preparation of infusions cold, measured on volume and shredded vegetable raw materials placed in enameled or glass dish, pour the necessary amount of boiled water at room temperature, close lid and insist from 4 to 12 hours (depending on the initial volume and chemical costabissara). After this mixture has to be filtered and it is ready for use.

When using hot herb brew water temperature is 80-95 degrees, but not boiling water. Measured by volume, and shredded vegetable raw materials put in an enamel or glass( heat resistant glass) bowl and pour the hot water. most often in the ratio of one weight part of raw materials take 10 parts of water. Continue reading

MANGO — a heavenly delight!

In my garden began to sing mango and I decided to tell you about this delicious fruit and show beautiful parks, where to grow these wonderful fruits.

MANGO belongs to the flowering plant family anacardiaceae. These fruits are grown in areas of tropical climate. Depending on the variety, the fruit reaches up to 2 pounds of weight. The mango fruit is very sweet.

In Bolivia, as in all countries where growing this fruit, MANGO many varieties: plain mango, mango rose, mango giant and mango mixed with other fruits – banana, Apple, melon, pineapple, papaya… all its distinctive flavour, its shape and its color.

My tree — mango rose, this variety is my favorite. The season begins in late October and late fruits may be in early January.

They are the size of a fist. Ripe fruits are considered much too soft in both green and yellow.

All versionista flesh and bones to separate is not possible.

In Santa Cruz, where I live, there are many beautiful parks with mango trees.

MANGO is rich in fibers, vitamins, trace elements.

It has glucose, fructose and sucrose, oxalic acid and citric, malic and succinic.

In the pulp of the fruit contains vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, and C, A, E.

Minerals that make up bogatstvom: calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, potassium and magnesium. Continue reading

The world of medicinal herbs, treatment of folk remedies

Description: more and more people in the modern world understand the benefits of treatment with natural means. We can confidently say that herbal medicines have a more mild effect, less toxic, Show full profile… than the synthetic, non-addictive and allergies, have no side adverse effects.

Excerpt from the book BORIS Greenblatt’s

“DIAGNOSIS: or Treatment to live?”

Question: How cancer treatment can help “weed” and diet if not even the chemo? Show full…

Answer: Over the last 100 years medicine further and further departs from the principle that if the body gets all he needs from his environment, he will not suffer chronic illnesses (including cancer), and will quickly and easily recover from acute diseases. However, this principle is even more relevant today, when we all felt deficiency of nutrients in the abundance of food, as the soil has become very poor, and the process of industrial production of food removes food from our meagre quantity of essential nutrients. What is needed for our body (more precisely its anatomical and functional unit — cell) for a painless existence? We need 90 minerals,16 vitamins, 12 essential amino acids and 3 essential fatty acids. Note that among these substances, there is chemotherapy — it is our cells don’t need!

Medicine intentionally sets a high barrier for the treatment of severe diseases. You want to convince that if the disease is severe, the treatment must be very expensive, difficult and dangerous. Not does it remind you approach a dishonest mechanic to inspect your car that understands that you absolutely do not understand the subject? He will put up an expensive bill, and even flood the bad oil, so you make haste back. Continue reading