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Ancient Chinese and Indian herbs medicine

Many people notice that in the autumn sitting down to work and gather your thoughts it becomes harder. However, it appears that to improve brain work not so difficult and it can be done at home, using a mysterious Ginkgo biloba or drinking tea on the basis of Gotu Kola, rosemary or sage. Look at ancient herb that has been used in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine to improve brain function.

Scientists were interested in methods of preserving the bright mind and good memory for centuries. Two famous medical school: Chinese traditional medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine has paid particular attention to the study of natural means of maintaining brain activity.

Gotu-Kola is a traditional Chinese and Indian medicine

The Chinese and the Indians happy to drink tea on the basis of Gotu Kola (Gotu Kola), which increases tone and improves blood circulation in the body. This plant should not be confused with the Cola nut (Cola nitida). It does not contain caffeine. Gotu Kola is also a good antioxidant and helps to improve memory. The active substances in Gotu Kola stimulate the formation of collagen and contribute to saillenard. According to the legend of an ancient Chinese scholar lived for more than 200 years, as actively consuming this plant, which is one of the types of parsley and has no special smell or taste. The plant is rich In vitamins a, b, E, K, and it is a great source of magnesium.

Pure Gotu Cola in Russia we have not seen, but know she is in a Green superfood mix OrganicMe . Continue reading

Chia seed (Spanish sage). The properties of Chia seeds

In the era of Great geographical discoveries by the Spanish conquistadors actively explored new territory and including explored the American continent. Thanks to the Spaniards in the European culinary tradition there were many foods and spices. Chia seed (Spanish sage) were among new and previously unknown in Europe for products that have long been used in cooking native South America.

It should be noted that due to the natural properties of Chia seed (Spanish sage) the plant is used not only in cooking, but also traditional medicine. The Bela plant Chia or Salvia hispanica belongs to the genus of Sage, hence the second name, as well as the family Lamiaceae. The birthplace of Chia shall be the territory of modern Mexico.

In addition, the plant grows in Guatemala, but also Ecuador, Australia, Bolivia and Argentina. Remarkably, Chia white selects for the growth of high-mountain territories, which are located at an altitude of 2600 meters on the sea level. Spanish sage is a plant that reaches one metre in height, sweetbarbie, sometimes white blossoms.

Chia seed (Spanish sage) oval size that do not exceed in diameter and one millimeter. Chia seed (Spanish sage) may differ in color. Chia seeds are found in white, grey, and black. In addition, on the surface of the Chia seed you can find the original picture. Beneficial properties of Chia seed (Spanish sage) due to the chemical composition that coderit as vitamins and other undoubtedly useful for the human body connection. Continue reading

The cultivation of medicinal herbs

Cultivation of such medicinal herbs, as mint, lemon balm, yarrow, sage is better done at the cottage or in the garden, despite the fact that they grow in natural conditions. There is nothing difficult, as wild herbs do not require much care, that is, desire and minimum effort for the cultivation of medicinal herbs in the garden or at the cottage. Some herbs can be used as ornamental plants for fresh air in the room.

Lemon balm should be planted in a slightly shaded place, such as near a fence or wall. It should be planted in moist fertilized soil. Remember that this grass grows strongly, that is, may occupy more space. The plant should be watered in the hot season. Plants reproduce by seeds or from the root. To speed up the process before planting the seeds must be soaked in warm water or try to grow them in containers with water.

It should be noted that Melissa was in the form of plants can grow on a windowsill or balcony, a pleasing light lemon smell and giving the room the scent of freshness. For the development of the plants required a well-lighted window, prepared soil mix and timely watering.

This plant is persistent and grows everywhere, and it can grow even nacinajuscego in the garden. To ensure that the plant does not increase and occupied large area, it is necessary beforehand to worry, and for rhizomes to provide any guard space. Peppermint is difficult to grow from seed, so it is better to buy ready-made plants. Other varieties of mint are grown from seed in a few months. Continue reading