Many herbs can be grown at home in a box or a pot on the windowsill, the balcony or loggia. For many centuries people ate different herbs as seasoning and in various diseases. Modern research confirms the role of herbs for the promotion and maintenance of health.
Many herbs are very easy to grow at home. It’s cheaper than buying them at the pharmacy and will always have fresh herbs on hand.
Most herbs are rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and carminative properties. Another plus – green plants always decorate the house, it heals a great hobby, which is a very beneficial effect on health. After caring for houseplants is always reassuring.
Top 10 medicinal herbs that can be grown at home
Basil. Basil is widely used in the preparation of many dishes. And Basil has healing properties. Basil has antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In the composition of Basil contain vitamins A, C, K, micro and macro elements manganese, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids.
Basil can be used to treat flatulence, lack of appetite, increased gas separation, headaches, coughing, kamnjah the kidneys, nausea. Can with Basil to make a mask for acne, applied to cuts. Continue reading
The farmer Valery Snigir for more than ten years of experience troublesome thing — the cultivation of medicinal herbs. It Novogrudok economy “Arnica Montana” is known to many people:
— Of course, I get satisfaction from work, but sometimes I wish I’d got in touch with herbs. For example, wheat or corn are always in demand in the market and does not need special care. And the grass requires more weeding. It is necessary to wash, to dry, to bring to the desired condition, to grind. And all handles. Try to mechanize all the process, purchased a mower, a shredder, but modern equipment is worth a lot of money (200 thousand euros). And, you can grow Valerian root, to harvest, but to interfere with the technology, and is raw no one will.
The farmer grows 200 acres of more than 20 species of medicinal and aromatic herbs (lemon balm, mint, sage, Catnip, hyssop, coriander and others), has a return of about 15-20 percent. Said that can live. Its products are bought by our company. The interest of the poles and the Russians. But they are asking for amounts to 20-30 tons, to recoup transportation costs. And at such volumes to go easy. Not everything depends on the willingness and diligence of the farmer.
Of the 22 farms that virascivanie herbs, 14 are farmer. And largely depends on how successfully the government will develop this industry. However, it remains the largest producer (about 50 percent of the total) is CSEA “state Farm “Big Mozheikovo”. Continue reading
For centuries, mankind has treated natural remedies. Basically, it had a healing plant, less minerals, and sometimes animal products: honey, poison, antlers, fat. But few know that the brothers our smaller can heal people with his touch. This treatment is called zootherapy, and now more and more doctors in addition to the traditional medications prescribed to patients communicating with animals.
How animals treat diseases. All about it heard, but how does it happen?
From time immemorial
Officially zootherapy is considered a non-traditional science and very young, but the historical data prove otherwise. For example, nomads from the earliest times treated the snakes by putting these nonpoisonous snakes to the affected area. The Jews, the ancestors of the Israelites, fought with skin diseases with the help of birds, believing that if you put the birdie to the inflamed areas of the body, the illness will pass on it.
The same Jews tried to heal mental anguish through pigs. All the familiar gospel story of how Jesus Christ has carried the demons from the sick man into the herd of pigs. Other researchers believe that in this case there was the transfer of the disease from human to animal biofield. However, this hypothesis has not been proved. We will continue to operate only on verified facts. Continue reading