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
What is aloe Vera?
In scientific classification, aloe belongs to the succulent perennial plants monocots stargazing class centuriesago family. The above genus includes tree, shrub and grass installation in dense fleshy leaves, collected in typical outlets. The edges of the leaves can be topped with cilia, spines, or teeth, as well as classical smooth structure.
At the moment the world has about five hundred different species of aloe, in Russia, mainly distributed real aloe classic, “tiger” analog and a tree (called the “century plant”). Initially, aloe Vera spread throughout the world from the African continent and the Arabian Peninsula, some species have existed in the Canary Islands.
In the composition of plants includes quite a large number of substances is a powerful natural antioxidant, allantoin, beta carotene and vitamin complexes, and polysaccharides, glycosides, enzymes, fitontsidy, sterols and other substances that have a biologically active nature.
Aloe is one of the first plants in the world, which began to be used for medicinal purposes. According to some, the first medical written sources, Dating back to a thousand BC, contain recipes for concoctions and compresses the above plant.
At the moment, traditional medicine knows hundreds of ways to use aloe Vera pulp and juice, though both as external and internal funds.
The plant has a pronounced healing properties, helps to tighten wounds and cuts. In addition, aloe Vera pulp is used for the normalization of the gastrointestinal system and in the treatment of duodenal ulcers and as a restorative means after the ulcer. Continue reading
Healthy and beautiful skin without any defects and signs of time – that’s it, simple cherished desire of every woman. And in view of the advertising boom, many are convinced that to make a perfect skin can only be armed with expensive cosmetics.
This is true only of some few percent, because beauty is labor, the labor of man-made. And to work for its beauty folk remedies, most of which are at arm’s length.
1. Simple cleanser, folk remedies facial masks
3. Recipes facial masks for each skin type
4. Folk remedies masks for the face, maintain it’s elasticity
Simple cleanser, folk remedies facial masks
Facials for any skin type with the help of home remedies, composed of the same phases as the care factory-cosmetics – cleansing, renewal, toning and hydration/nutrition.
For cleansing, you can use oil – base or samoruchno composition of base and ethers. For example, it can be olive oil, jojoba, peach kernels, castor and others.
For toning is perfect cosmetic ice, herbal teas, lotions from the juice of berries, fruit and tsvetochniy.
Hydration/nutrition – again, oil and oil composition. Continue reading