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
To begin, let, synthetic vinegar was invented by the German scientist K. Hoffmann in 1898. However, this product, only natural, was known to ancient Slavs. In “Domostroi” stated his recipe: “After the wort syrup to make sour four weeks, or longer, on the stove, and put in the vinegar honey molasses with gribenko or more, Yes peas a little bit of wheat to add a little, and also put cranberries and oak bark, and sometimes iron.”
The most acidic
Avicenna wrote that the vinegar in the East they make from grapes, raisins, sugar, dates, honey, rice and other products. This natural elixir is a storehouse of vitamins, mineral salts, trace elements. I must say that the vinegar is the acid. It was used by the ancient Greeks, and the word in Greek means “sour”. He was a dear and valuable product: even Cleopatra prepared a special drink of vinegar, dissolving pearls in it and thus obtaining the elixir of youth.
So what is vinegar? It is the result of fermentation lactic acid bacteria and depending on the raw material is alcohol, wine, fruit, beer, honey. In stores we see vinegar in 3-, 6 – and 9% interest, this means that vinegar in 100g contains 3 g of uksousnokisloy, double vinegar — 6 g, triple — 9 g acid.
Earlier alchemists vinegar was extracted by dry distillation of wood (bark, branches, sawdust). Now, in addition to acetic acid, you get wine, lactic, malic, citric and other acids. So, tartaric acid is produced from special salt deposited on the surface of wine barrels, milk — sugar waste molasses, lemon from. sugar and synthetic malic is from coal. Continue reading
Folk medicine uses and methods of treatment of gout as a ”body cleansing”, for example, by using rice Breakfast. For this evening two tablespoons of rice, pour one liter of cold water.In the morning drain, cover with fresh, bring to the boil, cook for 2-3 minutes, discard deslag, fill again with cold water and again cook for 2-3 minutes.To do so four times. After the third boiling, drain the water and eat the rice for Breakfast on an empty stomach.After that for 3-4 hours to refrain from drinking and eating. Then, in a regular diet. This “cleaning“should be performed prior to improve the General condition.
Patients need to use as much of the vitamins . group “b”( “b-1”, “2”, “6”, “b-12”), preparations of nicotinic acid( vitamin PP), vitamin ”A “,” E”, “P”
From ancient times people in many diseases, including gout and rheumatism, used lemons . Need mince 3 lemons and 150 g of garlic. pour on a day with half a glass of boiled water, strain. Drink every morning for 50 g
Revmatological advised to take and such a composition: in a glass of boiled water to dissolve 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar. Drink 1 tbsp. spoon in the morning. on an empty stomach.
Has long been known therapeutic properties of birch . Swollen, but not yet blooming pine buds, picked in spring. Dried them together with branches, then separated from the branches, clear of earrings and prepare infusions, tinctures, decoctions. Birch buds have a diuretic effect that helps to remove toxins from the body. Tea from birch buds need 1 teaspoon of buds pour 0.5 cups of boiling water. let stand .Drink per day in 3 divided doses Continue reading