Fruits of a bushy plant, harvested before maturity and eaten as a fresh vegetable, peas belong to the Papilionaceae family. Cultivated since Antiquity, in the Mediterranean basin, they are mainly consumed in summer, especially in the South of France. Still called "garden peas", these young green seeds are appreciated in gastronomy for their sweet flavor, but also in medicine for their properties, nutritional values and therapeutic benefits.
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Invented in the 1930s by an English doctor, the flower essences of Bach Flowers are gaining more and more followers who find a way to appease their anxieties. Doctor and homeopath, Dr. Edward Bach was convinced that plants could regulate our emotions, contributing to moral and physical well-being.
A once forbidden fruit, the apple is now recommended for its many benefits and virtues for health.The apple is the fruit of the apple tree (Malus domestica Borkh.), A small fruit tree of the Rosaceae family, remarkable for its spring flowering. and its simple silhouette.Orchard: cultivating the apple tree well The apple and its health benefits Even though it contains a lot of water, apples are full of nutrients and they are one of the healthiest fruits in our diet.
Lemon balm or melissa officinalis is a perennial herbaceous plant with the scent of lemongrass that offers many health benefits and virtues. It forms sucking tufts 40 to 70 cm high. Lemon balm: for the record Lemon balm belongs to the Lamiaceae family (Labiacées) and it is native to the Mediterranean.
Winter often brings with it its maze of colds and "cold snaps". Here are some ideas to fight against winter ailments. Royal jelly, a natural fortifier From the first frost, we play the card of prevention. We strengthen our immune system to fight against winter viruses.
Whether for spiritual, religious or health reasons, fasting today is synonymous with physical cleansing, mental purification. During this process, the body will come to rest in order to expel any toxic matter or substance. The various organs and devices will thus undergo a thorough cleaning by eliminating the so-called “unnecessary” cells.
A biennial plant native to Asia and Europe, bouillon-blanc is characterized by a straight, cottony stem varying in size from 1 to 2 meters; a taproot and large, serrated, oval-shaped leaves covered with whitish woolly hairs, while its flowers, golden yellow in color, are large and composed of 5 petals erect in groups and cymes along the stem.
Practiced for thousands of years, fasting has imposed itself on men, generation after generation, concerned with physical and mental well-being.In Antiquity, fasting had as its primary objective, a quest for spirituality and healing In reality, the followers of the fast, whatever their religious obedience (Jewish, Orthodox, Muslim or Catholic), found in this practice, not only a self-healing by the detoxification of the organism, but also, a means of to come closer to God, to recognize their sins, to confess them and to be free from them, but also to purify themselves.
Recognized for its medicinal properties, ravintsara has health benefits and virtues, in particular as an anti virus. Ravintsara or Madagascar camphor tree is an aromatic tree native to Asia. Its scientific name "Cinnamomum camphora cineoliferum", ravintsara is often confused with ravensare (scientific name: ravensara aromatica), while their respective properties are very different.
Usually occurring in the context of respiratory infections, coughing is one of the frequent reasons for seeing a doctor. Defined as an exhalation reflex allowing the airways to be cleared of secretions, coughing can also be accompanied by symptoms. bothersome, even aggravating.
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum), flat or curly, is an aromatic plant of Mediterranean origin very widespread in Europe.Used for thousands of years in cooking, this plant rich in vitamins, minerals and trace elements has also long been recognized for its virtues. and its health benefits.
Native to Asia, Elecampane (or Elecampane) is a perennial herbaceous plant of the genus "Inula", belonging to the Asteraceae (or Asteraceae) family. Well known for its medicinal properties, this plant would have been regularly the subject of therapeutic indications by Hippocrates (460 BC-370 BC.
Magnificent wild plant that lives up to its name for its color, the cornflower grows naturally on the acidic lands, fields, meadows and mountains of our regions. Its flowers, delicate and light at the same time, bring a feeling of purity to the landscape. This plant, native to the Near East, is recognized for its medicinal, gastronomic and cosmetic virtues.
Rosehip is a plant native to North Africa, the Middle East and Europe that grows on the edge of forests, in pastures and on rather dry land (especially limestone) .To the fruits of this plant, we attribute great medicinal virtues. Which ones? Overview ... Also read: the rose hips, a wildly charming rose hips rose hips: for the record The hips were discovered in 1819 by an English sailor and explorer.
Small-sized perennial plant native to Asia, of which around ten species are sown and exploited throughout the world, Ginseng has been known for thousands of years in traditional medicine.It grows on the mountainous slopes of Northeastern China, Russia, Korea and, or, the island of Hokkaido (northern Japan).
Very contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus, influenza develops in the throat and nose. Often trivial but very incapacitating, this infectious disease is suddenly revealed in the subject. It is transmitted between humans and, by air: the simple fact that the contaminated subject coughs, sputters or sneezes promotes contamination to other people present in the same room, even more than 1 m away.
By a natural absence of menstruation for 12 consecutive months, menopause marks in women, the stop of ovulation and the secretion of reproductive hormones by the ovaries. Affecting about 10 million women in France each year, this end of capacity reproduction brings with it physical changes, endocrine and psychological disturbances.
The creeping cinquefoil has long been "the friend of the female sex", under the pretext that its leaves and flowers have stimulating and antispasmodic virtues of the uterus. Therapists then discovered innumerable other virtues. It was also very effective. to relieve stomach cramps, seizures and urinary incontinence.
Avocado is the fruit of the avocado tree or Persea Americana. The latter, from the Lauraceae family can reach 12 to 15 m in height. Originally from Central America, more precisely from Mexico, the avocado is present on our plates throughout the year. Rich in lipids, the avocado offers many virtues for our health and our beauty.
Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a rhizomatous perennial plant belonging to the Liliaceae family. Originally from Europe and western Asia, it was already used for its therapeutic properties in Antiquity and is recognized today. 'hui many benefits and virtues on our health.
Hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata) is a small thorny tree in the Rosaceae family. This rustic officinal plant, with very hard wood, was used by witches against evil spirits ... Hawthorn is recognized today for its benefits and virtues on health. Gardening: cultivating well the hawthorn Most often, it is the hawthorn flowers that we use but we can also use the leaves and fruits, in infusion, tincture, capsules, tablets and drops based on extract.