Curry, the botanical name of which is "Helichrysum italicum", is recognized for its extracts - by distillation - from its inflorescences in the form of essential oils. Used in massage, these essential oils treat bruises. The curry plant is a valid substitute for the spice of the same name, and delicately perfumes certain dishes (poultry, rice, fish).
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Long neglected, the lemon peel, commonly called "lemon zest", its essential oil is appreciated in gastronomy, and is used in the composition of various household products. Experts have discovered in lemon peel, surprising therapeutic benefits What are the properties of lemon peel?
A dioecious perennial herb belonging to the Asteraceae family, butterbur is characterized by scaly flower stalks bearing flowers without peduncles grouped together on a receptacle and giant leaves in the heart. Like coltsfoot, butterbur grows on the edges of marshy soils and those moist in streams, in undergrowth and ditches, up to an altitude of about 1,500 meters.
Native to North America, the American skullcap is a herbaceous plant of the mint family that, when exposed to the sun, grows on moist, rich soils, comprising more than three hundred species thrive in tropical and temperate climates of N Southeast Asia, Europe and North America, the American skullcap was known for its therapeutic uses.
Having pain in bones, muscles and joints can seem trivial when you've had a shock, tear, or fracture. But when this disease sets in as a result of an infection, or has an immune or metabolic origin, it is called inflammatory rheumatism, more precisely arthritis. It then reaches one joint: this is monoarthritis and can spread to other joints: this is polyarthritis.
Broccoli or (Brasscia oleracea) is a variety of cabbage native to southern Italy that arrived in France thanks to Catherine de Medici.This low-calorie vegetable has many health benefits and virtues.Potager: cultivation and maintenance of broccoliCooking: broccoli-based recipesBroccoli and its health benefitsComposed of 92 water, broccoli has very little energy but is full of mineral salts.
Calendula officinalis, commonly known as garden marigold, or officinal marigold, is a very bright orange-yellow flower that opens and closes according to the movements of the sun. This peculiarity has earned her the nickname "Bride of the Sun". It belongs to the asteraceae family.
Ylang ylang is a tree highly prized for its flowers from which is extracted an essential oil used in perfumery and aromatherapy.Ylang-ylang can be cultivated - whatever the nature of the soil - in a pot, a greenhouse, a heated veranda. or inside a bright apartment. Here is a rustic and very resistant tree, Ylang-ylang flowers from its 2 years, then, all year round.
Herbal teas such as flowers from the garden can be good remedies to regain control of your health ... naturally. What if we found the right reflexes to treat small everyday ailments? Here are a few ideas for building a “garden-pharmacy”. To take advantage of this, herbal teas are a good start.
Comprising about sixty species living exclusively in temperate zones, the ash is a tree belonging to the Oleacea family. It is generally identifiable by its compound leaves and clusters of dried fruits, often called “bird tongues”. This tree, symbol of the sustainability of life, is described as “sacred” because it is attributed great powers. curative.
A natural hybrid plant derived from aspic lavender (Lavandula Latifiola) and fine (Augustifolia or Lavandula Oficinalis), lavandin is cultivated between 300 and 700 meters on the sunny, calcic and alkaline slopes of the plains of the Mediterranean. Appreciating the rocky soils of Provence (France), lavandin belongs to the Labiaceae family, and is native to the Canary Islands, India, North Africa, the Mediterranean basin and Southeast Asia.
A mythical tree celebrated in many civilizations, the Pine represents immortality in the Far East, due to its longevity and the "uprightness" of its resin. Usually growing on rocky summits, in dry land, on poor soils. , acidic and sandy, the Pine is a gigantic tree with a very impressive waistline.
Radish is low in calories, refreshing, a source of vitamins B and C and offers many health benefits and virtues. It is a small annual plant native to Europe and South Asia that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. To read: how to grow radish well Discover: radish-based recipes Pink radish and its health benefits Rich in vitamins C and B9, fiber, potassium and magnesium, red radishes contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system and the system nervous.
Nettle or Urtica dioica is a perennial herb native to Eurasia, and found today in all temperate zones of the globe. This (good) weed has many virtues and properties that act on the entire metabolism.Gardening: making nettle manureCooking: nettle soup recipe Nettle and its health benefits Nettle is diuretic and depurative.
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a stemless perennial very common in meadows and pastures. Native to Europe, dandelion is widely distributed in warm temperate areas of the northern hemisphere and is recognized for its many benefits and health benefits Gardening: growing dandelions Discover: dandelion jelly Info: dandelion, not just a weed Dandelion and its health benefits Raw dandelion is rich in vitamin A, vitamins B6 and B9, and vitamin C , which makes it a vegetable that strengthens the immune system, helps our body fight bacteria and toxins, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers, strengthens skin, tissue and bones.
A perennial climbing herbaceous plant, hops have been cultivated for a very long time on the American continent. In France, it is cultivated in Alsace, in Flanders and in the North where, when dried, it is used to make beer. To quickly create a vegetated screen, the hops develop on moist soils rich in humus, in the form of twining liana with angular stems and, which surrounds the vertical supports.
Belonging to the Pedaliaceae family, sesame is an annual plant mainly cultivated in Asia and Africa. This oilseed plant is highly prized for its edible seeds with therapeutic properties. Sesame seeds are recognized as having great nutritional value. oil for cooking or in salads, sesame seeds also have cosmetic virtues.
How is St. John's Wort characterized? What are its virtues and benefits? How to take it to get the most out of it? According to the WHO, depression will become by 2020, the second cause of disability across the world.How to deal with this health scourge Nowadays, herbal medicine is addressing this condition and, St. John's Wort would be recognized as an unparalleled anti-depressant.
Squash, pumpkins, zucchini, butternut, pumpkins, pumpkins (in various shapes, colors, sizes) are all as appreciated in cooking for the sweet or salty flavor of their flesh.However, the seeds of squash, true mines of benefits, are. even more for their properties and nutritional values.
Native to Asia, spinach or spinacia oleracea, is a plant that grows quickly to provide delicious leaves, excellent for health. Its family: chenopodiaceae. Spearheaded, smooth or blistered, arranged in a rosette and a beautiful shiny green, its 20 to 40 cm long leaves are more vegetable than medicinal.
Native to Eastern and Northern Europe, the turnip or brassica napus is a root vegetable appreciated for a long time, as much for its taste qualities as for its benefits. Its leaves, edible, erect in inflorescence and can reach 60 cm. high Vegetable garden: growing turnip well Cuisine: turnip-based recipes Turnip: for the record Considered as a basic vegetable with carrot and leek, turnip belongs to the same family as cabbage.