Basil has many varieties, differing in flavor and color of the leaves. Very decorative.
Marigolds decontaminate the soil. Marigold inflorescences – the erect Tagetes is used as a spice.
Borage, borage, borage, borage . The greenery, the taste and smell of cucumber. Beautiful blue flowers zatsukrovuyut.
Oregano – a plant with pleasant aroma, increasing in Sunny weather. Blooms for a long time. Can be used in pickling cucumbers and mushrooms, add to meat and sauces.
Common hyssop . There are three forms: white, blue and pink flowers. Used in the preparation of dishes from meat, fish, potatoes, beans, pickling cucumbers and tomatoes.
Medicinal calendula disinfects the soil, helps with fungal diseases of plants. Has antimicrobial activity.
Catnip, catmint. The flowers are white, pink, lilac. Not only decorative flowers but also grayish-blue leaves. Can be used as a border plant. Especially appreciated the form, with lemon flavor, which is called lemon Catnip. Continue reading
Herbs can be used not only for diseases, but also the length of cooking. In this case, the therapeutic properties of the herbs do not disappear. Back in the old days the people lived on herbs, berries and plants that they found in the forest.
Gradually herbs became a daily human diet. But in our time in the food composition are very rare medicinal plants. This is due to the fact that modern technologies of food production based on rapid production and low cost.
Therefore, for the sake of greater profits, it is illegal to use many medicinal plants. Few people know that for example in bread before added nettles. Scientists have proved that due to the abolition of medicinal supplements, people have become more more likely to get sick.
This is because the body feels the lack of vitamins for good work. And to obtain these vitamins can eating only herbs. In the modern world herbs are applied only for the preparation of decoctions or infusions, which are needed to treat certain diseases. Continue reading
The use of medicinal plants in scientific and folk medicine has a long tradition. They have long enjoyed popularity among the population.
Currently in academic medicine, there are about 250 species of medicinal plants and raw materials obtained on their basis. Folk medicine knows much more. Description of medicinal properties of plants due to the presence of various composition and structure of natural biologically active substances (glycosides, polysaccharides, alkaloids, phenolic compounds, vitamins, minerals, acids, enzymes, etc.)
The benefits of medicinal plants
Based on the chemical nature of the active agent, medicinal plants have several biological activities and are used in the treatment of many diseases. The advantage of medicinal plants over synthetic drugs is that they are contained in those substances act on the body the patient comprehensively. It is noticed that therapeutic effect of herbal medicines more effective the more fully preserved natural combination of ingredients. With the destruction of the natural complex of the desired effect is eliminated or greatly attenuated. Continue reading