Rhubarb is a perennial, quite voluminous herbaceous plant of the family Polygonaceae. In appearance the plant is similar to burdock, and the taste of sour Apple. It is unpretentious, accustomed in absolutely any ground conditions. In addition, it does not take much space in Your garden or summer cottage, but will bring You many benefits. The stalks of rhubarb need to be watered at least once in ten days. You should also know that the plant was poorly stored, so try to use it as soon as possible. In addition, it is not recommended to store raw materials in iron and copper containers.
Maturation of rhubarb is in early spring, exactly the time when the human body needs vitamins. And then the plant will be more than ever.
Harvesting of medicinal raw materials
In folk medicine used mainly the root of the plant. Do not use too young roots, wait a couple of years. More useful will be the plant that is not less than four years. Procure raw materials recommended in late summer, early autumn period. It is not advisable to apply for therapeutic purposes, the roots were collected in November or even later. The later You decide to collect the roots of plants, the greater the likelihood that it already does not have great medicinal properties. Continue reading
The use of sorrel is known to Slavic peoples for a long time: who doesn’t love the famous soup seasoned with sour cream? Everyone knows that the dock is useful, but not everyone will respond to what organs it has a beneficial effect. When did you take this plant in gourmet dishes and why he must certainly have?
The history of plants
Use sorrel for the body first became evident to the French. On the tables of noble, bourgeois and even the kings of this plant began to appear from the 12th century. East Slavs, by contrast, was long considered this herb are unfit for food and kept as a weed.
It is noteworthy that this “weed” actually has a high resistance: it grows almost all over the world. Of the 200 species in food actually can be used two – horse and sour sorrel.
The chefs quickly adapted and invented not only soup, but also all sorts of salad recipes, pancakes, and learned how to make the plants filling for pies.
Not remained aloof and masters of folk medicine. After many experiments and observations they found that this plant helps fight against many diseases.Among the people immediately began to spread homemade recipes based on sorrel, which are used in various ailments. Why sorrel is such a useful product? Continue reading
Hello. Today we talk about another medicinal plant called Kalanchoe pinnate. Not to confuse you and not to mislead, I should mention that there are about two hundred species of this plant, but this article will be talking about plant – Kalanchoe pinnate.
Why, you might ask? It’s just this kind of Kalanchoe has maximum medicinal properties and can help in a variety of diseases.
The birthplace of this medicinal plant is South America. There, in the wild there are very high instances, a height of about 1.5 meters. We have this plant a long enough growing on the window sills. Of course in the conditions of city apartments about any of 1.5 metres cannot be and speeches, and it is not necessary. Fairly small, compact plants.
Medicinal properties of Kalanchoe
The plant is in its effect on the human body many experts compare with the impact of aloe, which is very well known, especially in our country, and is widely used for medicinal purposes. So, what disease can cure Kalanchoe pinnate? First of all this is:
The juice of this plant contains the following polishevent:
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