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UMCKALOABO OR AFRICAN GERANIUM AND ITS BENEFITS

UMCKALOABO OR AFRICAN GERANIUM AND ITS BENEFITS />
Currently, there are about 50 varieties of Pelargonium. The plant is quite unpretentious, that is why it has gained popularity among lovers of houseplant. Light-loving plants that easily tolerate a lack of moisture do not winter in the open ground. The genus is extensive, includes 250 species that grow mainly in South Africa, as well as in Australia and Asia Minor. read more

LOVAGE ADVANTAGES. LOVE FROM NATURE

LOVAGE ADVANTAGES. LOVE FROM NATURE />
Lovage is a large perennial herbaceous plant, sometimes reaching 2-2.5 m in height. It has a fairly large, thick, branched, brown root with a pungent spicy smell. The leaves are alternate, dark green and shiny; the lower ones are long-grained (up to 70 cm long), the middle ones are short-grained. read more

SWEET REMEDY FROM CHINA

SWEET REMEDY FROM CHINA />
The birthplace of Rheum palmatum is the mountain forests of Central China. There are 20 types of Rhubarb, which are grown in household plots, in vegetable gardens, and in specialized farms, as a food and medicinal plant. In Tibetan folk medicine, Rhubarb is used to treat poisoning and inflammatory diseases, it is also included in the remedies "for the expulsion of poisons." read more

UVA URSI. HERB THAT CAN TAME THE BEAR

UVA URSI. HERB THAT CAN TAME THE BEAR />
It grows predominantly in dry pine forests and larch forests, mainly on sandy soil, in birch-larch woodlands, on the meadows, coastal rocks and scree, on gravelly places in the Alpine belt. It prefers open, well-lit places, does not like to grow near other plants. This plant is typical for the forest zone of the Northern Hemisphere. read more

EYEBRIGHT: CONSOLATION FOR THE EYES

EYEBRIGHT: CONSOLATION FOR THE EYES />
The plant has a taproot capable of going deep into the soil. Haustoria often develop on the roots, with the help of which the herb attaches to the donor plant and nourishes. If Eyebright grows among the grasses or other useful plants, it can grow at the expense of them, but it will gradually dry out the “donors”. read more

AROMATIC CALAMUS HEALTH BENEFITS

AROMATIC CALAMUS HEALTH BENEFITS />
Calamus is a perennial herb up to 60-100 cm height. The rhizome is thick, cylindrical, sinuous, covered on top with dark, broad leafy scars. The rhizome is located horizontally, almost on the surface, reaches a length of up to 1.5 m. Calamus roots are thin, fibrous and located in nodes. read more

BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES OF SHEPHERD'S PURSE

BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES OF SHEPHERD'S PURSE />
Shepherd's Purse is found in Europe, India, and Western Asia. It is a widespread weed plant. It grows in the fields, gardens, near houses, along roads, along ditches, etc. It grows in temperate and subtropical regions of the globe. The reserves of the species are very large, many times greater than the need for raw materials. read more

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT />
Hamamelis virginiana has such popular names as "Witch Hazel" and "Witch Nut." The reason for this is its late flowering, unusual for other plants. The prevalence of the “Witch Nut” was much wider: in the Paleo-and Neogene periods of the Cenozoic era, Witch Hazel grew throughout Europe and North America. read more

MEADOWSWEET: VERSATILE HERB REMEDY

MEADOWSWEET: VERSATILE HERB REMEDY />
Meadowsweet (Latin. Filipéndula Ulmaria) is a representative of the genus Filipéndula, of the subfamily Rosoideae, of the Rosaceae family. The generic name Filipendula is formed from "filum" (thread) and "pendulus" (hanging), because the root tubers seem to hang on filiform roots. The genus combines up to 10 species. read more

HARSH BUT HEALTHY OREGANO

HARSH BUT HEALTHY OREGANO />
Since the Middle Ages, Oregano has occupied an important place among Mediterranean herbs. The name of this fragrant plant with small green leaves is translated as "decoration of the mountains" or "mountain joy". Oregano is often confused with marjoram. Although these herbs are both with a tart spicy smell and are similar in appearance, they have different taste and healing properties. read more

NO MUD, NO LOTUS

NO MUD, NO LOTUS />
A large number of active substances stipulates useful properties of this flower. The leaves of the plant contain flavonoids, leucoanthocyanidins and alkaloids; rhizomes are rich in tannins, starch, resin, and rubber and vitamin C are present in all parts of the lotus. Remedies from this curative plant are able to stimulate the human immune system thanks to the high concentration of vitamin C. Different types of this natural medicine contain protein, manganese, copper, sugar, oils, useful macro- and microelements. read more

VITEX IS FEMALE-FRIENDLY HERB

VITEX IS FEMALE-FRIENDLY HERB />
Vitex has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effect. Preparations from vitex have sedative, estrogen-like and antifungal properties. The use of vitex normalizes the glands function in cases of hormonal imbalance, affects the work of the corpus luteum (the gland responsible for the menstrual cycle). The fruits of vitex normalize the digestive processes, tone up and strengthen the body. read more