alkaloids

PASSION FLOWER: A FLOWER OF PASSION OR PEACE?

PASSION FLOWER: A FLOWER OF PASSION OR PEACE? />
Passion Flower, or Passiflora, is a grassy vine that leads the climbing lifestyle with the help of tendrils. In this case, the tendrils, first stretch out, make circular movements in search of support, then tightly wrap around it and pull the entire plant up. The flowers have a strong odor and unusual structure. read more

LOVE POTION OR SIMPLY DAMIANA

LOVE POTION OR SIMPLY DAMIANA />
Turnera Diffusa is a perennial shrubby plant, reaching a height of 50 to 100 cm. The stems are thin, upright, and red-brown in color. The elongated leaves are alternately arranged on the stems. Leaf plates have teeth along the edge. At the base, there are two small tubercles - nectar glands. Flowering begins in early spring. read more

BALA. THE VITAL HERB IN AYURVEDA.

BALA. THE VITAL HERB IN AYURVEDA. />
Bala is a species of perennial up straight flowering plants from the genus Sida, family Malvaceae. From 150 to 250 plants belong to this genus, some scientists claim that there are no more than 100 of them. This discrepancy is due to the fact that the genus was originally a “garbage taxon”, which included all plants of the family that could not be classified. 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

UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF CELANDINE

UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF CELANDINE />
The plant is found in light and shady broadleaf forests among bushes, less often in light coniferous forests, in groves and coastal shrubs. Celandine grows predominantly on nitrogen-rich soils. The ants that use seeds for food and carry them over long distances contribute to the widespread use of Celandine. read more

GOLDENSEAL IS BETTER THAN GOLD

GOLDENSEAL IS BETTER THAN GOLD />
In homeopathy, Goldenseal is used as a powerful tonic. It contributes to increased secretion of gastric acid and bile, stimulates appetite, improves digestion. Hydrastis improves the condition of the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract, and also has a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect. The plant has a beneficial effect on the intestines. read more

OMNIPOTENT BLACK CUMIN

OMNIPOTENT BLACK CUMIN />
The homeland of Black Seed is the Mediterranean and South-West Asia. The plant is common in the countries of the Mediterranean, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Black Cumin is cultivated in India and Egypt. India is the main producer and the largest exporter of this herb. read more

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO MACA ROOT

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO MACA ROOT />
Because of a rich chemical composition, Lepidium Meyenii has a wide range of beneficial effects on the human body: Maca root helps to boost the immune system, it relieves fatigue and tones the whole body,r educes the risk of cancer. Maca root acts as a natural antioxidant which helps to counteract harmful free radicals and preventing damage to cells. It grows stamina of the body. Maca root powder and extract are popular supplements among bodybuilders and athletes. 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

BREATHTAKING POWER OF PAPAYA

BREATHTAKING POWER OF PAPAYA />
Papaya is able to neutralize the effect of excessive amounts of acid in the human stomach and is therefore useful for diseases of the digestive tract (with increased acidity). In some tropical countries, papaya juice is used when having problems with spine, gastric diseases and eczema; papaya juice is also an excellent anthelmintic. read more