Magazine No. 32 of Botanical-online
Cumin possesses antimicrobial properties able to fight dental plaque ant it is used in some countries to prevent tooth decay and gingivitis. The aromatic oils of its fruits stimulates gastric secretions and appetite. Plants of the Umbelliferae family are the main carminative plants, that help remove gases from the digestive tract...
Agrimony is a plant that has been used since ancient times. The ancient Greeks considered it a medicinal and magical plant. From the point of view of magic, it was used to neutralize the spells. Medicinally it has been used to stop bleeding and heal wounds...
Raspberries are very rich in vitamin C. A cup of raspberries provides 88% of the daily needs of this vitamin. We have to emphasize the antioxidant function of vitamin C, able to neutralize the negative influence of free radicals. Eating raspberries will help detoxify the body and prevent many degenerative diseases that can be caused by the accumulation of these toxins in the body.
Rocket or arugula is a common vegetable in the whole Mediterranean region consumed since ancient times as a vegetable and for its medicinal properties.
Anxiety is a feeling of uneasiness or fear for a possible danger that may be based on true or imaginary reasons.
The primary role of phytotherapy in the problem of anxiety is to use plants with sedative and hypnotic properties, able to relax tense muscles, and to use tonic plants for the nervous system.
Proper nutrition seems to be crucial in the prevention and treatment of psoriasis. Nutritionists' opinion is that the ingestion of food containing toxins or the oxidation of the body itself are responsible for an organic imbalance that is manifested, in addition to some general body health problems, through unhealthy skin.
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Archaeological remains date sunflower cultivation back to 3000a.C in Arizona and New Mexico. Native Americans cultivated sunflower and they obtained different varieties with different seed colors ranging from black, white and red, to the best known variety, the black sunflower seed with white stripes.
The main difference between cereals and quinoa is quinoa contains more proteins than rice, omega 3, lots of fiber, magnesium and B vitamins.
In their place of origin, it has been used as basic dish for humble people, that stands out for its richness in protein and fiber.
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It is a flower from Asia or Africa, used a lot in gardening because of its inflorescences similar to dusters.