A Bulgarian researcher found that bulbs of snowdrops population used to treat headaches. After several studies, the isolated alkaloids extracted from the bulbs of snowdrops and found an ingredient called acitv galantamine. He later discovered that, and daffodil bulbs contain a significant amount of galantanina. The substance was discovered by L. Jannsen.
Galantanina contributed to inhibiting acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme that break acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is a messenger who fulfills role in muscle contractions and maintain adequate muscle tone. Literature knowntifica indicate an extensive use of snowdrops in Eastern Europe, Romania and Ukraine.
Every year on April 22, debating issues of environmental pollution. Specific pollution and habitat destruction many plant and animal species are endangered.
The concentrate of Sambucus nigra fruit is a good food color.
University Lower Danube of Galati has conducted a study that refers to obtaining concentrates from elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and characterize their chromatic and phenol.
Band e Amir, the first national park in Afghanistan
National Park consists of a series of six deep lakes separated natural dykes of rock rich in red travertine. This rock is found only in few places in the world.
Some of the properties of honey
Honey is a complex food rich in vitamins and iron, even if very sweet, not hurt people with diabetes and no will to keep blood sugar stable nivelel.
Tomato consumption prolongs life
Researchers at the John Innes Center in Norwich, United Kingdom, in collaboration with other European centers participating to the FLORA project, have obtained genetically modified tomatoes rich in anthocyanins, a category of antioxidants belonging to the class of flavonoids. These tomatoes showed a significant protective effect by extending the life of mice.