Vitex Agnus-castus L. - mature and dried fruits are used. An infusion of the fruit can help when you feel nervous, in pre-menstrual phases in the menstrual period, menopause, increases the amount of breast milk, useful against acne. Vitex Agnus-castus has sedative properties on stimolilor sex (anafrodisiaca), central nervous system.
It can be used by pregnant women. Interfere with hormonal therapies.
In a 1571 study of women affected by pre-menstrual syndrome, 135 days with 40 drops per day of extract of Vitex Agnus-castus, has given positive results in 90% of cases.
Tanacetum parthenium L. - has anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antiseptic, headache, arthritis and joint pain, allergies, ireguLarch menstrual. Do not use during pregnancy and lactation. Tanacetum infusion is given to children because it contains toxic substances easily.
Infusion of Chamomilla vulgaris, 4 g flori/100 ml of water, 2 / 3 cups per day.
Salvia infusion, 1 g of dried leaves in 100 ml water with honey and lemon peel.
Tips to combat PMS: limit consumption of salt, limit consumption of fatty food, avoid beverages containing caffeine, drink 2.3 cups of hot tea a day to menec many fruits (apples, pears, pineapple, walnuts, peanuts), consumption of fresh fish, eating foods high in carbohydrates (cereals, rice, pasta, preferably to be full), eating foods high in magnesium (bananas, spinach, artichokes, parsley), regular physical activity.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - 250 years of existence
Royal Botanic Gardendale, Kew - celebrates 250 years of existence.
In 1759, William Aiton was appointed to take care of the gardens extend to KEW Princess Augusta.
Plant indicators of land rich in nutrients (nitrogen put: Atriplex patula, Capsella bursa-pastoris, Chenopodium album, Galinsoga parviflora, fumaric officinalis, Mercurialis annua, Solana nigrum, Thlaspi arvense, Urtica dioica, Urtica urens.
University of Michigan shows that a super-fruit consumption reduces adipose tissue
One of these super fruits are cherries, which reduces risk factors for heart disease. In addition to lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation, a diet rich in cherries reduced body weight and fat.
Green tea properties
Contains an antioxidant 100 times more powerful and effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E in protecting cells. Inhibit the growth of new tumor cells and destroy some of the existing ones, without destroying the healthy.
Edelweiss - Leontopodium alpinum
Delicate flower corner is the legend that tell mountain people.
A young woman from the valley married with a mountain lover, like all the girls in the village, who knew and loved with all his heart the mountain. Coming out often for tips glaciers, jnepeni to collect fruits, very aromatic herb that liqueur served in making the Mountain Pine, and we go and hunt marmots, for their fur which then sold to tourists.
Anthyllis vulneraria L. - head Turcului, harmful
Herbaceous perennial herb, polymorphic, rhizome. Prostrata strain or ascending, pubescent, hairs white, 5-40 cm high. Basal leaves, arranged in rosette, stems leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, folio oblong-linear, foliole terminal is greater than the side glabrata or slightly pubescent on the upper face, lower face and Seto.
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
Madhuca longifolia Macb.
Deciduu tree, 20 meters high, round crown. Leaves alternate, elliptic, 7.5-13 cm, margin entire, top acute, 10/12 pairs of ribs, stalks 1-2 cm long. Flowers axillary, creamy, fragrant, calyx covered with dense hairs; Corola pale yellow, 1 cm long, 6-12 petals