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.
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25% of global food production may be lost in 2050
25% of global food production may be lost in 2050 due to climate change, degradation of the territory and to reduce the amount of water, said the United Nations.
UNEP (United Nations Program Ambient) - "We need to face not only the way the world produces food but also how it distributed, sold and consumed '- Achim Steiner.
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Daffodil bulbs and snowdrops against Alzheimer's disease
A Bulgarian researcher found that bulbs of snowdrops population used to treat headaches. After several trials, isolated from bulbs of snowdrops picked alcaloizii and found an ingredient called acitv galantamine.
Tilia cordata - Small-leaved lime, lime hill
Scientific Name - Tilia cordata
Synonyms - Tilia parvifolia Ehrh., Tilia ulmifolia Purpose ..
Names of people - small-leaved lime, lime sulfur, lime hill, Littleleaf Linden, Lindenbluten, Tiliae flos, Fleur de Tilleul.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in Europe, grows on nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Description - tree, 20 feet tall. Trunk as thick (can reach up to 1 m diameter). Bark on young specimens is smooth, gray to dark gray becomes mature specimens or brown, pitted. Crown oval, conical. Olive-green stems, at first pubescent then glabrata. Buds 4-6 mm long, usually two outer scales unequal, shiny, olive-green to red-brown, terminal bud is absent. Leaves alternate, simple, subrotunde - ovate, 5-7 c
Tilia cordata - tree, native of Europe, increases in nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Lime flowers are the most popular remedy for colds and flu, tea is used to treat headaches, anxiety and nervous tension.
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.
Herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks
Brassica nigra Koek. - Black mustard
Brassica nigra is herbaceous annual native to Asia Minor, but is cultivated on all continents for the seeds. The seeds are used for preparation of mustard.