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.
Kew 200 includes 000 species of cultivated plants and artifacts about the origin of 80 000 plants and fungi.
Discover program entering the anniversary of Kew Garden http://www.kew.org/events/kew2009.html
Botanic Park in Timisoara
Botanic Park in Timisoara - the park has pierdur original function of botanical park, leisure park currently being built.
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.
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.
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.
Pomegranate - Punica granatum
Uses are numerous, especially in oriental tradition. Pomegranate juice is a common drink, rich in fiber, potassium and vitamin C. This juice is called granatina thick and sweet, syrup used in the past for the preparation of cocktails. Juice is also used as an antiseptic and if light is applied to wounds.
Botanical Garden of Padua, Italy
Padua Botanical Garden was founded in 1545 by Francesco Bonafede, is the oldest university botanical garden in the world.
Originally cultivated herbs, the resort of acclimatization and experimentation, called Horti Simplicium.