Useful and medicinal properties of willow-herb, harvesting, fermentation and contraindications
About the plant Ivan tea
Fireweed (epilobium, Koporye tea) is a drink very pleasant to the taste and color, has a powerful healing effect!
Know about it more in Russia who used an infusion of willow tea as a drink and a cure for various ailments. This ordinary-looking grass on the therapeutic effects and healing properties, given the unique chemical content, surpasses even seaweed.
Drinking fireweed after sunset, you give your body a chance to prepare for recovery, on a soft, calm palpitations, reduce blood pressure and normalization of the General condition of health. This state of the night “suspended animation” – a real opportunity to extend or increase the active periods of life not less than one-quarter of its cycle on average. Continue reading
Cinnamon has been known from antiquity. Aromatic bark of an evergreen tree of Ceylon cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum verum) was known in Ancient Egypt and in China for two thousand years before our era. In the Egyptian manuscript found mention of how far the country had sent several ships, who returned several months later with a cargo of ivory, gold and cinnamon. For the price, at the time, cinnamon was comparable to gold. Preserved information that in Ancient Greece, 35 kg of cinnamon was estimated at 5 kg of gold, and in some countries the price has increased to 1 kg of gold per 1 kg of cinnamon. In those days the spice sometimes paid wages and taxes. Fragrant
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Beautiful morning. All night voila winter, and now the rays of the sun playing outside in the snow. It’s nice to sit here in the morning-sleepy cafes and expect a cappuccino. “Your cappuccino with cinnamon ’, the waiter puts the Cup, and the head already around goes from the magical aroma of Oriental spices.
The smell of cinnamon gradually fills the body and soul
with warmth, inspires and soothes, removes the feeling of loneliness and brings calm, carries away the bad thoughts and adjusts to the positive.
The warming spice known in the East since ancient times. The merchants who brought her to Europe and sold at fantastic prices, wrote about cinnamon incredible stories. If you get the spice in the nests of unseen birds or taking away from scary animals, like rats. The great philosopher Aristotle questioned all these legends. And his disciple Theophrastus for the first time suggested that the spice is extracted from trees. Continue reading