Macadamia belongs to the proteaceae family is a fairly common in South Africa and Australia. Proteaceae species are plants, well adapted to life in arid climates, so they have hard leaves, but underground they have special bodies that can retain moisture.
Just macadamia is native to Australia. It is a small tree that reaches 15 meters in height, and having rigid leaves, as in most proteaceae. Many believe the fruit of this plant is nuts. Now they can be found not only in Australia. They are grown in other countries, for example, in South America. Australians regard the macadamia sacred, because I know about the many healing properties of this plant. Outside of Australia, the macadamia fruits are considered very expensive compared to other nuts, so the technology of their Assembly and workpiece is very complicated.
They have a rounded shape, with a diameter of about two cm and very hard surface.
This nut was named after a friend of one Australian scientist Muller – John Mac – Adam. The Australians call it, of course in his own way, using the names of different medicinal properties of this plant.
Since the nuts were growing previously, only in Australia in 1970 in Queensland planted the first trees, and nut business began to flourish, so these nuts are also called Queensland.
Originaldatei are very expensive – over $ 30 per kilogram, because, in spite of attempts to develop this activity, nuts are still grown quite a few. Their production on an industrial scale has not yet mastered, they are very difficult to grow and purify. But the main thing is that they are expensive – large amount of valuable, natural ingredients.
These nuts contain proteins, fats, carbohydrates, natural sugars, mineral substances, vitamins and minerals – potassium and calcium. Continue reading
Nasturtium is a great plant Pharmacopoeia and is not used official Russian medicine, but because of its healing properties is widely used in traditional and non-traditional medicine of other countries (in some European countries, South America, New Zealand, etc.).
In folk medicine for therapeutic purposes, usually used all parts of the nasturtium. They make water infusions, decoctions, alcohol tinctures, rubbing and squeeze the juice. These drugs nasturtium indicated for metabolic disorders, kidney and gallstones, inflammatory diseases of the lymph nodes. nervous diseases (with increased irritability and excitability) and depression and viral diseases as cold and flu remedies, in diseases of the lungs and upper respiratory tract, chronic bronchitis.
Contraindications and side effects
If you frequently use a large amount of greens nasturtium may occur irritation of the intestines and stomach, so people suffering from stomach ulcers and gastritis should use the herb with caution. Also not recommended to use tinctures, bitters and freshly squeezed juice of nasturtium children, pregnant women, lactating women, lizums individual intolerance and a tendency to allergic reactions. Continue reading
Used in medicine, medicinal herbs are very diverse. And each plant has its nutrients that help people to get rid of different diseases. But the purpose of all grasses are different, so there are several species that are used to treat diseases.
Herbs that contain hemostatic elements . These include the Burnet, plantain, yarrow, nettle, barberry, shepherd’s purse. These plants successfully stopped lung, uterine, gastrointestinal bleeding, accelerate wound healing and relieve pain.
Diuretic herbs – the fruits of fennel, leaves of bearberry, cowberry, birch buds, flowers of cornflower, curly parsley, elecampane root. Improve the micronutrients in the human body water-salt metabolism, so it does not occur, the swelling is due to the fact that the kidneys can not cope with the load. These plants remove excess fluid from the body.
Choleretic herbs – tansy, Helichrysum, milk Thistle, dandelion, corn silk, calendula, lemon balm, rose hips and other Plants of this species and promote the excretion of bile from the gallbladder, and also prevent its accumulation. Choleretic fees are used for the treatment of gastrointestinal tract, biliary tract, gall bladder, inflammatory processes of the pancreas. The plants used in the treatment of various skin conditions – calendula flowers, burdock root, hop cones, succession, nettle,celandine. The collection of these herbs promotes rapid healing of wounds, effective treatment of pustular and fungal skin diseases. Plants contain various resins, essential oils and other anti-inflammatory micronutrients. Continue reading