Melaleuka, or Tea Tree, belongs to the Mirtov family and has nothing to do with tea. Nevertheless, the essential oil obtained from its leaves is called tea tree essential oil. Such incidents are not uncommon in the plant world.
There is a hero in the Umbrella family – angelica, which reaches two meters in height, a branched plant with large inflorescences, umbrellas of greenish or white flowers, smelling of honey. Like his sister – carrots, he has long been valued by man.
On a cold winter evening, I like to drink a mug of tea with herbs. Hot, tasty and fragrant tea will immediately warm. But not only that. Memories of how in the hot summer I gathered twigs, leaves, flowers for future tea will also warm.
Sunflower – “sunny flower”, was cultivated by the ancient Indians. This flower was worshiped as a deity, and its seeds were collected and carefully stored. Europeans, having become acquainted with this culture, did not immediately understand its purpose.
At the word “ginseng”, the phrase “miraculous root” pops up in my head. Or the “magic gift of nature.” Something like that. And there is some truth to this.
Prickly pear seed oil is one of the more indulgent, luxurious fixed oils one can find on the market. This opulent oil comes from Opuntia ficus-indicaand can be found in many high-end, natural skin care lines.
Prickly argania (Latin: Argania spinosa) from the Sapotov family grows only in southwestern Morocco. A tree with thorny branches, reaching 8-10 m in height and living 150-200 years.
People have known about the healing properties of dandelion since ancient times. And although this plant is considered weedy, it is able to strengthen the health status of all family members from small to large.
Limes are sometimes taken for granted because they’re so easily and cheaply found in supermarkets across the United States. The benefits of this little citrus fruit should not be overlooked, however.
In the second half of the twentieth century, people began to more actively and actively turn to secondary resources. Fast-growing economies required more and more resources. Now, in addition to ordinary wood, bark, sawdust, shavings and other forest material, previously classified as garbage, have often been used. And observant citizens drew attention to one important …