Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) strengthens the soul and body – recipes for tea, wine, lotion and oil

People recognized the healing properties of lemon balm very early. The Latin name of lemon balm is Melissa officinalis and it comes from the Greek nymph that saved the life of Zeus. As a sign of gratitude, he turned it into a bee to collect honey from white or yellow flowers of lemon balm. LemonContinue reading “Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) strengthens the soul and body – recipes for tea, wine, lotion and oil”

Beets (Beta vulgaris) as a medicine – healthy and tasty recipes

Even in ancient Greece and the Romans, the miraculous properties of beets were known. The Greeks used it to lower body temperature. The Romans used it in case of chronic constipation, and in addition to using it for medicinal purposes, there was a belief that if a man and a woman shared beets, she wouldContinue reading “Beets (Beta vulgaris) as a medicine – healthy and tasty recipes”

NETTLE (Urtica dioica) one of the most healing plants for cleansing the body – Tea recipe

If you have an iron deficiency in your body and you feel tired and useless, nettle is what you need. After a while, you will feel full of energy and health again. Dried nettles can be purchased at health care stores. You can harvest fresh young nettles in the spring. The younger and fresher theContinue reading “NETTLE (Urtica dioica) one of the most healing plants for cleansing the body – Tea recipe”

Aromatic Elderflower: a recipe for a healing and refreshing syrup and tea

The healing and aromatic Elderflower is associated with good weather. Elder (Sambucus nigra) is a wild, deciduous plant. It blooms in May and June, and then the white flowers turn into berries that are first green, and then dark purple and black. The main part used for medicinal purposes is the flower. Elderflower is richContinue reading “Aromatic Elderflower: a recipe for a healing and refreshing syrup and tea”