Saffron (Crocus sativus) – The world’s most precious spice – Why is the so expensive, history and legends, health benefits

Saffron is known in the world as the most expensive spice. Aromatic, healing, special – only a kilogram of this spice requires 200,000 flowers. Find out where saffron comes from, how it is used and why it is so special. The name saffron originates from the Persian language, from the word za’faran, which means beContinue reading “Saffron (Crocus sativus) – The world’s most precious spice – Why is the so expensive, history and legends, health benefits”

Chestnut (Castanea sativa) – the only nut with vitamin C – Protects the heart and kidneys

Chestnut or “acorn of the gods” (Castanea sativa) is the only nut fruit with vitamin C.Chestnut fruit contains a large percentage of starch and sugar and does not contain oil and is therefore used in human nutrition cooked, baked, in some parts of the world it is served instead of flour and potatoes.Chestnut is theContinue reading “Chestnut (Castanea sativa) – the only nut with vitamin C – Protects the heart and kidneys”

A powerful drink that strengthens immunity – it is made of four ingredients

This powerful drink will help us to be ready for the cold and flu season. Strengthen your immunity naturally with this drink that you can make at home. You will need four ingredients, which have antimicrobial action and contain a high percentage of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. In addition, consuming this drink can helpContinue reading “A powerful drink that strengthens immunity – it is made of four ingredients”

Glass of health: Beetroot, turmeric and agave smoothie – cleans accumulated toxins

This beetroot smoothie is a real treasure. The combination of foods from which it is made has amazing properties. It helps the body get rid of accumulated toxins, speeds up metabolism, and thus starts the weight loss process. This drink is best consumed before a meal. Ingredients: Half a beet 1 teaspoon turmeric Half aContinue reading “Glass of health: Beetroot, turmeric and agave smoothie – cleans accumulated toxins”

Poppy (Papaver somniferum) – health benefits of poppy seeds

Poppy (opium poppy, opium cocoon, lat. Papaver somniferum) is considered one of the oldest plant cultures that have been grown for thousands of years. It is not known exactly where the plant comes from, the Middle East and Asia Minor are mentioned, and today it is grown all over the world where the climatic conditionsContinue reading “Poppy (Papaver somniferum) – health benefits of poppy seeds”

Quince cheese – powerful source of energy – recipe

Quince cheese, also known as quince paste, is a sweet, thick jelly obtained by cooking pieces of quince with sugar and lemon juice. Chopped walnuts are most often added to this mass. This cheese is a powerful source of energy, and can also be taken as a medicine to improve digestion. It is a commonContinue reading “Quince cheese – powerful source of energy – recipe”

Homemade Oat milk – medicinal properties and recipe

Make homemade oat milk and do your health a favor. Oat milk is a great healthy substitute if you do not drink animal milk for health or other reasons. Oats have many medicinal properties, and is best known for its high concentration of proteins and fibers associated with cholesterol regulation. This also helps strengthen theContinue reading “Homemade Oat milk – medicinal properties and recipe”

Quince (Cydonia oblonga) – Autumn empress, fragrant and healing –

Quince (Cydonia oblonga) Quince is the autumn empress – you can eat it fresh, then cooked – as a famous quince sweet, but also as a compote. Its botanical name comes from the Greek city of Kydonia (today Chania) in the northwest of the island of Crete. This fruit is native to southwest Asia, andContinue reading “Quince (Cydonia oblonga) – Autumn empress, fragrant and healing –”

Glass of health: Smoothie with blueberries – a few delicious ideas

Blueberries are full of antioxidants that protect the nervous system, help the brain work, nourish the skin, fight free radicals and prevent the development of cancer cells. Regular consumption of blueberries will reduce the risk of vision loss in old age by as much as 38%. And can also reduce the risk of heart attack.Continue reading “Glass of health: Smoothie with blueberries – a few delicious ideas”

Pumpkin juice and oil – homemade recipe

Pumpkin juice is recommended for good work of the kidneys and cardiovascular system, for good digestion and mood. Also, this juice is beneficial against ovarian inflammation, as well as problems caused by menopause. You can easily make it yourself. Components:– 3kg peeled pumpkin– 7 l of water– 2 kg of sugar– Juice of two lemonsContinue reading “Pumpkin juice and oil – homemade recipe”