Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) The queen of autumn – health benefits

Pumpkin is an ideal and unavoidable autumn food, rich in medicinal ingredients, tasty, and at the same time low in calories. Pumpkin can be eaten raw, cooked, baked or fried. In addition to the fleshy part, its seeds are also used. Among vegetables, pumpkin is one of the most concentrated sources of alpha-linolenic acid, anContinue reading “Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) The queen of autumn – health benefits”

Delicious and healthy cream pea soup

This cream soup is full of vitamins and minerals, strengthens immunity, expels accumulated toxins, because its main ingredient is peas. This vegetable is rich in many important nutrients, including vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, K, minerals potassium, iron, magnesium and manganese. Due to its composition it has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system,Continue reading “Delicious and healthy cream pea soup”

Recipe for Homemade Blackberry wine – a natural remedy for anemia

Blackberry wine has long been used as a natural remedy for anemia. It also regulates blood pressure, lowers cholesterol and increases blood circulation. It is enough to drink a small glass of blackberry wine every day, on an empty stomach. Blackberry wine works well on skin diseases such as rashes, and thanks to vitamin C,Continue reading “Recipe for Homemade Blackberry wine – a natural remedy for anemia”

Blackberries – powerful antioxidants

Blackberries are as much as ten times richer in antioxidants than broccoli, which ranks them in the top ten healthiest foods. Incredible blackberries are rich in vitamins and minerals, fiber and antioxidants in the prevention of many diseases. This powerful fruit is low in calories, but very rich in vitamins C, E, folic acid, magnesiumContinue reading “Blackberries – powerful antioxidants”

Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) – a symbol of health

The medicinal plant wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) is widely known for all its healing powers and is one of the most valued and long-used medicinal plants. The ancient Greeks considered it a true symbol of health. Although it is a symbol of bitterness, its name comes from the Greek word artemis which means healthy. Legend hasContinue reading “Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) – a symbol of health”

Eggplant (Solanum melongena) enchanting and unique aromatic-bitter vegetable

Deeply appreciated for its bright purple color, shiny rind and unique aromatic-bitter taste, eggplant is available in stores throughout the year, but they are of the best quality from the beginning of August to the end of October when it is their season. Eggplant belongs family, which includes tomatoes, peppers and potatoes and grows inContinue reading “Eggplant (Solanum melongena) enchanting and unique aromatic-bitter vegetable”

Plums (Prunus domestica) and prunes – the beneficial effect of plums on the human body

Plum has long been known as a very useful food for the body, people have consumed it for centuries, and has a significant place in traditional medicine, as a powerful, natural remedy. Plums are a very widespread fruit, numbering more than two thousand different varieties, which differby color, size, shape of the fruit, but alsoContinue reading “Plums (Prunus domestica) and prunes – the beneficial effect of plums on the human body”

Calendula officinalis – Beautiful medicinal flowers

Calendula is one of the most widely used plants in phytotherapy, folk customs and magic of peoples around the world. In ancient Rome, it was believed that Calendula flowers sprouted on the grave of a vestal who died of grief, unhappily in love with a young Roman man. Science has shown, however, that this wonderfulContinue reading “Calendula officinalis – Beautiful medicinal flowers”

Melon (Cucumis melo) – refreshes and calms

Melon is native to Asia and Africa. Already the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans considered melon a delicacy. Melon belongs to the same family as watermelon, pumpkin and cucumber. It is extremely rich in vitamins and minerals. Contains a large percentage of vitamins C, B, beta carotene, as well as calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, ironContinue reading “Melon (Cucumis melo) – refreshes and calms”

Figs (Ficus carica) – a miraculous fruit

Fig is a Mediterranean woody species. Originating in the Middle East and West Asia, it has been used and cultivated since ancient times, and today it is widely distributed around the world, as a fruit, and as an ornamental plant. Figs are rich in natural sugars, minerals and absorbent fiber. The minerals that predominate inContinue reading “Figs (Ficus carica) – a miraculous fruit”