Category Medicinal plants

Guarana - effect and application
Medicinal plants

Guarana - effect and application

The alternative stimulant from South AmericaThe capsule fruits and seeds of guarana (Paullinia cupana) make coffee a real competitor. Thanks to its high caffeine content, the guarana extract is a reliable stimulant. In contrast to coffee, guarana also contains a number of other health-related ingredients.

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Mullein - Effect and application

We know mullein (verbascum) today as towering ornamental plants in the rock garden, which delight us with countless flowers. But it is also a medicinal herb, which soothes irritated mucous membranes and helps to loosen the mucus in the event of inflammation. Characteristics of the mullein Scientific name: Verbascum plant family: brownwort plants (Scrophulariaceae) Popular names: weather candle, sky brandy, torch or fire herb, neon wax, woolen man, woolen man Gold flower, bull's-lung herb, St. John's candle, women's candle, thunder candle, lightning candle u.
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Spelled - the healthy ancient grain

Spelled is a relative of wheat and one of the oldest known cereals. Modern wheat yields more and is easier to process than spelled, which is why it largely displaced the ancient grain. However, recently spelled has returned: firstly, it is considered healthier than wheat, secondly, it is also suitable for a harsher climate.
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Field horsetail - application and effect

Field horsetail: Medicinal plant with many fields of application When it comes to teas for detoxification, detoxification or treatment of urinary tract diseases, field horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is always a special recommendation due to its diuretic and draining properties. The medicinal plant, also known as the herb, can do much more.
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Nettle - origin, ingredients and effects

Unfortunately, the nettle (Urtica) is mainly known for its negative properties. According to its name, it burns terribly when it comes into contact with skin and is also considered an annoying weed in the garden. Many therefore think that it is good to avoid nettles altogether. An extremely wrong fallacy, because herbalists know that the nettle is actually an important and ancient medicinal plant.
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Appleberry (Aronia) - effect and application

The healing effects of apple berries (aronia) have been known in gynecology for over two centuries. Because their diuretic, disinfectant and anti-inflammatory properties make apple berries excellent helpers when curing urinary tract infections, from which the female sex suffers particularly often.
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Wood as a remedy

Healing wood - trees bring health Wood heals. As a result, more oxygen reaches the heart. Conifers contain essential oils that can help heal various ailments. People in stone pine beds have 3,600 fewer heartbeats per night and when the pulse is lower, we live longer.
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Cranberry juice, capsules or pure fruit

The cranberry is a berry-bearing dwarf shrub that grows in bogs in the east of North America - on peat soils and with a lot of snow in winter. They are grown commercially in the United States on a large scale, and at the same time, Americans are the ones who consume the most berries. So cranberries are a common food.
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Toadstool - drug of luck

A red cap with white spots, this is how children who play in the forest learn it means: stay away because there is a risk of severe poisoning if consumed. The toadstool (Amanita muscaria) is also a symbol of luck. Where does this double meaning of the toadstool come from, happiness and poison, life and death?
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Medicinal plants for hypertension

These medicinal plants can help with high blood pressure High blood pressure, commonly known as hypertension, should not be taken lightly. Often this remains unnoticed for a long time, but high blood pressure can have devastating effects if left untreated. Chemical medicinal products do not always have to be used immediately - medicinal plants, used correctly, can also help with lighter forms.
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Lemon balm - application, recipes and medicinal plant

Lemon balm, also simply called lemon balm, is one of the labiate flowers. It originally comes from the eastern Mediterranean, but has long been widespread in Central Europe. Her name refers to the sour taste. Are there any tasting medicines? Yes, lemon balm has a soft lemon taste and is therefore suitable for all recipes for which you would otherwise use lemon juice.
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Zucchini - ingredients, taste, preparation

Zucchini - the healthy "cucumber berry" The zucchini belongs to the pumpkin family. More specifically, it is a subspecies of the garden squash. Her male and female sexual organs lie in separate flowers on a plant. Not only are they a versatile vegetable, they also contain important medicinal substances.
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Sage - application, effects and recipes

The name sage is derived from the Latin word "salvare" - that means to heal. This indicates that the genus Salvia was already famous for its medicinal effects in ancient times. When we say sage, we usually mean the real sage (Salvia officinalis). It is only one of around 900 species.
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Chives - effect, use, cultivation and care

Herbology Chives - Healthy and tasty! We all know chives as herbs. It is a leek (Allium), a relative of garlic, wild garlic or ornamental garlic. This genus of the Allieae in turn belongs to the family of the Amaryllis family. Chives are widespread: in the north it occurs into the subarctic, in Central Europe its natural occurrences are in the high mountains, on the plains in special habitats such as sunny gravel areas.
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Woodruff - effect, use and cultivation

Fragrant bedstraw - healing power from the forest woodruff (Galium odoratum) - also known as fragrant bedstraw - we know it from the Maibowle and from the food of the gods. It grows in deciduous forests of our latitude. Little known is the bedstraw as a medicinal plant. Here you can find out what healing effects Waldmeister has, what it can be used for in the kitchen and what to look out for when growing it in your own garden.
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Tomatoes - ingredients, uses and cultivation

Tomatoes are not only a diverse fruit vegetable, they are also extremely healthy. They strengthen the skin, prevent cardiovascular diseases and contain a lot of vitamin C. The fruits are not only available in red, but also in yellow, brown and green, small and spherical or in the form of an ox heart - find over a thousand varieties regular in trade.
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Dandelion - application, recipes and medicine

Dandelions (Taraxacum) are not only omnipresent, many gardeners even see them as "weeds" and despair of the deep roots, which are difficult to dig up. But that is a mistake: Common names like Herzheil indicate that this daisy family not only produces an excellent salad, but also works as a medicine.
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Healthy Christmas Spices - Use and Healing Effect

Gingerbread, cinnamon, anise and Co. Christmas is considered unhealthy: the feast of the big bellies, after which we have to laboriously lose the fat that has been eaten. This is not wrong, because an excess of fat and sugar drives body weight up; but it is also not entirely correct. Classic Christmas treats contain spices and substances that have a positive effect on health and even serve as a remedy.
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Bananas - ingredients and use

Bananas have become so common for us that we have almost forgotten their tropical origins. Every German consumes around 12 kilos a year - as a smoothie, nectar, as chips or raw. The equator fruit is part of our basic diet. There are good reasons for this: The yellow power packs, also called figs of paradise, contain a lot of nutrients.
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Elderberry - application, effects and recipes

Elderflowers and elderberriesThe elder's healing powers inspired our ancestors to see the seat of good spirits in it. Ms. Holle, who shakes the snow from her sheets and calls out "Holla, the forest fairy," still quotes this belief in the "elder woman" in the fairy tale: "Black elder, one of three species in Europe - in addition to red elder and dwarf Elderberry - not only tastes excellent, it is also a special quality medicinal plant.
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