The demand for medicinal raw materials is constantly increasing. This cannot fail to affect the stocks of the plants represented in the composition of natural flora.
The disappearance of some valuable wild plants also contribute to intense economic activity, air pollution, degradation of soil etc.
In this regard, there is a growing need of artificial cultivation of medicinal plants in culture. They are used fresh and do not pass through the trading network, where their healing properties are reduced. However, the high demand it is advisable to grow plants on large areas.
Medicinal plants generally prefer well-lit open spaces at neutral or slightly alkaline soils. Every plant has features in agricultural practices, therefore laying the vegetable garden it is advisable to begin with small quantities of the most easily cultivated species, gradually expanding the size and range. To save the aroma of drying plants with roots and store in tightly closed containers. Poorly dried commodity mould, it is therefore necessary to equip the place for drying. It is better to dry on a mesh struts in well-ventilated areas at a temperature of 30-40 °C. The usable area on the racks for drying grass to 1 m 2 must be 1/3 m 2 . Continue reading
How often are you on the way there are large fragrant umbrellas that sway gently on its smooth stems? And what a wonderful smell they spread, bringing us scents of childhood. You’ve already guessed, we will talk about the usual dill.
Dill is an annual spicy herb that is used in cooking as a spice and in medicine as a drug. However, today we will talk not about the greens and the stalks of this useful plant, and its seeds are in the soil can remain viable for a long time.
Especially great popularity of this spice have made in the kitchens of our hostesses during the season conserves. At salting and pickling tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage and mixed vegetables decided to add dill umbrellas with seeds, which in turn give products all its spicy flavor and outstanding aroma. The calorie content of fennel seeds is $ 305 calories per 100 grams.
By the way, in order to give the necessary dish a spicy taste, add the spices along with other ingredients that you put at the beginning of cooking or sautéing. For better extraction of the essential oil, experienced cooks recommend before laying to dry the seeds in a hot pan.
Boleznennostew fennel seeds are distributed not only on cooking but also medicine and cosmetology.
Benefits of fennel seeds
Traditional medicine has been applied to this plant, and it is safe to say that the use of fennel seeds is evident in inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and to stimulate appetite in people who are recovering from an illness. Continue reading
Since the end of January begins the busy season gardeners – growing seedlings. Celery, leeks, peppers and, of course, tomatoes. But what about medicinal cultures? It is no secret that on the windowsill the place is well very limited its not even enough for your favorite eggplant. And then there’s some medicinal plants. Let’s try to decide in which cases it is necessary to leave some room on the window sill, and which is not necessary.
The principles of “burying” seeds in the soil are the same as when planting directly in the soil: the smaller the seeds, the closer to the surface they sow. Centaury and Melissa can never be closed up in the soil, and cover the pot with glass or plastic film until germination. Only in this case it is necessary not to forget them at least once a day to ventilate. In the light of their seeds germinate faster and friendlier. Biologists call this feature the sensitivity. Continue reading