Chia seeds, useful properties and applications
Chia seeds possess tonic, antioxidant, tonic effect. Chia seeds are very popular with vegetarians, flour of toasted seeds is used in making nutritional drinks, and the seed oil is used…

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Buckwheat honey: the benefits and harms
What is buckwheat honey? The difference of buckwheat honey from other varieties. The use of buckwheat honey in folk medicine, cosmetology. The harm possible from the use of honey. One…

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Pepper – a vegetable native to South America

The pepper belongs to the same nightshade family as the tomato . And he also came to us from South America. Already 6 thousand years ago it was cultivated by the Indians as a cultivated plant. And grow the peppers in their homeland in the form of a perennial shrub. The appearance of pepper in Europe associated with the name of Christopher Columbus, who met with this plant in Haiti. The first mention of it in Europe is dated 1493, which coincides with the return of the great Navigator from America to Spain. Assumed that brought them to the plant will replace a very expensive then black pepper. And although these hopes were dashed, green pepper called “Spanish”, too, suited the taste of the Europeans. In the mid-nineteenth century, the pepper came to us. First, we only used as a spice. And over time, especially in the southern regions, was first cultivated peppers as vegetables.

In taste pepper is conventionally divided into sweet and spicy .

Sweet pepper, or a vegetable (it is also called Bulgarian ), widely used in fresh, stewed, fried, stuffed, pickled and marinated.

To sweet peppers peppers also belong . dried fruit prepare vitamin powder — paprika . 100 g of this spice only ascorbic acid contains more than 1,000 mg% 100 g mass. Continue reading

How to cleanse your body with smoothies

Cleansing the body of toxins can be performed at home, without resorting to any extreme methods, but only to cook a delicious, healthy and easy smoothies that contain invaluable vegetables and fruits, as reported online edition for girls and women from 14 to 35 years .

The recipe is “salad in a glass”

A simple cocktail, but he has excellent cleansing power. Cabbage is doing great with the cleaning of the body, rich in vitamins and bioflavonoids.

Cranberries, besides being rich in vitamins and trace elements, has strong antibacterial properties and is effective in the treatment and prevention of infections of the urinary system.

Carrots helps to cleanse the stomach, liver and kidneys, fresh carrot juice helps with indigestion, bloating and slagging of the organism.

Ingredients for two servings of juice:

• half medium head of cabbage;

• large carrots – 3 PCs;

To disassemble the cabbage leaves, remove the stalk. Carrot peel and chop. Conocchioli wrapped in cabbage leaves and pass them through a juicer, alternating with handfuls of cranberries. Continue reading

Traditional recipes of beauty, time-tested

If you have dry and pale lips massage them with your finger or a soft toothbrush. Then apply a liberal coat of warm honey. After 15-20 minutes rinse with honey water or sliiide it. Your lips will be soft and brighter.

For skin prone to irritation, prepare the thyme lotion. To do this, mix ½ teaspoon dry crushed thyme 2 tsp crushed fennel seeds. Pour ½ Cup of boiling water and add the juice of half a lemon. Will become aromatic tonic, which will prevent and can easily relieve swelling and irritation, leaves your skin clean and smooth.

If the eyelashes you will help castor oil. With the help of a special brush, apply the oil to eyelashes at night before bed. Instead of a special brush you can use a child’s toothbrush. Such procedures will make your eyelashes fluffy and longer.

Tired skin will help the cabbage. A decoction of cabbage contains a unique complex of vitamins, minerals and other active substances that help to smooth and tone the skin.

Brittle nails come to the aid of vegetable oil, which can easily replace any expensive cream. In the evening, before bedtime, apply the warm oil on nails and cuticles, put on a thin silicone gloves. Several of these treatments will make your nails visibly stronger.

From corns and calluses spacecolony. It contains estrogen-like substances that soften the rough skin. Recipes ethnic Americans need to RUB it into the corn mixture dry (or steamed) crushed licorice and jelly. Continue reading