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
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
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