For centuries, people use the common weed dandelion (Tarazacum officinale) in folk medicine, and quite active.
Native Americans used a decoction of the plant for the treatment of skin diseases, heartburn, abdominal pain and constipation, and also for power charging.
In Ancient China with this vegetable raw materials increased the body’s defenses against infections of the upper respiratory tract, bronchitis, pneumonia, and mastitis. Today, Chinese herbalists recommend dandelion when stomach problems, appendicitis, inflammation and during lactation.
In the X century Arab physicians attributed their patients dandelion as a laxative, diuretic and tonic for the liver remedy.
Modern medicine confirms the beneficial properties of various Continue reading
Sbiten and hot chocolate: their history and beneficial properties
Non-alcoholic hot drinks prepared at home are different.
Last time we talked about alcoholic drinks punch and Mead, and today we will talk about the unique popular soft drinks!
Vintage drink with honey and spices is a delicious and
And classic hot chocolate, which definitely has slices of melted chocolate, vanilla, and sugar.
The history of Mead
According to the Chronicles, the drink was invented by Slavic tribes in 1130. Drinking it can be not only hot but also cold, so how to drink sbiten you decide. In the past sbiten replaced people tea, so drinking it is basically just hot and even sold at fairs and in taverns.
The composition of sbiten is a lot of useful herbs (St. John’s wort, ginger, sage, Bay leaf and bitter peppers) and honey. Therefore, the drink carries anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties. Continue reading
Most people start the morning with a Cup of tea, wanting to feel more energetic and to shake off the remnants of sleepy shackles. To aid in this is caffeine.
It is known that the more caffeine contained in tea – the more energetic we feel. However, how to understand what form of tea – black or green more caffeine? Many believe that more is strong black tea. But is it so?
Scientists have studied more than 30 types of tea, and came to the unequivocal conclusion: green tea contains the most caffeine. The most caffeinated was natural teas without aromatic additives. The caffeine
content in the tea bags exceeded 85 mg, while in black tea bags his figure barely reached 70 mg. it Should be noted that these figures relate to the serving of tea, for cooking one Cup of flavored drink, and it weighs about 2 grams.
After a thorough study of the five types of tea: black, black Continue reading