Agrimony is a perennial herb. The plant is covered with hairs. The leaves are pinnate, dark green and velvety. The flowers of the agrimony are yellow in color.The flowering of the plant begins in June and continues until August. An interesting feature of the plant is the smell of its flowers: the plant exudes a pleasant aroma, the smell is not preserved in dried form.
The centuries-long usage of acai berries by the native population showed great progress in the treatment of ulcers, diarrhea, and infections caused by microorganisms and bleeding. In folk medicine, Euterpe Oleracea is very effective when treating a wide range of problems. The natives gave acai berries several names: “black pearls”, “berries of youth”, “vitamin pills”, “Amazonian Viagra”.
This is one of the oldest plants thus it is very difficult to identify the county of origin. Some scientists believe that it can be India or Iran.Saffron is widespread in Azerbaijan and Central Asia.Recently, saffron is cultivated in Europe - in the southern regions of France. Saffron grows on well-lit rocky hills along the roads.The pharmacological properties of saffron are determined by its rich chemical composition.
The genus Scrophularia of the family Scrophulariaceae consists of about 300 species of herbaceous flowering plants known as figwort. All the Species of Scrophularia share square stems, opposite leaves and open two-lipped flowers forming clusters at the end of their stems.
Stress is a special body reaction to stimulants or danger, during which about 1400 psycho-physiological changes occur. For example, the blood level of adrenaline increases, blood pressure rises, blood vessels dilate, brain and muscle activity increases, the feeling of hunger is suppressed, etc. The cause of stress is not external circumstances, but the inner psychological space of a person. The same circumstances can be regarded by a person both in a negative and positive ways.
Sicklepod (Senna Obtusifolia) an annual or biennial bush in the Fabaceae family. It grows in Africa, Asia, Oceania, South, Central and North America. It can reach up to 2.5 m in height. The plant produces many-branched, creeping stems about 1.5-2 m long. The stems are usually pubescent when young and become almost hairless as they age. The leaves are pinnately-compound and alternate.
Withania somnifera (known as ashwagandha) is a perennial bush that belongs to the Solanaceae family. It’s a popular healing plant in Ayurvedic medicine. The name ‘ashwagandha’ derives from the Sanskrit language and signifies "the smell of a horse", probably because the roots of the herb have a horse-like scent. Ashwagandha originates from North Africa and India.
Oriental Garlic, or Allium Tuberosum, is a perennial herbaceous plant that belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family. It grows from a little, oblong, firm, fibroid bulbs that originate from a rhizome. The plant may reach up to 50 cm in height. It produces about 2-5 fragrant, narrow, grass-like, green or greyish-green leaves (20-50 cm long) that arch down.
Picrorhiza (Picrorhiza Kurroa) is a perennial herb in the Plantaginaceae family that can be found mainly in the mountainous areas of the Himalayas. The coarsely serrated leaves are about 5-15 cm long. The flowers are quite little (about 8 mm across), light purple or blue, with long stamens. They usually appear in tubular spikes on leafless upright stems.
Spirulina is a variety of cyanobacteria in the Oscillatoraceae family. It is often referred to as a blue-green algae, though it is actually a living organism. It can be found both in ocean waters and in lakes. Spirulina is considered one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet. Aztecs were the first people to use spirulina.