Maral is a perennial plant with a woody, shortened and horizontal rhizome. Its color is dark brown with a brown tint. Thin delicate roots spread from the rhizomes. The stems of the plant are hollow inside, have a slight ribbing and their surface is slightly webbed. The plant has a resinous odor, and can grow up to 2 meters.
Vinca minor grows in oak-hornbeam, beech, oak, oak-pine forests, among bushes, in glades and forest, forest-steppe regions. It is often cultivated in gardens and parks as an ornamental plant. The plant does not require special care; it can grow on any soil. The plant grows well in shade and in the sun.
Reishi Mushroom is found in almost all countries of the world. Most often, it grows at the base of weakened and aching trees, as well as on dead hardwood. It is much less common on the wood of coniferous trees. Occasionally, the fungus can be seen on living trees, but more often Ganoderma Lucidum grows on stumps.
Lady's Mantle is found on almost the entire European territory, except for the southern regions, in the mountain forest, subalpine zones. It grows in rare mixed and pine forests, on wet meadows, along riverbanks and dry ditches, along roadsides. The entire plant is used as a medical raw material.
Devil's Claw is a perennial plant with hollow, strongly branching stems that extend along the ground. They can reach up to 100 cm in length. Large, tuber-like thickening are formed on the roots of the plant. The leaves are long, large, up to 20 cm in length, with large teeth along the edge.
Chaga is a parasitic fungus, which is a hard large gnarl on birch trunks. This mushroom is of oval or round shape and can have the size of 40–50 cm in diameter and can weigh from 1 to 6 kg. The fungus hyphae penetrate into the wood of the tree, feed on birch juice, cause the destruction of the wood and the decay of the whole tree.
Medications with Ginseng are characterized by a significant breadth of therapeutic action. Since they are non-toxic, they can be used for a long time. It is said that Ginseng can produce adaptogenic, antiaging, antidepressant, memory enhancer, detoxicant, antioxidant and trophorestorative effects on our body.
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.
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.