Category Plants and Health

Chews: it puts you in a good mood
Plants and Health

Chews: it puts you in a good mood

Lamb's lettuce is a salad whose medicinal properties, benefits and virtues for health are recognized. Lamb's lettuce or Valerianella olitoria, it belongs to the Valerianaceae family. This salad, adored by the French, can reach 20 to 30 cm. It is native to the Mediterranean basin and can be enjoyed in autumn and winter.

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Chocolate: benefits and virtues

Chocolate and cocoa are appreciated for their health benefits and virtues, especially cardiovascular. Cocoa a small tree with leaves produces edible beans from which cocoa, chocolate and cocoa butter are made. benefits and virtues of this delicious product?
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Coconut oil: benefits for the body

What are the properties of coconut oil? What are its health benefits? How to use it? Overview ... The coconut, of its scientific name "Cocos nucifera", belongs to the arecaceae family. The coconut palm represents for many civilizations "the tree of life", and owe their subsistence to it.
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Hyperthyroidism: herbs that relieve

Followed in the neck, the thyroid is an endocrine gland (butterfly-shaped) involved in the growth and maturation of the central nervous system.Its dysregulation can cause various complications including thyroid cancer, abnormally high production of hormones thyroid in the blood (hyperthyroidism), or conversely, hypothyroidism.
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Lower fever naturally

Classic, frequent and ordinary, fever is a symptom that manifests itself in an abnormally high body temperature, in the absence of intense physical exertion, in fact, the average normal temperature of the human body is 37 ° C. individuals, it can vary between 36.5 ° C and 37.5 ° C. We then speak of fever, when the body temperature (at rest) is greater than or equal to 38.0 ° C.
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Pumpkin: benefits and virtues

The pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is a squash, with stringy yellow or orange flesh, with multiple shapes and colors, native to North America.Its stems, hollow and hairy, bear very broad leaves, toothed and covered with coarse hairs. : How to grow pumpkins well Discover: all our pumpkin and squash recipes Tradition: Halloween, the origin of the grimacing pumpkin The pumpkin and its health benefits Imported from America in the 16th century, pumpkins were quickly discovered to have deworming properties and it confirmed its effectiveness in the 19th century in the treatment of tapeworms.
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Christmas tree syndrome: beware of allergies

Christmas tree syndrome: watch out for this little-known allergy My beautiful fir, king of forests ... and mold! For some people with allergies, the Christmas period can turn into a nightmare. Explanations. Christmas tree allergy You sneeze as soon as you approach Christmas tree? Are your eyes stinging?
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Tea tree: it treats many infections

The tea tree also called "Tea Tree" is a small tree with the botanical name of "Melaleuca alternifolia". A plant of the Myrtaceae family, the tea tree is native to Australia (North). It is also found in warm parts of North America. Its bushy and delicate foliage allows its cultivation in bonsai in China, and makes it decorative.
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Pulmonary: ideal plant against coughs

The pulmonary is full of multiple active ingredients useful in the preparation of many pharmaceutical cough suppressants. Its leaves and flowering tops also contain highly valued medicinal properties. From its botanical name "Pulmonaria officinalis", the lungwort is a herbaceous plant, recognizable by its rustic but silky tuft, and its decorative flowering: the flowers are red-purplish and the leaves are large and speckled with white spots.
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Coffee: benefits and virtues

Coffee is a drink obtained from the seeds of the coffee tree (Coffea arabica), an evergreen shrub from tropical regions. It is one of the most consumed drinks in the world and offers many benefits and virtues for our health. Coffee and its health benefits It is in Yemen, first, that coffee was cultivated, before to develop throughout the Arab world.
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Chestnut: to fill up with energy

The chestnut (Castanea sativa) is the fruit of the chestnut, a tree native to southern Europe and Asia Minor, developed by the Romans. Nicknamed the "breadfruit", the chestnut has for centuries provided the staple food of many peoples in the regions of Europe thanks to its nourishing and energetic fruits, rich in health benefits and virtues, which replaced cereals.
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Low back pain: how to treat yourself naturally?

Although often mild, low back pain is a form of back pain that can be inflammatory, visceral or mechanical in origin. Back pain affects 10 of the world's population and is one of the main causes of medical consultations. Qualified as a "disease of the century" as it is the main cause of inability to work among French people (aged under 45) and the third among those 45 and over, low back pain also affects 84 of young people aged 18 to 24.
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Persimmon: a fruit with multiple benefits

From its botanical name "Diospyros kaki", it can be recognized by its great similarity to the tomato. Its skin is smooth and orange to red in color depending on the variety and the degree of maturity. A tree of the Ebénaceae family and native to China, persimmon is still called persimmon. Of the same name, its fuit is also called “figue caque”, “plaquemine” or “persimon”.
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Treat coughs with plants

When the cough becomes frequent, following irritation or infection, it is a pulmonary defense mechanism that facilitates the expulsion of foreign substances. What are the causes ? Symptoms ? How to heal? Can this be done with plants? Sometimes a cough is triggered when swallowing food the wrong way or speaking while swallowing.
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Quince: it takes care of the intestine

The quince or Cydonia vulgaris, from the quince tree is a fruit full of benefits and green for health.This pear-shaped yellow fruit belongs to the Rosaceae family. Quince is native to Asia Minor, it can reach 5 m tall. In spring, it blooms pink or white flowers.
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Partial or total fasting: what you need to know

Various forms of fasting are practiced more and more throughout the year with the sole aim of allowing the body to purify itself, to detoxify itself, to feel good, and in general, to regenerate itself. Reducing chronic pain, inducing weight loss, contributing to the treatment of hypertension, relieving arthritis or even improving the quality of sleep, are among other benefits that can be enjoyed by fasting.
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The top 3 winter fruits bursting with vitamin C

The sky is darkening. Temperatures are dropping. Winter diseases are lurking. Here are three fruity ideas to face the rigors of the climate and strengthen your defenses. Read also: Natural remedies to be in good shape in winter 5 grandmother's remedies to face winter1. Kiwifruit Contrary to popular belief, kiwifruit is indeed the richest winter fruit in vitamin C.
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Saffron: benefits and virtues

Saffron (Crocus sativus) is a bulbous plant that blooms in autumn and produces the most expensive spice on the market.Originally from Greece and the Middle East, saffron was already greatly appreciated by the Greeks and Romans, and even experienced its period of glory, in the 18th century, considered then as "the king of plants" or "the friend of the lung".
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Lemon: benefits and virtues

Lemon is the fruit of the lemon tree (Citrus limonium), a small evergreen tree of the Rutaceae family.Originally from India and Southeast Asia, it was introduced to Europe by the Arabs in the early 1900s. This citrus fruit has been cultivated in France since the 17th century and recognized for its many benefits and virtues on health.
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Mustard: benefits and virtues

Mustard (Brassica), black, white or Chinese, is a bushy annual plant of the Brassicaceae family, native to Europe, Central Asia and India, most often considered a weed in the garden, mustard is a condiment appreciated around the world and its leaves and seeds offer many health benefits and virtues.
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Watercress: uses and medicinal properties

Already in the 16th century, watercress was known for its medicinal virtues before being timidly introduced into the diet. Then, in the 19th century, the cultivation of this leaf vegetable was imposed and today, it is its green leaves. dark that are harvested by hand.In France, this plant which grows bathed in spring water is mainly cultivated in the departments of Seine-Maritime and Essonne, exists in several varieties.
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