Banana peel can be successfully used in the treatment of certain ailments. Residents of the Central and Equatorial Africa dried peel of these fruits in a shaded well-ventilated places, but only one that has no dark spots. Suitable is considered the peel, preserved after drying green, Golden-yellow color; however, it can acquire a slightly brownish tint. The dry raw material Africans are ground into a powder, which has been stored in jars in a cool dark place. Use it for the treatment and prevention of parasitic diseases, namely to expel intestinal worms — either round (pinworms, ascarids) and tape. Patients take it on the tip of the knife up to 5 times a day, definitely before meals. Especially effective is the original remedy in the healing of children.
In folk medicine of South America banana peel is used as a remedy for bruises. It is applied to the affected place inside.
American doctors the banana peel is recommended as a folk remedy against plantar warts. To the affected area it is applied, as to bruise the inner side. The procedure was repeated until the disappearance of warts. Continue reading
In November, the stores appear unsightly to look at, but extremely tasty and flavorful fruit feijoa.
What’s the use?
Feijoa reminds of both pineapple and strawberries. However, contrary to popular opinion, the taste got feijoa from nature, and did not appear thanks to the scientists-breeders. Homeland feijoa – South America. And the unusual name of the plant received in honor of its discoverer, scientist Silva Feijo. It was he who discovered hitherto unknown shrub in the forests of Brazil and feijoa was brought to Europe. The Europeans immediately dubbed the pineapple guava strawberry tree, and then the plant has spread almost all over the planet. It turned out that feijoa feels good in the Caucasus, it grows in Georgia and Armenia, but the best are the fruits from New Zealand. This country is firmly in the world’s leaders in the cultivation and export of feijoa. New Zealand fruit larger than their counterparts on the continent there are no dangerous for feijoa pests, so the farmers no need to water the plants chemistry. However, from whatever profit the fruit of the strawberry tree, doubts in their favor there.
The main advantage of feijoa – the abundance of iodine. The content of this trace element overseas the fruit can compete even with seafood. Only 2-3 berries feijoa meet daily requirement of iodine for the organism. Continue reading
Taraxacum officinale – (ordinary) belongs to the family Asteraceae and is a perennial. Distributed throughout the former Soviet Union, except the Arctic. It grows in meadows and fields, groves, roads and near dwellings, as the well-known weeds.
Dandelion contains a bitter substance, taraxacin, insulin, saponin and vitamins A and C, so it is no wonder that this plant has a wide therapeutic use, especially in traditional medicine.
In scientific medicine used only dandelion roots, and even then, only to restore appetite, for relieving constipation, or as a cholagogue.
In folk medicine used as the roots and leaves of dandelion. In the spring, when the shortage of vitamin, consumed in the form of salads fresh young dandelion leaves.
In pulmonary diseases drugs on the basis of the dandelion are used as a good expectorant.
Dandelion heals the effects of diseases of the liver and stomach in particular hemorrhoids all inflammatory processes of the intestines and stomach. Continue reading