5 DIY recipes against water retention

When there is a tendency to accumulate excess fluids in the body, it is advisable to take natural herbal remedies for an effective draining action. Here are 5 DIY recipes against water retention. The accumulation of excess fluids in the body mainly affects women who are more interested in the appearance of cellulite, especially in … Read more

The properties of the fern: a plant of health that will surprise you

Let’s discover all the properties of the fern, both therapeutic and curative, a true plant of health, which reserves many surprises for those who have the patience to discover it. Description Fern: Dryopteris filix-mas, commonly known as ‘fern’, is a perennial plant of the Dryopteraceae family, very common in chestnut, beech or oak woods. This plant prefers shade and humid soils and in … Read more

Cinchona: a plant widely used in herbal medicine and phytotherapy

Since ancient times, cinchona has been valued for its anti-malarial, pain-relieving and anti-fever properties which have made it one of the most important drugs. Let’s discover all the virtues of this plant so used in herbal medicine and phytotherapy. The name China refers to an arboreal plant belonging to the Rubiaceae family native to the Andes, the Cinchona. Used for centuries as … Read more

Erysimus or singers’ herb: properties, benefits and uses

Do you know the erisimo? Today we are going to discover the properties of this health plant, also known as the singers’ herb for its ability to effectively treat painful states, throat inflammation, hoarseness and situations of aphonia and dysphonia related to laryngitis, pharyngitis or tracheitis. Erisimo (scientific name Sisymbrium Officinale) is a plant belonging to the Brassicaceae family also known as ‘ … Read more

What is the bugle and what are its uses

Bugola (scientific name Ajuga reptans), commonly known as St. Lawrence’s grass, is a perennial herbaceous plant spread throughout Europe up to Asia Minor. It tends to grow in fertile fallow meadows and along paths and hedges. For therapeutic purposes, the aerial parts of the bugle are mainly used, especially the leaves. Bugola or Ajuga reptans: where does it come from Let’s … Read more

Goldenrod plant: properties, benefits and uses

Today we discover the properties of the goldenrod: a plant known above all for its diuretic, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties: indicated in case of cystitis and kidney stones, it is also a natural ally of our line. The common goldenrod (scientific name Solidago virgaurea) is a herbaceous plant that grows spontaneously in the temperate-cold zones of Europe, Asia and North … Read more

Kuzu: properties, benefits and uses

From the starch of the kuzu a starch is produced that has important alkalizing and healing properties, a real natural ally that helps prevent the flu and acts as a gastroprotector. Let’s find out more about this plant and some ways to introduce it into our diet. Kuzu, what is it Also called kudzu (scientific name Pueraria lobata) is a climbing … Read more

Dandelion: properties, benefits, uses and recipes

The common dandelion (botanical name Taraxacum officinale) is a spontaneous plant considered “purifying” par excellence: we discover all its properties (and four recipes). The dandelion plant In botany, the dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is classified as a perennial herbaceous plant of modest size and height, belonging to the Asteraceae family. Widespread in all areas and altitudes, it grows in both temperate and cold climates and … Read more

Rhodiola Rosea: properties, benefits and uses

Rhodiola: properties and benefits of this health plant, widely used in the homeopathic field against stress and excessive weight. Rhodiola, whose scientific name is actually Rhodiola rosea, which means small rose, having a characteristic scent very similar to that of roses. It was originally born on the cold and rocky soils of the Siberian mountains, where it was well known … Read more