Tea is also sometimes called Rooibos, robusti, Rooibos, Rooibos, redbush, Redbox (rooibos, lat. Aspalathus Linearis). It is very popular not only at home but also in Japan, Holland, Germany, England and many other countries. In Germany, this popular drink is called the Massai Tea or Tea Bushmen.
The production of this tea are the needle-like leaves of the plant, which, depending on treatment remain green or acquire a brick-red tint. For the manufacture of green Rooibos leaves after harvest immediately steamed to stop the fermentation process. Green Rooibos tea leaves are more delicate (grassy) taste, and when welding give a light color. The red Rooibos is a natural process of fermentation is finished, then the leaves traditionally get dried up in the sun. The infusion of the Rooibos itself has a sweet taste, but it usually additionally do is more sweet and diluted with milk. Continue reading
Fireweed (epilobium) is a unique plant with many beneficial properties and is used for many different purposes. It is a perennial plant with a thick creeping rhizome, erect stem, reaching up to 180 cm in height, and dense inflorescence in the form of a brush. Fireweed blooms in mid-summer and the
fruits ripen from July. It is undemanding in terms of habitats, but demanding light conditions. So look for this medicinal plant should clearings, edges of fields, slopes of ravines or other well-lit areas.
Useful properties of fireweed
The fireweed leaves contain carotene, ascorbic acid, sugar, tannin pyrogallol groups, pectin, alkaloids, and other useful items. Research has proven that it has anti-inflammatory and enveloping properties, thus Continue reading
That chocolate appeared in the ancient culture of the Aztecs, who lived on the territory of modern Mexico, today known to all. The Aztecs cultivated the cacao trees, and
from their fruits, cooked amazing powder: drink made from this powder, gave them strength, vigor and energy. Especially enjoyed drinking this drink men, and from its name “chocolatl” is derived the modern word “chocolate”.
In the XVI century in Central America the Spanish conquerors came, and chocolate too much. They brought the fruits of cocoa in Europe, and has taught other Europeans prepare them not only tasty and fragrant drink, but also chocolate, reminiscent of the modern: from cocoa Continue reading