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Native to the Mediterranean area, lavender draws its name from the Latin verb «lavare», meaning "wash", due to the physical and spiritual purification properties, creating a bridge over time between ancient Roman baths and modern aromatherapy spas. Lavender has many remarkable properties. It is antibacterial, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antiinflammatory, analgesic, antiviral, anticoagulant, healing, decongestant, deodorant, sedative, tonic. At the emotional level, lavender promotes a state of calm and encourages self-expression. It reduces irritability, insomnia, nervous tension, and is generally a psychological balancer.
Easily recognizable by its special smell, the coriander grows throughout Europe, India and North Africa, reaching 60 cm heights. It is a herbaceous plant species with white or pink flowers and globe-shaped fruits rich in essential oils, which is why the dried seeds are used in the pharmaceutical industry, perfumes or as a spice. Early in summer, this grassy plant is covered by umbrella like small flowers, white or pink. By August, they are followed by small, round and wrinkled seeds. For medicinal purposes, coriander harvested fruits, seeds, which are dried and grinded, and the powder is used in the preparation of tinctures, infusions and essential oil, as well as the leaves, usually used in cooking, which have excellent antiseptic properties, and can help digestion
Fennel is a sweet-smelling plant, originating in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean. Fennel is used for various digestive problems, including stomach burns, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite and colic in infants, and benefits for upper respiratory tract infections such as coughs or bronchitis. In addition, it contains phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, beta-carotene, lutein, vitamin E and vitamin K and is a natural source of estrogen. It can be consumed entirely: the bulb, stem, leaves and seeds are all edible.
The milk thistleis a plant that grows in the form of bushes, reaching 2 meters high, preferring less sandy soils, especially stony land. The plant has been used to treat various diseases more than 2000 years ago and is of Mediterranean origin, spreading throughout Europe and Central Asia. Seeds (fruits) are used for medicinal purposes - because of their silimarine (hepatoprotector) content. Armor preparations are indicated in chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver failure, protects the liver from harmful chemotherapy effects, effective in accidental poisoning with poisonous fungi, alcoholism, difficulty digestion, constipation, hypotension.
Origin is from the regions of the Mediterranean, Crimea, Caucasus and Asia Minor, and today it can be found in cultures in Central Europe, Belgium, the Netherlands, eastern Russia, Egypt, Algeria, East India and North America. The flowering period is June to July, and harvesting takes place in August as soon as the stem begins to become yellowish. Whole ingested seeds are indicated for overweight, obese individuals due to the considerable energy content of fatty oil. Cold pressing oil lowers cholesterol and triglycerides.
The botanical name of the ricinus plant comes from Latin, which means tick. Castor seeds extract "castor oil" that has a purgative effect. Oil extracted from castor seeds has therapeutic value, but is also used as fuel that is soluble in alcohol. It is currently cultivated in our country for ornamental, industrial and medicinal purposes. It is indicated in the case of constipation, intestinal parasites, and in external use for weeds, warts, papillomas, warts and acne.