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Violet health benefits and therapeutic value

Violet (Viola odorata) is a small bushy plant with violet or white flowers, native to Europe, Asia and North Africa. It belongs to the Violaceae family. It is known for its medicinal properties and the many health benefits it procures the body.
Violet in a tea infuser with other herbs

Purslane health benefits and therapeutic value

Purslane or Portulaca oleacera, is an annual crawling plant belonging to the Portulacaceae family. This plant is typical of the Mediterranean regions and is part of the Cretan diet.
Purslane, lettuce and more health in the plate

Ulcer, how to treat it naturally

Having a rich, varied and balanced diet is best for health. When some specific foods, together with too much alcohol and tobacco start disturbing your stomach
Natural ulcer treatment: chamomile flower heads

Feverfew against headaches

A plant that can be traced back to Asia Minor, feverfew – or bachelor’s buttons – is a perennial plant that can grow up to 28 inches (70 cm) tall.
Health benefits of feverfew

Coffee health benefits and therapeutic value

Coffee is a drink prepared from the seeds of the coffee tree (Coffea arabica), a shrub with evergreen leaves growing in tropical areas. It is one of the beverages that is most drunk in the world, and it is credited with many health benefits.
Health benefits of drinking coffee, beans.

Lower fever naturally with plants

Fever, this common and frequent ailment that everyone has experienced, is a symptom revealed through abnormally high body temperature in the absence of any intense physical effort. Plants can help treat it.
Cup and saucer with thermometer and ginger

Celery health benefits and therapeutic value

Celery (Apium graveolens) is a hollow-stemmed condiment full of health benefits. It belongs to the Apiaceae family (parsley family), native to Europe and Asia. Its cultivation
Celery stalks ready for chopping up!

Barbary fig health benefits and therapeutic value

The Barbary fig tree or Opuntia ficus-indica is a cactus that grows 6 ½ to 16 feet (2 to 5 meters) tall. Sweet fruit on the flat, paddle-shaped segments covered with bunches of needles are actually chock full of health benefits.
Sliced orange yellow barbary fig.

Mango health benefits and therapeutic value

Mango or Mangifera belongs to the Anacardiaceae family. This soft, sweet and very orange tropical fruit is native to Southern Asia, India more specifically. It’s possible to take advantage of mango and its health benefits all year long.
Healthy mango fruit sliced and diced

Chestnut health benefits and therapeutic value

The chestnut (Castanea sativa) is the fruit of the chestnut tree which is native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor. The Romans worked on selecting the best varieties from the wild. Nicknamed “the bread tree”,
Paper bag with a handful of chestnuts

Treating cough with plants

When cough is frequent, due to an infection or throat irritation, cough is the body’s pulmonary defense response
A pot of leaves used to treat migraine.

Goji berry health benefits – hype or hoax?

Overloaded with vitamins and minerals, this red goji berry fruit is said to have innumerable health properties: anti-ageing effects, reinforces the immune system… but there is quite a lot of controversy regarding its benefits.
Controversy about goji health benefits

Borage, the skin care plant

Medicinal borage is a lively vegetable patch plant with its blue flowers and fuzz-covered stems. This beautiful plant is also full of health benefits for the skin and to alleviate a variety of disorders.
Health benefits of borage
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