BENEFITS OF PLANTS

Benefits and virtues of plants and health, medicinal properties, use in cooking and therapy to treat and prevent diseases

health benefits of mango

Health Benefits Of Mango

The mango or Mangifera belongs to the Anacardiaceae family. This tropical fruit, sweet and very orange is native to South Asia, India. Its tree can reach 40 m high. After bananas, mango is […]

Macadamia: queen of nuts with a thousand virtues

Macadamia: Queen of Nuts With a Thousand Benefits and Virtues

Still called ”  Queensland nuts  “, the macadamia nut is the fruit of the “Queensland walnut”. It is a beautiful evergreen tree, native to the  Australian rainforests. The macadamia tree produces fruits very rich in oil, the use […]

Dill: benefits and virtues

Dill: Benefits and Virtues

Dill or Anethum graveolens takes its name from the Greek anethon, “which grows quickly”. It is an annual plant of 1 meter high, native to southern Europe and western Asia. Dill belongs to the Apiaceae […]

Swiss chard: benefits and virtues

Swiss Chard: Benefits and Virtues

The chard ( Beta vulgaris ), also known as spinach beet or chard, belongs to the family Chenopodiaceae and comes from the Mediterranean coast. Consumed since Antiquity, it has fallen […]

Borage: benefits and virtues

Borage: Benefits and Virtues

Borage enlivens vegetable gardens with its small blue flowers and hairy stems. This beautiful plant is also beneficial for the skin and to relieve various pains. Discover its virtues and how […]

Anise: for difficult digestion

Anise: For Difficult Digestion

Green anise  ( Pimpinella anisum ) is an annual aromatic plant, sometimes biennial, very fragrant, and decorative. Native to the Mediterranean Basin and Egypt, anise was cultivated by the Egyptians more than 4000 […]

The Ginkgo tree: benefits and virtues

The Ginkgo Tree: Benefits and Virtues

A tree native to China, the Gingko is considered a living fossil that has existed for 300 million years. Can measure between 25 and 50 meters tall, this tree also called “tree of a thousand crowns,” […]

Ginger: benefits and virtues

Ginger: Benefits and Virtues

Native to Asia, ginger or zingiber officinale is a tropical perennial plant whose rhizome offers many benefits and virtues for health. Ginger is widely used in Asian cuisine but has since gone beyond these […]

Juniper: benefits and virtues

Juniper: Benefits and Virtues

Native to India and Asia,  juniper berries are very popular in cooking and also have many health benefits and virtues. The juniper or juniper ( Juniperus communis ) is a small, hardy evergreen, slow-growing evergreen […]

Linden: it soothes anxieties

Linden: It Soothes Anxieties

The lime tree(Linden) is a large tree of the Tiliaceae family which grows in European woods and which can be found in our urban parks and gardens. In herbal medicine, its flowers, leaves, and […]

Hazelnut: benefits and virtues

Hazelnut: Benefits and Virtues

The hazelnut is the fruit of hazel  ( Corylus avellana ), a bushy shrub that belongs to the family Betulaceae, native to the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. Hazelnuts have a subtle taste and excellent […]

Pepper: benefits and virtues

Pepper: Benefits and Virtues

The pepper is an exotic spice native to southern India and Sri Lanka marketed under different colors (green, white, red or black) depending on the degree of ripeness of the beans. In […]

Marshmallow: benefits and virtues

Marshmallow: Benefits and Virtues

Marshmallow or althaea officinalis is a perennial plant that differs from mallows by its calicle, which has more than 6 bracts. This officinal plant belongs to the Malvaceae family, it […]

Red cabbage: large intakes and few calories

Red Cabbage: Large Intakes and Few Calories

The red cabbage is a leaf vegetable of the family of crucifers, as well as it’s green and white brothers. It is a perennial plant native to Central Europe which has many health benefits […]

Passionflower: benefits and virtues

Passionflower: Benefits and Virtues

A climbing plant, passionflower grows in the tropics of South America, in ditches, on wet and fertile soils.and even on the edge of the fields. Much coveted by gardeners and one […]

Violet Flower: benefits and virtues

Violet Flower: Benefits and Virtues

The Violet Flower ( Viola odorata ) is a small, bushy plant with purple or white flowers, native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, which belongs to the Violaceae family. It […]