Although we all know about the famous athletic games in Greece, very few know that Greeks served the celery wine as an award.
Another interesting fact about this plant is that, although not certain whether it was cultivated or wild, the Read More →
Is there anything we do not know about camomile? Certainly, we all have drunk camomile tea, but usually because we are used to its mild taste and relaxing fragrance. For centuries, camomile has been used as a remedy for sleeping Read More →
Of America’s origin, this sun-like plant was brought to Europe in 16 century and since then it became very famous due to its nutritional value and health benefits of the sunflower seeds and sunflower oil
Sunflower is also famous as a Read More →
Once popular in Europe, peppermint is now spread all over the world. Famous for its taste and as a flavouring agent or herbal tea, peppermint was used as a remedy ten thousand years ago. In ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, Read More →
For many people dandelions are just garden weed. For those who discovered their nutritional value and health benefits, dandelions are inevitable in almost every cuisine and necessary remedy. Before you jump to conclusions, the best is to find out all Read More →
It is documented that kathalai, the term used in Ayurvedic medicine, was used in 16th century BC. It appeared in Natural History written by Roman naturalist, and natural philosopher, Pliny the Elder, and in De Materia MedicaRead More →
Romans used to plant it in front of the windows because they believed this plant was a love medicine. Others believed that this plant could protect them from witchcraft and thunder. For centuries, juice made from houseleek has been used Read More →
We all know that cinnamon is a spice, and we use it almost every day, but how exactly do we get cinnamon? This spice is obtained from several trees from the genus Cinnamomum, from its inner Read More →
Today, headaches are very common complain, thus it seems as almost they are not considered to be a medical problem. However, even though they are not life threatening, the pain they produce disables anyone of normal and positive functions and Read More →
Some scientists believe that a certain ancient text indicates that quince was the fruit that Eve ate from the tree of knowledge.
Other interesting facts state that when a baby boy is born in Slavonia (Croatia - Europe), someone from the Read More →