by AgroWeb on April 24, 2017

The Amazing Salep Made Out of Orchids

Salep, this amazing Turkish drink has spread all over the world as it has a great reputation in Albania. Besides its exotic taste it has amazing health benefits. This drink is well known since the Ottoman Empire. It is prepared from tubers of wild orchids. They are harvester, washed, boiled and dried. After this they are grounded into a powder giving the drink a specific flavor. Its best when ...

by AgroWeb on April 24, 2017

Albanian Spruce - Better for tea than for Christmas tree

You can make spruce tea year-round, and the needles you use will influence the taste of the tea: young, light green spruce tips will yield a light, slightly lemony flavor, while mature needles harvested during the winter will create a stronger, slightly more bitter tea. If you’re harvesting the needles in wintertime, try to choose the ones that are the lightest green, as those will be the ...

by AgroWeb on April 23, 2017

How to Dry Apples at Home

Making apple rings in the oven is one of those super easy, hands-off recipes. Peel, core and slice apples, sprinkle on some cinnamon, place on cooling racks and pop them in the oven for several hours. Yes, that’s it. While they’re drying in the oven, you can be doing your chores, helping the kids with homework or just read a book. Ingredients 5 Apples 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tsp ...

by AgroWeb on April 22, 2017

Aloe vera and garlic top herbal charts

Aloe vera, garlic and green tea are the most popular herbal medicines used by consumers, according to a new study. The study conducted by RMIT University in Australia surveyed several thousands of people on their use of the 24 most common medicinal herbs. The study found that 22.6% of participants had used at least one of the herbs in the past 12 months, with the highest use among 35 to 54 year-...

by AgroWeb on April 22, 2017

Boost your health with carrot juice

Consuming carrot juice is one of the healthiest lifestyle choices probable. Carrot juice is recognized for beta carotene which provides the body Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin E and several minerals. The health advantages of drinking carrot juice are usually good prenatal health, eyesight, teeth and bones, liver and nails, hair and skin in addition to assisting in cancer prevention. Listed here ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Caffeinated vs Decaffeinated Coffee

People love coffee. It gives a boost to a sleepy lad on an early Monday morning. Coffee, besides its anti-sleeping mechanism, is also said to be a great source of anti-oxidants whether it’s caffeinated or decaffeinated. To put things into a simple perspective, caffeinated coffee contains caffeine while decaffeinated coffee does not contain caffeine. Caffeine is a substance, particularly an ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Chicory and its magnetic health benefits

Chicory is one of the most beloved wild plants for consumers. This plant is a common sight along roadside ditches and in meadows, recognizable by its soft blue flower. Chicory it has found a broad usage in Albanian culinary but Herbalists have valued chicory as a medicinal for a variety of ills for 1,000 years at least. It's been used on several continents as a liver tonic, to relieve upset ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

The Healthy Liquid Combo Pack of Green Energy

Spinach is the ideal choice for a green smoothie thanks to its neutral taste and ability to blend up without leaving little chunks in your drink. Since spinach is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, it's almost a shame not to toss a handful into every smoothie you make. With spinach and the other two special ingredients in the shape of ginger and cinnamon, you are not getting just a smoothie. In ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Benefits of Albanian green pigweed

Pigweed or Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) is a genus of plants native to Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. It’s very well-known in Albania, especially in the South areas, as locals use it for salads. It can grow in many soil types, and most if not all members of the genus have edible leaves, roots, seeds. This article of AgroWeb.org, focuses on the Albanian variety of Amaranthus. ...

by AgroWeb on April 20, 2017

Heavenly Plant in Homes - Close in Aloe Vera

The Egyptians called it the plant of immortality while many others describe it as the wand of heaven. Aloe Vera comes with a wide array of amazing healing properties. You might even have your own Aloe Vera plant in your home for those small emergencies like scrapes, cuts, and burns, but did you know that Aloe Vera is not only limited to topical use and is actually even more beneficial to your body...

by AgroWeb on April 20, 2017

The Immunity Combo Pack of Oranges and Kiwis

In order to boost your health inner immunity, the combination of two among the Vitamin C champions packs an incredible amount of benefits. The orange and kiwi combination can be taken in form of a fruit salad or you can juice them in equal parts. Both oranges and kiwis are in the category of acid fruits that is why they have a special chemistry between them. Acid fruits should not be eaten with ...

by AgroWeb on April 19, 2017

Why shouldn't infants eat honey?

Although honey seems like a wholesome and natural food to give your infant, don't do it until after she's at least 12 months old. And not for its thickness as some may be are expecting. Experts advise that honey shouldn't be given to a child under one as there is a small risk that it can contain spores of the Clostridium botulinum bacterium which could cause infant botulism. Symptoms may include...

by AgroWeb on April 19, 2017

Outstanding Benefits of Orange Essential Oil

There are few things better than the aroma of someone peeling an orange. Orange is well known for its mood lifting, immune stimulating, antibacterial, and cleansing properties. But orange essential oil is amazing for so much more! Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil is a time-tested remedy going back thousands of years. The people of China, India, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean have ...

by AgroWeb on April 18, 2017

Bay Leaf Health Benefits

Bay leaves contain notable plant-derived compounds, vitamins and minerals that offer a range of benefits. This herb was widely used by the Greeks and Romans who believed that it symbolizes wisdom, peace and protection. The various bay leaf health benefits are given below. Treatment of Diabetes: Bay leaves have been found to be effective in treating type 2 diabetes as they cause reduction in ...

by AgroWeb on April 18, 2017

The Thyme Cure For Your Cough

The winter cold season brings with it various miseries—including bronchitis, an inflammation of the bronchial tubes or bronchi. These medium and large sized passageways carry air from the trachea to the lungs, and when they become inflamed—typically as a result of either a cold or flu—the result is acute bronchitis. Chronic or persistent bronchitis is most often caused by ...

by AgroWeb on April 16, 2017

Top Health Benefits of Lime Fruit

The lime is the most widely used fruit amongst the family of citrus and is also the smallest. It comes from Southeast Asia. Today it is cultivated also in Albania, especially in south areas together with oranges mandarins and lemons. The following are the benefits of lime over health listed by AgroWeb.org: 1. The lime is a small citrus fruit, like a small orange, with skin and flesh that are ...

by AgroWeb on April 16, 2017

The Amazing Benefits of Violet Flowers

Violet flower is an important addition to your medicine chest during the cold and flu season. The syrup of the flowers can soothe an irritated and hot throat. It’s also a powerful lymphagogue that can relieve congestion and swollen lymph glands. Cooling and mucilaginous, violet can be used for a dry cough and for ear infections. Violets have been known throughout history as a healing herb. ...

by AgroWeb on April 16, 2017

Pistachios, The Absolutely Appealing Nuts

A pistachio tree takes about 10 to 12 years to produce the first crop. The nuts of pistachio usually are not seasonal and are available throughout the year. Pistachios can be found today in a variety of forms like shelled, unshelled, sweetened or even salted. The shell on the nut shields it from physical damage as well as other infections. Alternatively, salted as well as sweetened pistachios ...

by AgroWeb on April 16, 2017

Pepper Power - Benefits of Juicing Bell Peppers

There are an endless number of benefits in adding bell pepper juice to your diet. By juicing fresh bell peppers, you unlock all the valuable minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytochemicals into a form that is readily absorbed into your bloodstream. Bell peppers are chock full of nutrients that contribute to a healthy body, including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, C, E, copper, potassium...

by AgroWeb on April 16, 2017

Signs You Need to Add More Iodine-Rich Foods in the Diet

 While numerous nutritional deficiencies are now getting rarer and rarer due to the continuing global development, there are others that seem to be on the rise. One of them is iodine-deficiency which is, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), may be affecting more than 2 billion people all over the planet. WHO adds that as much as 5 million of these affected individuals are ...