by AgroWeb on February 21, 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 February 20, 2017

Surprising Facts to Know about Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is used for the treatment of muscle aches, loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, eczema and bruises. It also increases urine production and serves as a laxative to increase bowel movements. Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections and even cancer. It’s also used as a skin toner, blood tonic and digestive tonic...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 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 February 6, 2017

The Uniquely Amazing Benefits of Pomegranate Tea

Pomegranate tea is very successfully used in diseases of the stomach and bowel, it is fresh and it flushes and removes toxins and other poisons away from the organism. Pomegranate tea also injects freshness to the human mind. Pomegranate flowers contain tannin and styptic properties of tonic. It is a remedy very much recommended to relieve abdominal pain, hemorrhage, hemorrhoids, and for gargling...

by AgroWeb on January 24, 2017

Surprising Benefits of Nettle Tea

Although not the first type of tea that many people choose, nettle tea is a delicious and beneficial beverage that can ease pain, soothe allergies, improve the immune system, protect the heart, optimize digestion, relieve inflammation and heal the skin, among others.Nettle is a well-known wild plant in Albania usually used in culinary for making the famous pie with nettles. Found in Europe, and ...

by AgroWeb on January 18, 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 February 14, 2017

Winter Fruits Can Be Fruits on Ice

The process of freezing fruit allows you to eat it at your own pace without worrying about wasting it. Additionally, freezing fruit enables you to consume fruit regardless of the season. As a whole, the nutrient content is not negatively impacted by this process, which can even preserve some specific nutrients better than fresh options. Water-Soluble Vitamins When you flash-freeze fruit, the ...

by AgroWeb on January 22, 2017

The Health Benefits of Roselle

Roselle, botanically speaking, Hibiscus sabdariffa, has been used in folk medicine as a diuretic and mild laxative, as well as in treating cardiac and nerve diseases. Hibiscus tea has been consumed as a soothing evening tea for centuries in Egypt and elsewhere in the Near East. The edible parts used to make “juice” or tea (actually, an infusion) look like reddish dried-up buds. It is ...

by AgroWeb on January 12, 2017

The Potent Benefits of Comfrey

Comfrey has been around for as far back as recorded history goes. The herb and its medicinal qualities were first discovered in Europe. Comfrey is actually a broader genus scientifically known as Symphytum, which is used extensively in herbal medicine. The flowers can range in color from white to purple, and the plants have started to be cultivated even in Albania. Apart from the external ...

by AgroWeb on January 31, 2017

Benefits of Lungwort - The Medicinal Herb

If you are suffering from a cold and are having difficulties breathing freely, lungwort may be one of the best natural solutions. This traditional medicinal plant is still drunk as a tea and is available in several other forms. So what is lungwort and what is it good for? Lungwort otherwise known as lungwort leaf or by its scientific name – Pulmonaria officinalis, is an appropriately named ...

by AgroWeb on January 16, 2017

The Delicious Miniature Mandarins of Albanian Gardens

Delicious, sweet yet tangy, kumquat fruit (cumquat, as the fruit generally recognized in Europe) is a winter/spring seasonal citrus fruits. Botanically, they belong to the Rutaceae family, the genus Fortunella. Although kumquats taste just like that of other citrus category fruits, they are distinguished in a way that they can be eaten completely including the peel. Kumquats have long been part ...

by AgroWeb on January 30, 2017

Echinacea Benefits: A Potent Natural Remedy

Echinacea purpurea is a simple flowering plant and a member of the daisy family. More commonly known as purple coneflower, many people grow this powerful herb without even realizing it! The name derives from the Greek word ekhinos (hedgehog) because the cone resembles a small hedgehog. The flowers, leaves and roots of this plant can all be used differently in natural remedies. In general, the ...

by AgroWeb on January 17, 2017

The Power of Albanian Wild Peppermint

As we approach the season of candy canes and peppermints, it's a perfect time to pay homage to the medicinal herb that gives these winter treats their flavor: peppermint. Far from just a flavoring for candies, the therapeutic effects of fresh peppermint leaves and peppermint essential oil have been known since ancient times, and its aromatic aroma has come to symbolize hospitality in many ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

Health Benefits of Clover Honey

The honey, which is made by the bees feeding on the clover plant nectar, is called clover honey. There are 64 calories contained in one tablespoon of this mono-floreal type of honey, which means it is honey that derives from only clover as a single flower. It possesses protein in limited quantity, potassium, iron and vitamin B. It also contains the antioxidants, which eliminate the diseases. Back...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Health Benefits Of Mistletoe

Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that grows on the branches of other trees. In European folklore, mistletoe is considered magical, an aphrodisiac and symbol of fertility, and it has a long history as a medicinal plant, which in Latin is called Viscum Album. In the modern era, mistletoe extract is still used as a supplement and is purported to have an array of health benefits. Health Benefits ...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Health Benefits of Nopales Pads

Nopales are a form of vegetable that is made from the soft pads of underdeveloped prickly pear cacti. The useful vegetative pads are either green or purple, and are roughly the size of a person’s hand. They have a consistency somewhere between green beans and green peppers, and are regularly added to eggs and steak stir-fry. They are native to the Mediterranean Area and Albania as a result...

by AgroWeb on January 11, 2017

Judas Tree - The Ultimate Guide to its Benefits

When a plant vibrantly attracts our attention during a particular time every year, people come to know it as a seasonal indicator. To many people it's the dogwood blooms that are awaited and welcomed, signaling winter has passed. To others the purplish-magenta blooms of the Mediterranean native Judas tree comes as a sign that the warm season has come. Judas Tree (Red Bud, Love Tree) is a ...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Pine Essential Oil Therapies and Remedies

Pine oil provides a pile of profound health benefits as tall as its trees. It is a colorless to pale yellow essential oil. Depending on its source, pine oil may either have a fresh, earthy, and forest-like fragrance. Pine oil is extracted through steam distillation of the needle-like foliage of the pine tree Benefits of Pine Oil Pine oil has antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal, anti-neuralgic...

by AgroWeb on December 23, 2016

The new surprising colors of Albanian carrots

Carrots are the most famous vegetables in many cuisines. They are also a generally favorite vegetable for many consumers worldwide. Everybody knows the carrot’s nutritional and health values, but there are some secrets and interesting facts about carrots that Agroweb will reveal to you.  Health Benefits of Carrots. The health benefits of carrots- from lowering cholesterol to preventing...

by AgroWeb on January 19, 2017

Black Rice for a Full Red Heart

Black rice, known as forbidden rice, is an ancient grain that has even more impressive health benefits than most other rice varieties. Not only black rice contains the highest amount of antioxidants, protein and dietary fiber of all rice, but also it is also a good source of iron, which can be hard to get for people who rely on grains and legumes for protein. So good the black rice is that ...

by AgroWeb on December 26, 2016

Fir Tree Bump Jam

 If you’ve ever been curious to know what a forest tastes like, then this recipe is for you. Each winter around this time, spruce trees put out pale green buds covered in delicate brown paper husks. Essentially, they are little bundles of baby spruce needles and at this stage they are still soft and tender. Their flavor is reminiscent of Christmas, with a distinct element of citrus and...

by AgroWeb on December 21, 2016

Benfits of Albanian Fresh Green Beans

Green beans are one of only a few varieties of beans that can be eaten fresh. Picked when they are still immature and the inner bean is just beginning to form, green beans are a great source of folate, fiber and vitamin K. Because of their rich green color, we don't always think about green beans as providing us with important amounts of colorful pigments like carotenoids. But they do! ...

by AgroWeb on December 28, 2016

The Wonderful Benefits of Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is a flowering plant that belongs to the daisy family. It contains milky sap, which has an active ingredient responsible for the plant’s health benefits – it is said to treat chronic liver ailments and detoxify the liver. Milk thistle extract, made from the seeds of the milk thistle plant, is obtained from the seeds and aids detoxification by acting as a liver tonic while...

by AgroWeb on December 28, 2016

Kiwi Juice, the Natural Remedy Against Winter Signs

You would be surprised to know that kiwi fruit tops the chart amongst other fruits when it comes to nutrition density. Nutrition density is the amount of minerals and vitamins found per gram. It is a greater source of vitamin C when compared to other fruits. Just like the fruit, people love kiwi juice across the globe. It is especially loved for its tangy taste and the combination of soft ...

by AgroWeb on December 25, 2016

7 health benefits of lentils

 Lentils are sourced from the lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) which originates in Asia and North Africa. It has long been cultivated by humans as a food source. The earliest archaeological evidence of lentils dates back to Paleolithic times! Low in calories and high in nutrition, lentils are the perfect legume to eat in salads, spreads, crackers, and as an item on a vegetarian dinner plate. ...

by AgroWeb on December 24, 2016

Capers - The nutritional powerhouse of vigor

You can find capers in the condiments aisle of most grocery stores, where they're usually sold pre-brined in salt or an acidic solution. The caper is the un-opened flower bud used for centuries in Mediterranean cuisine, where it imparts a salty tang and decorative flair to a variety of meats, salads, pastas and other foods. The plant is native to the Mediterranean, and grows in warm humid ...

by AgroWeb on January 1, 2017

Properties comparison - Bee Pollen vs Propolis

Bee Pollen is a natural product secreted by the majority of flowering plants and which provides great benefits to our bodies, because it contains many vitamins, enzymes and minerals. Taking pollen will help reduce fatigue and increase intellectual capacity, among others, and is an excellent remedy for multiple illnesses as its ideal to strengthen our immune system. You can find pollen in Albania...

by AgroWeb on December 17, 2016

The Natural Products Rich in Calcium

When it comes to getting the required daily dose of calcium, dairy products seem a firsthand choice. Researchers have shown that an average adult needs a daily dose of around 1000 mg of calcium to keep his/her teeth healthy and bones strong. That works out to about three cups of milk a day according to scientist. Vegans and people with lactose intolerance have often faced limited choices when it ...

by AgroWeb on December 16, 2016

Aloe Vera Juice Magical Benefits

The aloe vera plant is one of the most powerful remedies nature has to offer because it can heal the body from the inside out. While the gel that comes from inside the plant may be most recognizable, in recent years, the blended juice has also gained a lot of attention in health circles—and for good reason. WHAT IS ALOE VERA JUICE? Both the gel and juice are produced from the outer green ...

by AgroWeb on December 10, 2016

Travelling across colorful Albanian spices and herbs

The history of spices is a fascinating one. Some of you may know that the humankind has travelled thousands of miles in search of a specific spice variety, used spices to cure diseases and even started wars over it. Remember, Christopher Columbus who went in search of India and discovered instead what was later to be named America? Well, he was searching for pepper. Not precious metals or stones, ...