by AgroWeb on April 18, 2017

Albanian Blueberries - The Hard Facts of The Miraculous Minifruits

Here are 10 health benefits of blueberries selected by AgroWeb: 1. Low in Calories, But High in Nutrients. The blueberry is a flowering shrub that produces berries that are colored blue to purple, also known as blueberries. Blueberries are small, around 5-16 millimeters in diameter, and have a flared crown at the end. Blueberries are among the most nutrient dense berries. 2. Blueberries are ...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

The Magic of Spring With Green Garlic Benefits

Green garlic in stores shows that spring is here. Its presence in the fruits and vegetables markets shows that warm times are approaching. From March to May, this is their season. And while some of us are reluctant to use them because of their smell, nutritionists recommend them because of its values and effects to our organisms. It is not said to consume them raw, use them in different recipes, ...

by AgroWeb on April 4, 2017

All the Facts and Truths About Coriander

Cilantro or coriander? Are those the names of the same species or different? Somehow at least in Russian and in English, both names can be found in the recipes and often cause confusion. Just to clarify: cilantro is basically the green parts of the plant that resembles parsley. Coriander is the name of the seeds of the same plant, which are often used as an aromatic spice in curry and meat dishes...

by AgroWeb on April 1, 2017

Stinging Nettle Beneficial Features and Offerings

Its first touch burns, but regardless of that burning feeling you will not be able to give it up. We are talking about Stinging Nettles which have been used for centuries to treat allergy symptoms, particularly hay fever which is the most common allergy problem. Nettles are so good that they make the local pharmacy go bankrupt. Jokes aside, we all know that prescription medications for allergies ...

by AgroWeb on March 30, 2017

Dried Fruits for Improved Health and Vigor

Dried fruits are very popular for a multitude of reasons. Eating fruit is associated with improved health and provides many of the essential minerals, vitamins and fiber that you need every day. Dried fruit doesn't spoil as quickly and is an easy snack to pack, especially for activities like hiking But keep in mind; dried fruits are higher in calories because they are more concentrated once the ...

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

Honey and walnuts combination for life

Honey and walnuts will perfectly enhance each other’s properties. It doesn’t have to be a specific honey, as long as it is raw and preferably organic, but for best results you could choose the chestnut honey as it has the highest level of antioxidants. The combination of walnuts and honey has many wonderful uses. AgroWeb introduces you to their most important benefits. Lowers High ...

by AgroWeb on April 2, 2017

Cider Vinegar vs. White Vinegar

Cider vinegar and white vinegar are different in many ways. Both are useful in cooking and for home remedies, and personal uses, and are used across the world for various purposes. While they were not created for multi-purpose use, they are increasingly used in different ways across the world. Vinegars are created from the fermentation process, which will yield acetic acids that vary depending ...

by AgroWeb on March 18, 2017

Gooseberry - Looking like a melon, tasting like grape

Do you know of a berry that kind of looks like a tiny watermelon and tastes like sour grape? It’s the unique gooseberry. Health Benefits of gooseberry Gooseberries are low in calories (100 grams contain only about 44 calories), but high in phenolic phytochemicals, especially flavones and anthocyanins. These compounds are known to have benefiting effects against cancer, aging, inflammation...

by AgroWeb on March 20, 2017

Walnut oil amazing benefits

Walnut oil is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It has high content of phytonutrients and a source of phosphorus, selenium, zinc, magnesium, calcium and iron. It also provides substantial amount of Vitamin B2, B1, B3 along with Niacin and Vitamin E. Though it is edible, it is used less in food preparation in comparison to other oils. It possesses delicate flavor and scent with light color and...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

A Year Without Caffeine - Benefits of Chicory Coffee

The other day I heard a song that I haven't heard in a long time. The melody reminded me of my childhood. It took me back to the days when I used to watch my grandfather paint. I remembered how he would always start his day with a cup of coffee. Not with an ordinary coffee though, but with chicory coffee. He formed this habit decades ago and still keeps it up to this day. It would be hard to ...

by AgroWeb on March 15, 2017

Touch Me Not plant, uses and benefits

Mimosa pudica also commonly called as touch me not flower is a plant covered in thorns with beautiful pink flowers and small green leaves that closes or droops when touched. It is a plant that is found commonly in many countries and in Albania it grows in abundance. It is considered a weed and can be commonly found in wastelands. Traditional Chinese Medicinal practitioners have long revered the ...

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 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 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 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 April 23, 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 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 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 March 17, 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 April 23, 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 April 6, 2017

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 April 18, 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 March 18, 2017

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...