by AgroWeb on June 12, 2017

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Drinking Beer

The health benefits of beer include anticancer properties, a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases, increased bone density, the prevention of dementia and coronary disease, aid to the digestive system, anti-aging properties, as well as treating diabetes, gallstones, kidney stones, osteoporosis, and hypertension. It also acts as a serious stress buster and a diuretic. Beer is an alcoholic ...

by AgroWeb on May 31, 2017

Delicious Sweet Juicy - Health Benefits of Peaches

Tornado, Samurai, Banzai, big red and Ninja are not just some cartoon heroes. They are peaches varieties with fuzzy, velvety skin. Nectarines, have a smooth outer surface, and feminine names like Adriana, Venus, Morsiani. But there are also peaches with female names as Sophia. Albania is rich in peaches. The most well-known zones are Peshkopia, Korça but also Shkodra. The health benefits ...

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 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 May 17, 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 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 June 25, 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 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 June 24, 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 June 20, 2017

The health properties of lemon blossom

Lemon blossom is widely used both in the culinary arts as well as medicinally and is well known for its therapeutic properties. Albania especially the Middle and South region, is reach of citrus and oranges, as they are now in season. To reap the multiple benefits of it, you can make citrus blossom water or make a tea or essential oil. This white flower grows on three different fruit trees, ...

by AgroWeb on March 25, 2017

Artemisia - The plant of moon’s goddess

Artemisia is a hardy perennial herb originally native to Asia but now grows in several countries naturally. It has long been recognized by Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tea made from the dried leaves recommended as a treatment for fevers. As the name Wormwood implies, the plant has had a tradition of use as an antihelminthic - i.e. for the treatment of parasites. Artemisia has a bitter taste and ...

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 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 May 11, 2017

Pine Tea for Mental Clarity and Vitality

Albanian pines provide year round goodness that includes 136mg of vitamin C per one cup of pine needles. Pine needles also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. If this isn’t enough, they also contain polyprenols, physterols and carotenoids and this makes pine tea a potent antioxidant health brew. Pine needles are probably not the first thing you ...

by AgroWeb on May 3, 2017

Pomegranate flower extracts show heart benefits

Pomegranate flower has bitter and tart taste. That's why we slightly soften it by combining with other tea herbs. Ingredients include milled pomegranate flower, thyme, wild mint, chamomile and lavender. The flower of the pomegranate fruit may possess properties capable of lowering blood sugar, potentially benefiting patients with hyperglycemia and diabetes. A "Journal of Medicinal Food"...

by AgroWeb on April 3, 2017

Bulgur Wheat - Unique Benefits and Nutritional Value

While bulgur wheat may not always be your first grain of choice, it is surprisingly nutritional and has a number of health benefits, including its ability to improve digestion, stimulate growth and development, stimulate circulation, aid with sleep, prevent chronic disease, and protect the immune system, among others. It is unlikely that you will come across bulgur wheat outside the cuisine or ...

by AgroWeb on June 15, 2017

Flax Seeds – The Richest Health Boosters

If you follow latest health food trends, you’ve probably heard of flax seeds, also known as common flax or linseeds. No wonder the Latin translation of ‘flax’ is ‘useful’. Flax has long been used in the industrial and healthcare fields as well as in cosmetology. Stems of flax are processed into fibers, which is the raw material for linen fabric. Flax seeds, meanwhile...

by AgroWeb on December 9, 2016

Magnolia – The Miraculous White Beauty

Magnolia is one of the most beautiful spring flowers. Their trees decorate our gardens with lovely colors and sweet aromas. Magnolia is one of the oldest flowers in the world. This ancient type of lower has over 200 different species that have grown starting from East and Southeast Asia, Middle East to Northern America. This flower has been around for more than 100 million Euros predating even the...

by AgroWeb on August 19, 2016

The Dazzling Red Poppies of Albania

Poppy was one of the favorite flowers of Venus, Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty. For centuries, poppies have been used as a symbol of eternal rest, sleep, and peace. In Greek and Roman myths, poppies were used as offerings to the missing ones as a symbol of remembrance. Even nowadays, poppy is a symbol of sacrifice and remembrance in many European countries and else. Regardless of its symbolic, ...

by AgroWeb on November 15, 2016

Ginseng Roots - Rich in Values and Price

It sounds like something very exotic that reminds you of beautiful geishas and samurai fighters, but Ginseng tea is China’s pride and not Japan’s. Regardless of the debate on the origins of the tea, ginseng is popular worldwide for its great health benefits of ginseng tea that include a reduced risk of developing cancer, relief from menstrual problems, reduction in obesity, ...

by AgroWeb on May 25, 2017

Olive Oil - The Albanian Healthiest Fat

Who doesn’t know olive oil? It is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet that adds flavor and life to our salads, pasta, seafood and to almost anything you pour it in. Luckily we do have plenty of it in Albania to satisfy one’s taste and to promote good health. The heritage of olives tree in Albania is evident because there are currently a lot of secular exemplars all over the ...

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

Sunflower Seeds - Albanian’s Favorite Pastime

Admit it! You were hooked too back in the time, after fourth grade. Just the thought of chewing and spitting out the sunflower seed for our teachers and parents was so gross that they could find covert ways to make us stop. Like the mizzen scene that mouse particularly liked them and that we would have all kind of disease if we kept chewing them. But did it stop us? Not a bit. This is the case ...

by AgroWeb on November 2, 2016

The Albanians sweetest obsession

Albanians stick to honey. It has been used by countless of cultures all around the world over the past 3,000 years, while in Albania, usage of honey traces back to Illyrian times. In centuries many writers and philosophers, starting from Aristotle have emphasized the wealth of bee forage in Albania. The philosopher himself praised the honey that the Illyrians at the time turned into wine. That&...