by AgroWeb on April 24, 2017

Nettle Use To Fight Spring Allergies

Stinging nettle is a blessing for any one who suffers from allergies. Its secret lies in the nutritional boost it gives the body as well as the anti-inflammatory action of its leaf. Nettle is usually thought of as relief for pollen allergies but recent studies have concluded patients with skin conditions such as eczema and hives benefit as well. Nettle increases the production of T cells, which ...

by AgroWeb on April 24, 2017

Nettles and Ginger Tea to Improve Vitality

Making a nettle infusion or tea adds absorbable stress reducing nutrients into your diet. It easily provides natural, health promoting nourishment. Ginger is great for your digestion and improves circulation and blood flow. Together they are a winner. The grassiness of the nettles is offset by the spicy ginger. Stinging nettles are a power house of gentle natural nutrition. A stinging nettle ...

by AgroWeb on April 23, 2017

Grow A Small Bay Tree At Home - How to do it

Many nurseries and garden centers will have a bay tree in their herbal area. If you'd rather take a cutting to propagate it, then follow these steps: Take a heel cutting, a fresh shoot or tip in early summer or in autumn/fall. Cut from a mature bay tree. The cutting should be about 8-10 cm in length. Remove the upper and lower leaves from the cutting. Put the cutting into a container filled with...

by AgroWeb on April 20, 2017

White Tea vs Green Tea

Most people are unaware that White Tea and Green Tea are produced from the same bush. The tea plant is called Camellia Sinensis and can be found cultivated throughout large parts of Asia. The core difference between the two teas is mostly noted through their harvest time. White tea leaves are picked from the tea plants at a much earlier time in relation to their maturity. The small immature buds ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Corn silk incredible benefits

Corn silk has been used by various races since the ancient ages, and it is said to possess a number of healing properties. Albanians have used corn silk over the centuries for medicinal and healing needs. Its nutrients and antioxidant content indicate that there are certain great benefits one can obtain by using it. It contains key nutrients like potassium, calcium and vitamins B2, C and K, among ...

by AgroWeb on April 11, 2017

Combine Dates and Figs with Albanian Mountain Tea

This homemade fig and date syrup combines two delectable fruits with zippy orange zest and a touch of salt. After straining the syrup, save the compote to add to pancake batter, use it to top oatmeal, spread on toast, or even accompany ice cream. FIG AND DATE SYRUP Yield: About 1 cup / Active Time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon dark sugar 6 dried figs, diced 6 dates, diced ⅔ ...

by AgroWeb on April 17, 2017

Passion Flower Unknown Benefits

Passion flower is a gentle sedative and tranquilizer. Passiflora, known also as the passion flowers or passion vines, is a genus of about 500 species of flowering plants, the type genus of the family Passifloraceae. There are 5 primary health benefits of passion flower that AgroWeb.org will outline. Discover how harvesting and making use of the whole the plant – stalk, leaf, and bloom &...

by AgroWeb on April 15, 2017

Truly Albanian! Mountain Tea Flavored Ice Cream

Mountain tea is the most popular Albanian hot drink, but do you want to know how to turn such a national drink into a truly Albanian ice cream flavor? The Albanian Mountain tea ice cream is perfect as a sweet and refreshing dessert after a traditional Albanian meal for locals and international visitors. Note: An ice cream maker does help, but if you are not using an ice cream maker, the mixture ...

by AgroWeb on April 15, 2017

Hot'N'Cold - Rosemary Tea and Best Friends

Rosemary is a member of the mint family. This herb has a good source of fiber, iron and contains antioxidants: carnosic acid and carnosol. Rosemary also contains many phytochemicals like rosmarinic acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, and betulinic acid. You can use rosemary tea as an herbal remedy to support the brain and the memory functions. The rosemary is also mood enhancing, anti-...

by AgroWeb on April 7, 2017

Magic Benefits of Juniper Tea

Juniper is a short to medium-height tree that grows wild in some parts of Europe, and especially Albania. There are many varieties of juniper, but Juniperus communis is the most common. Alternative medicine uses the juniper berry to make medicine. Juniper is used for digestion problems including upset stomach, intestinal gas, heartburn, bloating, and loss of appetite, as well as gastrointestinal...

by AgroWeb on April 1, 2017

Amazing Health Benefits of Honeysuckle

If honeysuckle makes you think of a sweet juice, you’re exactly right. The plant earned the nickname from its sugary nectar as Albanians remember slurping its flower juice as a rare phenomenon. Its beauty is indisputable but AgroWeb.org brings you interesting information about health benefit of honeysuckle, which botanic name is Lonicera japonica. Overview Two types of honeysuckle commonly...

by AgroWeb on March 18, 2017

10 Foods that Unclog Arteries Naturally and Protect Against Heart Attack

While there are juices, smoothies and many detox drinks out there to help flush out your system and get things running smoothly, nature has also provided us with foods that have the same powers, naturally. These 10 foods listed by AgroWeb.org can help unclog your arteries and protect your heart! Pomegranate This fun fruit contains phytochemicals that act as antioxidants to protect the lining of ...

by AgroWeb on March 26, 2017

Stinging Nettle Greens: Tips For Growing Nettle Greens In Home

Stinging nettle greens have been used for centuries to treat joint pain, eczema, arthritis, gout, and anemia. For many people, a bracing cup of nettle tea is still a panacea for a wealth of health issues. It’s no wonder since stinging nettle greens are loaded with antioxidants as well as lutein, lycopene and iron. The health benefits aside, stinging nettles are also delicious. How to grow ...

by AgroWeb on April 4, 2017

Mountain Tea, Ginger and Lime - Combo Made in Heaven

Are you searching for a way to give your immune system a boost? How about a drink that can relieve stress? Well, if you’re holding a cup of ginger lemon tea in your hand, then you’re on the right track! Sweet, spicy and one of the best drinks to have during the season, ginger lemon and Albanian Mountain tea is power-packed with some incredible health and body care benefits too! Drink...

by AgroWeb on February 28, 2017

Albanian Mountain Tea in the Red Book of endangered species

Albania faces the highest rate of biodiversity loss in Europe. According to a UNDP report on Ecosystem Management in the Prespa Lake Basin the most endangered plant is Albanian Mountain Tea, Sideritis raeseri. The List of Protected Species of Flora in Albania, defines the status of endangered plant species in Albania. Sideritis raeseri is part of the list and considered as endangered species due ...

by AgroWeb on March 5, 2017

Parsley Tea with Lemon and Honey

The first thing that comes to one’s mind when parsley is mentioned is probably a delicious dish or a bowl of salad garnished with pungent green leaves of this herb. Yes – parsley is a winner among garnishes, however, owing to its amazing properties, it definitely proves to be much more than just a pretty garnish. Parsley tea is one of the best ways to get the most of this herb’s...

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 February 27, 2017

Season's best invigorating smoothie

AgroWeb takes this opportunity to guide you towards a unique combination of natural products. You will get to know how to prepare an intensely detoxifying drink with beets, ginger and cleansing herbal drink to restore and purify your body cells. Not only you will be able to make it in a very easy and simple way, but also you will know all the magical properties of its ingredients and their direct...

by AgroWeb on March 16, 2017

Great varieties of having Brussels sprouts

For a start, Brussels sprouts have far higher protein content, than most vegetables and when you add together with all the vitamins and minerals that they contain, you get some very good reasons to include them in your diet. Brussels sprout together with arugula or rucola as it is mainly known, is grown extensively in Divjaka and Lushnje, same with finocchi and or baby cabbage. For decades, ...

by AgroWeb on March 1, 2017

Garlic and Ginger Combination for Health

Garlic and ginger are two herbs that possess many amazing therapeutic uses and health benefits, alongside their more common uses in the kitchen. Both of these herbs have been studied for their effectiveness in fighting infections, preventing and reducing inflammation and various other applications. Antiseptic for Wounds Garlic has strong antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. The ...

by AgroWeb on March 19, 2017

5 Natural Allergy Remedies

This is the season for sniffling, sneezing and itching. Breathe easier with these medically proven natural allergy remedies. Members of the sniffling, sneezing and itching allergy demographic typically rely on numerous drugs and sprays for relief — often with mixed results. Many pharmaceutical treatments relieve sneezing and itching, but do little to treat congestion, and vice versa. In ...

by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Discover Elderberry for your health

Looking for a natural remedy that has a very long history of medicinal use? There’s evidence that the elderberry may have been cultivated by prehistoric man. Sambucus nigra is the full scientific name of the most common variety used for medicinal purposes. It’s a well-known and very used plant in Albania as well. There are also recipes for elderberry-based medications dating back to ...

by AgroWeb on April 17, 2017

The Health Benefits of Aronia Tea

Aronia or Chokeberry is a small berry packed with health benefits especially its tea that can be found in the form of tea bags in health food stores. Fresh aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jam, syrup, and wine. Dried aronia berries, which are available in many health food stores in Albania, can be eaten as a healthy snack, added to muesli, or used in muffins and other baked goodies...

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 February 26, 2017

The outstanding benefits of drinking jasmine tea

Jasmine flower is very popular worldwide for its beauty, fantastic fragrance and cultural and industrial importance. Jasmine originated in the western Himalayan region of China. It is basically found in the temperate zones of tropical regions all over the world. This type of flower is widely cultivated in India. The name jasmine came from a Persian word Yasmin that means the gift of god. Jasmine ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

Health Benefits of Mulberry Tea

Mulberry tea is the tea, which is extracted from the mulberry tree leaves. It is an ever present to Albania but it is also cultivated worldwide. Black mulberry and White mulberry are the most known species among the 10 species. Usually Albanians are very much aware of the wonderful taste of mulberry fruits, but even the leaves contain some amazing benefits. The leaves are harvested in winter and ...

by AgroWeb on March 13, 2017

Motherwort - The Scope of Albanian Leonurus Cardiaca

Since ancient times, motherwort has been used to treat palpitations and rapid heartbeat, especially when associated with anxiety. The ancient Greeks and Romans honored it for a remedy for both physical and emotional heart distresses. The botanical name – Leonurus cardiaca – describes the plant's appearance and indicates medicinal uses. Leonurus, the genus name, means “lion&rsquo...

by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Raspberry Leaf - “The Woman’s Herb”, but not only

When I think of one taste that defines my childhood, it would be raspberries. I remember picking them in our garden and eating handfuls of them instead of filling the basket, as I was supposed to. I remember sitting on the terrace and drinking delicious tea made of fresh red raspberry leaves. Somehow over time the taste of raspberry leaf tea stopped being associated with summer, but with winter ...

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 ...