by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Home Remedies Against Cough And Breathing Issues

Cough is best not neglected because it can cause lifestyle problems, physical damage, it poses health risks, and it infects people around us. Here are some remedies – you have plenty to choose from! 1. Gargles. As soon as you feel soreness in your throat make it a point to gargle with salt dissolved in warm water. 2. Drink warm liquids. Drinking warm water is a good way of soothing ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

No Metal Spoons For Honey

There are experts who believe that the acids in honey can decompose copper and iron and produce toxic salts and so generally metal spoons should not be used to avoid the change of honey taste or transfer of undesirable metallic substances. However, this is surprising because most beekeepers' equipment is made of stainless steel, thus it very unlikely that the brief contact between the honey and ...

by AgroWeb on April 23, 2017

Red Albanian Tomatoes - Season's Best Products

Tomatoes are among the best products of April. The solar-greenhouse tomatoes from Divjaka and Kutalli (Berat) are the first to be present in the market. Albanian tomatoes are exported everywhere even in Russia. If we will refer to the quantity of exported products, vegetables and fruits are queens of our lands. Albania exports 52 thousand tons of vegetables, from which 34 thousand tons of ...

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

ProCredit Bank certified under ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental Management Systems

ProCredit Bank has been certified under ISO 14001:2015, the internationally recognised standard for environmental management systems. The certificate was issued by TÜV AUSTRIA ALBANIA. ProCredit Bank Albania conducts its business activities in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner to protect the environment and prevent pollution. As a result of internal awareness, applying ...

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 13, 2017

Europe says no to tainted chicken meat from Brazil. What about Albania?

htetet evropiane vazhdojnë të sekuestrojnë, bllokojnë dhe heqin nga tregu tonelata me mish pule që importohet nga Brazili. Vetëm në datën 12 Prill 2017, Gjermania dhe Spanja bllokuan dy ngarkesa të tjera me tonelata mish pule skandaloz nga Brazili. Vetëm gjatë vitit 2017, tetë vende të Bashkimit Evropian, Britania e Madhe, Hollanda...

by AgroWeb on April 14, 2017

Spring Festivity brings increase in egg demand

‘All life comes from an egg’ as an old Latin proverb goes. The truth is that in all cultures and traditions all over the world egg is the emblem of life and as such is used in all spring holidays. Egg sales typically doubles at this time of year annually, data shows. This happens in European countries and in Albania as well. In the weeks leading up to Easter weekend, Albanian Egg ...

by AgroWeb on April 13, 2017

How to make Lavender Honey

Lavender honey is a treat everyone should enjoy at some point. AgroWeb.org will present you the simple recipe if you are not fortunate to find Lavender honey that has been made naturally from bees harvesting nectar from a Lavender field. Either fresh or dried Lavender flowers may be used to make this Lavender honey recipe. Gather Lavender flowers just prior to use choosing ones of good color or ...

by AgroWeb on April 15, 2017

The Wild Tomatoes of Albanian Highlands

Looking at physalis fruits, you are likely to think that they are orange tomatoes. Eat the fruit, and you will say its taste is a combination of strawberries and tomatoes. Its botanic name is Physalis Alkekengi. This strange-looking fruit can be sometimes found in the wild in different parts of Albania. They are mostly found in the Upper Shkodra highlands, in Malësi e Madhe, Northern Alps as...

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 12, 2017

16 Million USD to support Albanian farmers - Indigenous products a priority

In early May, Albanian Ministry of Agriculture will launch the new subsidy scheme applications for Albanian farmers. This year amounts is forecasted to be up to 16 Million USD. Representatives of Ministry of Agriculture says that priority will be the farmers who grow indigenous Albanian products. "If you will plant indigenous cultivars then you will receive 600 thousand USD compared to 500 ...

by AgroWeb on April 22, 2017

How to Grow Lavender At Home

Easy to grow and easy to appreciate, lavender is a welcome addition to any garden, with its beautiful flowers and wonderful aroma. Albania is lucky to have plenty of wild lavender, but AgroWeb.org will show you how to grow lavender near you, in your balcony. All you need to grow and maintain this fragrant flowering herb is a suitable spot in the garden or balcony and a little horticultural know-...

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

Grape Leaves unknown health benefits and nutrition facts

Grape leaves, a popular staple of heart-healthy Mediterranean cuisine, very wellknown in Albania for the famous ‘japrak’ or ‘dollma’ are rich in vitamins and minerals. Grape leaves are often to be found canned or bottled, while raw or fresh grape leaves are best consumed after they're steamed or blanched. The popular Albanian dish mention above, uses grape leaves as a ...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

How to grow and take care of eggplants at home

Eggplants are one of those vegetables that I could never get bored with. That is why i opted to plant it in my balcony. I was after an original taste of my favorite vegetable. The more I read about eggplants the more I understood that they were very delicate and as such they demanded great care. In terms of their value and usage I will tell you about somethings even I was not aware of. But first ...

by AgroWeb on April 23, 2017

1 Hour of Running Adds 7 Hours of Life

Running is a popular and convenient leisure-time physical activity with a significant impact on longevity. In general, runners have a 25-40% reduced risk of premature mortality and live approximately 3 years longer than non-runners. A review paper published last month in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases takes a hard look at running as “a key lifestyle factor for longevity”—...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

Health Benefits of Zucchini

Did you know that zucchini, which originates in the Americas, is actually botanically a fruit, although considered a vegetable everywhere? Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo, which includes pumpkins and cucumbers. Read below AgroWeb.org list on health benefits of fresh zucchini. Benefits of Zucchini 1. Helps In Weight Management Zucchini is low-calorie and is perfect to substitute ...

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 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 &...