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Tea tree: it treats many infections
Plants and Health

Tea tree: it treats many infections

The tea tree also called "Tea Tree" is a small tree with the botanical name of "Melaleuca alternifolia". A plant of the Myrtaceae family, the tea tree is native to Australia (North). It is also found in warm parts of North America. Its bushy and delicate foliage allows its cultivation in bonsai in China, and makes it decorative.

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Stomach cramps: focus on natural treatments

A constituent part of the digestive tract, the stomach performs the function of digestion, through its chemical (mixture of food absorbed with gastric juices) and mechanical (stirring) activities. Indeed, this J-shaped organ can contain up to 4 L of food: While eating well is one thing, overeating is quite another!
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Chews: it puts you in a good mood

Lamb's lettuce is a salad whose medicinal properties, benefits and virtues for health are recognized. Lamb's lettuce or Valerianella olitoria, it belongs to the Valerianaceae family. This salad, adored by the French, can reach 20 to 30 cm. It is native to the Mediterranean basin and can be enjoyed in autumn and winter.
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Gentian: health benefits and virtues

The gentian (Gentiana lutea) is a perennial herbaceous plant native to the mountainous regions of Europe and which belongs to the Gentianaceae family.In the Alps and the Pyrenees, they are protected and therefore prohibited for picking.Well known to herbalists and widely used in herbal medicine, gentian is a plant that offers many health benefits and virtues.
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Horse chestnut tree: benefits, virtues

Also called common chestnut, horse chestnut or white chestnut, horse chestnut is a tree native to Western Asia and the Balkans, which grows on all types of soil.Imported in Europe, we generally meet this plant on the edge of the roads, in parks, alleys or even gardens.
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Goldenrod or solidago: benefits and virtues

Flowering plant also called "golden sheaf", "solidago" or "solidage", the goldenrod grows on freshwater shores, in bogs, on mountain tops, in forests, fields. sandy, on sea shores, roadsides and even in the undergrowth. Whether in Europe or North America, there are approximately 125 species of goldenrod recognized for nearly 250 years.
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Pomegranate: benefits and virtues

The pomegranate is the fruit of the pomegranate (Punica granatum L.), a shrub of the Punicaceae family. Native to Iran, Afghanistan and the Mediterranean Basin, this fruit is one of the oldest. It offers many health benefits and virtues, including certain medicinal properties which have been recognized for a long time.
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Jerusalem artichoke: benefits and virtues

Jerusalem artichoke or Helianthus tuberosus belongs to the same family as endives, lettuce and sunflowers: Asteraceae. Several varieties of Jerusalem artichoke exist. Depending on the variety, the color changes. It can be white or yellow or even purple or pink like “Rouge du Limousin” or “Violet de Rennes”.
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When Dropsy can be cured naturally!

Eat a balanced diet, eat healthy, avoid excessive alcohol consumption, exercise regularly ... are some frequent recommendations that doctors make to their patients. Failure to comply with these instructions can lead to dysfunctions of the body, causing thus, many diseases among which dropsy.
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Bacopa: benefits and virtues

Native to Southeast Asia but also India, bacopa is a perennial plant that thrives on moist soils in tropical regions, in swampy regions of China, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. Further on, it was found that this creeping plant also grows in Florida and can even be cultivated in bogs and ponds.
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Clementine: a vitamin C cure

Clementine or Citrus reticulata is the fruit of the Clementine tree and offers many health benefits and virtues. It belongs to the Rutaceae family. Clementine is a hybrid of tangerine with bitter orange. Clementine does not grow in the wild. This citrus is only enjoyed during winter.
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Gaulthérie: a powerful anti-inflammatory

Mainly known for its warm, camphoric smell, wintergreen also offers many medicinal properties. Wintergreen is a shrub of the Ericaceae family and of the Gaultheria genus. This small shrub, less than 15 cm, grows in North America and China. This plant grows in dry, acidic soils.
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Natural remedies to get fit in winter

How to avoid the flu, rhino, gastro and other low tone and morale? Without waiting to have to make an appointment with the doctor, adopt a healthy lifestyle and familiarize yourself with natural remedies. Lack of light, cold and wind, viruses of all kinds… Winter can be a difficult season to go through if you have fragile health.
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Endive: benefits and virtues

Endive is very popular in cooking but also for its many benefits and virtues for health.Cichorium belongs to the Asteraceae family, just like lettuce and dandelion. It is also known by the common name of Chicory. You can enjoy endive during fall and winter.
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Chervil: benefits and virtues

Chervil is a very aromatic plant which also has many benefits and virtues for health.Originally from southern Russia, chervil, a herbaceous plant of the Apiaceae family, is referred to by many names: "cultivated chervil", "common chervil "," Needle herb "or" housewife's chervil ", and its scientific name is" anthriscus cerefolium ".
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Tarragon: benefits and virtues

Tarragon or Artemisia dracunculus is an aromatic plant of the Compositae family, more precisely of Asteraceae. This perennial plant with long thin leaves, native to Central Asia (mainly Siberia) can reach between 40 and 150cm. Only "French" tarragon is cultivated. Russian tarragon, on the other hand, is tasteless.
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Shallot: benefits and virtues

The shallot is a condiment plant that offers many benefits and virtues for health. Known under the name of allium ascalonicum, it belongs to the family that the onion, the garlic and the chives, the Alliaceae. We know several varieties of shallot. Very tasty grays such as Griselle or Grisor, pink shallots: Bretor, Delvad, Ronde de Jersey or even red shallots.
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Roman chamomile: a plant that soothes

Recognized for its benefits and virtues for health, Roman Chamomile is an excellent sedative and anti inflammatory. Its scientific names are "Chamaemelum nobile" and "Anthemis nobilis". Roman chamomile is a herbaceous plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family and can easily reach 30 cm high.
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Kiwi: the essential health ally

Originally from Shaanxi Province (China) then imported to New Zealand, the kiwi is a fruit whose cultivation is adapted to a so-called "tropical mountain" climate. Belonging to the Actinidiaceae family, this fruit with brown and fluffy skin is recognized for its multiple nutritional values.
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Artichoke: benefits and virtues

The artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is a perennial vegetable plant native to the Mediterranean Basin.Originally wild chard, the artichoke has become the plant we know under the influence of crossbreeding and crop improvement.High source of fiber and many vitamins, artichoke has a strong antioxidant power and provides many health benefits.
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Orange: benefits and virtues

The orange tree, citrus aurantium (bitter) or sinensis (sweet) is a spherical tree that belongs to the Rutaceae family.The orange tree does not exceed 8 to 10 m in height and is the most cultivated citrus in the world As a reference, the French, if they cultivate little oranges, consume 17 kg of oranges per year and per person!
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