The prickly pear or opuntia ficus-indica is a cactus 2 to 5 m high with thorny and flat segments, racket-shaped. The prickly pear belongs to the Cactaceae family, it is native to Mexico and naturalized in the Mediterranean .The prickly pear for the record ... It was in the 16th century that the Spaniards introduced the prickly pear in the Mediterranean basin.
Category Plants and Health
Very often painful, the boil is an infection caused by bacteria in the cavity in which the hair grows, preferably appearing in the thighs, face, armpit, shoulders, scalp, beard, etc. on the back, the base of the eyelashes, the neck or even the buttocks, this skin infection causes damage due to the "premature death" of cells.
Lychee or Litchi Chinensis, is a fruit whose properties give it many benefits and virtues for health.It belongs to the Sapindaceae family. This fruit tree is native to China, hence its nickname "Chinese Cherry". In its environment, hot and humid, this tree can reach twenty meters.
Papaya is the fruit of the papaya tree (Carica papaya), a perennial tree plant native to tropical America, from Mexico to Bolivia.Rich in fiber, it is a highly vitaminized fruit that contains several antioxidant substances and offers many benefits and virtues Papaya and its health benefits Papaya is a good source of vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants which are essential for the beauty and youthfulness of the skin and which prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the arteries. .
Annual herbaceous plant belonging to the Fabaceae family, soybean is native to East Asia and exists in various varieties. Plant with creeping or climbing stems, this oilseed is cultivated for its seeds rich in oil and protein. , the soybean flower is often planted in May - in cool soil and a mixture of clay and sand - and is harvested from September to October.
Urinary calculi or urolithiasis: can we treat ourselves effectively with plants? Very common disease but which fortunately almost disappeared - during the 2 World Wars - in France, urinary stones are "small stones that form in the kidneys from the crystals present in the urine ”.
A chronic condition that can be controlled and treated but which cannot be cured, diabetes is a disease that turns the daily life of the patient upside down: eating habits, physical activity, social life ... everything needs to be regulated. of 100 million diabetics in the world and, 2.8 of the adult population is affected.
The undisputed star of the cosmetics department, aloe vera is used in all kinds of skin and hair products. A true miracle plant to adopt urgently in tube and pot (flower). A succulent plant with long, narrow and toothed leaves, aloe vera has been known for thousands of years.