19
apr
2016

water-kefir

Water kefir is a probiotic drink slightly alcoholic and fizzy, obtained from the fermentation of grains of kefir. There are two types of kefir: kefir milk and water kefir.

The water kefir is a great probiotic drink suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Also, it does not contain gluten and is also suitable for consumption by celiac. By virtue of its water kefir ferments works by rebalancing the intestinal flora, stimulates the intestinal immune system with beneficial effects on the immune system of the entire body. Regularly consuming Kefir would ensure the smooth functioning of the intestines and digestive system, a reinforcement of the immune system, shifting the balance of intestinal flora and the Elimination of bad cholesterol in the blood.

To prepare 1 liter of tibicos serves:

- tibicos grains
- 1 l of natural water
- 32 g brown sugar 1
- dry fruit (1apricot, 1 fig, 1date, 1Plum, or what you like) 
- glass jar

How to prepare it:

- In a transparent container, pour 1 l of natural water and brown sugar.
- Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
- Introducing kefir grains, dried fruit.
- Leave in a container at room temperature for 48 hours.

Fermentation can take place at room temperature. To slow down the fermentation process, you can leave the water Kefir in refrigerator. To reuse the kefir grains, rinse the jar thoroughly under running water.

27
apr
bevande-utili-per-la-linea
26
nov
laurel

Laurel

the laurel, which is called "daphne" is Greek, after the nymph's name. Apollo was heart-broken at the loss of Daphne and to remember her for ever, he made the laurel the symbol of tribute to poets. The laurel became therefore the symbol of the god.

The aromatic leaf from the bay laurel tree, it is an essential component of the classic bouquet garni: parsley, thyme and a bay leaf. The bittersweet, spicy leaves impart their pungent flavour to a variety of dishes and ingredients, making bay a...

20
jun
vitamine

Vitamine

Vitamine sind organische Verbindungen, die der Organismus nicht als Energieträger, sondern für andere lebenswichtige Funktionen benötigt, die jedoch der Stoffwechsel nicht bedarfsdeckend synthetisieren kann. Vitamine müssen mit der Nahrung aufgenommen werden, sie gehören zu den essentiellen Stoffen. Pflanzen benötigen keine Vitamine, sie können alle für sie notwendigen organischen Stoffe selbst synthetisieren.

Einige Vitamine werden dem Körper als Vorstufen, sogenannte Provitamine...

19
sep
celery-relieves-sore-throat

Celery relieves sore throat

Decoction of celery for the sore throat

50 g of celery leaves; 1 L water

Prepare the decoction pouring 40 gr of celery leaves in a liter of cold water.
Bring to a boil for 5/7 minutes. Then, filter the concoction with a fine mesh strainer.
Drink 2/3 cups per day (depending on the intensity of inflammation).

The decoction is used as footbath to relieve the chilblains.

23
sep
thai-basil

Thai basil

Thai basil is a type of basil native to Southeast Asia that has been cultivated to provide distinctive traits. Widely used throughout Southeast Asia, its flavor, described as anise- and licorice-like and slightly spicy, is more stable under high or extended cooking temperatures than that of sweet basil. Thai basil has small, narrow leaves, purple stems, and pink-purple flowers.

Thai basil is a tender perennial but is typically grown as an annual. As a tropical plant, Thai basil is hardy only...

23
oct
pimpinella

Pimpinella

The Pimpinella plant genus consists hardy annual herbs that reach from 45 to 90 cm in height.

Some common names for Pimpinella include Aniseed and Anise.

Aniseed blooms in the summer with umbels of tiny white flowers and plants are converted for their seeds; these should be harvested once they begin to turn gray and loosen easily from their coats.

An essential oil is obtained from the seed, used in perfumery, tooth pastes, medicinally and as a food flavouring.
The powdered seed can be used...