Basil – from aromatic plant to cure plant

Basil – from aromatic plant to cure plant

Added on: 2014-Nov-17

Basil contains a large number of essential oils, which varies from one variety to another: eugenol (like clove), citrus (gives fragrance of lemon zest), anethole (which gives the sweet smell of aniseed), citronellol (as geraniums and roses) or pinene (which gives the aroma of pine oil). Also,...

Bilberries - wonder fruits. Benefits and uses

Bilberries - wonder fruits. Benefits and uses

Added on: 2014-Nov-17

The leaves contain tannins, quinic acid, flavonoid derivatives, ericolin. The fruits contain organic acids (lactic, citric, quinic, malic), beta-carotene, pectin, vitamin C, anthocyanins, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, vitamin K, minerals. Fruit and its leaves are used in herbal medicine since...

Eggs painted with crepe paper

Eggs painted with crepe paper

Added on: 2014-Apr-17

The workspace must be covered with plastic or other waterproof material to avoid smudging it. Hard boil eggs in water with a pinch of salt. Remove one by one from water and wrap them in crepe paper soaked in vinegar. It is better to use gloves to avoid staining your hands. I did not have,...

Whitening eggs

Whitening eggs

Added on: 2014-Apr-17

First I want to thank Adela, who discovered the method on the Internet and shared it with us. How painting eggs approaching and I had only brown eggs, I decided I must try. In a small pot I put 200 ml of vinegar and 500 ml of cold water, plus a little salt so that the water completely cover...