Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Awesome Camomile

In Morocco, chamomile grows wild in wet places, the edges of s├ęguias and waste places in several parts of the country.
The plant (Roman Chamomile) is widely cultivated throughout the world for pharmaceutical needs. Its curative powers have been known for centuries.

The heads of the Roman chamomile essential oil contains a very aromatic and flavoring's such as apigenin. Chamomile is endowed with anti inflammatory, antispasmodic, tonic, eupeptic, emmenagogue and anti nerve.
In modern medicine, chamomile is used primarily for its digestive properties and eupeptic. And drugstore, the plant is a component of many shampoos.

In traditional medicine, chamomile tea is very popular in cases of insomnia, palpitations and nervousness.
The decoction of chamomile is recommended for fever and pain of the rules. It is sometimes used as a compress on the forehead to relieve headaches.
The plant is also used in compresses eye to treat eye irritation and conjunctivitis.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Dates

From the Middle East and has been cultivated for several millennia, the date palm tree is one of the oldest domesticated. The date palm is widespread throughout North Africa. In Morocco, it is widely cultivated throughout the southern provinces. Dates, date palm fruit, is traditionally considered a health food and is consumed in case of asthenia, anemia, demineralization, pregnancy, convalescence.

The date is a fruit rich in sugars, vitamin B group, minerals: magnesium, potassium, calcium, copper and fiber. Dates are also among the best natural ways to fight against constipation. Dates also contain antioxidants, especially carotenoids and phenolic compounds. The antioxidants supplied by fruits and vegetables are regarded by scientists as elements that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers.

Thursday, November 25, 2010


The fig is native to Asia Minor and has quickly spread throughout the Mediterranean basin. There are several varieties of fig. Harvesting takes place between June and September. In Morocco, the fig is grown around the gardens.

We are two essential varieties: the white, pale green and red pulp and very sweet.
violet, red violet, red pulp of more or less garnet. Dried figs are brown and puffy.
Some fig trees bear fruit twice a year and thus allow the fruits in early July, and autumn, in August and September. Moreover, the fig is a fruit rich in minerals, its potassium content is high, it displays a particular calcium, phosphorus and magnesium very significant. It is also a very good source of iron.

Carbohydrate-rich fruit, the fig also contains an interesting amount of B vitamins, and contains pigments (also called Vitamin P) to the protective properties of small blood vessels. Finally, the fig is very rich in fiber, effective in stimulating the intestines. As prune, it is recommended to fight against constipation.
In traditional medicine, the dried fig is recommended as a source of energy in lactating women and adolescents.
The dried figs are also recommended to fight against constipation and use local (as mask) for skin care.

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Escholtzia

Hi friends. How are you all? I hope everything is going fine. Here I am also doing well. I am very much happy to see you all here once again. Here I am going to talk about the beautiful plant which is very useful for human life.
C? Is a beautiful plant with yellow flowers characteristic that is native to California, where it covers large areas near the redwood forest. L? Escholtzia is part of the same family as the poppies

Originally from California,? L? Escholtzia was introduced in Europe in the nineteenth century as an ornamental by JF Escholtz, Russian botanist. The Indians used the sap of this plant for its analgesic properties, particularly in cases of toothache.

L? L? Escholtzia alkaloids such as protopine and Group of Pavin which confers regulatory properties in case of nervousness and? Agitation before? Sleep.

The Escholtzia is traditionally used to find a peaceful and restful sleep.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Carob ( Edible Powder)

Hi friends. How are you all? I hope everything is going well. Wild trees that we have found in Mediterranean area. It can survive in dry areas without irrigation with low precipitation. Morocco is home to over 2,500 hectares of crops carob. Crops that generate an output of thousands of tons of pods made from the pulp and seed.
The pulp can have multiple uses, including the production of flour and chocolate. The seed for his part is destined for processing into food and pharmaceutical gum. The bark is also used. It is sold on the local market for livestock feed.

The red pulp is rich in carbohydrates. The seed contains thickeners. The plant is also rich in calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, silicon, iron and pectin. The seed of the plant is used in modern medicine for its anti diarrhea. In traditional medicine, the pulverized seed of the plant is used to treat diarrhea in young children, and stomach pain in adults.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


Hi friends. How are you all? I hope all are doing well. here I am also doing well. I am very much happy to meet you all here once again. here I am going top talk about safflower. Also called "bastard saffron", safflower is a dye plant used widely used and currently ignored since the discovery of chemical dyes.
Safflower is a plant commonly found in uncultivated land and along the slope in the Mediterranean regions.
In Morocco, the plant is grown in the regions of Marrakech and Agadir.

The chemical components of safflower are represented by a milk-coagulating enzyme and dye that carhamine principle. The plant also contains vitamin C, lipids, carbohydrates and proteins.

The plant has emollient and purgative properties. In traditional medicine, the crushed flowers of the plant are often mixed with egg yolk and water soaking of chickpea to treat all kinds of jaundice. I hope this safflower will help all from the dieases.

Sunday, November 14, 2010


Mint, an amazing plant multipurpose

Most people love the freshness of mint. We see the word "mint" and the first thing many of us think it is the plant that can help freshen our breath. It's rare that we take a handful of mint at the grocery store with the intent to use it to fresher breath.

Food using for the mint.

But did you know that mint - whether it be peppermint, spearmint, chocolate mint, etc. - has many uses? Mint leaves fresh or dried have a sweet taste and pleasant finish with a sensation of freshness; they are great in jelly, tea, ice cream, candies, and syrups -!

In some parts of the Middle East, mint is used in many dishes of lamb. If you happen to travel to the Middle East, you will probably have a cup of mint tea after a meal. This is because the mint tea is excellent for digestion. But you will not go to the Middle East to enjoy the mint this way. You can put a drop of essential oil of mint in the chocolate when you make a chocolate fondue after meals.You can even sprinkle a few fresh mint leaves in a fruit salad or vegetables.

Other uses of mint

The mint is not only great in food. It has many other uses. For example, mint works well to relieve headaches. Take a washcloth wet and cold, pour a few drops of peppermint oil, and then place it on your forehead. To relieve heartburn, gas or indigestion, put a drop of peppermint oil in a cup of tea. And if you want a relaxing massage, add a few drops of peppermint oil to your body cream scented.

Kill all bacteria transmitted by air in the room and refresh the space by putting a few drops of peppermint oil in an oil burner. To relieve tired feet, put a few drops of peppermint oil in a footpath. And if you want to freshen your laundry, add 2 or 3 drops of peppermint oil in a dry washcloth and put the washcloth in the dryer with clothes.

It is also a good idea to pack some peppermint oil capsules and take them between meals. This will avoid having around because of food not properly digested. If you have any gas pain, rub some peppermint oil on your stomach or lower back. You will feel relieved in no time. By: Emmanuel Lacroix

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Hi friends. How are you all? I hope everything is going fine. here I am also doing well. I am very much glad to meet you all here once again. here I am going to share about Caraway.
The properties of aromatic and digestive Caraway have been known since antiquity.
It is a plant that grows naturally in meadows. In Morocco, the plant is grown in the region of Fez. It is also very popular in the kitchen where it is used to flavor bread and give flavor to miscellaneous income.

The fruits of caraway contain an essential oil rich curvoni, tannin and carbohydrate and fatty acids. The plant has antispasmodic properties, antiseptic, eupeptic, carminative and galactagogue. At high doses, the essence of the plant is poisonous.

Caraway is used in modern medicine for its digestive effects. In traditional medicine, the decoction of seeds is recommended in case of cough, abdominal pain and intestinal worms in children.

Friday, November 5, 2010


Coriander is an annual plant with aromatic white flowers arranged in umbels. The leaves and seeds of the plant are used since time immemorial in Asia and the Middle East. The plant has been transported and acclimated in the Mediterranean where it is used as a culinary plant. It is also cultivated for its essential oil used as an additive in food industry.

In Morocco, the plant is widely cultivated; it is considered a basic spice in the preparation of salads and meats daily. Adding the fresh leaves and finely chopped in salads and sauces.

Cilantro contains several antioxidants compounds: phenolic acids, coumarins, terpenoids and flavoring's. It is also rich in Vitamin K.

The plant has been recognized as a carminative, stomachic, ant febrifuge, bactericidal, analgesic, antirheumatic, digestive tonic, antiseptic, antispasmodic and stimulating. Other more recent research ascribes an effect against diabetes and cholesterol.

In traditional medicine, cilantro is widely used to soothe digestive pain and bloating. It is often considered an aphrodisiac plant

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Clove.

The clove is the dried buds of the flower of the clove. This tree is native to Indonesia. It is still cultivated in Indonesia, Africa and Madagascar.

Known in Europe since the Middle Ages, cloves has always enjoyed a great reputation as a flavoring. A very expensive spice which is used to flavor sauces and some pastries.

Clove essential oil contains mainly rich in eugenol and other terpene compounds.

The ET Clove is endowed with many blessings that employs, for aromatherapy, used internally and externally.

Essential oil of clove is used for its antiseptic and anti inflammatory urinary and digestive infections. Its stimulating power is used to fight against the physical and mental fatigue.

Externally, the analgesic and anti inflammatory powerful and confirmed the essences of cloves are widely utilized to combat dental pain and inflammation of the oral cavity.
It is also used to disinfect all types of skin wounds.

Moreover, the essence of cloves is a component of many cosmetic care products such as deodorant sprays and lotions