Grindelia robusta in the nature
The plant is native in America. It is 70 cm high and similar to the marguerite, it blooms huge yellow-orange blossoms. The plant’s name origins from the special rosin that covers the whole plant which is the most valuable part of the flower. This rosin contains diterpenic acid which has a very strong antibacterial effect.
Cranberries in the nature
The cranberry fruit is a plant native in North-America and is in the same plant family as red cranberry and blueberry. It is famous for its high contain of vitamin C, but it became popular just from the beginning of the 21st century. The berry of cranberries is consumed raw, dried, as jams, ground info flour and as sauce.
Garlic in the nature
Garlic is cultivated and used for its beneficial effect for thousands of years. Among the onions garlic has the highest nitrogen and phosphor content. Furthermore, it contains potassium, calcium, magnesium, as well as vitamins A, B, C and E. Thanks to the various ingredients it supports the immune system and with cooking it only loses the vitamin C content.
Seabuchkthorn in the nature
The seabuckthorn is growing on the Himalaya and is one of the most valuable herb of our age. The seabuckthorn berries are plenteous in protein, carbohydrates, organic acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B8, B9, C, K, P, E, omega acids and trace elements.
Hippocrates wrote about seabuckthorn-products, which were used as a medicine for gastrointestinal disease. In China the seabuckhorn is a medicine, but over here, in the West, it is known just for its usefulness in heath protection and disease prevention.
Ecliptae in the nature
The ecliptae, also known as false daisy and bhringraj, is an important herb in the Indian Ayurvedic medicine. The word’s literally meaning is the lord of the bees.
If we would like to prepare a hair oil for ourselves just mix the eclipta alba powder with coconut oil.
Andrographis in the nature
The plant andrographis is native in South-South-East Asia, it grows around 30-110 cm-s tall and it prefers the wet, shady places to live. The plant is known for its bitter flavour, it has very prominent effect on protecting the liver. It has been used in the ayuverdic medicine from the acient times, the plant’s extract can help in curing infections.
Yeast Beta glucan
The beta-glucan is a polysacharide that can be found in the nature, has many utilities which are the ingredients of the cell wall of mushrooms, plants and bacterias. Its most common and effective source is the cell wall of yeast, but beta-glucan can be found in crops, in marine herbs and in some mushrooms.
The lysine is one of the nine essential fatty acids, it has fundamental role in the formation of collagen which is the composer of the interal substances of bones and skin. In its deficiency the calcium intook while the dining cannot build in the bones. The lysine’s beneficial effect on strenghtening the immune-system was proven as well. The daily need was defined as 0,6-1,0 grams by the WHO in 1973, the researchers of MIT said 2-3 grams for daily intake. Its name origins from the Greek word lysis (extracting). For the best utilization if we intake it as a dietary-supplement we should intake it between each meals.
The main natural sources: egg, milk, cheese, fish, yeast, soy.
Zinc is involved in the normal carbohydrate, macronutrients, fatty acids and vitamin A metabolism, as well as in the maintenance of normal aced-base balance. It assists to the maintenance of the normal ossature, vision and the normal state of hair, nails and skin. It also contributes to the normal operation of the immune system, to the protection of the cells against oxidative stress, to the maintenance of normal mental function and the normal DNA synthesis and the normal level of testosterone in the blood. It plays a role in cell division and the normal protein synthesis.
Vitamin D3 belongs to the group of fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamin D3 is produced from the dehydrocholesterol produced by the liver by the action of sunlight in the skin.
The main natural sources: fish liver oil, sardines, herring, tuna, salmon, milk and diary products.
Why is it important?
Vitamin D assists to the maintenance of the normal calcium level in the blood, of the normal absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphor. It plays a role in the cell division, assists to the maintenance of the healthy function of muscles, of normal ossature and teeth and to the normal function of the immune system.