Ginger tea, health benefits

Ginger is a plant that came to us from India and Asia several hundred years ago. The medicinal properties of its roots (this is the part that contains the maximum amount of essential oils used for food) make the ginger not only the original spice or flavoring agent to the dish or the drink,

but also a real partner in the fight against many ailments. In cooking, the plant has a wide application range: it is added to various sauces and seasonings to get a sharp, rich taste. It is curious that ginger has the same pronounced antibacterial and antimicrobial action, like garlic, but lacks a sharp and peculiar smell, which is so difficult to kill. It is a storehouse of iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and sodium, and vitamins A, b and C.

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Hot chocolate homemade

What a pleasure on a rainy, cold Sunday to sit in a chair with a mug of hot chocolate! Approaching winter, and after winter and the New year, who would refuse a nice Cup of hot chocolate in the new year’s eve! Chocolate often saves our spirits, and a Cup of hot chocolate makes us smile. From the history of chocolate we know is the first thing people tried cocoa beans, was a drink. It was thought that hot chocolate was the drink of the gods, it was used in sacred


Chocolate is something that speaks to us of childhood. This is the strongest nostalgic magnet. Roald Dahl ( author of Charlie and the chocolate factory”) is perfectly able to penetrate the children’s imaginations. Maybe it’s just that the chocolate takes us back to a time when the world can be repaired with the help of chocolate. In my family it’s tradition, bad weather, Continue reading

How to make fireweed.

Dear readers, today I want to continue the theme of our undeservedly forgotten the grass — Ivan — tea. What it is useful, I was told in my article Ivan — tea. Useful properties. Contraindications. For those who have not read this article, I invite you to read. Pay attention to all their beneficial properties. Just a unique plant. In the same article there is all information how to dry it properly, to ferment, to get

good tea.

It burns, fireweed, burning, raging,

Repeats delicate colors of dawn.

Look, admire, newly Schubert,

And earth moment musical gift!

V. Bokov

It should be noted that a properly brewed Ivan-tea is much tastier the best Indian and Ceylon tea. In strength and color it occupies an intermediate Continue reading

Green tea
Recipes Green tea for quite some time was used only as a medicinal drink, but his fame and fairly widely adopted it much later. Green tea is one of the…

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Green tea
Green tea, also known as Chinese tea, made from leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant. Green tea benefits known since time immemorial. Green tea is a storehouse of antioxidants and…

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The healing properties of tea Puer
PU-erh — it was the tea, the value of which increases with age, and the taste and aroma over time, become more rich, dense and strong. On the effectiveness of…

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