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Medicinal properties and contraindications of mint

A calming and relaxing herb is native to Asian and Mediterranean countries. Peppermint was first introduced by the British. A fragrant medicinal plant with a simple stem and rich green leaves has a beneficial effect on the human body, both fresh and dried. The grass is easy to care for, so it is not difficult …

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5 traditional remedies for cough

Autumn. Cold. Wind. Almost everyone is haunted by the common cold. The area where I was born has tricky weather every winter and fall, so it is easy to catch a cold. Odesa, Ukraine always windy and freezing cold, so need to be careful. One of the most unpleasant manifestations of it, cough, can be …

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Urbech: what is that, useful properties and harm

Urbech is a natural paste made from grated nuts or seeds. And also a powerful source of vegetable protein, vitamins, and minerals, beneficial fatty acids. A little bit of historyThe Urbech recipe was invented in the 17th century in Dagestan. Originally, the paste was made from flaxseeds. They were carefully ground with stone millstones and …

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Homemade pastille according to old recipes

(Russian translation will be available nest post) Thick apple pastille Pastille, which, like marmalade, is made from apples, is dense and loose. Dense pastille was originally made in the form of a paste, from which it got its name. As a rule, apples and other fruits were plucked by the wind, and therefore unripe was …

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10 soups of Cypriot cuisine

Hot soup is an indispensable dish that allows not only to get enough, but also to warm up, and such a desire often arises in the winter, even in Cyprus. It is not surprising that among the traditional Cypriot recipes you can find several unusual and tasty soups, each of which has its own characteristics. …

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Lean Greek Fasolada Soup

Fasolada is one of the popular soups of Greek and Cypriot cuisines. This is probably the easiest dish to cook, which blends perfectly with fresh bread and olives. The main ingredients are very few – beans, carrots, celery, onions, tomatoes, and olive oil. The Greeks call beans “caviar of the poor.” But even ceasing to …

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