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February 12, 2020

PURIFYING AND CLEANSING HERBAL TEAS DO-IT-YOURSELF

Many of our habits can fatigue our liver, the main organ which detoxifies the body, some of which are unhealthy such as heavy eating, or others that may be necessary like taking drugs for prolonged therapies. Diuresis is also important, …

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December 21, 2017

CITRUS FRUITS AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: NEW DISCOVERIES

  Citrus fruits (genus Citrus, family of the Rutaceae) are very juicy fruits, often with a sour taste, which are harvested from October to April. They are usually consumed fresh or squeezed to obtain juices (both for domestic and industrial …

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September 1, 2017

POTATO CHIPS WITH ROSEMARY AROMATIC WATER

During the distillation process of an aromatic plant, including domestic distillation, by products are produced besides the essential oil, such as aromatic water (or floral water).  Being able to identify good uses for the best use of a product as …

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July 31, 2017

AROMATIC WATER OR FLORAL WATERS: WHAT ARE THEY?

The vapor current distillation is a technique that allows the extraction of essential oils from the plant tissue, through their transport by vapor steam. At the end of this process we always obtain two important products: essential oil and aromatic …

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September 19, 2016

AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS: HARVESTING

  Wild harvesting: choice of plants and recognition whit all the advices for sustainable and safe harvesting   In Italy, as well as in other countries of the Mediterranean area, it is possible to identify, without too many difficulties, several …