How to dry fresh herbs [Illustrations]

How to dry fresh herbs [Illustrations] | ecogreenlove

Originally published by , illustrated by Alessandra Olanow on westelm.com

Herbs add life to you windowsill and flavor to your cooking. But most varieties also grow way too fast for you to use them all. See how easy it is to dry fresh herbs and make the most of your indoor garden.

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Benefits of Moringa

Originally Published by Mat on The Moringa Project

The Moringa Oleifera tree has a long list of reported benefits and potential applications. This infographic will help you sort through the myth and rumors to understand the more evidence based side of the nutritional moringa benefits and potential applications.

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Guide to growing and using Herbs [Infographic]

Originally Published by Health Perch

Learning More About These Flavorful Ingredients

It’s about thyme you considered growing an herb garden. Herbs are easy to grow and can be incorporated into almost any dish for a flavorful kick.

Heading to a party? Why not bring a dip with some fresh grown chives. Getting ready to grill some meat? Try rubbing it with thyme, first. Knowing what herbs go with what food can be tricky. This infographic will teach you which herbs to use when you cook, what their flavor is so you can try some experimenting and their proper growing conditions.

 

Everyday Herbs with Curing Abilities

Originally Published by Janardhana Hebbar on CureJoy.com

Coriander

  • Soothing sinus problems and headaches:
    Boil five tablespoons of coriander seeds in water and breathe in the steam. Wrap your head with a towel so that the steam does not disappear and maximum quantity of it enters your respiratory tract.
  • For treatment of colds and flu:
    Brown five tablespoons of coriander seeds in a frying pan; ensuring not to overcook them. Then simmer the seeds in five cups of water with five pieces of ginger root. Minimize the liquid to two cups, filter the concoction and drink after adding some pure honey.
  • For treatment of infection of the urinary tract:
    Boil five tablespoons of coriander seeds in five cups of water and minimize the quantity to two cups and drink after adding pure honey. Drink this blend daily for a period of seven days to relieve the fiery sensation while urinating.

  • Quick fix the blisters and sores of mouth due to the antiseptic properties found in coriander leaves
  • Increase the levels of good cholesterol in the blood and decrease the levels of bad cholesterol
  • Good for inflammatory diseases such as arthritis on account of the anti-inflammatory features present in coriander leaves
  • Agreeable for eyesight due to the presence of antioxidants
  • Favorable for diabetese patients because coriander leaves incite the release of insulin thereby reducing the levels of sugar in the blood
  • Benefits the nervous system and sharpens the memory
  • Excellent for digestive system
  • Countermeasure anemia due to the presence of high amounts of iron

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DIY Fall Decorations with Nature

Officially, Autumn is here! What I love about Fall is the cozy indoor weather, having cups of tea and watching the colourful leaves covering the ground. But apart from leaves, there are some other stuff falling from trees like pinecones, Kastanien (chestnuts) and acorns, which are great to collect them for home/office decoration don’t you think? And well, even if they don’t fall from trees, but is the major icon for Fall: Pumpkins! Below there are ideas which I hope they inspire you:

Dry LeavesPineconesChestnutsAcornsPumpkins & Seasonal Fruit • for Kids

Fill a tray and containers with assorted berries, nuts, and fruit.
The combination fruits, pinecones, leaves, gourds, and more provides a variety of colors, shapes, and textures that instantly makes the arrangement look complete
Fall Plant Arrangement

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