Useful and medicinal properties of cocoa
The history of cocoa
Long before Columbus first set foot on the shores of the New world, the cacao tree was worshipped by the Aztecs and
Mayans. They considered him a source of divine ambrosia had been granted by the God Quetzalcoatl. The consumption of beverages from cocoa was the privilege of the nobility and priests. Cocoa Indians had little in common with modern drink. The Aztecs loved the drink is salty, not sweet and knew different ways of preparing it for fun, for medicinal or ceremonial purposes.
The Aztecs believed a simple beverage made from cocoa is a powerful aphrodisiac and tonic
The Spanish conquerors did not initially tasted of cocoa, but when they learned to cook it it is not salty, and sweet, fully appreciated the amazing “Golden beans”. When Cortez returned to Spain, the bag filled with cocoa beans, Continue reading
IVAN-TEA IS FERMENTED.
Made on the basis of traditional Russian recipes through
gentle handling of flowers and leaves of the willow herb (fireweed angustifolia) in a special furnace.
Hand picking, gentle handling and slow fermentation allows not only to preserve the healing properties of fireweed, but also to give them additional Strength, and drink – a particular and unique taste.
THIS WONDERFUL DRINK:
– Ivan-tea tones up and relaxes.
– Has a soothing and calming effect.
– Ivan-tea relieves sleep disturbances.
– Relieves migraine.
– Infections and colds, has antipyretic properties.
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Fashionable and new word – smoothies, called creamy whipped and mixed in a blender vegetables, berries, fruit. Smoothies are very healthy, nutritious, it contains a lot of fiber because it is composed of various ingredients. For those who want to lose weight, ideal smoothies from fruits and vegetables. But for a hearty Breakfast in smoothies add honey, milk, cream, yoghurt, nuts. To make smoothie at home is very easy, you need a blender and nothing more. You can
eat it as dessert, but the recipe vegetable smoothie will easily substitute soup or secondly, he is very hearty and delicious, but also rich in vitamins.
At home to make smoothie – firstly you only want whole, ripe and damaged fruits and vegetables, don’t eat green or overripe. Secondly – density and saturation smoothies you can make if you put the ingredients Continue reading