Quebracho is the collective name of three evergreen tree species growing in subtropical forests of South America, its bark and wood. The word comes from the Spanish “quiebra-hacha” which means “break an axe” and implies a high hardness wood trees quebracho. These include two types of plants are called the red quebracho, namely Schinopsis quebracho-colorado, Schinopsis balansae and distinct Schinopsis family Sumach. They grow in southern Brazil, Northern Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The wood of these trees is very heavy and solid, has a dark red color, reaching the black color. Wood density can reach up to 1200 kg/m3. The third type of plant is it Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco or white quebracho . belonging to the family Metrovia. This tree, like a weeping willow, 15-20 m in height grows in Argentina and Northern Brazil, the wood has a light yellow color and a high density of about 850 kg/m3. Trees quebracho also called quebracho and quebracho .
The collection and preparation of quebracho
With an adult tree of quebracho brown skinned with a yellowish or gray tint to the bark, horoscopesexual it on the air, and then put for sale bent or folded large pieces up to 3 cm thick. The bark and wood of all three species of plants – is a valuable raw material for extracts tanning extract, which is called “the extract of quebracho”. Continue reading
In various parts of Germany Spa resorts help get rid of complaints and symptoms using the healing power of local sources. The unique properties of the underground waters, coming here to the surface of the earth, perform miracles therapy.
Oberstdorf: Alpine resort-class
The Alpine resort of Oberstdorf is a climatic health resort and water resort water treatment system Kneipp. Therefore, the region of Allgäu, which is located in Oberstdorf, is the best destination for a Wellness vacation.
Oberstdorf is the most southern resort in Germany. Alaska located in the Alps at an altitude of 815 metres, is the southernmost resort of Germany is surrounded by unspoilt nature and thanks to its clear mountain air is included in the German list of the 15 climatic health resorts of the premium class. It offers guests 85 different programs of recreation, health improvement and Spa treatment.
Resort of Oberstdorf clinic specialize in treating diseases of the musculoskeletal system, diseases of cardiovascular system, psychosomatic and vegetative disorders and diseases of the internal organs. In addition to the methods of traditional medicine it also actively uses acupuncture, herbal medicine and other alternative forms of naturopathy. Continue reading
The modern pace of life is full of stressful situations, so most people tend to move to live outside the city, closer to nature. The situation there is much quieter, it is possible to grow ecologically clean vegetables and fruits. Also every cottager knows that the earth is growing not only fruits, berries, vegetables and fruits, and grass, and herb prescribing. In their gardens the cultivation of medicinal plants: herb garden can be divided directly into the beds. Grown on your own herbs you will replace during the year drugs. What skills are needed for the cultivation of this garden?
1. Need to know what each species of medicinal herbs have on the human body an invaluable therapeutic effect. For full growing and easy-care herbs on the land to take a special place. The most appropriate will be the piece of land that gets the sun several times throughout the day.
2. The most popular medicinal plants such as Lily of the valley, Valerian, celandine, burdock, peppermint, plantain, nettle, chamomile.
Celandine is a great antiseptic, and the great burdock helps with pain in joints and arthritis.
Plantain and dandelion will complement vitamin complex in a salad. Continue reading