Celery is one of the herbs that we widely use in cooking, but few of us know the really beneficial properties that characterize it. Its heavy aroma makes many people avoid it, but without taking into account the nutritional value of celery, removing it from their diet.
Among the herbs whose beneficial properties have been recognized since antiquity, is cistus incanus, which is found in a wide variety of species in the Greek countryside, with the Cretan being the strongest. It is no coincidence that it is a unique herb, as its healing properties are now scientifically proven.
Cistus is one of the richest plants in polyphenols, which are found in the leaves of the plant.
Horse chestnut is a tree, which is not used in cooking and despite not being widely known among the medicinal herbs, has many beneficial properties for the body. Many of the properties that we will mention are rare and particularly beneficial for the body.
St John’s wort is a great herb of Greek nature, with many beneficial properties. Antispasmodics, antipyretics, analgesics, diuretics and natural antidepressants are just some of the many properties that we will mention.
One of the most aromatic herbs with important healing properties, is anise, known from our previous articles, for its aphrodisiac action, the help it offers during breastfeeding and the relaxation it offers in times of melancholy, intense stress and insomnia. There are many more healing properties that it is important to know about such a widespread herb as anise!