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De Materia Medica – The Longest-Lasting Natural History Book

By |2020-01-08T02:01:48+03:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

De materia medica is a pharmacopeia of medicinal plants and the medicines that can be obtained from them. The five-volume work was written between 50 and 70 CE by Pedanius Dioscorides, a Greek physician in the Roman army. It was widely read for more than [...]

Quinoa: The Supergrain Of The Future

By |2018-10-24T04:01:31+03:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Quinoa is a flowering plant in the amaranth family. It is a herbaceous annual plant grown as a grain crop primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa is not a grass, but rather a pseudocereal botanically related to spinach and amaranth. Quinoa provides protein, dietary fiber, [...]

5 Ancient Legends About the Secret of Immortality

By |2020-01-13T02:52:19+03:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

*This article was originally published at ultraculture.org by Daniel Appel - Read the full article here: http://ultraculture.org/ Chasing down the ancient world’s alchemical obsession with obtaining the Philosopher's Stone: the secret of immortality. Mortality has tormented our consciousness since the first human witnessed death and realized his or her [...]