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Haoma: A Divine Plant in Persian Culture and Mythology

By |2020-08-13T15:18:34+03:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Haoma is a divine plant in Zoroastrianism and in later Persian culture and mythology. Haoma has its origins in Indo-Iranian religion and is the cognate of Vedic soma. Both Avestan haoma and Sanskrit soma derived from proto-Indo-Iranian sauma. The linguistic root of the word haoma, [...]

The History of Mistletoe

By |2018-12-30T05:31:54+03:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The mysterious history behind the kissing plant and how the plant became associated with Christmas traditions and the Holidays. Have you ever received a kiss under a sprig of Mistletoe during the holiday season? If not, then you have undoubtedly seen the tradition played out [...]

Echinacea: A Flower for Preventing and Treating the Common Cold

By |2018-11-07T00:23:14+03:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Echinacea is a popular herbal supplement. It’s used as a natural remedy for preventing and treating the common cold… but does it work? This article reviews the known benefits of echinacea. What Is? Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is a flowering plant from the Asteraceae [...]

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Basil

By |2018-10-22T01:49:35+03:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Basil is one of the most commonly consumed herbs and one of the most well-loved herbs as well! Basil has the ability to add a nice Italian flare to just about any dish and tastes amazing chopped and added to a freshly made vegan pizza. [...]

An Overview of Spearmint (Mentha Viridis)

By |2018-09-10T13:36:15+03:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Spearmint (binomial Mentha spicata, synonym Mentha Viridis), also known as garden mint, common mint, lamb mint, and mackerel mint. Is a species of mint native to much of Europe and Asia (Middle East, Himalayas, China etc.), and naturalized in parts of northern and western Africa, [...]