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Aromatic Herbs

Aromatic Herbs

Aromatic herbs are herbs with aromatic leaves, flowers, stems or roots that impart flavor and aroma to food or spirituous beverages. Many aromatic herbs have therapeutic properties that have been known since antiquity and have been used for making essential oils used in aromatherapy.


Ayurveda

Ayurveda Medicine developed in India 7000 years ago, considered as the mother of medicine. In Sanskrit means Science of Life. According to Ayurveda, the disease starts before it is viewable. Therefore, the individual must maintain healthy body through healthy tissue, this being achieved through food. Their techniques involve physical therapy, yoga, massage and a proper diet.

Anti - Pathogenic

Anti - Pathogenic A pathogen is an organism with the capability of producing infectious diseases. An Anti - Pathogen is an agent that fights these infectious organisms.

Aniseed

Aniseed Aniseed is an herbaceous plant from the Mediterranean. It has excellent antiseptic properties and is often used as a condiment, for flavoring eau-de-vies, for oral hygiene, as an insect repellent and to for making essential oils due to its therapeutic properties.

Acid Food

Acid Food Are those that absorb metals, generating a chemical reaction between copper and acid harmful to human health. Among these foods we have tomatoes, citrus fruits and spicy foods with lemon or vinegar.

Alcohol carbonic anhydride

Alcohol carbonic anhydride Alcohol and carbonic gas (carbon dioxide).

Abrasive

Abrasive Abrasives are substances, natural or synthetic, used for cleaning, polishing or wear materials. For metals are generally used synthetic abrasives such as silicon carbide.