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Socrates-Coménius Green Harmony Medicinal Plants and recipes from our grandmothers Portugal
These are some recipes taken from our parents and other researches. This is just the beginning of a work we want to present in our school this school year. Homemade recipes are made according to ancestral folk wisdoms, believed to have highly beneficial properties and sometimes neglected by conventional medicine. The mézinhas, as they are called in portuguese are therefore remedies popular medicine, or medicine nowadays seen as «alternative»
Cabbage, Brassica oleracea Burns Burns dressing, this "Compress" plant must be placed on top of the burn and should be renewed when dry. Ingredients-cabbage leaves, olive oil. Soak a face of a cabbage leaf in olive oil and place on top of the burn. Don't forget to renew, for a new leaf also soaked in olive oil, when dry.
Carrots, Daucus carota Kidney stone: Infused for kidney stone, this infusion should be drunk at least once per day. Ingredients-20 to 30 g raw carrot, one gallon of water Put raw carrot in one gallon of boiling water and allow to infuse for 10 minutes. Filter and drink. Cough: Cut a carrot slices and cover ir with yellow sugar. Let it until the carrot dried. Take a spoon of this juice.
Chamomile, Matricaria recutita Relaxing: Infusion of Chamomile Ingredients-30 g of Chamomile flowers, one gallon of water. Heat a gallon of water, and when boiling add the chamomile flowers. Let infuse, i.e. boil for 10 minutes. Filter and drink a cup very hot.
Cherries, Prunus avium Bladder afections: Make and infusion with stems of cherries and take several times a day.
Citron Tree, Lipia citriodora Digestion Ingredients-30 g citron tree leaves, one gallon of water. Heat a gallon of water and when boiling add the citron tree leaves. Let infuse, i.e. boil for 5 minutes. Filter and drink
Claw of cat, Uncaria tomentosa For acne: Since they blow out, clean it with an infusion of claw of cat (Uncaria tomentosa).
Eucaliptus, Eucalyptus globulus Coughs: The vapours of this infusion for respiratory problems must be inhaled (with both nose and mouth) before bedtime. If necessary, use a towel to cover your head. Ingredients - 4 new branches leaves of eucalyptus, one gallon of water. Prepare the infusion warming up to boiling a gallon of water. Add the Eucalyptus leaves and boil 10 mn.
Garlic, Alium For insect bites: Rub with vinegar. For the bee stings, rub half a garlic in the bite.
Geranius, Pelargonium hortorum Bladder afections: Boil a few leaves of Geraniums and take this infusion.
Hard Wheat, Trigo Durum Herpes skin or body: Burning wheat to achieve a kind of oil, that you have placed in all affected areas. (use to be done by the be blacksmiths which floated this oil)
Laurel tree, Laurus azorica Insomnia: Ingredients-15 g of laurel tree leaves, one gallon of water. Bring to boil one gallon of water in a stainless steel container. Add the laurel tree leaves and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Filter and drink a cup before bedtime.
Lemon, Citrus limonum Colds: Take a glass of lemon juice and honey before bedtime.
Lettuce, Lactuca sativa Insomnia Ingredients - 30 g lettuce leaves, one gallon of water. Place lettuce in stainless steel container with a gallon of water and bring to the boil so thoughtlessly. Filter and drink a cup before bedtime.
Linseed, Linum usitatissimum Fever: Rubber with linseed oil, forehead and pulses and cover it with a bandage.
Maize, Zea mays Bladder afections: Make an infusion with the beard maize and take several times a day. (mixed bristles of corn in a gallon of water and boil)
Netle, Urtica dioica Chilblian: Stroke the with a nettle in affected areas. (No bites feel, and this activate circulation, improving quickly). Rheumatic pains. Prepare a cup with boiling water and take three times a day for rheumatic pain, appetite lack and prostata, acne and other skin conditions. Very good for brittle nails.
Olive tree, Olea Europaea Bellyache: Rubbed the belly with hot oil and lay upside down. Make an infusion with five or six leaves of olive tree and drink it several times a day. Pain ears: Heat a litle of olive oil, wet a cotton and put it in the ear. Burns: Burns dressing, this "Compress" plant must be placed on top of the burn and should be renewed when dry. Ingredients-cabbage leaves, olive oil. Soak a face of a cabbage leaf in olive oil and place on top of the burn. Don't forget to renew, for a new leaf also soaked in olive oil, when dry.
Chap foot: Wharm a litle of olive oil and mix with onion, skin and apply on feets before dress them. Infusion for hypertension: This infusion should be taken three times a day. Ingredients – 30 g. of olive tree leaves, one gallon of water. Heat the water in a stainless steel container and when boiling add the olive tree leaves. Simmer for 10 minutes. Filter and drink. For colds and pulmonar afections: Heat a little of olive oil and rubb the chest and cover with an absorbent paper.
Onion, Allium cepa Throat and cough: This infusion should be drink three times a day while symptoms persist. Ingredients-a gallon of water, a lemon, dried onion peel, honey or sugar to taste. Place a quart of water in a stainless steel container along with the lemon cut into quarters and onion peels. Simmer on medium heat until bake lemon and after filter. When drinking sweet with honey or sugar. Cut an onion in two and put it o the night table berfore bedtime.
Parsley, Petrosolium sativum For the babys constipation: Places a parsley stalk with olive oil in the ass of the baby
Potato, Solanum tuberosum Headache: Cut a potato in slices and the put around of the head with a bandage.
Rosemary, Lavandula stoechas Insomnia: Ingredients - 20 g Rosemary, a gallon of water. Bring to boil one gallon of water in a stainless steel container. Add rosemary and let it infuse, i.e. boil for 10 minutes. Filter and drink a cup before bedtime.
Wild Fig, Solanum sodomeum Warts: Short stem Wild Fig and applied his juice in the wart.
We are working in this subject with several classes in Project Area.