Coriander (Cilantro) is considered both an herb & a spice since both its leaves and its seeds are used as a condiment. Some of the acids present in coriander, including ascorbic acid are very effective in reducing the cholesterol level in the blood while reducing the cholesterol deposition along the inner walls of the arteries & veins. Other benefits include anemia, swellings & digestion. #dherbs #healthtips
Witch hazel is naturally anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial, making it excellent for helping reduce the appearance of acne, redness and skin irritation. It helps lock in moisture, making it a good choice for oily and dry skin, and is high in tannins that reduce the appearance of fine lines. Vitamin C helps tighten the skin and maintain the natural pH.
How to make your own Vitamin C serum : 1/4 tsp 100% L-ascorbic acid powder 1 tsp rosewater 1 tsp generic glycerin 1 amber-glass mixing bottle with pipette Dissolve the ascorbic acid in the rosewater. When it’s completely dissolved, add the glycerin. Use a funnel to pour the serum into a stoppered bottle. Apply serum generously to your face and neck in the morning; let it dry, and then apply your moisturizer. Store unused serum in a cool dark place. Make a new batch every few days.
Chickweeds (Stellaria media, Stellaria pubera). They are very nutritious, high in vitamins and minerals, can be added to salads or cooked as a pot herb, tasting somewhat like spinach. The major plant constituents are Ascorbic-acid, Beta-carotene/Calcium/Coumarins, Genistein/Gamma-linolenic-acid/Flavonoids, Hentriacontanol, Magnesium/Niacin/Oleic-acid, Potassium/Riboflavin, Rutin, Selenium, Triterpenoid saponins, Thiamin, Zinc. Astringent, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, laxative…
"How to make" Hard Cider Recipe: This one is using pears, but you can substitute pears with: apples (apple cider/juice), cherries; any fruit that has fermentable sugar. NOTE: If you use any "bottled" or "store bought" juices you must make sure that they have no preservatives in the ingredients (ascorbic acid which is just vitamin C is ok).