Decanting is well known to wine consumers, it’s when we try to get rid of the residue in the bottle and the airing of the wine. The process is very simple and often used in laboratories. We separate a liquid from the solid material by carefully pouring the liquid from over the residue. Similarly, our plans are to get rid of the dry, scientific texts, here at the Dekantáló blog. We aim to keep only the easily understandable, useful, interesting informations.
Both our job and hobby is connected to herbs. Our goal is to share our love, methods and authentic information with our readers. Both beginners and advanced herb enthusiasts should find them interesting.
Dr. Tünde Jurca and Dr. Annamária Pallag, academics, members of the Pharmamedica Scientific Association of Nagyvárad
ÉLet food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food
Hippocrates (460-359 BC)
The lilac or common lilac (Syringa vulgaris L.) is a plant in the olive family (Oleaceae). With its pompous flowers the lilac is an edible plant. According to the old legend Syrinx was running away from the shepherd god with goat legs and horns and in his fright he...
In the Andes, in Bolivia, in Peru and in Columbia, nowdays people still use the essential oil and the antibiotic-effect mustard-oil for wound-healing, extracted from its leaves, flowers and buds. Also known as Indian cress, it is very versatile: not only adorning the...
Edible flowers/part 1. The first of our articles introduces the well known and beloved sweet violet. Interesting facts about violet Homer portrayed the marriage-bed of Zeus and Hera as a soft violet carpet, in Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Violets were...