Origine : Côte-Nord du Québec .
Product : Fireweed leaves
Ingredient : Feuilles d’épilobe (Epilobium angustifolium).
Nutrition Facts : Very rich in A and C vitamins.
Utilisation : A mild, fragrant infusion can be prepared from the dried leaves of the fireweed plant.
Health Properties : Very rich in A and C vitamins.
Product : Everlasting Flowers
Ingredient : Everlasting Flowers (Anaphalis margaritacea).
Nutrition Facts : Rich in flavonoids, gamma-curcumin.
Use : Sprinkle them over your summer salads for a sweet aroma.They can be used in homemade breads, pastries or consumed as an infusion (herbal tea). Infusions with everlasting flowers give off a delicate aroma.
Health Properties : They are antioxidant, astringent, expectorant and mildly sedative. They help to relieve pulmonary problems. The Aboriginal people applied the crushed flowers on burns and abrasions.
Product : Goldenrod Flowers
Ingrédient : Goldenrod Flowers (Solidago canadensis).
Use : Goldenrod has an aromatic flavour. Add it to cakes, muffins, soups and fish dishes. In infusions, goldenrod helps stimulate digestive juices. Best consumed after meals.
Health Properties : In infusions, goldenrod helps stimulate digestive juices. Best consumed after meals.
Product : Sagebrush Flowers
Ingredient : Sagebrush Flowers (Artemisia vulgaris).
Use : Sagebrush has an aromatic flavour. It can be used in breads, vegetable soups, poultry, meat or even cakes.
Health Properties : Contain eucalyptol, digestive qualities. Help fight fatigue, painful periods and menopause troubles. It is an appetite stimulant (one cup before meals). They have deworming, antispasmodic and calming properties.
Product : Common Yarrow Flowers
Ingredient : Common Yarrow Flowers (Achillea millefolium).
Use : When consumed as an infusion, yarrow helps stimulate digestion. Best consumed after meals.
Health Properties : Common Yarrow Flower : Camphor, chamazulene (anti-inflammatory action). Powerful bactericide. It has been in use for hundreds of years to heal the wounds. It is efficient to prevent bacteria and viruses (cold, flu and communicable diseases).
The Aboriginal people applied the crushed plants on burns and abrasions to optimize wound healing.