Stinging nettle contains large amounts of vitamin K, which helps blood to clot. Therefore, the infusion of nettle leaves are to stop the bleeding. Infusion: 1 tablespoon of nettle leaves pour 1 cup boiling water and infuse for 10 minutes. Dried nettle leaves can be crushed into powder. This powder is very good for nosebleeds. If the powder of nettle leaves sprinkled the wound, she quickly cleared of pus.
Everyone is familiar with burdock. This plant - the giant. It grows along the river banks, among the bushes on the roadside ditches, edges, ravines and vacant lots. Strong stem with reddish Read more [...]
The celebrations in memory of Adonis particular role "Gardens of Adonis" - clay pots with soil and planted them in plants. It was the lettuce (Lactusa sativa).
The myth said that the leaves were newborn diapers Adonis and later salad was the last plant that he saw before dying. Salad eaten at funeral dinners in Greece and Rome, and called it a plant death. As told by Herodotus, once this plant is, in fact was the cause of death: the Persian king Cambyses killed his wife for the fact that she dared to compare with salad plucked his family, all of whom were victims of his distrust and Read more [...]
Perennial plant height of 150 cm, with a short thick rhizome, slightly flattened and curved serpentine. Basal leaves petiolate, oblong-ovate, up to 30 cm and a width of 7.5 cm, with wavy edges, green above, glaucous below. Flowering stems are erect, not branched, with almost sessile leaves. Inflorescence terminal, spicate, dense, cylindrical, length 3-5 (up to 7) cm flowers with five-membered corolla perianth, pink, sometimes white or reddish, with the remaining fruit. Fruit - a triangular, smooth, shiny, brown nut length of about 4 mm. Blooms in May and June, fruiting in July.
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Common names: pulmonary grass medunka, iodine-grass.
Description. A perennial herb of the family Boraginaceae. Height stiff upright stems 5-30 cm Leaves ovate-lanceolate, rough. The flowers are medium-sized, beautiful, first purple, then blue-violet, are collected in a curl. Blooms in April and May. Fruit - nut.
Besides lungwort drug found in the Kama Lungwort soft. She has a soft pubescence, larger basal leaves, up to 60 cm, the flowers are larger, too. Used both types.
Pulmonaria grows on forest edges and clearings, in deciduous and mixed forests.
Pulmonaria - a valuable Read more [...]
In the morning, until the dew has dried, go to the meadow and look at the plants covered with transparent drops. Right now, at dawn, the easiest to find cuff. Its leaves are the most beautiful - round, composed of a funnel, they end up several large semicircular teeth, and they in turn have very small teeth. Every morning on the small tab hanging drop of dew forming on the edge of the sheet shiny rim. And in the center of the sheet, where all the veins converge to the petiole is a large diamond, the largest drop. The droplets are held in short hairs, heavy cover sheet. Over the sparkling Read more [...]
So, a tourist lost in the winter taiga, wandered in search of the trail and finally decided to "sit" the night around the campfire. How to arrange a camp! Where to start? Of course, with the choice of location. Ill-placed camp could negate the benefits of even the hottest fire. And naobort, if found suitable place, not even the best fire is able to provide a warm night.
First of all, a camp must be protected from the wind. Remember how even the most gentle breeze enhances the action of frost. So it's best to get a night in gustolese or small hollow. But the big fields, forest Read more [...]
Orienteering - one of the youngest sports in our country, which in recent years is gaining in popularity among young people. In this sport work with a map and compass is regulated by a very small time, in minutes and seconds. Orienteering - is rapid, emotional type of cross on unfamiliar terrain, associated with a particular physical activity, cunning tactics and numerous techniques. Competition situation somewhat similar to the situation in which gets a scout, in the rear of the enemy.
We must be able to quickly navigate the ever-changing conditions. Autonomy in decision-making in these Read more [...]
Comment on post "NAZ - portable emergency. Part 3"
"... Rule Nr1: Take it with you is not something that can be useful, but without which it is impossible to do!
At first glance, this Magic Box is more like a container for a cache, though this he does not pull. In the cache and taken to be something serious, clothing, rations, snaryaga ... If it NAZ - I think it has to fit within the size of a cigarette pack. This NAZ always closed pocket, but will not fall out and does not create a nuisance. For example you can buy a ready like: Web-Tex Combat Survival Kit, BCB Combat Survival Read more [...]
Suitable food not only herbaceous plants, but even the trees! No, it does not mean that in the depths of the taiga growing little-known sausage tree, which, log, can be cut into circles, as an ordinary doctor's sausage. Of course not. Edible, not the trees, and their individual components, and not at any time of year. For example, cones, acorns or sapwood - thin, adjacent to the trunk of a young core. Pine has to offer to the table five edible parts: unblown flower buds, young shoots, sap, cones, c. a vitamin drink, needles.
Birch than sapwood and juice, you can eat buds and young leaves, Read more [...]
There are many relatively edible plants other than those shown on the color graphics, including wild varieties of crops, such as currants and gooseberries.
If you are unlucky and you'll find illustrated or described in this plant, the standard test for edibility of the plants that are available to you.
REMEMBER, that while one part of the plant may be edible, the other can be poisonous. Test the leaves, stems, roots and fruits separately.
Blackcurrant and gooseberry (Ribes) are found in forests, wastelands, are medium-sized shrubs, have serrated leaves that resemble maple leaves, small Read more [...]
Field signs. Red-hot gopher - The average zverok generally gray in color, leading exclusively diurnal. It is larger in size small and medium, and several squirrels coming to the big and yellow. Has a long tail with a black subapical band. Notable are the dark (reddish) spots on her cheeks. Often takes a characteristic pose a column, especially in the summer months with high vegetation in the steppe zone. In this case stands out terete cylindrical body and see a big, like all squirrels, almond-shaped eyes. A careful examination of the subject zverok is sideways to him. Voice - loud two trisyllabic Read more [...]
Duck hunting. - What was the rock (2). - Babur! - Kayuchok ready. - Sacrament of baptism. - Successful trials and fresh ideas. - Finishing touches. - Something about the tremor in the fingers. - Windy Hedgehog. - Prelaunch fears without starting. - New Year's commitment in May night
I reached out my hand fell on something soft, fluffy and cold. Abdomen drake, which I threw into the tent at night. Afraid - carry off a wild cat caracal, if they are found here. Bogomerzkih or gerbil. Gerbils are just oshivayutsya at night. Often hear them squeak farewell in existential horror, Read more [...]
Increases in light deciduous forests of the lower belt of the Caucasus Mountains and Central Asia. Extremely hardy tree that can easily adapt to adverse conditions. Often, it can be found there, where no other trees grow plants: on shallow skeletal soils or on rocky cliffs at an altitude of 1,000 meters during a heat wave leaves frame twist or fall, thanks to evaporation plant is greatly reduced, with the onset of a favorable conditions on the tree there is a new foliage.
Reaches a height of 8.12 m thick crown, branched, leaves entire, kososerdtsevidiye, pointed, gray-green. The bark is smooth Read more [...]
A perennial plant with a thin rhizome, forms a loose dbrnovinki composed flowering and vegetative shoots. Stems ascending, up to 40 cm, covered with short hairs, as well as leaves. Leaves of vegetative shoots 1.5-3 cm long and 3-5 mm wide, obtuse, at base with short cilia, leaves generative shoots 1-3 mm wide, with three veins, sharp, rough around the edges, fused at the base into a short vagina . Calyx 12-15 mm long, glabrous or pubescent with short hairs, with elongated teeth. Bracts usually two. Petals of rose-red, at the throat with a ring of purple spots and a few long hairs obratnoklinovidnye Read more [...]
Work on the organization of emergency bivouac camp fire can be divided into seven interrelated phases: site selection for a camp, the unit fireplaces, firewood, cooking kindling fire ignition, maintenance of fire equipment campfire bivouac. Even experienced travelers to breed large campfire with all the preparatory work required more than an hour. Newcomers this period should be increased by at least half.
Choice of location. Very important is the correct choice of a camp fire camp. Inconveniently placed camp could negate the benefits of the hottest fire. Conversely, a good choice of places Read more [...]
Biennial plant height 60-200 cm, with spindle-shaped fleshy root. Stems are erect, thick, green or reddish, furrowed, much branched, under the baskets cobwebby hairs. The leaves are alternate, large, ovoid, with petioles. Baskets 1.5-3 cm diameter, generally corymbose inflorescence. Silken wrapper, inner leaves are usually purpurnookrashennye. Corolla purple, his limb outside gustozhelezisty. Fruits - grayish-brown or brown faceted achene with a short crest. Blooms in June-August, achenes ripen in July-September.
Widespread species in Europe and Asia, which is included in many other tropical Read more [...]
Carp. Spawn at 18-20 degrees. Is growing rapidly. Weigh 15-20 pounds. It feeds on worms, insect larvae, mollusks. Willingly eats cereals, peas, lentils, lupins. Caught on a float and bottom fishing rods. Very strong and sensitive fish. When fishing for carp are widely used bait and bait.
Karp. Cultural form of carp. Artificially removed in the last century. Distinguish forms: shirokospinnye and vysokospinnye. Scale cover is distinguished by the naked, mirror and scaly. Carp caught on sports gear like carp.
Ide. Early spawning at 4-6 degrees Celsius. Growing rapidly, reaching Read more [...]
trips on rivers, lakes, seas and reservoirs on ships tourist, and travel on water routes and river boats.
The Water that combines elements of learning, leisure, recreation and sport. It is accessible to almost everyone healthy person regardless of age. This is facilitated by the presence in the possession of a large number of tourists rather collapsible kayaks, inflatable boats and catamarans, as well as other types of tour. ships, often his own. construction.
At its simplest, a hike water tourists should be able to swim, collect (if needed to build) and repair Read more [...]
In our country there are two species trochee: black (forest) And light (Steppe). Black distributed in the European part of the USSR, except for the northern areas of the Lower Volga and the Caucasus. Bright ferret found in the southern part of European territory, Kazakhstan, Central Asia and southern Siberia.
Due to the fact that this species is weakly bound to the forest limit is mainly a description of black polecat.
Although Polecat avoids large forest areas, he is a typical inhabitant of the forest, and inhabits mixed and deciduous plantings. Best habitats - Renewable cutting, blind Read more [...]
Actually, I think we will return to them again and again, and not even two. Because good knives, really. But the company itself is still quite harmful. While some famous master nozhedel working with them, they praise him and admired everywhere - in the catalog and on their website on the internet - it is written that this is his design, and all the credit. And one has only to fall out - right out of the directory name, but produced a knife, as if nothing had happened.
Knife, of course, so you can not simply produce, you consent to this master, and it is they, of course, there is. The company, Read more [...]