When you are in the extreme conditions of survival – you need to use all possible means of natural materials and in the purposes. In the middle lane, all over a climatic zone, a lot of coniferous trees: pine, spruce, larch, cedar, etc. any coniferous tree is present resin, oleoresin. In this review I will tell you how to apply the resin of coniferous trees for their own purposes.
In the event of minor wounds, abrasions, can effectively isolate the wound (so it does not hit the dirt and germs), using just turpentine. Come to a pine tree, make a few small nagrobek knife or hatchet and wait. Read more [...]
The deficiency of vitamins in prolonged isolation from civilization may affect a significant deterioration in health. The deterioration of health in the extreme situation practically means the death of a person. In the criteria of the town people can afford to cheer, etc, when the next pharmacy, soft sofa and all amenities. But if this happens the woods, especially if you are a survivalist - alone health deteriorated dramatically reduces the chances for survival. Excessive fatigue, likely stress, hypothermia, and other problems can badly affect the immune system. To correct the situation will help Read more [...]
CONIFEROUS HEALER It is clear Suzuka that spruce, pine, fir, larch, cedar and other members of the pine family contain a lot of useful substances.Many expeditions those old times were saved from scurvy infusion spruce or cedar needles, a decoction of kidney cedar. Scientists later learned that the needles of these trees contain a lot of vitamins (a, C, B1, B2, P and others), essential oils, resins and helps rid the body of radionuclides, languid metals and other harmful chemical elements. In this case, all medical characteristics of needles retained in any form.In folk medicine, there are a huge Read more [...]
Coniferous evergreen shrub up to 3 meters. Barrel with brown bark, very branched, leaves, pine needles in whorls of three. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, male - in earrings, ladies - a greenish spherical cones. Grows in the undergrowth of coniferous forests. Blossoms in May. Fruits - VIPs berries ripening in the second year in the fall, smooth, shiny or matte, black and brown color with an aromatic odor, spicy, sweet taste. Fruits contain sugar up to 80% organic acids, essential oil of from 0.5 to 1.5%.
In the form of fruit infusions and decoctions used as a diuretic, choleretic agents Read more [...]
Splayed branched shrub 1,6-3 m high ribbed branches. The bark is light-brown, flaking films on young branches greyish. Leaves oblong or okrugloyaytsevidnye, pointed at the end, at first subtle, then leathery, margin entire, pale green top, bottom gray. Single flowers are formed at the ends of branches, bloom early, along with the leaves. Prodolgovatoovalny, 4-6 mm long, corolla yellowish-green, often with a pink tinge. Globose blue-black, with well developed bluish waxy coating edible berries to 1 cm in diameter, ripen in August - September.
Common in northern Primorye, Read more [...]
The main feature of the chemistry of softwood is available in all parts of the protective compounds (resins), preventing damage to the plant fungi, insects, disease development. Gum pinopsid have Phytoncidic value (bactericidal, protistotsid-ing), and have a depressing allelopathic effect in competition with other higher plants.
Despite the rather large value of the green parts and bark of conifers in the diet of vertebrates (birds, rodents, ungulates), essential oils, which are a part of their pitch, limit eating these plants (except for species that specialize in feeding on conifers - elk, squirrels, Read more [...]
Volume of silvicultural activities in the country is huge. They are aimed at restoring the felled forests and to create new arrays of forest plantations. The main importance for hunting has a composition of forest plantations, which determines the future outlook of the forests.
Narrowly defined silvicultural tasks require conifers, mostly spruce and pine, will be involved in more extensive areas of forest. To this end, at logging sites placed predominantly seedlings of coniferous trees, are making efforts to replace the deciduous and mixed coniferous forests. So there are forests dominated Read more [...]
The huge territory - from Scandinavia to the Pacific, from the polar tundra to Tian Shan in Eurasia, from the plains and mountain tundra of northern Canada and Alaska south to northern U.S. - covered by coniferous forest temperate zone. And all this vast area of the world can be described in one word - the taiga.
From the point of view of Geobotany taiga - is vast forests, formed by one or several types of coniferous trees: cedar, pine, fir, spruce, larch, but sometimes mixed with aspen and birch fires. Yet we call dense taiga and deciduous thicket Ussuri, and forest wilds of Canada, and Read more [...]
A tree up to 20 m tall, with smooth light gray bark and velvety pubescent young branches. Leaves broadly ovate or oval, pointed, bidentate, soft, gray-green, densely pubescent young, adult top and bottom are almost naked. There rassechennolistnaya form. Female catkins - "bumps" sedentary, are 5-10 in the side brushes. Nutlets with narrow membranous wings. Blooms in late March and early April, the seeds ripen in October.
Common in Western Europe, in the Caucasus and in the Atlantic in North America. In Russia, found in the European part, common in the coniferous forest zone, in Caucasia, Read more [...]
White fungus, boletus (local name: korovyatnik, clean copy, capercaillie, safecracker) grows in birch, fir, pine and oak forests from June to October, often next to the fly-agaric and anthills. In the food consumed in boiled, fried, pickled or dried.
Has inedible double - gall fungus (bitter taste) and is similar to a poisonous mushroom Satan (lower cap - red).
Pierid usually grows on the edges of young birch forest from August to October. It is highly prized for the delicate flesh and taste good. Is only in the pre-salting after soaking in water or scalding hot water. Very similar to the Read more [...]