The end of the XIX century, ending the era of the Great Geographical DiscoveriesPhoto: FOTOLIA Erased the past "white spots", but travelers continue to bring descriptions of strange beings, but they are becoming every year less and less. However, the world of the planet never ceases to surprise, and those are the representatives of the kingdom of unusual flora.Plants predators become known The XVIII century. The first accurate description, such as the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) made the English naturalist John Ellis. AT 1791 William Bartram in book on his travels States Read more [...]
Everyone knows that the main problem in the preparation of an elk - elk that was not hard. The problem I have decided for myself this weekend. And I would like to share with you my discovery.Besides, I have another problem. I have a small freezer in the refrigerator. Total 145 liters. A possibility to have a separate freezer to store the game there as a small apartment. And output: At B E N I N A moose meat!Benefits:1) releases the freezer; 2) The meat can be stored for a long time in a normal refrigerator compartment3) the meat is tough!So, take the meat of mooseMine, cut into not thick, but the Read more [...]
October 12 birthday of Kaiser. Dear fans of history, not the rustle of leaves directories, do not press the keys of your computer - this date to any of the German rulers did not have the slightest relationship. Just like the name of my hunting dog breed German drathaar.Photo a.saliga / flickr.com (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) However, Kaiser — it only official documents: in pedigree, with raportichkah various events that often, and It shows that it is much less common. A for me and all of my friends legashachim cases, it is simply the name of the Read more [...]
Strawberry timber (popularly simply - strawberries) as a unique medicinal plant, known to everyone. They say it was used as a medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. The Russian word «strawberry» It is known to everyone childhood. Remember your childhood: a little sore throat, fever, cough, or, sorry for the banal, from child diarrhea, immediately grandmother from its reserves gets a jar of strawberry jam and the entire period of your illness the house is a pleasant sweet smell of strawberries.Of course, grandmother of different jams were a great Read more [...]
Approaching the end of September. I was hunting for grouse with the decoy. The weather was beautiful, apparently, it's time has come at last Indian summer.Photo by Alexey Subbotin After boring drizzling rain and gloomy gray sky was especially nice bright sun and blue stretches into the distance. In the forest, there was a surprising silence, so that each step has greatly fallen and dried up leaves, seemed caused a terrible noise. From a long distance and warm feet, shod in boots, tired aching. I sat down to rest on a mossy fallen trees with his back to a small birch. It was so Read more [...]
In areas of the former Russian Union clearly more than three hundred species of poisonous plants. More insecure and common of their subsequent: Aconite, henbane, belladonna, Calla swamp, Hemlock, milestones poisonous voicelike, crow's eye, Datura, Solanum sweet‒bitter, pale grebe, mushroom.• Aconite (fighter, blue Buttercup, Issyk‒Kul root). Up to 1‒1,5 m Leaves palmate, mashouchen. The flowers are yellow or blue, are collected in large brush on the top of the stem. Rhizome tuberous, especially the tubers. The poison aconitine causes bitter taste in the mouth, vomiting, Read more [...]
The main way of attacking for RDH were acts of sabotage on the communications of the enemy, military and industrial objects.When performing these operations were used tolouie charges and a variety of mine-devices - from small magnetic mines, booby slow action MSD and nonremovable min NM to massive bombs.In 4 years of war had changed the conditions of conducting operations subversive character, particularly on the railway lines and roads.Increasingly complex and sophisticated system was the protection of the enemy railway stations and tracks on tracks. If 1941-1942 case was limited, usually patrolling Read more [...]
Plants, from which you can cook savory and need tea, it is clear a huge amount. In most cases this is used fresh or dried leaves, flowers, berries and roots. If you let the leaves and flowers to soak up the warmth of human hands, the tea will get much more fragrant and delicious.Usually the collection of leaves and plants, applicable for tea, not a difficulty. This approach leaves of currant, raspberry, Apple, strawberry, willow-herb, mint, blackberries, cherries, cherry, Heather, St. John's wort, meadowsweet, tansy, oregano, wood sorrel, etc. in fact, you can actually brew tea from all the leaves Read more [...]
Going on a trip, take the med kit with a set of necessary drugs for sickness or injury on the road. But on the road, anything can happen. For example, first aid kit has a pulp or lost, and assistance should be provided immediately. How can that be? In such cases, comes to the aid of "ambulance" flora, which always surrounds us. "Green kit" has many effective pharmaceutical drugs. But, unfortunately, we don't always know how to use this or any other plant in the situation. Well, if the group will be Dr. oriented in plants that can be used as pharmaceuticals. If honey employee in the group not one Read more [...]
Do not miss the moment when the light of young nettles. It is still tender and very useful when used in food.To collect her better before flowering.During the lean war years, Nettle, along with spinach and quinoa everywhere were used in food , helping people survive, and intelligent mistress I only learned to cook: soups, 2nd cuisine, and even pancakes. based on the beliefs of science:Why do WE EAT NETTLES ? Medical Features: Nettle is a valuable multivitamin plant, typical natural concentrates of vitamins. Ascorbic acid in her twice more than in the fruits of dark currant and lemon, the carotene Read more [...]
EDIBLE FERNSFern or Heat-color - mysterious plant that, according to legend, blossoms once a year, on the night of Ivan Kupala, and blossoms, flashing marvelous bright fire magic magic flower , just for a few moments ..At midnight the invisible hand breaks it, and the common man has never been able to do it. And if anyone can find a blossoming fern and will capture the magic flower , he acquires the power to rule everything...So folk Legend says.. Fine..But we, We, the flower will not find,for us the most important thing to understand is that there is for us in this very fern, based on the beliefs Read more [...]
March, southern Urals, birch forest.Some incorrectly believe that in winter birch forest you cannot find what you can make tea.On a halt for 15 minutes, without special effort, within a radius of ~30 meters, were found and collected berries of the wild rose, wild strawberry leaves, apples, licowki of Sarangi. On the way he met pine and spruce, from which it was borrowed on the twig. Strawberry winters with green leaves, extract leaves simple, pretty tearing the snow grows on the edges, clarified forests, forest clearings and in the midst of the bushes) and gain as needed.Saranka, this is a rare Read more [...]
ELḾ (elm)- the bark is called the outer layer of birch bark, it is extensively used both in the home and applied creativity. The survivalist lot where you can apply bark: composing a handle for a knife, insoles in shoes, dishes , jugs.. etc., etc. The bark is harvested around the end of may-beginning of June.BUT How to Correctly COLLECT the BARK, WHEN ? HOW to Make IT AND WHAT TREES to COLLECT? let's get things in order...1. Characteristics AND structure of the BARK: The bark possesses different qualities as material: it is very strong and flexible material, which is very long not rot, Read more [...]
Willow (willow-herb) - very tasty, beautiful and the healthiest tea in the world to the healing power he has no equal on our planet. But that's not all, it even make bread and drink it down.Growing Willow throughout the Russian Federation from South to North. Call it - Koporye. In the village of Koporye, which is located near the Gulf of Finland, on seveo-West Izhora. Since ancient times in Russia used the Fireweed as a medicinal drink and cured them of various illnesses and ailments. Were that Koporye tea can prevent or cure 90% of all recognizable disease ever since. The rest were cured other Read more [...]
• NettleYoung shoots are used to greenish soup, mashed potatoes, salads. It grows, in the main, in the zone of temperate climate in the North and (less often) southern hemispheres. The greatest distribution in the Russian Federation have stinging Nettle and Nettle hot.From nettle cloth in Russia and in other countries sewed most durable sails, and even the most durable bags, chuvals and Cooley from the rough nettle cloth, "wrens".In the land of the rising sun nettle harness together with silk was the main material in the manufacture of expensive samurai armor, stiff stems did shields, and of Read more [...]
So it is summer! Begin to rise, above the title plant. Though in fact it was quite edible zelenushechka (fit for human consumption). So. Not want to share my great experience and tell us how to eat these "fruits" and not twist face the person on their taste.
I'll note that this short article aims to devour (try not tearing)
"Components" sdes now. So soup recipe of nettle and dandelion jam you will not see here (((.
Imagine this situation: Armageddon (apocalypse, judgment day, Ragnarok, BP, 2012god).
You abruptly realize that that moment you have been waiting for has finally arrived. You understand, Read more [...]
In this article, I decided to continue the theme of plants help in surviving and chose some of them are quite common. Today we will speak about herbs. So, go through the list for today.
1) Dandelion.Dandelion root, collecting fall to 40% inulin, known as cholagogue, tonic and Curative liver. Tincture of dandelion root stimulates appetite, has inflammatory, laxative and blood-purifying properties.
Dandelion has long been used as food by various nations, as it was used by the ancient Chinese, and the first settlers of the Americas. Its young leaves virtually no bitterness and therefore are often Read more [...]
• Valerian root - 2 parts;• motherwort, grass - 2 pieces; • yarrow, grass - part 1; • anise, fruit - 1 portion.1 tbsp. consistency pour a glass of boiling water, infuse 1 hour, filter. Take 0.3 cups 3 times a day.* * *• Yarrow, grass - 2 pieces;• hops cones - 2 pieces;• Valerian root - 2 parts; • Melissa, sheet 3 parts.1 tbsp. spoon collection pour 1 Cup of boiling water, insist 2 hours Take 0.3 cups 3 times a day.* * *• The wild strawberry, the sheet - 10 g; • marsh rosemary, the herb - 10 g;• knotweed, grass - 5 g;• motherwort, grass - 15 g;• cottonweed marsh, grass Read more [...]
I wish you the time of day dear survivalist. I sincerely hope that after the Big HRC all the survivors together and chorus abandon bad habits acquired in quiet times. And in particular, to use tobacco (because sooner or later run out of the same in stores and warehouses stocks of this "good"). This article I wrote for the fiercest opponents of the Ministry of Health, which will not cause to abandon some of his hobbies there Armagedzdets. And so, if you're after joining the Hare surname HRC, packed up, and the mother-dog and rushed away from the stinking city to meet a calm and quiet village, there Read more [...]
The flowers are small, with four white petals arranged crosswise.The fruits resemble Torbay, who previously wore the shepherds. Blooms all summer. Very common weed. Found in fields, gardens, vacant lots around buildings. The leaves contain vitamin C (greater than kohlrabi), carotene (greater than carrots), as well as various organic acids, fat and the essential oil, tannins, and other biologically active substances. The seeds found substantial amount of oil. Medical use. Grass such as medicinal plants shepherd's purse is inherent in a huge number of useful properties. In most cases, this herb Read more [...]