Chervil and its cultivation

Chervil, Anthriscus Cerefolium, is a plant that is part of the umbrella family like other aromatic herbs and is relatively simple to grow in the garden, as well as in a pot on the balcony. The leaves of this species are used and a small amount is enough to give […]

grow thistles

Grow thistles in the organic garden

Thistles plant is of Mediterranean origin, is sown in May, and develops in the summer heat, which they love very much, to be harvested just before winter. It is a horticultural plant similar in appearance to celery and in botany to artichoke, known and cultivated since the times of the […]


Borage cultivation

Borage is a spontaneous herb that is also grown as a vegetable, being edible and indeed very good. It is part of the culinary tradition of some areas of Italy, such as Liguria where it is used for the filling of ravioli. It is an interesting presentation for the organic […]

grow dill

Grow dill

Grow dill, to enrich the overview of the herbs to be included in the garden, let’s try to get to know dill, a plant that is easily found in our territories in the wild, in the plains and hills up to 600 meters above sea level. Its intense aroma, reminiscent […]

wild garlic

Wild garlic

Wild garlic is a species that grows spontaneously in some woods, where we can recognize it by its fleshy leaves with a bright green color, and an intense smell similar to that of common garlic. It also emits many delightful white flowers which, however, should not be confused with those […]

medicinal plants

Medicinal plants

Nature offers many natural remedies that can prove to be precious in ensuring the health and well-being of the body. Man has always sought and used the healing properties present in plants, from the traditional ancient medicine of every culture to modern phytotherapy. Medicinal plants are plant species that have […]


Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita)

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita) is one of the medicinal plants that we can grow in the garden, even if it is not one of the best known. Calling it “aromatic” is perhaps improper as it does not release an intense aroma comparable to those of rosemary or lavender, however, it has […]

tongue cleaning

Tongue cleaning and mouthwash against halitosis

1. Tongue Cleaning: Why It Matters and How To Do It In about 90% of cases, bad breath (halitosis) is due to insufficient oral hygiene. In particular, the excessive microflora residing on the tongue is most frequently called into question. Like that which feast on plaque, tartar, and gum pockets, […]

Brazil nut milk

Brazil nut milk

One of the most nutritious vegetable drinks we can consume is Brazil nut milk. If you want to learn how to make vegetable milk from Brazil nuts, continue here at SpecialFood! Today we are witnessing an increasing concern to reduce the consumption of foods of animal origin, including cow’s milk. […]