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Dolomites Spa Resort a Sesto - Herbs and medicinal plants

Bad Moos Dolomites Spa Resort ís surronded by herbs and medical plants, which are reflected in our menus by our chef's cook

Did you know?
... that the Bad Moos resort is surrounded by herbs and healing plants? Our head chef creates dishes infused with their scent, colours and healing properties.

Here we present three of these healing plants and their medicinal properties.

Dandelion
Other names: lion’s tooth, blowball, milk-witch, cankerwort
Medicinal properties of the flowers, leaves and root: mildly laxative, diuretic, analgesic, tonic, cleans the blood, promotes secretion, regulates digestion.
Uses in the kitchen:
Leaves harvested in the spring can be used in salads, soups or pesto. The flowers can be used to garnish salads and desserts and are also used to make delicious jellies and honey.

Wild peppermint
Medicinal properties of the essential oil made from peppermint leaves: anticonvulsant, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, choleretic, soothing.
Uses in the kitchen:
Fresh peppermint leaves are particularly good for garnishing sweet dishes, lend a special flavour to fruit salads in combination with citrus fruits, but can also be used to add flavour to jams and chutneys. These days, we use a lot of mint in our popular Hugo aperitif. 

Lady’s mantle
Other names: lion’s foot, bear’s foot, nine hooks
Medicinal properties: haemostatic, antidiarrhoeal, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anticonvulsant, stomachic, sleep inducing, astringent, boosts metabolism, helps with excess gas, regulates digestion, cleans the blood, regulates hormones, regulates the menstrual cycle, heals wounds.

Uses in the kitchen: In salads, stews and soups, in place of spinach, as a garnish.
 
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