Category: Djin Passion – en

Juniper

The common juniper or juniper (Juniperus communis) is a shrub belonging to the conifer family, covered with a rough gray bark, which has needle-like leaves very sharp. The fruits (or juniper berries) are green, then turn black and waxy as winter approaches. Only then are they consumable. Their properties have been known since ancient times. […]
Genièvre

Cinnamon

Cinnamon, native to Sri Lanka, comes from the inner bark of the cinnamon tree ( Cinnamomum ), which is a tree that grows in wild forests. Harvested in spring on rainy days, it is then put to dry for several days, where it will take its rolled shape. Consumed mainly as a condiment in cooking, […]
Cannelle

Cardamom

Cardamom ( Elettaria cardamomum) is a rhizomatous perennial herb native to Southeast Asia that can reach heights of 2 to 5 m. It is part of the same family as ginger and turmeric and has been used since the dawn of time in Ayurvedic medicine (India). Its dried fruit, traditionally consumed as a spice, is […]
Cardamome

Chili

Chili ( Capsicum ) is the fruit of five species of plants. It more commonly refers to the fruit eaten as a condiment or vegetable. Widely used in traditional medicine, chili, because of its richness in vitamins and capsaicin, its main active principle, has many properties. Source of antioxidants, its consumption provides a stimulating and […]
Piment

Savory

Savory ( Satureja ) is a perennial plant that grows mainly in Mediterranean regions. Known since Antiquity as an aromatic herb, it was rejected in the Middle Ages for its aphrodisiac effects, which were then perceived as devilish. Its medicinal properties were finally rehabilitated by the famous German Benedictine nun Hildegarde de Bingen. Whether in […]
Sariette