In the Kuban farmers grow 80 kinds of herbs
In Anapa the farmers in their fields cultivated medicinal plants. This product is in demand, as grown in the resort of herbs have unique properties.
Deputy Director LLC “fitofarm” quality Svetlana Lysenko whole day spent on your feet. His work examines with a magnifying glass and tasting. She’s a pharmacist at a company producing medicines from herbs. The smell of a woman can learn any of 114 the herbs that are used here, and the taste — even to conduct a preliminary chemical analysis.
“Even if there are herbs and are similar in appearance, smell completely differently. Because of essential oil, flavonoids it contains. Them just by smell you can tell. Well, if at all hesitant, already brewed and the taste is determined”, — says Svetlana Lysenko.
Medicinal herbs sold in pharmacies, they are used as raw materials the major pharmaceutical companies, they are treated in sanatoriums. In Yeysk, for example, doing herbal tea, inhalations and aromatherapy.
“This is a wonderful treatment method, but this method of treatment, as tablets, like any medication, procedures that must be dosed, which should be prescribed by a doctor and, in General, be monitored,” stresses Deputy General Director of sanatorium “Yeisk” of the medical unit Tatiana Romashko.
Ready upakovketabl falls to Anapa from the village Gostagaevskaya, here is the shop of primary processing. Dried herbs are ground on special machines and Packed in bags for shipment to the pipeline. For the year through a company working around the clock, it took more than 1,5 thousand tons of solid products.
“Words cannot smell standing here. He is so strong that you literally feel it in your mouth. Aroma Kuban lemon balm and spearmint blended with Chinese sušenice and calendula. It seems that you were in a huge pack of tea collected from a mixture of dozens of herbs”, — the correspondent “Kuban 24” Alexander Tukaev.
In the course of the enterprise 114 are herbs, of which 80 species are harvested in the Kuban. Half grows in the wild, another can be grown on an industrial scale. However, until the farmers change to corn and wheat on the lemon balm and mint in the mass order are in no hurry.
“We buy chamomile in Egypt. The oil content of chamomile they put us, — the main index, it is at the limit. Our chamomile that is grown here in three times exceeds indicators”, — said General Director of LLC “fitofarm” Andrey Zavgorodniy.
And the chamomile gives a high yield and is in great demand. This is what has attracted drug business Anapa farmer Eugene Gromyko. Not even changing the costume work clothes, he takes me on a tour of his domain. Daisy came less than a week ago. Now, according to the farmer, it shoots like the wings of a butterfly. Herbs Eugene sows for the first time.
“Daisy tentatively removed in may. That is, I still have an opportunity here to sow corn or sunflower seeds. Since I have my own cattle farm, it’s important to me is the forage,” says the farmer.
For the collection of chamomile pharmacy. there is even a special harvester. However, the farmer still only preparing to buy equipment to harvest is still far. But he hoped that next year it chamomile will help to improve the health of thousands of Russians.