Dagmara Sztaba

W cieniu kwitnącego migdałowca - znaczenie lecznicze wiosennych roślin biblijnych

In the shadow of blooming almond tree - medical significance of spring biblical plants. The purpose of this paper is to gather information on 8 vernal plant species mentioned in the bible and to investigate their possible pharmaceutical applications. Areas of interest covered in the paper are as follows: morphology and place of origin, symbolic meanings, historical significance, biblical sources, active compounds, pharmacological and medicinal characteristics and pharmaceutical applications. Almost all these plants have had their precious uses from ancient times right until the present day.