Category: Folklore

Walpurgisnacht

Walpurgis Night

Walpurgis Night is the night connecting the 30th of April to the 1st of May. This traditional feast mingles Saint Walpurgis with the arrival of Spring and what was supposed the most important witches...

Mystical Mandrake

A mandrake is the root of a plant, historically derived either from plants of the genus Mandragora found in the Mediterranean region, or from other species, such as Bryonia alba, the English mandrake, which...

Little Secrets of the Poppy

Poppy seeds contain many compounds that were found to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. The seeds are especially rich in oleic, a mono-unsaturated fatty acid and linoleic acids.   Oleic acid helps...