Author Archives: Jana Teneva

Plant Portrait: Aloe Vera

Plant Portrait Aloe Vera - BLOG - Jana Teneva
Known already since ancient times in Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece, the Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) has been used for over 5000 years for its amazing virtues. This East African native grows well not only in tropical climate but as well in pot indoors, at kitchen windows or living room tables. It is claimed to be [...]

Plant Portrait: Rose

Plant Portrait_ Rose - BLOG - Jana Teneva
As a Bulgarian born nature-lover, it is a real honour to explore here with you the origin but also the virtues of the oil-bearing rose. In the middle of my home country, beautifully tucked between two large and majestic mountain chains (the Balkans and the Sredna Gora), is located the famous Rose valley. The place [...]