This tree has the ability to create an amazing microclimate around itself: in the heat under it is cool, in the rain it is warm and dry. In addition, cedar is the breadwinner of taiga and man, it gives tasty and nutritious nuts, healing resin, soft and fragrant wood. The average life span of cedar is 500 to 800 years. However, to see these wonderful trees is not so simple – for this you need to go camping in the real taiga.
Juniper coniferous aroma pleasantly recalls the beauty of the wild. He is considered one of the most ancient, and in Altai, first of all, a sacred plant. For example, juniper branches were used for various ceremonies, ritual dishes were made from it. Moreover, the bush has healing properties.
Altai shamans called the penny tea “male” or “bear” root, as well as grass “water spirit.” Siberian shamans and healers made drugs from the root to strengthen male strength, remove excess fluid from the body, recover from loss of strength, and peace of mind.
Status and category 3 (R) is a rare species.
Rhubarb Altai. Protected view
From peeled roots prepare jam, compote and jelly, kvass, candied fruit or eat them fresh. Finely chopped leaf blade is placed in cabbage soup instead of cabbage. In folk medicine, it is used for diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver, as a general strengthening agent, as well as for anemia, pulmonary tuberculosis. Powder roots for burns and wounds.
Status and category 3 (R) – rare species
Grifola curly. Protected view
Also known as ram mushroom or dancing mushroom. Bagat for vitamins of groups B and D. It contains a lot of fiber, polysaccharides and amino acids.In medicine, it occupies a special place, both in folk and professional. It is used in the treatment of the vascular system, hepatitis, cerosis and much more.
Status and category 3 (R) is a rare species.An immoral relic.
Onion Altai. Protected view
The composition of the plant contains many useful substances: vitamin A, B1, B2, C PP, potassium, iron, magnesium, amino acids.
Status and category. 2 (V) vulnerable species.
Rhodiola is cold or frosty. Protected view
Thanks to its unique chemical composition, it treats diseases such as uterine fibroids and fibroids, erosion, mastopathy, uterine ovarian cysts, polycystoses, lipomas, the absence of the menstrual cycle, endometriosis, various deviations in the harmonious balance, severe menopause.
Status and category 3 (R).Rare low mobility, endemic.
Dendrathema is hollow-leaved. Protected view
It grows on rocky slopes, rock cracks, steppe valleys of mountain rivers in the Altai Territory. Differs in high frost resistance.In folk medicine of Altai, the dendratheme vascular-like under the name “stone grass” was used for cough, for colds.
Status and category. 2 (V) vulnerable species.Altai-Sayan endemic
A rare relict plant narrow-localized paleoendemic of Central Altai. Low bushes covered with yellow flowers at the beginning of summer adorn the slopes of rocky tracts.
Status and category. 2 (V) vulnerable species.Endemic of Central Altai.
Stelleropsis Altai. Protected view
Family Daphne. Perennial plants 25-30 cm tall. It blooms from half of May to July.
Status and category 3 (R) – rare species
Rhodiola is pink. Protected view
This plant is well studied in terms of its chemical composition. It has about 140 ingredients that have a therapeutic effect, with the highest concentration of them in the root of Rhodiola rosea.
Status and category. 2 (V) vulnerable species.Reduced population
Caspian ostracodis. Protected view
The pinworm is a perennial, the medicinal properties of which have long been known in folk medicine. Basically, a decoction is prepared from it, used for neurosis and neurasthenia, as well as to eliminate the manifestations of vegetative-vascular distancing.
Status and category 3 (R) is a rare species.Endemic of Central Altai
Venus slipper large-flowered.
The name of the flower comes from fairy tales and legends. A flower resembling a silk female shoe appeared on the ground thanks to the sweet forgetfulness and distraction of the goddess Venus.
Status. 2 (V) vulnerable species.
The safflower has a large head. Protected view
Perennial herbaceous plant. It is valued for its tonic, adaptogenic, stimulating, hypertensive, restorative, cleansing, anti-aging effect. Widely used in professional sports as an acceptable biostimulant that increases endurance.