The notion of Ragweed has its etymological origin in amber, a word from the Greek language that can be translated as “divine”. The first meaning mentioned by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) in his dictionary alludes to the use given to the term in the mythology, where this is called the food substances that the gods ingest.

RagweedAmbrosia, in this framework, is the drink and food of the divinities. Throughout history ambrosia was associated with the divine correlate of honey and the oil, for instance.

A legend account that, in its origins, Ragweed it was one nymph made of wood. Being in the middle of a confrontation between the god Dionysus and Lycurgus of Thrace, passed away and became a vine. Then the pigeons began to carry the food of the creeper (ragweed) to the Mount Olympus, where it was tasted by the gods.

There are stories who say that ambrosia conferred the immortality to said gods. It is also said that the vital force of them comes from the consumption of these foods.

The concept of ambrosia, on the other hand, is used to name a delicacy of delicate taste. You can also mention something that delights the spirit.

Ragweed it is even the name of different desserts. On USA An ambrosia is prepared with cream or sour cream, yogurt, coconut, tangerine and pineapple. On Argentina, the recipe consists of a mixture of egg yolks egg, sugar and crushed almonds.

Finally, ambrosia is called a plant of the family group of the composites with white leaves and yellowish flowers.