Arpi community of Vayots Dzor is rich with curative herbs and berries.
Some notable herbs among many include thyme, mint, chamomile, mattress, and nettle. Some of the berries growing in here are black hawthorn, red rosehip and panruk. They are very healthy.
For example, thyme, mint, and chamomile teas and rosehip juices are very useful for people who have caught a common cold or a similar kind of sickness. These teas and juices strengthen the immune system and improve the functions of the organs. Panruk is used for compotes and is very beneficial for the functions of the cardiovascular system. Red and black rosehips are dried or are used in compotes as well.