Using herbal extracts and natural health supporting products is in a great fashion nowadays, and millions of people around the world are looking for effective and helpful remedies for their chronic diseases or acute conditions. Herbal remedies like tinctures, extracts, powders, or flower essences are in a great demand nowadays. Unfortunately, not many people know about miraculous properties of flower essences. These unique natural products were created a century ago by a prominent British therapist and herbalist Richard Bach, and in our epoch flower essences are being re-discovered again by people of many nations of the world. Information about those natural products is available online and is being searched for by many. Read the rest of this entry »
Arnica (Arnica montana) is a wonderful daisy-like flower famous with its health benefits and therapeutic powers. It grows in dry and mountainous areas throughout the Northern hemisphere. Arnica has been used for many epochs in traditional medicines of many countries of the world, and nowadays it is possible to purchase this natural remedy in various forms, starting from pills or tincture, and ending up with arnica flower extract which is considered one of the most effective types of arnica products. Many companies in the market offer this excellent natural product and provide the customers with optimal extraction and a high quality final product. Arnica flower extract can be used to prevent and treat a variety of health conditions, including skin problems, bacterial infections, inflammation-caused conditions, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
Spearmint is one of the best choice for a chef, and this type of mint has long years of being used in medical traditions of many nations of the world. Spearmint is known as garden mint or common mint, and its amazing bright green color is used to decorate various desserts, salads, bakery, jams, jellies, and many other dishes. Spearmint has a great deal of therapeutic powers and health benefits, and it is recommended to use this natural remedy for plenty of conditions, both for treating and for prevention. Spearmint leaf tea is known as one of the most common forms to benefit from organic spearmint. Go on reading to learn more about this aromatic refreshing herbal tea. Read the rest of this entry »
Rosehip oil is one of the newest developed essential oils which actually has gained a great popularity nowadays. It is a natural product distilled from rosehip fruit seeds, and just like every essential oil it has unique and very powerful healing effects. Rosehip seed oil is extensively produced in Chile, and the best examples of this natural product can be purchased from a Chilean manufacturer. It is not a volatile oil, and the technology of producing it is quite expensive, that is why the best quality rosehip seed oil can be a little more costly comparing to other essential oils commonly used in aromatherapy or beauty care. At the same time, the effects of this oil for skin care are considered simply incredible! Read the rest of this entry »
In a multitude of various herbal remedies and natural solutions for all common health problems and diseases, flower essences have a special place and a special meaning for us. Though not so many people know about miraculous powers of flower essences, and just a few of those have got an opportunity to benefits from the healing effects of the essences, the popularity of these amazing naturals remedies has been increasing lately. There are 38 special flower essences created and designed by Dr. Edward Bach, a prominent British therapist and naturopath, who lived in the beginning of the twentieth century. He discovered that a natural remedy made of morning dew collected from flower petals has amazing healing powers, that is how the formulas of Bach’s flower essences were created. Read the rest of this entry »
Asparagus plant (asparagus officinalis) is a known medicinal plant and valuable source of essential natural nutrients. For the last decade, asparagus has become a trend of healthy nutrition market, and those who are trying to follow the rules of healthy eating have introduced this amazing and very delicious food to their daily diet. However, not many people are aware about unique and very powerful health benefits of asparagus. Though actually asparagus is considered native to the Mediterranean region, this plant has been used for centuries as an effective and powerful medicinal herb by the practitioners of Traditional Chinese medicine and other national medicines of the Far East. In Ayurveda, asparagus products including asparagus root extract are known as Shatavari products. In Europe, the extract has been used and known as a very good natural remedy for hangover, and only recently European therapists started paying a proper attention to other health benefits of this natural remedy. Read the rest of this entry »
Honeybush tea is one of the many herbal teas which came to us from South Africa. Honeybush (Cyclopia Intermedia) is also known as the Cyclopia plant, and the tea itself has a great number of names in South Africa countries, including Bergtee, Bossiestee, Heuningtee, to name a few. It has been used for many centuries in Morocco, Algeria, Ancient Egypt, and other countries, and the first time it was mentioned in scientific literature in the beginning of the 18th century. Herbal infusion is prepared from leaves and flowers of the plant, and it is especially valued for its slightly sweet and very pleasant taste. It is also interesting that the plant is not being specially cultivated with the purpose of producing tea, and only the species growing in valleys and coastal areas are being used. Honeybush tea has plenty of benefits and therapeutic powers for which the beverage has got its fame and is highly valued around the world. Read the rest of this entry »
It is possible to say that frankincense essential oil is one of the special oils because unlike most of other essential oils made from leaves, fruits, bark, or even roots of the plants, this product is made from aromatic resin of the Boswellia carteri tree. It is known as frankincense or as gum thus and olibanium. The commonly used technology for producing this essential oil is steam distillation. Frankincense essential oil plays a great rile in aromatherapy and has been valued for many centuries as a great calming oil. Besides, due to excellent aromatic properties of this oil – known as spicy, sweet and slightly citrus aroma – frankincense essential oil is widely used in perfumery, for preparing various scents and cosmetic products. Finally, this natural product is widely used in pharmaceutical industry for giving certain smells or odors to some popular pharmaceutical products. Read the rest of this entry »
It is a known fact that our Mother Nature has plenty of special effective solutions and remedies for almost all diseases and health conditions we suffer from. She offers great and powerful remedies to support our health and promote our wellbeing. Unfortunately, not many people heard and know about flower essences. In contrast to numerous other common herbal remedies like herbal infusions, herbal extracts, herbal pills or natural nutrition supplements, this type of natural remedies are not as well marketed and advertised. At the same time, the line of flower essences created and discovered by Dr. Edward Bach, one of the famous British naturopaths and physicians, has a good number of users and admirers. Due to today’s availability of information and the opportunity to purchase these miraculous remedies online, many people around the world enjoyed the chance to benefit from amazing healing powers of flower essences of Dr. Edward Bach. Read the rest of this entry »
Joy of Drinking Herbal Teas
There’s nothing better than a refreshing cup of herbal tea. People all over the world are experimenting with different types of tea to discover the health benefits and delicious flavours available. Herbal tea, or tisanes, are not a new phenomenon. There are records dating back to ancient history showing the use of medicinal and herbal teas.
It can be a little overwhelming for a new tea drinker to select from the wall of teas available at many supermarkets and specialty stores. To make matters more challenging, there are many tea blends that combine 2 or more herbs in the one tea mixture.
To help you join the millions of people around the world who choose healthy drinks for better lifestyle, we have put together this beginner guide to the best herbal teas to try. Read the rest of this entry »