Archive for May, 2010

Chamomile Herbal Tea

Chamomile TeaChamomile tea is reported to be the most popular herbal tea on earth. It is estimated that every day about 1 million cups of chamomile herbal tea are consumed in the world. This pleasant aromatic tea with gentle fruity flavor has a reputation of one of the most useful and therapeutic teas. It can be prepared by steeping dried out flowers of chamomile (Matricaria recutita) in boiling water for several minutes, and then adding some honey or/and lemon juice. (more…)

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh Essential OilMyrrh essential oil is received from Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha), an aromatic tree with beautiful white flowers that is native to such countries as Egypt, Yemen, Somalia and others. Myrrh oil is a warm steam distilled balsamic oil with earthy woody aroma and medium consistency. It was used for many centuries for fumigations, religious purposes or for preserving mummies, as well as a basic element for perfumes and herbal remedies for blood flow stimulation. It rooted deeply in Traditional Chinese Medicine and  was used for treating wounds, muscular pains and other ailments. (more…)