Archive for August, 2011

Crab Apple Essence

Crab AppleCedarwood oil is the best known as the essence for cleaning the body and spirit. It is the essence for those who try to make the body and the inner self as clean and perfect as they could be. Crab apple essence can assist everyone to recognize and cope with our natural cravings for perfection, for being the best and the first in everything, this way somehow escaping from our human nature. It can help us experience the larger world and help our imperfections fade away next to the huge perspectives of the physical world. It can help those who need to see a larger picture of something and open the wastefulness of the physical world around them. (more…)

Licorice Herbal Tea

licorice tea benefitsLicorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) is a perennial herb native to the Mediterranean region, northern Iran and southern China. It has been used for many centuries for its numerous therapeutic properties in folk medicines of many Asian nations, and nowadays more and more doctors and herbalists are rediscovering health benefits of licorice tea. To prepare licorice tea and other homemade remedies from this herb, usually its roots are used cos’ this part of the plant is extremely rich in various natural vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Therefore, licorice tea is actually a beverage made from licorice root. (more…)

Malva Leaf Herbal Extract

malva leaf extractMalva (Malva sylvestris) is a perennial plant that originates from Asia and South Europe and now growing throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Malva can both be found in wild habitat and cultivated with the aim of using it for therapeutic and medicinal purposes. In particular, this herb is highly valued in China, where it has been used for over 5 millenia. In ancient Rome and Greece, malva and malva leaf extract were among the most common cures for many internal and external disorders. It was known as omnimorbium, or “the remedy for all illnesses.” (more…)

Cinnamon Leaf Oil

health benefits of cinnamon oilCinnamon leaf oil is a known natural remedy extracted by water or steam distillation from the leaves of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, a tropical tree native to South East Asia. Cinnamon leaf oil is an light liquid of golden yellow color with quite strong spicy and earthy aroma. This oil is widely used in aromatherapy (mainly for stimulating creativity, reducing the feelings of fear, anxiety, depression and chronic fatigue syndrome), as well as for skin care and hair care. Health benefits of cinnamon oil embrace a great deal of therapeutic properties and healing actions of this amazing natural remedy. (more…)