Archive for February, 2012

Damiana Leaf Extract

Damiana Leaf ExtractDamiana (Turnera aphrodisiaca) is a common plant that can be found throughout the Middle East and Central America. It is a small shrub with yellow flowers and aromatic leaves known for their numerous therapeutic properties. Fresh or dried leaves are usually used for producing damiana leaf extracts or other herbal  products. This natural remedy has been used in many folk medicines, primarily as an amazing natural aphrodisiac for women with no side effects, and the records of using this damiana by women date back to the Mayan civilizations. Thus, the most known damiana leaf extract benefits include stimulant and rejuvenation properties of this medicinal herb. (more…)

Turkey Rhubarb Herbal Tea

Turkey Rhubarb TeaTurkey Rhubarb tea is one of the most known and commonly used herbal remedies in Traditional Chinese medicine, which lately became popular in the US and Europe due to increasing public interest to oriental medical traditions and practices. Turkey Rhubarb is a medicinal herb which has been used for over two thousand years and very highly valued by ancient Chinese medical practitioners for its very good purgative properties mentioned in old Chinese medical manuscripts. Till now, this is one of the most known Turkey Rhubarb benefits, which is widely used to promote digestion, prevent constipation and other disorders, relieve the symptoms like heaviness in the stomach, and so on. (more…)

Geranium Essential Oil

Health Benefits Of Geranium OilGeranium essential oil is one of the main oils that are being widely used in traditional and modern aromatherapy. This amazing natural extract is produced by steam distillation from the flowers of Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens). Geraneum plant has great mesmerizing scent, and such health benefits of geranium oil as relaxing, calming, uplifting, and soothing properties are very highly valued. Refreshing floral aroma of geranium essential oil has been used for centuries in many world’s civilizations, from Ancient Egyptian to the Aztec civilization, to treat depressions, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, and numerous stress related symptoms, as well as a great deal of other diseases and ailments. (more…)

Impatiens Flower Essence

Impatiens Folwer EssenceImpatiens Flower Essence is a unique herbal remedy created by Dr Bach by using the dew and water from the flowers of Himalayan Balsam or Impatiens (Impatiens glandulifera). This is a know annual plant that originates from the Himalayas. This medicinal herb played a big role in folk medicines of the nations of the Far East, including the Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, the old Ottoman medicine, and so on. Primarily, this plant was known as an excellent natural painkiller. That is why this flower essence can be used to kill any sort of pain, both physical and emotional. (more…)