Archive for April, 2012

Rhodiola Herbal Extract

Rhodiola Rosea ExtractRhodiola Rosea is a common herb that grows throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Rocky Mountains to the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains, and further to the highlands of the Japanese Islands. This¬†yellow-flowered mountain plant is also known¬† as Roseroot, Golden Root, Aaron’s Root, etc. Therapeutic properties and health benefits of rhodiola rosea have been known for many centuries, and healing powers of this natural remedy can be taken by eating fresh stems and shoots of the plant, as well as by using herbal preparations with those parts of the plant. Nowadays, rhodiola rosea extract is one of the most common forms of using this excellent natural remedy, though tinctures are still being used for preparing numerous folk remedies for a variety of health conditions. Rhodiola herbal extract usually goes in tablets or capsules. (more…)

Calamus Tea Benefits

health benefits of calamus teaCalamus herbal tea is a known herbal preparation which is especially popular in China and Russia. Calamus is a medicinal herb which grows in water, near streams, small pounds or lakes, etc. Calamus can be found throughout the Northern hemisphere, from ancient lands of China or warm regions of India to the US and Canada. Health benefits of calamus tea and calamus are mentioned in ancient Chinese manuscripts, and ancient Chinese practitioners were well aware about the therapeutic properties and healing powers of this interesting natural remedy. (more…)

Bay Essential Oil

Health Benefits Of Bay OilBay Essential Oil is one of not very much known essential oils which however has a great variety of therapeutic properties and very high medicinal values so it can be used to treat and prevent certain health conditions. Bay Essential Oil is produced from the Laurus nobilis tree, known also as the Mediterranean bay or laurel. For producing this oil, mature leaves are collected, and then they undergo the process of steam distillation which usually includes adding salt (or seawater). Laurus nobilis trees are native to the Caribbean islands and bay essential oil has been produced for many centuries in that region. As historical documents say, health benefits of bay oil were very well known in Ancient Roman and Geek Empires, and this oil played a role in certain religious or cultural traditions and rituals. (more…)

Gorse Flower Essence

Gorse Flower EssenceGorse is a unique amazing flower essence received from the flowers of Ulex Europaeus. Gorse bushes grow in New Zealand and are considered scared plants for indigenous populations, playing a unique role in local history. It is believed that this plant can bring healing powers and energy of the land. Gorse flower essence was created for everyone who has lost the hope and belief in the better future. It is a very strong herbal remedy which can help those people who feel useless, not loved and not understood in this life, who are lost and almost reached the bottom. (more…)