Archive for August, 2012

Black Cohosh Extract Benefits

Health Benefits of Black CohoshBlack Cohosh extract is one of the most commonly used product  made from herbal material of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa or Actaea racemosa). This is a small plant that originates from Central America and plays a role in traditional herbal medicine of many nations of South Europe and Latin America. Black cohosh is known for its clusters of beautiful small white flowers which start blossoming in summer. Black cohosh and black cohosh extract benefits have been known for over 200 years, and mainly, this medicinal herb and its products are used for preventing and treating all sorts of menopausal symptoms in women, including hot flushes, sleep disorders, excessive irritability, anxiety, mood swings, headaches, all symptoms of stresses, depression, and so on. For herbal preparations, usually black cohosh roots are used, and it is possible to find black cohosh extract with various concentrations of acting compounds. (more…)

Marigold Flower Tea

Marigold FlowerMarigold flower tea known also as calendula tea has been widely used in Europe and North America for many centuries. This is one of the most common herbal remedies recommended for a variety of health conditions and ailments in the forms of calendula tea or infusion, calendula extract, calendula tincture, and other types of herbal preparations. Marigold flower is a beautiful yellow or orange color flower which can be very typically found in the Mediterranean region, the Middle East and South Russia, in the warm regions of the United States. This plant was historically used in the Roman Empire for treating inflammations and wounds, and it received its name to honor Virgin Mary. Biologists say that calendula plant has a tendency to blossom in summer once a month, and very commonly marigold flower appears right at about the time, when the new moon comes out. (more…)

Neem Tree Oil

Neem Oil BenefitsNeem tree oil is a natural therapeutic product, vegetable oil received from seed and fruits of neem tree (Azadirachta indica) by cold pressure or solvent extraction. Neem is an evergreen tree which grows in South Asia region. For the last millennium, bark, leaves and seeds of neem tree have been used in Ayurvedic medicine, Unani and other traditional Indian alternative medical schools for healing a great variety of health conditions. Health benefits of neem oil and other related products are really very powerful, and Ayurveda gurus say that every three of four natural remedies in Indian culture have an ingredient which is derived from neem tree. This tree has a second name, which is ‘a rural pharmacy’, and the popularity of this medicinal plant in modern India, as well as in the neighboring countries, is very high. (more…)

Holly Flower Essence

Holly FlowerBach Flower Essences are very highly valued and regarded around the world as the most divine and amazing natural remedies which can be used by everyone for emotional and spiritual healing, stress prevention, relieving unwanted symptoms and signs of psychological disorders, and living a more balanced life. Flower essences were created in the beginning of the twentieth century by Dr. Edward Bach, an English homeopath and alternative medicine enthusiast. He used to collect morning dew from flower petals and use it as healing flower essence, to treat a variety of emotional and psychological problems in his patients, starting from depression and ending up with panic attacks. Flower essences have been enjoying great popularity for many decades as excellent natural remedies and support for other natural treatments. (more…)

Turmeric Root Extract

turmeric health benefitsTurmeric is a well know spice used for cooking many dishes.Turmeric plays a role in alternative medicine as one of the herbal remedies with a wide spectrum of therapeutic properties and health benefits. Turmeric powder or turmeric root extract produced from the root of the plant are considered effective for many health conditions, starting from metabolism irregularities and ending up with powerful anti-cancer properties of this natural remedy. According to the information from the experts the Maryland University Medical Center, turmeric health benefits have been known and widely used for over 4,000 years, since the times of Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. A great deal of scientific studies and research has been carried out to find out scientific evidence of numerous healing powers of turmeric root, and using turmeric root extract or capsules as daily supplement can be recommended to many patients as an effective natural treatment for their condition. (more…)