Archive for September, 2012

Grapefruit Seed Extract Benefits

Benefits of Grapefruit Seed ExtractGrapefruit seed extract is a very popular natural product used by thousands of men and women to treat a variety of health conditions. The extract is received from the seeds, peels and pulp of fresh grapefruits, the fruits of Citrus paradisi, and is sold in the form of bitter acidic liquid of amber color. For many centuries grapefruit seed extract has been very highly valued for its excellent anti-inflammatory properties, and it has been used to combat both external and internal infections including viral infections, bacterial invasions, germs, fungal infections, and other related problems. It is interesting that many physicians and alternative medicine promoters recommend anti-viral and anti-bacterial benefits of grapefruit seed extract as a unique remedy for all possible unknown and unidentified infections. It is one of the great natural solutions and herbal remedies to cleanse and detoxify the tissues, as well as create a natural protection from all possible infections by stimulating the function of the immune system. (more…)

Vervain Tea Benefits

VervainVervain tea is a herbal infusion made from dried leaves and flowering tops of common or blue vervain (vervain officinalis), the herb also known as verbena. This is a creeping perennial plant which belongs to the family Verbenaceae, along with mint and other medicinal herbs. Vervain has been used as a therapeutic plant for many centuries by many civilizations. In particular, it was highly valued by herbalists and physicians of ancient Roman Empire as one of the best herbal remedies for snake bites and common digestive problems. Vervain had other uses and could be recommended for disinfecting things and purifying air in temples or houses. Later on, it was discovered that this natural remedy can be a great alternative treatment for various kidney disorders, including inflammations and even kidney stone prevention. (more…)

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage OilClary sage essential oil is one of common essential oil used for its vast variety of therapeutic properties and healing actions. It is extracted from a type of sage (Salvia sclarea), the herb known also as clear eye, clary wart, eye bright, or muscatel sage. For extraction, steam distillation is used, and clary sage buds, flowering tops and leaves are the main material for extraction. The herb is native to Europe but can be found throughout the world. This herb plays a role in alternative medicines of many nations and is highly valued by herbalists for its properties as a natural eye cleanser. Herbal preparations and herbal remedies with clary sage have been used for centuries for supporting eye health, improving vision, brightening and cleansing eyes, as well as preventing numerous eye problems related to aging. (more…)

Beech Flower Essence

Beech Flower EssenceIt has been already 80 years since the times when amazing flower essences, truly unique and miraculous herbal remedies for a vast variety of health problems and conditions were developed and presented to this world by Dr. Edward Bach, one of the most prominent herbalists and physicians of the 20th century. 38 essences are produced by picking morning dew from petals of 38 flowers, including exotic flowers, and possess truly incredible properties for restoring our emotional health and preventing all related disorders, getting rid of negative elements in our life and enjoying amazing effects of Mother Nature’s healing powers. Bach’s flower essences received a great popularity and are being sold around the world as absolutely safe and effective alternatives to the existing medications or conventional treatments. Beech flower essence is one of these divine remedies, used to treat a variety of emotional imbalances. (more…)