Archive for April, 2013

Elm Flower Essence

Elm FlowerIt is not a secret that nowadays, despite the fact that modern medicine offers us amazingly effective technologies and solutions for many health conditions, overwhelming majority of people are looking for natural remedies and the help of our Mother Nature when fighting against one or another disease or illness. Therefore, we prefer using herbal remedies like herbal teas, herbal extracts, various herbal tinctures or blends of natural ingredients instead of the multitude of pharmaceuticals available in our drugstores. Some types of herbal remedies like herbal teas are very well known and widely used around the world since they are easy to be prepared and are well promoted. Some herbal remedies like flower essences are less known and less used. However, unique and very powerful properties of these natural remedies make them very highly valued among those people who know about those. (more…)

Rosemary Essential Oil Can Help Boost Memory

Rosemary OilRosemary essential oil is undoubtedly one of the most and the best known essential oils famous for its multiple uses. It has plenty of medicinal properties discovered many centuries ago. Rosemary is also an important culinary spice very often used for cooking meat and vegetables and give a special pleasant woody aroma to the meals. This spice is exceptionally popular among those who prefer healthy eating and enjoy traditional Mediterranean diet. An extreme multitude of medicinal properties of rosemary essential oil makes it a natural product which can be found virtually in every house, and currently, this essential oil is one of the most researched and studied natural extracts. Aromatherapy is certainly the most common and the most recommended way to use this oil in order to improve our health and prevent various health conditions. You can read more about numerous health benefits and therapeutic properties of rosemary essential oil in this article. (more…)

Hibiscus Tea Benefits

Hibiscus Tea BenefitsHibiscus tea is one of the most popular and widely known types of herbal teas. Throughout the world, this tea is highly valued for its rich nutritious content and numerous therapeutic benefits. Hibiscus tea is made from dried flowers of hibiscus plant (Hibiscus sabdariffa) and can be consumed either cold or hot, either sweetened or without adding any sweetener. It has a pleasant refreshing taste (some people find it to be similar to the one of cranberry juice) and uplifting red color. In our times, hibiscus tea is extremely popular in the United States and the countries of the Caribbean region, and it is very often used as a herbal tea for therapeutic or disease prevention purposes. It is highly valued, primarily, as a caffeine free therapeutic beverage which possesses excellent cooling and thirst-quenching powers, and can provide our body with great amounts of natural vitamin C. Thus, hibiscus tea benefits include supporting our immune system function and increasing our natural resistivity to numerous common diseases, including infectious ones. (more…)

Orange Essential Oil

Orange Essential OilOrange essential oil is one of the most loved and the most aromatic essential oils used in aromatherapy and highly valued for its numerous health benefits. This oil is extracted from orange peels by cold pressure, and it is famous for its fresh and tangy smell. Due to this uplifting aroma, orange essential oil is very often used and recommended as a part of depression treatment. It can help in relieving tension, getting rid of anxiety, fears, irritability, sensitivity, as well as assist a person to relax, promote peace of mind and create a feeling of job and happiness, etc.  For this purposes, orange oil can be used for therapeutic massages, therapeutic baths, or in aroma lamps. In the same way orange oil can be used as a great natural remedy to promote sleep and combating sleep disorders. Moreover, those who use orange oil as a part of their aromatherapy program report about excellent aphrodisiac effects of orange oil. Therefore, this natural product can be used to improve our sexual life. (more…)