Archive for August, 2013

Honeybush Tea Benefits

honeybushHoneybush tea is one of the many herbal teas which came to us from South Africa. Honeybush (Cyclopia Intermedia) is also known as the Cyclopia plant, and the tea itself has a great number of names in South Africa countries, including¬†Bergtee,¬†Bossiestee, Heuningtee, to name a few. It has been used for many centuries in Morocco, Algeria, Ancient Egypt, and other countries, and the first time it was mentioned in scientific literature in the beginning of the 18th century. Herbal infusion is prepared from leaves and flowers of the plant, and it is especially valued for its slightly sweet and very pleasant taste. It is also interesting that the plant is not being specially cultivated with the purpose of producing tea, and only the species growing in valleys and coastal areas are being used. Honeybush tea has plenty of benefits and therapeutic powers for which the beverage has got its fame and is highly valued around the world. (more…)

Frankincense Essential Oil

frankincenseIt is possible to say that frankincense essential oil is one of the special oils because unlike most of other essential oils made from leaves, fruits, bark, or even roots of the plants, this product is made from aromatic resin of the Boswellia carteri tree. It is known as frankincense or as gum thus and olibanium. The commonly used technology for producing this essential oil is steam distillation. Frankincense essential oil plays a great rile in aromatherapy and has been valued for many centuries as a great calming oil. Besides, due to excellent aromatic properties of this oil – known as spicy, sweet and slightly citrus aroma – frankincense essential oil is widely used in perfumery, for preparing various scents and cosmetic products. Finally, this natural product is widely used in pharmaceutical industry for giving certain smells or odors to some popular pharmaceutical products. (more…)

Honeysuckle Flower Essence

honeysuckleIt is a known fact that our Mother Nature has plenty of special effective solutions and remedies for almost all diseases and health conditions we suffer from. She offers great and powerful remedies to support our health and promote our wellbeing. Unfortunately, not many people heard and know about flower essences. In contrast to numerous other common herbal remedies like herbal infusions, herbal extracts, herbal pills or natural nutrition supplements, this type of natural remedies are not as well marketed and advertised. At the same time, the line of flower essences created and discovered by Dr. Edward Bach, one of the famous British naturopaths and physicians, has a good number of users and admirers. Due to today’s availability of information and the opportunity to purchase these miraculous remedies online, many people around the world enjoyed the chance to benefit from amazing healing powers of flower essences of Dr. Edward Bach. (more…)