Ambrette Oil

The Use of Ambrette Oil

Ambrette is an aromatic and medicinal plant in the Malvaceae family, which is native to India. The evergreen shrub grows well in India, and is cultivated in the West Indies, China and Indonesia. It is used as a spice in the East, and as a musk substitute in perfumery.

 

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Amyris Oil

The Health Benefits of Amyris Oil

Amyris essential oil is distilled from the wood of the tropical evergreen. Amyris tree can be found throughout the world, native to Haiti but now grows in parts of Asia, as well as the Caribbean and Central America.

 

The oil is extracted from wood chips of the tree. Its aroma More >

Codonopsis Herb

The Health Benefits of Codonopsis Herb

Codonopsis is a perennial herb a genus in the family Campanulaceae. The slightly curved cylindrical root is 1 to 1.7cm in diameter, with a swollen top on the root head, tumour-like stem scars in the majority, cream to greyish brown skin, and vertical and horizontal wrinkles.

 

Stems are twining, long, and More >

Corydalis Herb

The Health Benefits of Corydalis Herb

Corydalis is a flowering herbal plant that grows in Siberia, Northern China and Japan. People utilize its root extract to alleviate menstrual cramps, chest pain and abdominal pain.

 

The tuber and root is commonly used to make medicine. It contains analgesic, antispasmodic, sedative, emmenagogue, deobstruent, anti-arrhythmic, bitter, blood stimulant, cardio-protector, More >

Kudzu Herb

The Health Benefits of Kudzu Herb

Kudzu is a climbing, woody or semi-woody, perennial vine that seems to swallow everything it comes in contact with, a plant that belongs to the pea family. The starchy root of kudzu is high in complex carbohydrates; helps balance the acidic nature of many foods, and is soothing and cooling More >

Lily Herb Oil

The Use of Lily Oil

Lily is a very beautiful plant that is grown all over the world; its oil is known for many health benefits. Lily oil cannot be distilled like most essential oils due to the delicate nature of the flowers.

 

Enfleurage was the traditional method of extraction used into the early 20th More >

yellow Lily

The Health Benefits of Lily Herb

Lily flower is a trumpet shaped flower that can be found in various colours such as pink, yellow, red and orange and some varieties of lilies are even known to have a deeper colour on their inner petals.

 

The flowers, bulbs, and roots of the lily are used internally as More >

Croton Herb

The Health Benefits of Croton Herb

Croton is a small tree with spreading branches bearing alternate petiolate leaves which are ovate, acuminate, serrate, smooth, dark green on upper surface paler beneath and furnished with two glands at base that grows throughout China and other parts of Asia.

 

Croton plant is evergreen tree from 6 to 10 More >

Croton Herb Oil

The Use of Croton Oil

Essential oils are extracted from leaves, stems, flowers, bark, roots, herbs, brushes, shrubs and trees through a process called steam distillation. They have been used for medicinal and healing purposes for thousands of years.

 

Croton is a popular herb; its oil that is extracted from the seeds is commonly used More >

Golden thread Herb

The Health Benefits of Goldenthread Herb

Goldenthread also known as Coptis is an herb. The underground stem (rhizome) is used to make medicine. The root is harvested in autumn and used in herbal medicine much like its relative goldenseal and is native to both Asia and North America.

 

Goldenthread can be found in the form of capsules, More >

Betony Herb

The Health Benefits of Betony Herb

Betony is a plant. Native to Europe, wood betony is now planted in many parts of the world with temperate climates. This perennial herb belongs to the family Labiatae. It has been used in medicine for centuries, and was written about by Dioscorides in the first century AD and was More >