Archive for June, 2011

Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthus)

health benefits of wormwoodWormwood (Artemisia Absinthus) is an old herbal remedy known since the times of ancient civilizations. In some folk medicines it is know as ‘green gigner‘, valued the most for it very powerful vermifuge properties. This shrub-like plant originates from the Mediterranean region and has been used for centuries not only in herbal medicine but also in culinary for adding taste to liquors and alcoholic beverages. In addition, the extracts like wormwood essential oil are widely used in modern natural cosmetics industry, as an ingredient for special skin and hair care products. (more…)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera Pericylmenum)

Honeysuckle health benefitsEuropean Honeysuckle (Lonicera Pericylmenum) is a shrub with amazing very beautiful tubular flowers of yellow and white color, with mesmerizing and uplifting light fragrance. It is common throughout the Northern Hemisphere, along with its “sister”, Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) which growth mainly in the Far East. Honeysuckle, mostly its flowers and their extracts, has been used for centuries in folk medicine as a natural solution for a variety of health conditions. (more…)