Archive for January, 2012

Jasmine (Jasminum officinale)

Health Benefits of JasmineJasmine (Jasminum officinale) is a very widely known flowering shrub famous for its amazing beauty and mesmerizing aroma. This is one of the most characteristic herbal remedies of the Mediterranean region, which has been highly valued in folk medicines and used for numerous herbal preparation for many centuries. It plays a role of therapeutic natural remedy in Traditional Chinese and ancient Indian medicines, too. Jasmine essential oil and jasmine tea are arguably the most known ways to use numerous health benefits of jasmine plant. However, sometimes jasmine flower tinctures or extracts can be used as well. (more…)

Meadowsweet (Filipendula Ulmaria)

meadowsweetMeadowsweet (Filipendula Ulmaria) is a perennial herb, a member of Rosaceae family, which can be found in marshes, wet forests and damp meadows throughout Central Europe, North America and the Middle East. This medicinal herb is also known as Meadowwort, meadow queen, bridewort, meadsweet, dollof, moerasspirea, lady of the meadow, ulmaria or Filipendula. Meadowsweet has been used for centuries to treat a variety of health conditions and disorders, starting from common cold and minor digestive disorders, and ending up with hernia. Health benefits of meadowsweet vary greatly, and herbal preparations with this medicinal herb have very powerful effects. (more…)