harvesting herbsA great deal of gardeners know a lot about raising and cultivating various medicinal herbs and plants, but know too little about the correct ways of harvesting, picking and storing them. However, it is very important to harvest, process and store your herbs properly in order to preserve all therapeutic properties and curative actions of the herbs. Read the rest of this entry »

October 8, 2010

yarrowYarrow (Achillea Millefolium) is a perennial herb which we can see very often in roadsides and meadows in Europe and North America. It is believed that the plant is known for more than three millenia. In old times this herb was used for decorating gardens and houses, and it also played a role as an important ingredient for various herbal remedies. It is possible to use flowers, leaves, stems and roots of yarrow for various herbal preparations and homemade remedies. Read the rest of this entry »

October 5, 2010

Herbal PainkillersAt some point of our life we all experience various types of pains: chest pain, joint pain, back and neck aches, toothache, heartache, headache, and many more. Conventional medicine offers us a great deal of excellent solutions: over-the-counter medicines and painkillers which provide instant relief for all types and intensity of pains, from acute and severe to mild and chronic pains. Certainly, for a quick relief they work better than herbal remedies. Read the rest of this entry »

unwanted hairThe problem of unwanted hair is familiar to all of us. Though most of people have too little hair, it is difficult to find someone who would not have unwanted hair growing on the face and other certain body areas. Sometimes, due to hormonal imbalances, stresses, heredity, taking certain medications or other factors, people have excessive hair which brings quite strong emotional traumas (especially to young ladies) because in today’s culture facial and body hair is something absolutely unwelcome. Read the rest of this entry »

medicinal herbs and plantsGrowing own medicinal herbs and plants is certainly the best and the safest solution for those who want to try making herbal preparations in their kitchens. This way you can be sure that you are getting the best quality medicinal herbs and plants for your herbal preparations. Those people who have small gardens have a great opportunity for cultivating own herbs and plants, but what to do if you do not have one? Read the rest of this entry »

September 28, 2010

Jojoba oil benefitsJojoba essential oil is very commonly used  in cosmetics as this oil is mostly known for its unparalleled benefits for skin. Jojoba oil is distilled from the seeds of Jojoba plant (Simmodsia chinensis) that grows in California, Arizona, Mexico and other southern regions of the world. Jojoba essential oil is almost odorless and colorless (slightly yellowish) oil, with low level of toxicity and very low risks of causing any type or allergic reactions. High quality jojoba oil is available in many beauty product stores and health food stores throughout the country. Read the rest of this entry »