March 13, 2012

RosemaryRosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) has been known for many centuries as a miraculous herbal remedy for many health problems and ailments. It is a traditional medicinal plant that has been used to produce essential oil, one of the basic multipurpose natural extracts. Rosemary essential oil is considered a great remedy for headaches, depression, respiratory problems, hair loss, acne, eczema, skin problems, and many other health conditions, but the mechanisms and effects of this remedy are actually not very well studied yet. Thus, the findings of a new study regarding the property of rosemary oil to boost our brain performance came out as an interesting concept for all modern scientific circles. Read the rest of this entry »

Rosemary For Skin Care

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 11, 2010

Rosemary oilRosemary is one of the most common herbsĀ  used for skin care, both as an ingredient for cosmetic products and for aromatherapy. This medicinal plant is rich in many microelements and nutrients, including iron, calcium, vitamins and antioxidants, pinene, camphor, cineole, verbenon and other components which can provide our skin with a series of important benefits and improve our skin quality. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10, 2009

Rosemary oil is known for its numerous therapeutic properties and health benefits, as well as for its pleasant fresh herbal aroma. The oil is extracted from the leaves of Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis), a herb from the mint family Lamiaceae. It is a close relative of sage, lavender, Lemon Balm, peppermint and basil. Dry and fresh leaves of Rosemary are used as a culinary spice, especially in the Mediterranean cuisine, and they perfectly complement a great variety of foods (including various types of meat and vegetables). Rosemary plant has very beautiful light blue flowers which can be observed in their full bloom every spring. Probably, this beautiful blue color of the flowers gave an idea to Ancient Romans to name the plant “Sea Dew” (the Latin Rosemarinus). The plant originates from Asia, but in our times it is cultivated in Yugoslavia, France and Tunisia. Read the rest of this entry »

Herbal Remedies for Arthritis

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 25, 2008

Arthritis PatientRheumatoid arthritis is one of the most frequent chronic diseases and it is estimated that currently over 2 million Americans suffer from it. This disease embraces all the conditions connected with inflammation of the tissues in the joints, therefore, it is usually accompanied with pains (arthralgia) and damages. It usually occurs in people after 55, mainly in women, but it also can be diagnosed in children and teenagers. Arthritis can be caused by abnormalities of immune system, genetic and environmental factors, as well as by problems with digestive system, which cause accumulation of toxins in your body that sooner or later can reach the joints. Read the rest of this entry »