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 Back Pains

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 19, 2009

BackpainsIt is possible to say that back pain is a curse of our times. It is reported that every 8 of 10 American are familiar with this problem, and every 4 of 10 Americans have serious problems with back, which are connected with spasmodic and chronic pains, the necessity to stay in bed for long periods of time and so on. In many situations, back pain starts suddenly without any warning signs, that is why in order to stop it, many of us tend to use powerful anabolic and anti-inflammatory medicines. However, no one should forget that there are also very effective and well-known herbal remedies for back pains which can assist in reducing painful syndromes and fastening the process of total recovery. Read the rest of this entry »