arnica montana flower

Arnica: health benefits, uses and side effects

The versatile medicinal plant, Arnica (full name ‘arnica montana’ and also known as fall grass or woolly leech), has many health benefits. Arnica helps with bruises, inflammation of the mucous…

Black Cohosh NewLeaves

Black Cohosh Effects, Benefits and Contraindications

Black cohosh or Actaea Racemosa is native to North America. It is mainly the root and rhizome that is used for medicinal purposes. It has been used to treat anxiety,…

Willow tree

Willow Bark: Health Benefits, Uses and Side Effects

Willow bark is a natural pain reliever with proven effects. An infusion or herbal tea of willow bark is similar to a mild aspirin tablet. However, a willow bark tea…

Dandelion Field Book

Dandelion Herb: Health Benefits and Contraindications

Benefits of dandelion tea General Health Benefits This plant is used in folk medicine for the following effects: Joint Diseases. Due to its blood purifying properties, it is ideal for…

St. John's Wort Flower

Medicinal Properties and Contraindications of St. John’s Wort

Composition of St. John’s Wort St. John’s wort vitamin assortment is represented by vitamins A, P, PP and C. Vitamin A is useful for vision, skin and hair. Ascorbic acid…

Milk thistle flower

Milk Thistle – The Benefits and Dangers

A medicinal herb with a long history. Milk thistle or tartar belongs to the thistle family. It can be found in wastelands, along roadsides, near forest belts, and on steppes….

Ginkgo biloba leaves

Ginkgo Biloba: Health Benefits and Application of Ginkgo

The ginkgo biloba or Japanese nut tree, originally comes from Central China. In the US the leaf extract of ginkgo biloba is mainly used for age-related disorders such as memory…

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile – Uses and Medicinal Properties and Herbal Remedies

Chamomile is very often used as a medicinal plant. Its properties alleviate abdominal pain and aid digestion, among other things. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects, e.g. on inflammation…

Pink Butterbur Medicinal Properties

Pink Butterbur – Medicinal Properties and How To Use This Herb

LAST UPDATED: 24/03/2022 Pink butterbur has several medical properties. (Petasites hybridus) comes from Europe, north of Scandinavia. It also grows in West Asia and has been successfully introduced to North…

Ground Turmeric Root

The Healing Properties and Side Effects of Turmeric

FACT CHECKED: MARCH 2022 We know more and more about turmeric and its health-promoting properties. It is most commonly used in cooking as a spice or natural food colorant. It…