Artichoke Herb has many culinary and medicinal uses since the ancient Greeks and Romans. It is native to the Mediterranean region. The herb is known as a treatment for liver and gallbladder diseases (such as liver damage, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and jaundice). Artichoke plant is very popular in Italian cuisine (it has a delicate flavour).
Asarabacca Herb (also known as European wild ginger) contains an essential oil, tanning agents, sugar and mineral salt and a derivative of coumarin. It is mainly used for different illnesses of respiratory tract, e.g. pneumoconiosis and tuberculosis. It can also support the treatment of nervous hyperactivity and migraine.
Agrimony is a plant native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It was used to treat a variety of health-related problems from bad backs and internal haemorrhages to wounds and other minor injuries such as bruises. Agrimony has traditionally been used to help with gallbladder and liver disorders.
Black Horehound is a native plant to the Mediterranean region and to central Asia and has a very strong characteristic smell. Black Horehound has a long tradition in herbal medicine and has been used to treat a range of issues from respiratory problems to travel sickness, depression to gout.
Fuller’s Teasel is native to Eurasia and North Africa and is also known as wild teasel. It has prickly leaves and stem, and pinkish or purplish flower. Fuller’s Teasel was originally grown to be used in the wool industry. The Fuller’s Teasel Herb is said to reduce inflammation and enhances the body's circulation.
Blessed Thistle a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region. Blessed Thistle Herb prepared as a tea can used for loss of appetite and indigestion. In manufacturing, blessed thistle is used as a flavouring in alcoholic beverages. Don’t confuse blessed thistle with milk thistle (Silybum marianum).
Borage Herb is also known as starflower, bee bush. It is a medicinal herb with edible leaves and flowers. This herb can be used in soups, salads, lemonade, cocktails, preserves, jelly, or used in desserts in the form of fresh or candied flowers.
Catnip Herb, commonly known as catswort, and catmint, grows naturally in southern and eastern Middle East, Central Asia and parts of China. It has been used in European natural medicine for generations as a calming agent for body and mind that helps in restful sleep.
Burnet Herb (knowns as great burnet) grows in North America, North Africa, Canary Islands and in many parts of Europe. It is also found in Asia. In traditional Chinese medicine it is said to cool the blood, stop bleeding, and heal wounds.
Cistus Incanus is one of the most potent plants that improve human’s immune system, having, at the same time, no side effects as well as no possibility of overdose. It eliminates micro-organisms such as viruses effectively.
Eyebright Herb has been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally as a tea, or externally as compresses, for treatment of disorders of the eyes and the gastrointestinal tract. In foods, eyebright is used as a flavoring ingredient.
Goldenrod is mostly found in the northern hemisphere, especially in the hillsides, dunes, rocks or woods of the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. Goldenrod has been historically used by Native American peoples—and European settlers—as a wash or poultice to help heal wounds, burns, open sores, and cuts.