Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.), known as globe artichoke it’s one of the oldest cultivated plants and it has been used since the ancient Greeks and Romans. The plant is native to the Mediterranean region. In the Middle Ages in Europe, the artichoke was consumed primarily by the royals and the rich. Artichoke Herb is very popular in Italian cuisine and is...
Asarabacca Herb (Asarum europaeum L.), also known as European wild ginger, hazelwort, and wild spikenard, is native to large parts of temperate Europe, grows on areas with loose soil, like sloped areas of runoff around trails. Asarabacca is an ornamental plant. Its decorative qualities are especially valued in Japan.
Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria L.) is a plant native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. In the natural state, it grows common in Europe and Central Asia. The raw material of Agrimony Herb is the top part of the plant harvested before and during flowering. It has a delicate smell and a bitter taste. Agrimony Herb was known in ancient times...
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Eyebright Herb has been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally as a tea, or externally as compresses. In foods, eyebright is used as a flavouring 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.