Birch (Betula pendula L.) is a native tree to cold, northerly climates of Europe. Birch is also called cherry birch, sweet birch, and white birch. Silver birch is often planted in parks and gardens, grown for its white bark and gracefully drooping shoots. Birch wood is believed to ward off evil, banish fears and build courage.
Buckthorn (Frangula alnus L.) is a small shrub native to Europe, Western Asia, and the Middle East. Occurs in the undergrowth of various forest communities, from dry coniferous forests to various mixed and deciduous forests. The herbal raw material is bark.
Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) is a vine with hook-like thorns that resemble the claws of a cat. Native to the Amazon and Central American rainforests, Cat’s Claw Bark and root have been used for centuries by South Americans. Cat's Claw plant is sometimes of considerable size and length. It wraps around the trees and climbs up towards the sun.
Catuaba (Erythroxylum Catuaba) is a medium-sized tree found in the Amazon forests of northern Brazil and traditionally has been used for as an aphrodisiac, increases women and men’s libido. Catuaba tree has a dense crown, elongated in shape. Its leaves have a dark green colour, are large and shiny, do not fall in winter.
Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus) is a shrub that grows in Europe, Asia and North America. Most often, this plant can be found in wetlands, by the banks of rivers and streams. Other names of the plant include Common Guelder-Rose, Crampbark, Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry-Bush, Guelder Rose, Guelder-Rose, High Bush Cranberry, High-bush Cranberry, Obier,...
Lapacho (Tabebuia impetiginosa) tea is called the “tea of the Incas.” This herbal tea, which is popular in South America. It is made from the inner bark of the lapacho tree called the Pink Ipe. Lapacho trees grow in South America, from the Caribbean to the southern ends of Argentina.
Oak (Quercus L.) tree grows commonly in Europe. Oak Bark (Quercus cortex) is the most popular herb that is obtained from young stumps and branches of the English oak. Oak Bark is collected in the period March-April when leaves have not yet developed.
White Willow (Salix alba L.) tree is native to Europe and Central Asia and has been in use as a medicinal element for nearly 5,000 years. It is sometimes planted in parks and gardens as an ornamental plant, while in its natural state it can be found most often in river valleys, at the banks of ponds and lakes and in forests.
Muira Puama (Liriosma ovata) is a type of shrubs or small trees (up to 5 m high) growing on the forests of the Amazon. It is known also as potency wood, ptychopetalum, marapuama, muirapuama, mirantã and ‘Viagra of Amazon’ and is regarded as a very effective aphrodisiac for men and women. For ages, all parts of the plant were used by Indians.
European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) is also known as common ash, weeping ash, bird’s tongue or just ash. It is a native tree throughout mainland Europe and western Asia. It is a large tree that can grow up to 40 meters. Nowadays, European Ash Bark is also used in herbalism, and because of its decorative qualities - European Ash is eagerly planted in...
Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L.) tree is commonly known as horse-chestnut or conker tree and it is native to South-East Europe. It can be found in many parts of Europe, as well as in many parks and cities in the United States and Canada. The Horse Chestnut tree is a favourite subject for bonsai.