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 Herb (Agrimonia eupatoria L.)
Black Horehound Herb (Ballota nigra L.)
Fuller's Teasel Herb (Dipsacus fullonum L.)
Angelica is known also as garden angelica or wild celery grows on damps soils of north Europe. It is closely related to Dong Quai, one of the most respected female tonics (restorers) in traditional Chinese medicine. Angelica Root can be used in gin distillation and have some culinary uses such as jams or omelettes.
Birch Bark herb is also called cherry birch, sweet birch, and white birch. Birch is a native tree to cold, northerly climates of Europe. The oil in birch tea purifies the blood, relieve rheumatism pain, and expel worms.
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.
Buckthorn Bark is often recommended as a laxative, especially in case of temporary constipation. The plant helps clean toxins from the body. The Buckthorn is a shrub native to Europe, Western Asia, and the Middle East.
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.
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.