Thyme, known as a flavoring agent in foods, is a Mediterranean herb from the mint family. The flowers, leaves, and oil of thyme have been used to treat various medical conditions. Antiseptic properties of thyme make it a very effective remedy against colds and coughs and other respiratory diseases.
Boswellia is an herbal extract taken from the Boswellia trees. Boswellia, or frankincense oil has been used for centuries in Asian and African folk medicine. It is a great treat for chronic inflammatory illnesses as well as a number of other health conditions.
Castor oil, made by extracting oil from the seeds of the castor plant is mostly known for its hair and skin benefits. But Folk healers have been using castor oil to treat a wide variety of health conditions for centuries. Castor oil has a number of medicinal, industrial and pharmaceutical uses.
Aloe is a cactus-like plant with succulent, erect leaves that form a dense rosette. There are more than 300 species of the aloe plant that many of them occur naturally in North Africa. The gel obtained from the inner part of the plant's leaves is used for herbal remedies to help treat everything from skin issues to digestive problems.
Mint, scientifically known as menthe, is a popular herb that its name refers to a group of around 15 to 20 plant species, including peppermint and spearmint. These plants are particularly known for the cooling sensation and freshening they impart. They can be used fresh or dried in many foods and beverages, ranging from teas and alcoholic drinks to sauces, salads and desserts. they also are widely used in cosmetic products such as creams, in aromatherapy and in naturally made insecticides.
Ginger is a spice that is a relative of curcumin. It is part of the same plant family as cardamom, galangal and turmeric. It is commonly used to flavour cookings of Asian, Ayurvedic, and middle eastern countries. This very powerful herb with numerous proven health benefits is full of antioxidants and has been used in medical traditions throughout the world for centuries to relieve pain, curb inflammation, and settle nausea.
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the ground roots of the turmeric plant. This vivid yellow-orange spice is a relative of ginger that it is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butters, and cheeses. But the root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. Western medicine has begun to study turmeric as a pain reliever and healing agent. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, and it has powerful biological properties.