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Garrya Leaf

Garrya Leaf Description Garrya Leaf is the leaf of Garrya elliptica or commonly called Wavyleaf Silktassel or Silk Tassel Bush, and is an ordinary evergreen shrub that is native to California and southern Oregon. The shrub can reach a height of five meters. Garrya Leaf is silvery white and finely and ornately veined with deep […]

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Feverfew Herb

Feverfew Herb Description The Feverfew herb is a perennial plant which has yellow-green lobed leaves with daisy-like flowers. It propagates using its seeds, divisions, and cuttings. Once planted, growth will be evident in ten to fourteen days. The seedling can be done in the months of February or March and planting is made in June. […]

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cold-Pressed Description Extra virgin olive oil, cold-pressed, is the highest grade of virgin olive oil that possesses an excellent flavor and odor. It contains a free fatty acid known as oleic acid that is no greater than .08 grams within every 100 grams of olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil that […]

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Dong Quai Root

Dong Quai Root Description Dong Quai Root is also called Angelica Sinensis, Angelica China, Dang Gui, Ferulic Acid, Tang Kuei, and Toki, among some other names. It is popularly known as ‘women’s ginseng’ due to its remarkable contribution on female reproductive concerns. Dong Quai’s literal translation is “compelled to return” which is appropriately named because […]

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Devil’s Claw

Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytumprocumbens) Description Devil’s claw (Harpagophytumprocumbens) is a plant that belongs to the herbal sesame family, and its botanical name Harpagophytumprocumbens means in Greek, “hook plant”. Devil’s claw is a native plant within South Africa and derives its name from the shape and form of its fruit. The fruit has hooks all over its […]

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Cramp Bark

Cramp Bark Description Cramp bark is a large shrub of the honeysuckle family that can grow to fifteen feet in height. It is native to the lowland forest areas of Scotland and England, and was brought to the northern part of the US and southern Canada. It is customary for cramp bark to be stripped […]

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Coptis Root

Coptis Root Description Coptis Root is an herb that consists of the rhizome of Coptis chinensis. Coptis plants are cultivated mainly in the provinces of Hubei, Sichuan and Yunnan in China. Coptis Root is collected in the autumn and then dried under the sun after it is cleaned of rootlets and earth. The Coptis species, […]

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Black Cohosh Root

Black Cohosh Root Description Black Cohosh Root is the root of an herbaceous perennial plant with large, deep green leaves that grow about two feet tall. This plant grows very well in woodland gardens and blooms when well-shaded in June or July. The flowers are tiny white flowers that emerge from a three-forked spike, which […]

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Arnica Oil

Arnica Oil Description Arnica Oil is an oil that is extracted from Arnica Montana, a perennial plant that is commonly found in both Siberian and European mountain ranges. The plant is also grown in the mountains of North America and Canada. The essential Arnica Oil is extremely toxic and must not be used in aromatherapy. […]

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Arnica Montana Flowers

Arnica Montana Flowers Description Arnica Montana flowers (Arnica Montana Compositae), are flowers that grow in the wild in alpine meadows. The flowers are colored orange-yellow that look like daisies with tall stems and few leaves. This plant can grow in high places up to 8,500 feet in height, which gave it its other name of […]

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