Hibiscus and It's Health Benefits

Hibiscus and It’s Health Benefits

About Hibiscus Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family; the hibiscus is the national flower of Haiti and is used in their national tourism slogan of Haïti (Country in the Caribbean). The red hibiscus is the flower of the Hindu goddess Kali, and appears frequently in

Vetiver Oil Benefits and Uses

Vetiver Oil Benefits and Uses

Vetiver Oil Benefits and Uses About Vetiver Vetiver Oil: Vetiver or khus (Vetiveria zizanioides) is a tail. Perennial grass which grows wild in drier, periodically flood inundated tracts, of western and north-central India. It produces spongy, much branched, root system (khus roots) with fine rootlets, containing a fragrant oil which

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea Chamomile Tea: Chamomile has been used by ancient civilizations in various ways, chamomile begins in ancient Egypt, where it was first discovered and used as a cure for fever. It blooms during the early summer months. The origin of the word “chamomile” is derived from the Greek word chamomaela, which

Flaxseed oil

Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil

Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil Flax is a good source of plant omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fiber and other nutrients. It’s nutrient composition differs from that of other major oil seeds such as canola and sunflower. It’s important to get the facts straight to make the best choice when purchasing

Health Benefits of Pluot Plums

Health Benefits of Pluots

What Is a Pluot? Pluots are hybrids of the plum and the apricots, summer fruits that have been part of the human diet since the early times. While there are numerous hybrids of both of these fruits, pluots are more plum than apricot. There have been different accounts of varying

Chamomile Oil

Chamomile Oil

Chamomile Oil Chamomile Oil: Aside from being famous in teas, the German chamomile plant is also praised for its healing effects in various herbal applications. German chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla), which is often referred to as blue chamomile or true chamomile, comes from the Compositae sunflower family.  As a matter of