Root of burdock has depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, stomachic, anti-phlegm and orexigenic properties.
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Contains: bitter glycosides: gentiopicroside, erytaurin, erythrocentaurin, etc. It has around 0.6-1% of alkaloids, with gentianine being predominant. Stalk is the bitterest part, less bitter is flower, and the least bitter part is leaf.
Common elder is a widespread plant, mostly found in damp and deserted places, in and around built-up areas, in forests and forest rims. When flowers start to blossom, the whole flower clusters should be harvested but only during dry and warm weather.
Great horsetail contains silicic acid, saponin (equisetonin) which dissolves in water, and when subjected to hydrolysis it decomposes into levulose, arabinose and aglycone priverogenin.
Plant and its juice contain alkaloids, similar to opium alkaloids. Fresh plant juice exibits anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties (effective against pathogenic fungus Trichophyton).
All parts of the Greater plantain contain glycoside aucubin and enzymes: invertase, emulsin, tyrosinase and coagulase.
Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effects of lavender essential oil are useful for treatment for infections of...
Activates and potentiates immune response by increasing number of white blood cells. Content of this essential oil is beneficial in treatment of cold and flu.
Nettle is widely used in folk medicine, not only to prevent diseases but as food. Even Romans appreciated it in ancient times. Nettle is associated with numerous folk remedies, believes, superstitions and customs.
In our balms we only use cold pressed Olive oil of excellent purity and quality. It is imported from Greece with all necessary certificates of origin and quality.
Pot marigold is used externally as well as internally, more in the folk medicine than in scientific medicine. Pot marigold has mild antiseptic properties.
Purple coneflower (also known as Eastern purple coneflower) is proven to contain active substances considered to be beneficial in treatment of cold and flu, as well as other infections.
St. John’s Wort contains mixture of tannins with a predominance of catechin, essential oil, resin, anthocyanin, red pigment hypericin, carotenes and flavonoids.
Tea tree essential oil is beneficial in the treatment of viral infections, warts, herpes, genital infections, cystitis, sinusitis, sore throat, tonsillitis, oral aphtae, acne...
Smaller percentage is plant-based wax, CANDELILLA, which originates from northern Mexico. It is derived from the palm shrub. This easily dissolves in olive oil, providing the stability, spreadability and shine to balms.
Wolf’s-foot Clubmoss (also known as Stag’s-horn Clubmoss or Ground pine) pores are applied by pouring on areas of affected skin, especially in patients who are bed bound for long periods of time.
Yarrow contains vitamin K, essential oil, bitter substance achilleine, phlobatannin, cyanogenic glycosides, aconitic acid and mucilage.
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