Thyme

Thymus vulgaris Also, Known As: Black Thyme Common Thyme English Thyme French Thyme Garden Thyme German Thyme Serpyllum Thyme Tomillo Winter Thyme Thyme is a common name given for all the herbs belonging to the plant species called Thymus. The Thymus is indigenous to Europe and Asia and all plants belong to this species are … Continue reading Thyme

Savory

Satureja hortensis / Satureja montana Also, Known As: Mountain Savory Savory Summer Savory Winter Savory Ancient herbal texts frequently mention about two types of savories - summer savory comprising the dense parts of the herb Satureja hortensis L., and the winter savory, which is acquired from the herb Satureja Montana L. While the summer savory … Continue reading Savory

Tea Tree {Melaleuca alternifolia}

Also, Known As: Cajeput Tree Melaleuca Manuka Tea Tree The tea tree is not the common tea plant that produces both black and green tea. In fact, leaves of this tea tree are known as Melaleuca alternifolia and belongs to the family Myrtaceae that has long been used by the aboriginals as an antiseptic. This tea … Continue reading Tea Tree {Melaleuca alternifolia}

Amla {Phyllanthus emblica}

Also, Known As: Amla Indian Gooseberry Amla (botanical name Phyllanthus Emblica) is an elegant ornamental tree, which usually grows up to a height of 60 feet (18 meters). In some rare cases, the tree may even be 100 feet (30 meters) tall. The bark of amla tree is somewhat smooth and has a light grayish-brown … Continue reading Amla {Phyllanthus emblica}

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis)

Evening Primrose Oil Benefits Evening Primrose Oil has been called the most sensational preventive discovery since vitamin C. It contains the pain-relieving compound phenylalanine and is increasingly being used to treat chronic headaches. It is currently being studied all over the world as a treatment for aging problems, alcoholism, acne, heart disease, hyperactivity in children, … Continue reading Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis)