The Health Benefits behind
The herbs


Health Benefits of Cumin

Learn AboutCuminBenefits Health Benefits Cumin seeds contain numerous phyto-chemicals that are known to have antioxidant, carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber. A study by researchers at Mysore University in India explored the potential anti-diabetic properties of cumin. In this study, published in 1998 in the journal "Nutrition Research," [...]

Health Benefits of Black Cumin

Learn AboutBlack CuminBenefits Health Benefits Several scientific studies examine the effectiveness of thymoquinone from black cumin seeds for cancer treatment. A study in the 2010 issue of "Nutrition and Cancer" shows that thymoquinone promotes anti-inflammatory effects, inhibits cancer cell growth and proliferation and even causes cell death in cancer cells. This study was mostly performed [...]

Health Benefits of Clove

Learn AboutCloveBenefits Health Benefits The active principles in the clove are known to have antioxidant, antiseptic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The spice contains health beneficial essential oils such as eugenol. It is a phenyl-propanoids class of chemical compound, which gives pleasant, sweet aromatic fragrances to the clove-bud. Eugenol [...]

Health Benefits of Summer Savory / Throubi

Learn AboutSummer Savory / ThroubiBenefits Health Benefits Many chemical components in summer savory are thought to decrease muscle spasms and kill bacteria and fungus. Throubi is very helpful against coughs and sore throat. Summer savory belongs to the most beneficial herbs that can help intestinal disorders including cramps, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, nausea and loss of [...]

Health Benefits of Olympus Mountain Tea / Sideritis scardica

Learn AboutSideritis scardicaBenefits Health Benefits   Mountain tea contains a number of components such as flavonoids, diterpenes, phenylpropionate, iridoids, and monoterpenes. In recent years the mountain tea has found its place under the scientific microscope in order to verify its positive effects on the body. Scientists recently suggested that the traditional Balkan promotion of mountain [...]

Health Benefits of Nettle

Learn AboutNettleBenefits Health Benefits   Stinging nettle is not the most favorite herb for the vast majority of people, due to its stings. For this reason there was no scientific research, but the last years there are some clues for its health benefits. Stinging nettle extract is used as an ingredient in hair and skin [...]

Health Benefits of Rosemary

Learn AboutRosemaryBenefits Health Benefits Rosemary leaves contain certain phyto-chemical (plant derived) compounds that are known to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. The herb parts, especially flower tops contain phenolic antioxidant rosmarinic acid as well as numerous health benefiting volatile essential oils such as cineol, camphene, borneol, bornyl acetate, α-pinene, etc. These compounds are known to [...]

Health Benefits of Sage

Learn AboutSageBenefits Health Benefits Sage’s parts have many notable plant-derived chemical compounds, essential oils, mineralsand vitamins that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. The prime biologically active component of common sage appears to be its essential oil, which chiefly contains ketones; α-thujone and β-thujone. In addition, sage leaf contains numerous other [...]