Category: Recipes

Borage

borage in my garden

Herb – Borage – Borago Officinalis A cooling herb, helps with exhaustion and low spirits. Great for menopausal women who are overworked and totally exhausted. Borage has a hollow stem with bristly hairs on its surface. It reaches about 75-90 cm or about 3 feet in height. Borage oil is derived by cold-pressing the seeds …

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Basil

basil in bloom

Herb – Basil – Ocimum basilicum There are a number of types, which differ in taste and smell. Sweet basil (the most commercially available, used in Italian food) has a strong clove scent because of its high concentration of the chemical agent eugenol. Alternatively, lime and lemon basil have a strong citrus scent. As the …

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Arnica montana

Herb – Arnica montana It contains sesquiterpene lactones which are known to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Additionally, the properties in arnica are contributors in reducing inflammation by dispersing fluids that build up in bruised and injured tissue. Arnica helps to reduces swelling and relieves pain after injury and muscle strain.Most commonly used for treating …

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