anti-convulsive

April 20, 2018

Linalool / Beta Linalool / Linalyl Alcohol / Linalyl Oxide

Linalool is an alcohol found in bay, bergamot, coriander, ho wood, basil*, thyme*, lavender, clary sage, sage, cinnamon, petitgrain, rose, niaouli*, sage, neroli, geranium, marjoram, palmarosa, jasmine, ylang, ylang, and rosewood.  Ho wood (Cinnamomun camphora) can be over 98% linalool and the sweet type of basil (Ocimum basilicum) can have […]
May 2, 2018
Angelica archangelica

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) Research

Latin name:  Angelica archangelica Family: Apiaceae Angelica root has been used in history for a variety of digestive, respiratory, and nervous system conditions.  It has also been revered for its antimicrobial actions against the plague, cold, and flu.  The roots are often an ingredient in the distillation of gin. RESEARCH The […]
May 2, 2018

Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Research

Latin Name: Pimpinella anisum  Family: Apiaceae Anise seeds have commonly been used as a digestive aid, to help with coughing, reduce menopausal symptoms, and to repel insects.  The key anethole constituent comprises over 75% of the essential oil, with a possible estrogenic effect. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent […]
May 3, 2018

Basil (Ocimum Basillicum) Research

Latin Name: Ocimum basillicum Family: Lamiaceae Basil has many chemo-varieties.  It is used across the world as both an herb and spice.  Much research has been done on this aromatic herb.  As a folk remedy, basil species, known as Tulsi in India, have been used in Ayurvedic and Siddha medicine for centuries. […]
May 3, 2018
bay

Bay (Laurus Nobilis) Research

Latin Name: Laurus nobilis Family: Lauracae Bay leaf, or laurel, has been used since ancient times as an analgesic, for stomach complaints, and to treat certain skin infections.  Its strong aroma can help as an insect repellent and to improve mental concentration. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
May 4, 2018

Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) Research

Latin Name: Piper nigrum Family: Piperaceae Black pepper is a very common spice with medicinal properties.  It has been used for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, stimulatory, antimicrobial, and insecticidal effects. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of […]
May 9, 2018
coriander tea recipe

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Research

Latin Name:  Coriandrum sativum Family: Apiaceae The leaves and seeds of C. sativum are both used frequently in cooking.  The leaves are commonly called cilantro, and the seeds are commonly called coriander.  Both have been used as a remedy for a variety of digestive complaints.  Studies have shown it may also […]
May 10, 2018
apiole

Dill (Anethum graveolens) Research

Latin Name: Anethum graveolens Family: Apiaceae The dill plant is a diuretic that has shown to offer relief of menstrual pains. Studies have also demonstrated it may have a hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effect.  It has also been used as a folk remedy for digestive issues and oral inflammation. RESEARCH The listings of […]
May 15, 2018
gotu kola

Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Research

Centella asiatica Family: Apiaceae Gotu kola is the go-to herb to help elderly adults improve memory, and multiple human studies have shown increased cognitive measure.  It may also be effective in improving blood flow associated with varicose veins and edema. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
June 30, 2018

Basil

July 9, 2018

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) Research

Latin Name: Cymbopogon citratus Family: Graminaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
July 11, 2018
apiole

Dill