APPLE 
Apples grow wild in mos…

APPLE Apples grow wild in mos…

APPLE Apples grow wild in most of Europe. They have a very long history and are revered by many people. Now there are more than two thousand cultivated varieties. The fruit itself got much power. Take an apple and cut it through it’s equator, you’ll be... read more
BLACKCURRENTS
black currants …

BLACKCURRENTS black currants …

BLACKCURRENTS black currants are a powerhouse of nutrition. The health benefits associated with these little purple berries are astounding. The most significant is vitamin C. In fact, blackcurrants carry four times the amount of vitamin C as oranges, and double the... read more
Milk Thistle Oil – Silybum Mar…

Milk Thistle Oil – Silybum Mar…

Milk Thistle Oil – Silybum Marianum Seed Oil Cold Pressed Best known for protecting the liver, milk thistle is an herb that possesses amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Native to the Mediterranean countries, this herb helps manage diabetes and... read more
Red currants  – Tart Berry for…

Red currants – Tart Berry for…

Red currants – Tart Berry for Health These sweet, juicy berries are commonly used in jams, sauces and various baked goods, or are simply eaten by hand as a snack. Red currants come equipped with a plenitude of vitamins and minerals. Adding red currants to your... read more
APPLE 
Apples grow wild in mos…

APPLE Apples grow wild in mos…

APPLE Apples grow wild in most of Europe. They have a very long history and are revered by many people. Now there are more than two thousand cultivated varieties. The fruit itself got much power. Take an apple and cut it through it’s equator, you’ll be... read more
Viola tricolor
Graceful wild p…

Viola tricolor Graceful wild p…

Viola tricolor Graceful wild pansies are truly charming … According to Roman mythology, the wild pansy turned into the Love-in-idleness as Cupid shot one of his arrows at the imperial votaress, but missed and instead struck it. As Cupid is the god of desire,... read more
MILK THISTLE SEED OIL 
Cold Pr…

MILK THISTLE SEED OIL Cold Pr…

MILK THISTLE SEED OIL Cold Pressed The active ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin. Milk thistle is also known as Mary thistle, Lady’s Thistle or holy thistle. Milk thistle has been used for 2,000 years as a natural remedy for numerous health ailments.... read more
Boswellia- Boswellia serrata
B…

Boswellia- Boswellia serrata B…

Boswellia- Boswellia serrata Boswellia serrata is a plant that produces Indian frankincense, Salai, referred to in Sanskrit as shallaki and in Latin as Olibanum Indicum. The plant is native to much of India and the Punjab region that extends into Pakistan. Available... read more
BLUEBERRY LEAVES – Vaccinium m…

BLUEBERRY LEAVES – Vaccinium m…

BLUEBERRY LEAVES – Vaccinium myrtillus European blueberry Fresh, grass-like flavor with mild sweetness. Blends well with most other herbs, especially mints. Available at: https://www.etsy.com/de/listing/576473952/blueberry-leaves-organic-cut-100g or... read more
Calendula Officinalis 
Calendu…

Calendula Officinalis Calendu…

Calendula Officinalis Calendula officinalis is a short lived perennial/ annual plant. Its mid green leaves simple, opposite, cuneate with entire margins, up to 17cm long, aromatic and are hairy on both sides. Its yellow/ orange flowers are compositae, solitary, up to... read more
Calendula officinalis, 
also k…

Calendula officinalis, also k…

Calendula officinalis, also known as pot marigold or garden marigold, has been used for centuries to heal wounds and skin irritations. Calendula has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, antifungal, antiviral, and immunostimulant properties making it useful... read more
Dried Broccoli – Powdered or F…

Dried Broccoli – Powdered or F…

Dried Broccoli – Powdered or Flakes Broccoli, a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, contains high levels of healthy compounds called glucosinolates. When you chop broccoli or chew it, these compounds become activated and can provide beneficial health... read more
BROCCOLI is a superfood. 
It i…

BROCCOLI is a superfood. It i…

BROCCOLI is a superfood. It is one of the healthiest cruciferous vegetables, whose large flowering head is often eaten for its nutritional properties. It is often consumed boiled or steamed, but can also be eaten raw. Available at:... read more
ROSE BUDS
Cooking with roses -…

ROSE BUDS Cooking with roses -…

ROSE BUDS Cooking with roses – Rosa Damascena The dried buds and petals are most commonly used as a garnish on desserts for their beautiful look and subtle rose scent. They can also be used to add another texture to a dish. Available at:... read more
Elderflower (Sambucus Nigra) t…

Elderflower (Sambucus Nigra) t…

Elderflower (Sambucus Nigra) the name of the tree is thought to come from the Anglo Saxon AELD meaning “fire”. The Elder plant is potentially toxic – Both the flowers and berries in the Elder plant can be used when properly prepared, but all leaves, sticks, and... read more
The elder tree has been known …

The elder tree has been known …

The elder tree has been known by so many different names, devils eye, the elder mother, the queen of herbs…but by far the one that I like best is ‘the countryman’s medicine chest! Elderflower: http://www.holistikum.com/flower-elder-c-6_375.html?language=en Elderflower... read more
I tend to pick several heads o…

I tend to pick several heads o…

I tend to pick several heads of elderflowers when they are fresh & in full bloom. You wouldn’t eat a rotten apple, would you, so why would you use a withered herb, plant or flower in this case?! When I return home, I wash the Elder flowers & lay them out on... read more
FRESHLY PICKED ELDEFLOWERS IN …

FRESHLY PICKED ELDEFLOWERS IN …

FRESHLY PICKED ELDEFLOWERS IN A BOWL The flora of the Elderflower is traditionally used as natural & effective cold & flu remedy. The Elder Flower’s anti-bacterial & anti-viral qualities ensure that they help maintain & encourage a healthy &... read more