Category: Ingredients We Choose

Features and Benefits of Nettle

The leaves of the nettle plant are used to treat and relieve allergies. It is believed that consuming stinging nettle leaf before meals can cure food sensitivities. Nettle has anti-histamine properties, which act against the histamine present in the body and also against the allergic rhinitis. These leaves are helpful in treating seasonal allergies, hay fever, coughs, sneezing, hives and asthma.

Nettle has also been studied extensively and has shown promise in treating Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, bladder infections, bronchitis, bursitis, gingivitis, gout, hives, kidney stones, laryngitis, multiple sclerosis, PMS, prostate enlargement, and tendinitis! Externally it has been used to improve the appearance of the hair, below are some of the wonderful benefits Nettle has for your hair;

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Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The health benefits of Tea Tree Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic, expectorant, fungicide, insecticide, stimulant and sudorific substance.

Tea tree oil”s has become more popular within the last few years, and it is now added to soaps, shampoos, lotions, and other personal care products. Tea tree oil has many uses around the home which include:

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The features and benefits of Lemongrass

Whether using the dried leaves steeped to make tea or the extracted essential oil, lemongrass produces considerable benefits.

What is lemongrass?

Lemongrass is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves and is indigenous to India and other areas of the Asian continent including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. It is also common in Ceylon, Central America, China, Guatemala, India, Java, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, the West Indian islands and Zambia.

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Essential Oils properties, uses and benefits

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Essential oils are used extensively in aromatherapy and various traditional medicinal systems. Due to the numerous health benefits of essential oils, they are increasingly being explored by the scientific community for the treatment of a variety of diseases including cancer, HIV, asthma, bronchitis, heart strokes, and many more.

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