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Everything you should know about Sage

  • May 12, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Sage is part of the mint family, alongside oregano, lavender, rosemary, thyme, and basil. The valuable properties of sage were already well known to Hippocrates and Galen. The ancient Greeks made "Greek tea." In the south of Europe, sage was called "holy herb" and "European...

Not Just for Beer - Health Benefits of Hops

  • May 12, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

When you think of hops, you will almost certainly associate the word with beer. Hops have been used in the beer brewing industry for centuries. They were first discovered way back in the 11th century and have since become a staple in the beer-making business....

Wonderful flaxseed - Health properties

  • May 12, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Flaxseed is one of the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, called alpha-linolenic acid (or ALA), in the world. Flaxseed is also rich in lignans, fiber, antioxidants and minerals like manganese, thiamine and magnesium. Flaxseeds can be eaten as whole/unground seeds but are even...

Chicory (Chichorium intybus) Dried Root

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Chicory is a herb with a lot of health benefits. Chicory root contains a special class of carbohydrates known as fructans, a group containing inulin and oligofructoses. Chicory root is commonly known as a coffee substitute or as an additive for coffee. It can also...

About Organic White Mulberry (Morus Alba) Dried Leaves Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

White Mulberry leaves are known to have multiple health benefits. They contain detoxification properties and are a rich source of many nutrients, minerals, and antioxidants. One of the most unique qualities of the White Mulberry leaf is the prevention of excessive sugars from entering into...

Organic St. John’s Wort (Hyperici herba) Dried Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

St. John's wort was used for the first time in Greece for various nervous disorders. St. John's wort also may have antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral properties. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it has been applied to the skin with wounds and burns. Preparation and dosage:In...

About Rue (Rutae herba) Dried Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Rue herb contains volatile oils, alkaloids, flavomoids, lignans and hydroxycoumarins. The herb can boast a variety of medicinal properties including antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antifungal and emmenagogue activities. Rich antioxidant potential makes it the perfect antidote for premature signs of aging such as wrinkles and other...