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Marshmallow

  • Jul 26, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Just about everyone at one point or another has sat around a fire and roasted a marshmallow, whether to make a s’more or to simply eat the sticky treat. It’s typically thought of as an empty-calorie snack, but did you know that marshmallow root —...

Health Benefits of Catnip

  • Jul 14, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

The Catnip herb, known commonly as catmint or catswort, actually has the scientific name of Nepeta cataria, which comes from Nepeti, a town in the center of Italy where the herb was once cultivated. Although most people don’t realize, this treat, so commonly reserved for...

Angelica root (Angelica Archangelica) Dried Root

  • May 12, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Angelica is very closely related to Dong Quai, one of the most respected female tonics in traditional Chinese medicine. According to one legend, Angelica was revealed in a dream by an angel to cure the plague (hence the name Angelica or Archangel). All parts of...

Biokoma Organic Oak Bark (Quercus cortex) Dried Bark Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Oak bark has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, astringent and disinfecting properties thanks to the high content of tannins, polyphenolic compounds and flavonoids. It is used on the affected skin, but also in the case of problems with the digestive system.Properties: The tannins contained in Oak bark have...

Organic Mugworth (Artemesia vulgaris) Dried Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Mugwort (known also as Wormwood) contains volatile oil, flavonoids, a sesquiterpene lactone, coumarin derivatives and triterpenes. It is recommended for people who want to cleanse the body. When added to the bath, it relieves the effects of rheumatic disease and its intense aroma has a...