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The Swedish Bitters is a mixture or oryginal and legendary Swedish herbs produced according to the recipe of Maria Treben. It is a unique blend of 11 herbs for the preparation of medicinal tincture, which can be used internally (after dilution) and externally for rubbing and compresses. This traditional recipe can be used to relieve many different ailments, from headache, indigestion, menstrual cramps, to skin rashes. Above all, however, it is a great way to strengthen the body in general and soothe the nerves.
The rosehips have many different uses, both in culinary, medicinal and alternative areas, but tea made from dried rosehips is one of the most popular applications. The top benefits of rosehip tea include reducing inflammation, lowering your risk of heart disease, fighting cancer, and detoxifying the body. It is also good for strengthening the immune system, protecting the skin, easing chronic pain, and optimizing the digestive system.
Lady's Mantle is rich in tannins, salicylic acid, essential oil, bitter substances and phytosterols. It also contains vitamin C and numerous minerals. Many of the herb’s constituents, especially the tannins and the bitter substances, are thought to have a balancing and regulating effect on the female reproductive system.
Plantain is one of the most common herbs. The leaves contain flavonoids, aukubin glycoside, organic acids (including vanilla, cinnamon), mucilages, pectins, tannins, mineral salts, zinc, potassium, silicon, iron.
The active compounds of yarrow are a volatile oil, containing a- and b- pinenes; acetate, borneol, caryophyllene, eugenol, farnesene, myrcene, salicylic acid, thujone, cineole, camphene, camphor, gamma terpinene, isoartemisia ketone, chamazulene, limonene, sabinene and tricyclene and esquiterpene lactones.
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.