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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...

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) Dried Root

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Lovage is a perennial plant that may reach a height of 5 feet, similar in appearance to celery or angelica. The high concentration of coumarins, limonene, camphor, and eugenols contribute to the impressive health benefits associated with this herb.Some of the most important health benefits...

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) Dried Root

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Valerian consists of many biologically active components: the essential oils (valerenic acid and valenol), valepotriates, and a few alkaloids, (actinidine, chatinine, shyanthine, valerianine, and valerine).  Benefits: May help with insomnia and sleep disordersValerian may improve sleep. Valerian’s mild sedative effects have been always used to...

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...

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) Dried Root Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Other Names: Soaproot, Bouncing Bet, Latherwort, Fuller’s Herb, Bruisewort, Crow Soap, Sweet BettyThe soapwort’s root contains saponins (up to 5%), flavonoids, sugars, resin, vitamin C and small amounts of essential oil. Properties:It can be used as an alterative, antiscrophulatic, cholagogue, depurative, mildly diuretic, expectorant, purgative...

Organic Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Dried Root Herb

  • Apr 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Dandelion root has been used as a natural diuretic, to strengthen the immune system, and sooth the digestive system. Dandelion root has been used in an attempt to treat infections, bile and liver problems, and as a diuretic. Dandelion is a great spring tonic for...