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Benefits of Damiana Leaves

  • Jun 09, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Damian's leaf has been used already by the ancient Maya. The herb took its name from the pharmacist - Saint. Damian. Although its noted effect on sexual desire has been its primary traditional use across cultures, it has also been valued as a relaxant, digestive...

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...

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...

Rosehips (Rosaceae) Dried Fruits

  • May 08, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

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...

Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris) Dried Herb

  • May 08, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

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...

Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) Dried Leaf

  • May 08, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

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. Bennefits: Anti-inflammatory, expectorant, astringent, bacteriostatic properties. The herb of the plantain is mainly used for coughing, irritation...

Miracle Black Seeds

  • May 02, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Black seeds (Nigella sativa) is known as black caraway or black cumin. It has been described as a "miracle herb", known since ancient times as a "remedy for everything but death". The black seed oil was found in Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun's tomb. Traditionally, black seeds...

Lapacho Bark (Pau d’Arco)

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • by Biokoma Organic Care

Lapacho bark, also called Pau D'Arco, is the inner bark of the Lapacho tree (Tabebuia impetiginosa). It contains many microelements, mainly iron, manganese, magnesium, calcium and lapachol. Lapacho bark, which is popular in South America, provides a number of health benefits. Antimicrobial and antiparasitic effectOne...