Rosemary, its Health Benefits and Uses

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is most commonly used in dishes, but actually has many more purposes. To be honest, I never knew rosemary could be used for anything else than for cooking. And another confession: I used to have a very hard time growing rosemary and keeping it green, until I found out that the rosemary… Continue reading Rosemary, its Health Benefits and Uses

Make Your Own Chamomile Oil

Chamomile is often praised for its health benefits, as it has anti-inflammatory properties. Chamomile oil can safely be used on skin for treating eczema, bruises, and even rheumatic pain. Before you run to the shop, have a look at this DIY to make your own chamomile oil. Chamomile has a high percentage of blue azulene and… Continue reading Make Your Own Chamomile Oil

Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses

When I think of Calendula, I immediately think of how it's used on cuts and bruises. In this article I will focus on this yellow to orange colored flower; how to recognize it, what health benefits it has, and how it's traditionally been used. How to recognize Calendula Calendula refers to about 20 species of… Continue reading Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses