Siberian ginseng has been used for over 2000 years according to Traditional Chinese Medicine for the prevention of colds and flu and increase in vitality and energy.
Marigold is a kitchen garden staple that has been used as a medicine, food, dye and ingredient in cosmetics since the time of the Ancient Greeks. It has strong anti-inflammatory & antimicrobial actions.
Panax ginseng is the world’s best known Chinese medicine and adaptogenic plant. It is commonly used as a stimulating tonic to improve mental and physical energy.
Rhodiola an adaptogenic herb has a widespread reputation for relieving mental fatigue and stress, enhancing physical performance and strengthening mood and memory.
Damiana is a mexican plant, drunk largely as a stimulating but anxiety relieving tea. It is most commonly used to treat anxiety, exhaustion, stress, pain and most famously as a male aphrodisiac.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is considered a carminative, so it helps with bloating and digestive discomfort. It originates from Southern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Valerian is a perennial plant native to Europe and Asia. It is highly regarded in herbal medicine as a sedative and is a wonderful herb to help calm both mind and body.
Spearmint is a part of the mint family and so related to both peppermint and lemon balm. It is less well known than peppermint and not used as much by herbalist but this little plant still packs a host of benefits.
Lavender, although well known throughout the world, is a herb native to the Mediterranean. It’s a part of the mint family and the purple flower spikes are packed with essential oils, that give off a soothing fragrance when in bloom.