Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm DEFINITION Slippery Elm is a herb with the botanical name Ulmus fulva and is part of the Ulmaceae family of plants. This herb is native to Central, Northern United States of America and Canada and is a small tree with long leaves and very rough branches. The leaf… Read Article

St Johns Wort

St Johns Wort DEFINITION St. John’s Wort is a herb with the botanical name of Hypericum perforatum. DESCRIPTION St. John’s wort was named after St John’s Day which falls on June 24, the approximate flowering season in the northern hemisphere. The plant is seen growing wild beside roadsides and hedges… Read Article

Tea Tree

Tea Tree DEFINITION Tea tree oil is obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia. MEDICAL USE Acne. Products containing Tea tree oil for the treatment of acne may help to reduce the number of inflamed and non-inflamed lesions. Athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis) – the anti-fungal properties of… Read Article