IngredientsOctober 10, 2021 2021-10-15 8:27
Black cumin originates from Southwest Asia, can be found in southern Europe, India and North Africa, where it reaches its maximum potential, because desert conditions are the most suitable. From other areas it has a significantly smaller therapeutic effect, even up to 33 times weaker. In the countries of the Orient it is used as a spice and in medicine. Black cumin is also mentioned in holy books. The Bible says that bread is sprinkled with black cumin seeds (after baking, because it becomes harmful when exposed to high temperatures), and the Islamic prophet Muhammad wrote in a hadith: "In black cumin there is healing from all diseases except death." Many peoples of the Middle East consider it a miracle plant and it is considered a very powerful anticancer agent. Black cumin oil, which is obtained by cold distillation of seeds, is increasingly used.
Black cumin is an indispensable ingredient in almost all of our preparations, and we warmly recommend everyone to use it orally every day to improve the work of the immune system, healing and prevention. It has been scientifically proven to destroy all pathological microorganisms, including all parasites.
Indications: development of microorganisms, fungi, viruses, bacteria, inflammatory conditions, high blood pressure, problems with digestion, bloating, cold, flu, allergies, respiratory infections.
Cinnamon originates from the territory of Madagascar, China, India, Sri Lanka, and the Seychelles. Both bark and leaf are used for processing.
Cinnamon bark is one of the oldest spices and was mentioned more than 4000 years ago. Thanks to its antiseptic, diuretic action, it was one of the most important medicines in Greek and Roman pharmacy. It is still very relevant today, both in the food industry, dentistry, cosmetics, perfume production, and in tropical countries as an antiseptic, for preventing food poisoning and improving digestion.
The highest quality essential oil is obtained by distillation of young tree bark with steam, when 0.2% of oil is obtained.
The essential oil is also obtained from the leaves, which is also subjected to steam distillation, but 0.7% of the essential oil is obtained from the leaves.
Indications: cold, flu, viral infections, inflammatory processes on the skin, digestive problems, mental fatigue, lack of concentration.
Geranium originates from the Comoros, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, France. Because of its scent, it used to be grown like potted flowers. Like most flower oils, Geranium has antidepressant and antiseptic effects, regulates circulation, stimulates the adrenal glands and lymphatic system, which together with its diuretic properties makes it excellent against cellulite, fluid retention in the body. It also works great for a variety of skin problems.
By steam distillation, this is about 0.15% of essential oil. In the undiluted state, the scent of this oil is very strong, similar to the scent of a rose. It can be mixed with most other oils, citrus oils, lavender oil and the like.
Indications: cellulite, nervous tension, menopause, poor circulation, sore throat, skin infections, dry eczema, seborrhea, dandruff, ulcers, burns, inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Jasmine originates from Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, India and France. The scent of Jasmine oil is heavy, sweet and sensual. As it originates from the Middle East, the name was given by the Persians. For the Chinese, it is a symbol of female charm. Jasmine oil, together with Rose oil, is one of the "most elegant". It is extremely expensive, which is why its counterfeits often appear. It has an antidepressant, stimulating effect with an extremely sensual scent. It mixes well with other oils, especially with citrus, rose oil, geranium and sandalwood oil. It is great for massages and baths, it is a valuable addition to cosmetics, as well as perfumes.
Indications: depression, indifference, frigidity, impotence, all types of pain, skin care for all skin types, especially dry and sensitive, dermatitis.
Chamomile is one of the oldest medicinal plants. It is originally from Germany, Hungary and Russia. The ancient Greeks used it as a remedy against fever and to treat women's diseases. After the discovery of azulin, which is not found in fresh flowers, but is created during distillation, its popularity became even greater. Azulin has a remarkable effect in calming inflammation. Distillation of the flower with water vapor yielded 0.5% of essential oil, which has a refreshing and aromatic scent. It has a calming and stimulating effect, relieves pain in flies, with stretched and inflamed tendons and joints. It mixes well with other oils such as lavender oil, geranium, patchouli, rose. It has a wide application in pharmacy, cosmetics.
Indications: headache, insomnia, depression, migraine, women's problems, dizziness, toothache, gastritis, burns, cramps, acne, dermatitis.
The origin of juniper comes from Italy and France. Juniper essential oil has an aromatic and pungent odor. In ancient times, juniper oil was used as a disinfectant during epidemics. Stimulates the elimination of toxins from the body, prevents the development of bacteria and fungi, lowers blood pressure, regulates the amount of fluid in the body, relieves pain in cramps due to indigestion and bloating.
Juniper essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of dried fruits, which gives 1-1.5% of essential oil. It mixes well with bergamot, lavender, geranium, rosemary.
Indications: fatigue, insomnia, varicose veins, cellulite, high blood pressure, inflammatory processes on the skin, acne, stretch marks, saborrhea, excessive oiliness of the skin, muscle pain.
Lavender comes from France, Spain, Russia, Tasmania, Bulgaria and Croatia. The ancient Romans and Persians burned lavender in the rooms of the sick and thus disinfected the premises during epidemics. As one of the mildest, and at the same time the most efficient, the oil has the most versatile application. It mixes well with most other oils, which makes it almost unavoidable in fragrant combinations and perfumes, which give it a light floral note. It has a positive effect on pain relief, has antibiotic and antidepressant effects. Lavender oil can be applied undiluted to the skin. It is obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops of the plant and gives about 0.8% of essential oil. It has a strong, clean, floral scent. It mixes well with citrus oils, pine, rosemary, geranium, patchouli. It also successfully enhances the action of other oils with which it is combined
Melissa is a wild plant, which is cultivated in America and Asia. Lemongrass has been highly valued since ancient times. It was used in Greek medicine 2000 years ago. In southern Europe it is called the "joy of the heart." This plant has long been used as a mandatory component of many recipes for strengthening a weakened organism. Modern pharmacological tests have confirmed the properties of lemon balm used in aromatherapy. This oil has an antidepressant effect, lowers blood pressure, calms and regulates shallow breathing and heartbeat. It is used in the treatment of allergies if it is manifested through skin or breathing problems. Melissa essential oil is obtained by distilling this plant with steam and gives only 0.5% oil. That is why real lemon balm essential oil is rare and expensive. It mixes well with geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli.
Indications: nervous tension, state of emotional shock, insomnia, rheumatism, throat infections, asthma, high blood pressure, menopausal problems, bacterial and fungal skin infections, eczema, rash, fever, insect bites.
Patchouli comes from India, Malaysia, Paraguay, Mauritius, Burma. In colonial times in India, it was used to perfume fabrics to protect against moths. It was used as an antiseptic and antipyretic, as a stimulant, then for the treatment of snake bites or poisonous insect bites. It is very common in dermatology, for skin care. It is used in small quantities in oriental scents. In small doses, it stimulates the nervous system, and in larger doses it has a sedative effect. Patchouli essential oil is obtained by distillation of previously dried and fermented young leaves with steam, which gives 3-4% of essential oil. It is suitable for mixing with juniper, basil, geranium, lavender, rose, neroli.
Indications: obesity, cellulite, urinary tract disease, inflammatory processes on the skin, fungal diseases, eczema, acne, dermatitis, saborrhea, dandruff, insect bites.
Rosemary originates from the Mediterranean countries, from Spain, southern France, then from Dalmatia, Morocco, Tunisia and southern Russia. The rosemary bush is now spread all over Europe, but it is most affected by the area near the sea. Rosemary has been used for therapeutic purposes for thousands of years, and the remains have also been found in Egyptian tombs. The antiseptic properties of rosemary have also been known for a long time. During the plague epidemic of 1665, people carried rosemary with them and inhaled its scent when they passed through infected areas. Rosemary essential oil has a stimulating effect, not only on the nervous system, but also stimulates the heart, respiration, digestion, kidney function, bile, blood circulation. Where it proves to be effective is also in the care of fleshy and problematic skin, healing wounds and burns. Rosemary essential oil is obtained by distilling a plant or leaf that is removed after flowering by steam. In this way, 0.4-1.5% of essential oil is obtained.
Indications: physical and mental fatigue, difficulties in the functioning of the nervous system, headaches, migraines, rheumatism, arthritis, sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, cellulite, varicose veins, skin infections, hair loss, dandruff.
The rose comes from Bulgaria, Morocco, Turkey, France, Egypt, India, China, Georgia, Armenia. The art of distilling rose petals comes from ancient Persia. Distillation of rose petals with steam gives 0.025% of essential oil, which means that 4 tons of rose petals are needed for a kilogram of oil. What makes this oil especially expensive is that the production process itself is very complex and requires a lot of work. The petals of blooming roses, and flowering lasts only 30 days, are collected by hand in the early morning hours. As the sun rises, the concentration of oil in the flowers decreases rapidly due to evaporation. And after picking, rose petals must be distilled within 24 hours. Due to the extremely high price, it is very often counterfeited. It is noted that the province of Faristan, between 810 and 817, paid an annual tax to the state treasury in Baghdad of 30,000 bottles of rose water, which at that time was at a higher price than rose oil. Faristan exported rose water to China, India, Yemen, Egypt and Spain. The city of Shiraz has long been a center for the production of rose water and essential oil. In the 17th century, their production began in Bulgaria, where climatic conditions and soil contributed to the production of the highest quality rose oil today. The therapeutic properties of rose oil are very valuable. It is used in the therapy of viral, bacterial, fungal infections, resistant to the action of antibiotics, and especially in the case of skin infections. It gives good results in the treatment of digestive ulcers, and in the treatment of reproductive dysfunction in women. Also, rose oil is an aphrodisiac, very intense and should be used with caution. It mixes well with geranium, patchouli, jasmine, sandalwood and many other oils.
Indications: stress, nervous tension, poor circulation, indigestion, nausea, external and internal infections, skin burns after radiation, eczema, aging skin