Rosemary Herb Health Effects

Rosemary Herb

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) belongs to the Lamiaceae, commonly known as the mint family. The flowers are purplish white and strongly two-lipped, and have two long-exserted stamens. The fruit consists of four dry nutlets. Rosmarinus officinalis contains a number of biologically active compounds, including antioxidants rosmarinic acid and carnosic acid. Other compounds include camphor, ursolic acid, […]

Garlic Health İmportance and Effects

Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Garlic is rich in a substance known as alliin. Once garlic is crushed, called allinase, converts alliin into different compound known as allicin. While alliin is relatively odourless, allicin is responsible for garlic’s typical pungent odour and taste. Crushing a garlic clove causes allicin […]

Lemon Balm Pharmacological Effects and Researches

Lemon Balm

Lemon balm (melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb from the mint family. Herb part used is leaf and leaf oil. The volatile oil contains citral, citronellal, geraniol and eugenol acetate. Lemon balm’s lemony flavor and aroma are due largely to citral and citronellal, although other phytochemicals, including geraniol and linalool also contribute to lemon balm’s […]

Sage Herb Medicinal Effects and Researches

Sage Herb

Sage (Salvia officinalis), is a small, evergreen perennial herb native to the Mediterranean region. Basic constituents include volatile oil, diterpene bitters, camphor, thujone, tannins, resin, triterpenoids, estrogenic substances, flavonoids, phenolic acids, including rosmarinic and caffeic acids, and saponins. Sage Herb Medicinal Effects and Benefits Sage has stimulant, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and expectorant activities. […]

Hawthorn Herb Clinical Trials and Results

Hawthorn Herb

Hawthorn ( Crataegus species) is a spiny, flowering shrub or small tree of the rose family. The flowers, berries, and leaves of hawthorn are used to make drug. But, most of the finding supporting the cardiac activity of hawthorn are based on evaluation of the dried flowering tops of the plants. Hawthorn were used to […]