Scientific Name: Salvia fructiocsa Grown commercially for essential oil content. Used in traditional Muslim ceremonies and burned as incense.Continue reading "Greek Oregano"
Scientific Name: Hyssop officinalis Has expectorant, and cough suppressant properties.Continue reading "Hyssop"
Scientific Name: Tetradenia riparia Traditional Zulu uses of the leaves are mainly for respiratory complaints, malaria, dengue fever, flu, and diarrhea, and also as an inhalant for headaches.Continue reading "Iboza, Ginger Bush"
Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina Preliminary phytochemical studies showed that the aerial parts of the genus Stachys contain flavonoids. Flavonoids may be responsible for some antibacterial activity.Continue reading "Lamb’s Ear"
Scientific Name: Lavandula angustifolia Wildly cultivated for ornamental, culinary, and essential oil production. Essential oil has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and insecticial properties.Continue reading "Lavender"
Scientific Name: Melissa officinalis Lemon balm has been used for anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, bloating, colic, and for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Continue reading "Lemon Balm"
Scientific Name: Nepeta cataria var. citriodora Contains the essential oil terpenoid nepetalactone.Continue reading "Lemon Catnip"
Scientific Name: Thymus citriodorus The leaves and essential oils of lemon thyme have been used in antiseptics, asthma and respiratory aromatherapy, deodorants, and disinfectants.Continue reading "Lemon Thyme"
Scientific Name: Elsholtzia stauntonii Originally from Northern China, mint shrub has antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.Continue reading "Mint Shrub"
Scientific Name: Monarda didyma The leaves and flowering stems are antihelmintic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, rubefacient and stimulant.Continue reading "Monarda"