Sea buckthorn: What are the health benefits of omega 7?

Sea buckthorn, often referred to as the “tree of a thousand virtues”, is a plant with multiple benefits. Among its most valuable components are omega 7s, fatty acids that are still little-known but have impressive properties. Let’s find out more about the benefits of omega 7s and why they deserve a special place in our … Read more

Ricinus communis’ castor oil: A miracle anti-ageing beauty remedy?

Castor oil, extracted from the seeds of the‘Ricinus communis‘ plant, is renowned for its many virtues, particularly when it comes to skin care. Its richness in essential fatty acids and vitamin E makes it an ingredient of choice in the world of cosmetics. But is it really a miracle cure for skin and hair? This … Read more

Ayurveda: age-old wisdom for balanced health

Ayurveda, an ancient science of life originating in India, transcends time to offer a holistic vision of health. Based on principles dating back thousands of years, this unique discipline encompasses physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The term “Ayurveda” itself combines the Sanskrit words “Ayur” (life) and “Veda” (knowledge). They reflect its very essence as the … Read more

Traditional Japanese medicine: from ancient practices to modern innovations

In 2002, Honso USA introduced itsKampo herbal formulations to healthcare professionals in the United States. These products have a long history of being prescribed by Japanese doctors over several decades. Researchers undertook clinical studies to evaluate the efficacy of Kampo herbal formulations. A study was conducted on Honso Sho-saiko-to (H09) to treat hepatitis C at … Read more

Traditional Chinese Medicine: an in-depth look at a thousand-year-old practice

Chinese herbal medicine is the central branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the predominant practice in this field. It is based on the use of natural elements, mainly plants and minerals. The Chinese pharmacopoeia lists over 8,000 ingredients, of which 800 are commonly used and 400 are used on a daily basis. The fundamental work … Read more

Astragale, nature’s adaptogenic jewel

In the vast expanses of nature, a discreet but extraordinary plant has captivated the attention of researchers and wellness enthusiasts for centuries: astragalus. Nestling in the heart of the Fabaceae family , this remarkable herb is much more than just a plant. It embodies the fascinating concept of the adaptogen. With its unique properties and … Read more

Sleepytime herbal tea: Your natural ally for peaceful nights

Sleep, that essential restorative state, takes up almost a third of our lives. Yet many of us struggle every night to get a good night’s rest. In our search fora natural solution, we’ve come across the following herbal tea Sérénité Sommeil Herboristerie Iphyma combination of traditional plants designed to soothe sleep disorders. This article invites … Read more

Cordyceps: The miraculous mushroom of traditional and modern medicine

Cordyceps, a treasure trove of traditional Asian medicine, is one of the most popular and fascinating natural remedies. Also known as Cordyceps sinensis and nicknamed “winter insect, summer herb” because of its unique life cycle, this fungus develops by parasitising insects. Its rarity and exceptional properties make it a highly sought-after product, particularly among the … Read more

Toxic mushrooms: The little-known dangers of the forest

Mushrooms, with their strange shapes and infinite varieties, are a source of interest for many nature lovers. However, behind their sometimes innocent appearance lie potentially deadly specimens: toxic mushrooms. This article explores the hidden dangers of mushrooms and their serious impact on health. We look at how to identify toxic mushrooms and their effects on … Read more

Poisonous plants: A complete guide to avoiding the dangers in your garden

Poisonous plants are a legitimate concern for gardeners, parents and nature lovers alike. Although plants beautify our environment, some can pose a threat to human and animal health. This article looks at the most common plants at risk, the symptoms of poisoning to look out for and preventive measures to protect your family and pets. … Read more

Sweat-producing plants and their role in detoxifying the body

The quest for optimal health and natural well-being often leads us to rediscover nature’s hidden treasures. Among these, sweat-inducing plants occupy a special place in the field of phytotherapy and body detoxification. These plants, which have the remarkable ability to stimulate the production of sweat, play an essential role in eliminating the toxins accumulated in … Read more

Herbal tea of ​​the month for November: Boost your immunity

The immune system helps maintain the integrity of the organism by excluding foreign constituents. Immunity is the ability of an organism to defend itself against any aggression from the external environment (bacteria, virus, fungus, antigen). In autumn and winter, immunity weakens leaving the field free for any type of virus spreading like wildfire, thus becoming a major public health … Read more