real flowering valerian with green stem

Valerian: For restlessness, sleep problems and exam anxiety Since ancient times, valerian has been an integral part of the naturopathic medical arsenal in our latitudes as a great medicinal plant. It experienced its absolute climax in the Middle Ages. There it was considered a polychrome and was prescribed for a myriad of ailments. Some of these medieval indications are no longer common today, but [...]


white and red halved onions

Onion: the miracle healing plant that everyone has at home The onion is one of the oldest cultivated plants of mankind and has been cultivated and used for more than 5000 years. In early antiquity, the onion was even used as a means of payment. Since the onion as a spice plant is a constant throughout human history, it was also used as a medicinal plant [...]


purple blossom of aconite against green background

Storm-herb: The medicinal plant for flu-like infections Storm-herb is one of the most important medicinal plants we have and also the most poisonous plant that can be found in our latitudes. 'Nomen est Omen' is truly the program here, because the ferocity of this plant is unparalleled. In mythology, it is said that aconite grew on the earth where [...]


sundew with green leaves

Sundew: the carnivorous medicinal plant Sundew is a medicinal plant that has not been used by medicine for too long. Sporadically, the sundew is mentioned already in the late Middle Ages, but it never reached fame. Only since the investigations of Darwin in the second half of the 19.Jhdts. one became attentive on the sundew. Until this [...]

Siberian rhubarb

flowering rhapontic rhubarb

Siberian rhubarb: vegetable with hormones The Siberian rhubarb is a relative of the kitchen vegetables we know. However, its homeland is Siberia and it has a special feature: Some of its ingredients have a hormone-like effect! Especially the ladies plagued by menopause should take notice here, because this plant is a real alternative to synthetic hormone replacement therapies, as it is [...]

Lemon balm

Green serrated leaves of lemon balm

Lemon balm: The fine among the medicinal plants Lemon balm is one of the most important medicinal plants we have! Its balancing and calming effect makes it an excellent medicinal plant for issues affecting the nervous system. However, there are several plants of this. However, medicinal plants that are additionally given such enormous importance in gynecology are not many. [...]


purple flower of gray haired rockrose

Cistus: Important natural remedy for colds Cistus is an important medicinal plant and will probably become even more important in the age of viruses. In its countries of origin in the Mediterranean region, it has been used for centuries as an important herb against infections, both externally and internally. Known in our country is especially the tea of Cretan cistus, which is often [...]


Horsetail against dark background

Horsetail: Expectorant for detoxification Horsetail or horsetail is a plant that we like to find along riverbanks or dammed, wet meadows. Its upright, structured growth immediately catches our eye and gives us much indication of its character. When you touch it, you feel its hard, mineral cover. It contains a lot of silica, which makes it [...]

Wild jasmine

wild jasmine yellow blossom

Wild jasmine: strengthening effect for the nerves Wild jasmine is an impressive climbing plant. It can grow up to several meters in height and forms dense bushes. The wild jasmine contains some toxic alkaloids, which turn out differently toxic for different people, as there are genetic dispositions that can break down the poison very well, others [...]

Wild cardoon

Wild cardoon flower

Wild cardoon: natural support for elimination Wild cardoon is one of the oldest cultivated plants in Europe and plays an important role in history. Since man began to process sheep wool his history is directly tied to that of the cardoon. The cardoon has a brush-like, piston-shaped head, which is ideal for removing the fine wool fibers [...]