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Arnica

The Arnica plant is a perennial, herbaceous plant grouped in the sunflower family. Arnica’s name may be derived from the Greek root -arni, “lamb”, — referring to it’s soft, hairy leaves. The more prevalent species of Arnica occurs mostly in the temperate regions of western North America. Arnica plants have deep-rooted stems that are typically … More Arnica

Rosemary

The botanical name for rosemary is Rosmarinus officinalis. Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with aromatic, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers. Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean region. Rosemary is a member of the mint family which includes a number of herbs. The name “rosemary” is derived from the Latin roots … More Rosemary

Juniper Berries

Juniper berries are the female seed cones produced by various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with fleshy and merged scales, giving it a berry-like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially Juniperus communis, are used as a spice, particularly in European cuisine. Juniper berries also give … More Juniper Berries