Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) – a symbol of health

The medicinal plant wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) is widely known for all its healing powers and is one of the most valued and long-used medicinal plants. The ancient Greeks considered it a true symbol of health. Although it is a symbol of bitterness, its name comes from the Greek word artemis which means healthy. Legend hasContinue reading “Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) – a symbol of health”

Calendula officinalis – Beautiful medicinal flowers

Calendula is one of the most widely used plants in phytotherapy, folk customs and magic of peoples around the world. In ancient Rome, it was believed that Calendula flowers sprouted on the grave of a vestal who died of grief, unhappily in love with a young Roman man. Science has shown, however, that this wonderfulContinue reading “Calendula officinalis – Beautiful medicinal flowers”