Yarrow

What is Yarrow? The scientific name of yarrow is Achillea millefolium. Yarrow is grown in downy perennial of pastures, roadsides and waste places, from June until November. It belongs to the family Asteraceae. Yarrow was also known as herbal militaris for its use in stopping the flow of blood from injuries. Yarrow is in myth and legend; it … Continue reading Yarrow

Frankincense (Beswellia Carterii or Boswellia sacra tree)

The name Frankincense is derived from the term "franc encens" which is French for "high quality incense." "franc" means "pure" and "encens" comes from "to burn." It was considered a "pure incense" and known to be the most desirable of the incenses. The aroma is woody, earthy and spicy. Boswellia sacra tree Tear-shaped droplets Frankincense … Continue reading Frankincense (Beswellia Carterii or Boswellia sacra tree)