Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil is a natural herbal supplement derived from the seed of the evening primrose plant (there are about 145 different species in the genus Oenothera). Oenothera plants contain fatty acids that are metabolized to prostaglandins which have anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects..  In foods, evening primrose oil is used as a dietary source of… Read More Evening Primrose Oil

Witch Hazel

What is Witch Hazel? Witch hazel is a deciduous bush or small tree reaching about 6 m in height found in damp woods throughout most of North America. It is a topical astringent derived from the bark and leaves of Hamamelis virginiana, the common or North American witch-hazel shrub. The leaf, bark, and twigs are… Read More Witch Hazel

Yellow Fever

What is Yellow Fever Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. Yellow fever virus (YFV) is a single-stranded RNA virus that belongs to the genus Flavivirus. The “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. The virus is endemic in tropical areas of Africa and Latin… Read More Yellow Fever