Tea Tree, scientifically referred to as Melaleuca Alternifolia, is also called by
many other names: Cajeput Tree, Melaleuca and Manuka. Tea Trees belong from the plant
genus known as Myrtaceae. Given the essential oil extract from the Tea Tree, it cleanses
us from many bacterial forms, which includes nail fungus. In fact, a study involving
117 patients tends to show that Tea Tree oil extracts very good treatment to fungal
infections, particularly those described as toenail onychomycosis. The tea tree oil
extracts are also made to cure many other external disorders like abrasions and cuts,
acne, burns, candida and yeast infections.
Almond Almonds (or Sweet Almonds to some) apparently refer to the scientific terms
Prunus Dulcis or Prunus Amygdalus. Almonds are made to form part of the chocolate
preparations. Chocolates and almonds when mixed up complement the taste of the people
with great passions for sweets. Aside from being used as an add-on in chocolate bars,
Almond oil extracts are also said to be very beneficial both as herb and natural
skin care. It is also widely used as a natural skin care herb. Its oil extracts have
been proven to have natural healing effects. Almond oil extracts consist of properties
which are essential in treating nail fungus.
Jojoba, or Jojoba Oil, refers to the wax what is technically known as Simmondsia
Chinensis. Jojoba Oil is not actually oil. It is a wax in form of oil. The wax in
oil form derived from Jojoba is found to have high molecular weight, which makes
it an ideal replacement to the oil extracts from the whale. Jojoba Oil is basically
used as cleansing oil designed to treat nail fungus, skin disorders (like acne) and
may be used as a skin care solution (applied externally). It is also used for grooming.
History shows the American Indians as having a passion for it. They were said to
have used the Jojoba Oil as gel or wax to firm up their hair arrangement.
Lemongrass, scientifically referred to as Cymbopogon Citrates, is also known as a
Culinary Additive, which enhances the aroma of a dish, just like how the Oriental
culinary experts do. Ancient people make use of steamed lemongrass as perfume substitute.
Modern day people make use of its scent for aromatherapy. Lemongrass has been used
for many years to serve a long list of purposes, which includes weight loss and anti-bacterial.
There is however another benefit that most of us probably don?t know - it is an effective
dosage against all forms of external skin disorders caused by bacteria. It is also
a recommended treatment oil for nail fungus.
Olive (or Olive Leaf to some) is also referred to in its scientific term Olea Europaea.
Olive trees may grow as tall as 30 feet but interestingly, only their leaves appear
to have earned the respect of both the ancient people and modern day earthlings.
Olive leaves are symbolic. It connotes peace, superiority, victory and honour. In
the medical aspect, Olive has found its way into the kitchen as a culinary dish enhancer.
It also has therapeutic components capable of treating ailments like nail fungus.
It is made into natural skin care product, oil and heart tonic cordials. It also
helps cure hypertension, breast and prostate cancers.
Clove is scientifically referred to as Eugenia Caryophyllata and Syzygium Aromaticum.
It come from a plant genus known as Myrtaceae. It emits aromatic fragrance, which
seemed to bring relaxing effect. The flower buds of the Clove trees are made into
oil extracts for bacterial arrest. It has properties that tend to kill germs including
fungus, which makes the oil extracts an effective cure to nail fungus. Clove is also
good treatment for bronchitis, diarrhea, neuralgia, scabies, lice, toothache and
ear irritation. It is also used as an insect repellant. Culinary experts also make
use of the Cloves in their food preparation.
Lavender, scientifically referred to as Lavandula Officinalis, is also known by many
other names, which include Common Lavender, Garden Lavender and Spike Lavender. Lavender
flowers are used to treat abrasions, cuts, abscess, burns, acne, yeast infections,
colds, among others. It however found to have effectively addressed even the worse
bacterial infection, specifically that of the nail fungus. It is also a good remedy
for anxiety, stress, tension headaches, migraine, cardiac palpitations and sleeping
disorders. It has also found its way to our kitchen. Lavender flowers are said to
be good culinary ingredient for dishes that require aromatic scent. It is also used
to enhance floral arrangements.
Oregano, scientifically referred to as Origanum Vulgare, is also known as the Power
Herb or Wild Marjoram. Oregano doesn?t grow real big but most of its plant parts
are deemed useful. Among the beneficial plant parts are its leaves, the stems and
essential oil extracted from the plant itself. Oregano oil extracts are extremely
helpful as antibacterial, antiviral, anti-parasitic, antiseptic and antifungal, which
makes it ideal in the treatment of nail fungus and other skin disorders caused by
the proliferation of bacteria. It is also a good immune booster, anti-inflammatory,
anti-cancer, antioxidant, anti-aging and increased blood oxygen levels.
Copaiba, scientifically referred to as Copaifera Officinalis or Copaifera Jacquinii,
is also known by other names which include Balsam Copaiba and Copal. The people of
Brazil used Copaiba since time immemorial as traditional herbal medicine. Its resins
were used as antiseptic and expectorant. Equally notable is the history of Peru?s
ancient medicine, where Copaiba appears to have been in use even before many did.
The most significant and perhaps the most impressive of its uses is the anti-bacterial
properties, which makes it an ideal herb in treating nail fungus, abrasions and cuts,
bladder infections, urinary tract infection, hair loss, cough, eczema and psoriasis.
Garlic, which is also known for its scientific name Allium Sativum, has many other
names which include Clove Garlic and Da Suan. Garlic is a common ingredient in many
food preparations. Unknown to many, while garlic enhances the taste of a dish, it
also brings along a lot of health benefits. As a therapeutic herb, garlic was found
to have the properties that seemed useful in our everyday lives. One of the most
notable uses of garlic is its ability to stabilize heart beat, blood pressure, sugar
level and asthma. Notably, very few knew that garlic has the capability to treat
even external disorders and bacterial diseases like nail fungal infections.