Anise – healing with the sweetness of space

Anise (Pimpinella anisum) is an old healing plant of the Mediterranean, already used by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans against digestive and bronchial problems. Pythagoras, Heraclite of Ephesus and Plinius mention Anise in their scriptures. Medicine in the Middle Ages puts Anise among the dry and hot plants – meaning those which heal digestive problems…

Understanding the Spiritual Side of Distillation

Understanding the spiritual side of distillation Herbs release their essential oils only through special processes of extraction. We have to use either steam at boiling temperature, or pressure at supercritical levels (CO2 extraction), or solvants as chemical separating agents. … and the lower the pressure in distillation the less temperature you need … Distillation =…

Energizing Actings on Parkinson’s Disease

Thoughts on Parkinson´s Disease Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative pathology characterised by the loss of dopaminergic neurons, mainly in the substantia nigra pars compacta, and the resulting depletion of the neurotransmitter dopamine (DA), which leads to motor performance decrement. Although the exact cause of neuron loss in PD is not known, evidence points to…