According to the Traditional Chinese Medicine, fennel is warm in nature. It helps digestion, eases menstrual cramps and abdominal distention. It is said that fennel seed is an aid to weight loss.
Bitter orange has an evergreen tree which has leathery, dark green leaves ,fragrant white blossom and orange fruit. Its blossoms have anti anxiety and calming effect. It is also beneficial for digestion and can help bloating and stomach ache.
Bitter orange peel has a tangy bitter taste and is good for bloating and depression. Consuming grounded dried orang peel with water can help nausea and vomiting.
Quince is a yellow pear-shaped sweet-smelling fruit. It is a source of vitamin A, B and C.
Lemon Verbena grows as a shrub, has strongly scented lance-shaped leaves and clusters of tubular, pale green to mauve flowers.
Using lemon verbena as a herbal tea helps to have a better digestion and it can reduce bloating. It also has a relaxing effect therefore is a good drink for the evening time.
Traditionally mallow is used as an immune enhancer, mild laxative and diuretic. It is a source of vitamin A. Mallow also as an antibacterial property and can be used for common cold, cough, inflammation of mouth or throat. Also it can help skin irritation and skin burn, ulcers and sores.
Mallow has a sweetish bland taste.
According to the traditional medicine lavender acts as an antidepressant. It can help tension headache and migraine , depression and insomnia. Lavender also has antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
Borage soothes respiratory problems and can stop coughing . The flowers encourage sweating and also have relaxing property. Borage nourishes kidneys and is a diuretic herb. Using borage can also help lessen stress, mental exhaustion and depression.