Artichoke is composed of inulin (prebiotic), which is why it promotes the proliferation of good bacteria in the colon, which is beneficial for the digestive system but also for the immune system.
The sea buckthorn
Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) is a shrub that produces orange berries. In Europe (Russia) and Asia (China), where its origins lie, they have been consumed for hundreds of years. The seeds of sea buckthorn berries are rich in essential fatty acids. The pulp of these seeds contains palmitoleic or omega-7 fatty acids.
The ascophyllum (nodosum)
Ascophyllum helps to promote digestion and keep the liver healthy. Regular consumption of ascophyllum limits bloating, promotes transit and helps to regulate cholesterol levels in the body.
Hawthorn has been known since ancient times, even by some prehistoric peoples. It is known to treat rather mild heart problems such as palpitations or heart failure. This plant is also effective in treating anxiety, insomnia and mild sleep disorders or menopausal disorders.
Bacopa has been part of the pharmacopoeia of Ayurveda (traditional Indian medicine) for nearly 3,000 years. The ancient Ayurvedic writings recommended it to treat various conditions affecting the intellect or the central nervous system: anxiety, cognitive disorders, attention problems, depression, epilepsy, etc.
The European tradition has made it a highly appreciated medicinal plant, particularly for its depurative properties. It is also sweaty, diuretic, choleretic, antidiabetic, antibiotic, topical, antivenomous. Its use in diabetes is explained by its richness in inulin, a complex sugar that diabetics can assimilate.
Vitamin B8 (or Biotin) is a water-soluble vitamin that helps maintain normal hair and stimulates hair growth. It is present in dry yeast, liver, kidney, egg (yellow), mushrooms, beans and lentils.
Calcium is by far the most abundant mineral in the body. It is the main component of bones and teeth. It also plays an important role in blood clotting, maintaining blood pressure and contracting muscles, including the heart.
Chicory is used as a medicinal plant, long before it is consumed as a coffee substitute. At the same time tonic, depurative and slightly laxative, it helps to fight gastric disorders and other indigestion. It also has a positive effect on the biliary system, as well as prebiotic properties in the intestine. Finally, one of the components of its root, inulin, is of particular interest to researchers.
The poppy petal contains alkaloids that have a remarkable effect on sleep disorders in adults and children. They have a sedative effect that makes nervousness, anxiety and emotionality disappear. Thanks to its gentle action without any risk of addiction, the poppy is recommended for everyone, including the elderly and children. Alkaloids also have antitussive properties, increased by the presence of very softening mucilag
Close relative of vitamin K by its chemical structure, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also an antioxidant, i.e. it protects the body from damage caused by free radicals (oxidative stress). This coenzyme, which acts as a vitamin in the body, activates energy production at the cellular level. All physiological processes that require energy expenditure require CoQ10.
Copper is necessary for the formation of red blood cells and several hormones. It also contributes to the fight against free radicals, which are harmful to the body.
Fennel is known to treat digestive disorders. It helps to fight against dyspepsia, flatulence, lack of appetite or aerophagia and to stimulate the colon muscles.
This active ingredient of plant origin, derived from the root of konjac, is a dietary fibre which, in the presence of a liquid, absorbs up to 100 times its volume of water, takes on volume in the stomach and gives a feeling of satiety.
Keratin is a protein synthesized and used as a main component of skin, hair and hair, nails and tooth enamel. It is produced by keratinocytes, cells found in the deep layer of the epidermis. This protein plays a decisive role because it is the cement of the hair, which gives it its strength.
Magnesium contributes to the health of teeth and bones, the functioning of the immune system and muscle contraction. It also plays a role in the production of energy as well as in the transmission of nerve impulses.
Lemon balm is a plant known since ancient Greece and used for its benefits against stress, insomnia and overwork. It is known to have antispasmodic, antiviral, digestive and antianxiety properties. It is used in the treatment of nervous disorders, intestinal and gastric problems.
The bitter orange tree
Orange leaves are for their virtues to reduce nervousness in both adults and children. They are mild sedatives with calming and anxiolytic properties. Rich in flavonoids (flavanones and flavanols) and alkaloids, the leaves of the bitter orange tree have, according to fairly recent scientific research, an antioxidant activity and an anti-inflammatory potential.
Nettle is a plant with many virtues, which act on the whole metabolism. Its leaves have diuretic properties and reduce joint pain, while its root treats many disorders.
In traditional use, field horsetail is used to strengthen brittle nails and brittle hair, as well as to prevent bone loss or help heal strains or fractures. Here again, the plant's silica content would explain its therapeutic properties: this trace element plays an important role in maintaining and renewing connective tissue and it would facilitate the fixation of calcium in the bones.
Sage comes from the shores of the Mediterranean. Pharaohs already used it as food and medicine. It contains antioxidants and rosmarinic acid, which would contribute to its neuro-protective and anti-inflammatory action.
Known since ancient times for their virtues, green tea leaves contain caffeine, which increases energy metabolism and fat oxidation. Green tea helps to fight excess weight and promotes renal elimination of water.
The lime tree
Lime blossom is a natural "tranquilizer". It reduces stress and improves anxiety and sleep disorders. It also helps to reduce blood pressure and has diuretic effects. In addition, it relieves digestive disorders such as spasms and cold symptoms.
Vitamin A, or retinol, is one of the fat-soluble vitamins essential to the body. It is found as retinol in mammals and as provitamin A (beta carotene) in plants. Its actions in the body help, among other things, to preserve visual acuity and strengthen the immune system.
Vitamin B2, also called riboflavin, is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in many metabolisms. In particular, it plays a key role in maintaining normal skin and protects cells against oxidative stress.
Vitamin of the B complex, vitamin B12, or cobalamin, is a red crystalline compound that has earned it the nickname "red vitamin". The name cobalamin refers to its cobalt content, unique among vitamins. Cobalamin is essential for growth, cell division, proper functioning of all cells in the body and balance of the nervous system.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. It is found in many fruits (orange, kiwi, mango) but also in vegetables (red pepper, broccoli). It is well known to help reduce fatigue. But it also has other benefits. It contributes to the normal formation of collagen and protects cells against oxidative stress.
Of vegetable origin, vitamin E helps to fight oxidative stress, which is responsible for the signs of skin ageing.
An essential trace element, it protects the cells against oxidative stress and helps maintain normal hair: for radiant, sublimated and shiny hair.