Materia Medica

Articles by Chanchal Cabrera regarding herbs, herbal remedies and treatments etc.

Materia Medica by Body System

Covers materia medica of the digestive, endocrine, immune, urinary, respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems.

Clinical Aromatherapy – the Medicinal Value of Volatile Oils

Volatile oils are complex chemical substances which give scent to the various parts of a plant. On exposure to air or steam they evaporate and are therefore called ‘volatile’ oils.