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5 Herbs You Need to Know About

Adding certain herbs to your day could help bring about a host of a health benefits. Rich in vitamins and high in nutritional value, herb extracts could help you see a real difference to your all-round health and wellness.

But knowing which ones to use, how to use them and their benefits is something not as widely known as it should be.

By getting a better understanding of the health benefits, you can begin to use herbs in exciting new ways and feel great from doing so.

We’ve put together a handy list of 5 herbs you have probably heard of, but may not yet have embraced. Take a look through our list and start to turn around how you use herbs.

Ginkgo Biloba

High in antioxidising qualities, ginkgo biloba is thought to support the brain’s cognitive functions, helping people stay sharp and alert.

Taken from the gingko leaves of the ginkgo tree which is native to parts of Asia, this herb has been used for centuries to tackle a range of health issues. These include eye problems, heart disease, high cholesterol, asthma and high blood pressure.

At Evolution Organics, we stock a selection of products containing ginkgo biloba. We stock food supplements, blends with other vitamins, and sprays that allow you to start to benefit from the natural goodness of ginkgo biloba.


Ginseng is known for its stimulating effects and energy boosting capabilities. Ginseng helps balance our adrenal glands and release the optimum levels of cortisol, allowing us to focus more clearly.

Ginseng has also been used to help lower blood pressure and protect against heart disease.

Our selection of Ginseng products includes sprays and capsules from Dr Mercola, blends from Terranova and tinctures from Nutri Advanced.

We also stock a host of great tasting Ginseng teas. Why not try Wholistic Red Ginseng or Matcha Green tea from Pukka and add some Ginseng to your day in a tasty way?

Evolution Organics also offers Cordycep Mushroom Elixir Mix from Four Sigmatic that is high in Ginseng, as well as vitalising capsules from Pukka.

Oregano Oil

Derived from the leaves and flowers of the oregano herb, oregano oil has long been used as a way to tackle colds, sinus infections and many more ailments.

At Evolution Organics, we stock a great range of products packed with this vitalising herb, including Oreganol Juice, softgels, capsules and even a minty toothpaste from North American Herb & Spice.

We also stock oregano oils from Nature’s Answer, Organixx and Dr Mercola, and many more oregano products, so there’s no reason not to add oregano to your life.


Cumin is high in zinc, iron and potassium, meaning it can have a positive effect on your blood pressure, heart rate and bone health. Additionally, this herb is renowned for its ability to help regulate digestion.

Cumin works really well in meals and is certainly a herb that should be considered when looking to add some healthy substances to your food.

We stock a selection of oils, capsules and other products rich in cumin, offering is a fine way to boost your internal health and add some new flavours in the kitchen.

Wild Rosemary

Another plant used historically to help tackle colds, flus, and stomach ailments, wild rosemary is rich in oxygenated compounds and contains substances that are not found in traditional rosemary oil.

At Evolution Organics, we stock essence of wild rosemary extract from North American Herb & Spice. This can be used as a dietary supplement in teas or added to juice or water.

Add Herbs to Your Day

By adding herbs to your day-to-day, you and your family could benefit from a host of health benefits and make a positive change in your life. So don’t put off any longer – find the perfect herb product for you within our online organic shop and start your journey towards enhanced health and wellness.

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More About The Author - Henry Maitland

Henry Maitland I've been working in the health and fitness world and have been studying related subjects for over 20 years.I started out studying sports science and human biology in 1994 and went on to qualify and work as a masseur in 1996 than as a personal trainer in 2001.I then went on to qualify as a CHEK practitioner and Holistic Lifestyle Coach in 2002. These are both multi stage qualifications and I spent ten years working my way through the more advanced levels and the epic reading lists that go with them. I still have Chek level 4 to look forward to and in the coming years plan to travel to San Diego and finish the journey.I took a brief break from my studies with the CHEK institute in 2007 to qualify as a St John's certified Neuromuscular Therapist and returned in 2008 and 2009 to complete the level 3 CHEK certifications.4 years ago I started studying with the four winds institute of energy medicine in America which is formed from the ancient shamanic healing techniques of the South American Q'ero Indians. This combined with the works of David; R Hawkins MD brought together for me the most extraordinary revelation as to dynamics of true health and wellness.I continue to read and study on my own path guided by those that I have studied with previously as I continue my research in to the many subjects that form the health equation.I have been running my own business, Core Evolution, for the last 12 years. I spend the majority of my time taking people through advanced holistic rehabilitation programmes and work on all areas of the Evolution Cycle of health (although not at the same time!)I very much hope I can share some of what I have discovered with you through the Evolution Organics blog.In health, chi, and happiness.Henry Maitland C.H.E.K practitioner level 3 St Johns Certified Neuromuscular therapist levels 1-8 C.H.E.K HLC level 3 C.H.E.K certified golf biomechanic ITEC certified Remedial masseur Shamanic healer - The four winds institute

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