There was a time, long before Louis Pasteur discovered antibiotics when people had nothing but plants to help when they had colds. Take the Vinevida voyage of discovery to experience what medicine men and women around the world have relied upon when their villagers have begun to sniffle.
Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
The Australian government deemed the research into this plant to be so important that producers of the oil were exempted from fighting in the Second World war so troops would have adequate supplies.
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)
Eucalyptus interacts with the respiratory system in the most delightful way. Breathing the vapors of this ‘Blue Gum’ with a blocked nose is like opening the curtains to let the sunshine stream in.
Lemon Eucalyptus (Corymbia citriodora)
It’s lemon and it’s eucalyptus, what’s not to love? On days when you feel under the weather, it’s the brightest most vibrant tonic there is. Truly, lemon eucalyptus is Sunshine on a Rainy Day.
Copaiba balsam (Copaifera officinalis)
From the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Copaiba is an extraordinary tree that fills with a rich liquid resin, making it look pregnant! It is tapped similarly to how maple syrup is taken.
Cedarwood (Himalayan) (Cedrus deodara)
Imagine leaning against a cedarwood’s incredibly straight trunk, looking across soaring Himalayan peaks, topped with light fluffy clouds. Gorgeous quietness and solitude, captured into the roots of this Heavenly tree.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Bees bask in the sunshine, on thyme grown on the sides of Grecian hills. Its exquisite scent still restores equilibrium, just as it did two millennia ago when used by history’s earliest physicians.