Essence Herbal Glossary

ESSENCE CBD incorporates all-natural formulas of exotic herbalism blends, enriched with aromatic compounds, and proven to help our patients find relief for multiple ailments. Check out the ESSENCE Herbal Glossary to learn more about our favorite herbs, aromatherapies, and add-ins.

Aloe Vera

It contains healthful plant compounds and is known to assist in healing burns and rashes.

Species: Succulent Asphodelaceae
Description: Thick, fleshy green to grey color.
Aroma: Bitter, Acidic, Sweet

Ashwagandha

Withania Somnifera is an ancient medicinal herb that helps to increase muscle mass, reduce cortisol levels, and holds anti-cancer properties.

Species: Solanaceae Family
Description: Fair, small shrub with green flowers and red berries.
Aroma: Bitter, Sweet, Berry

Cannabis

Known for its therapeutic benefits and contains hundreds, and counting, of cannabinoid compounds to assist patients with numerous ailments including pain management, inflammation, and appetite stimulation.

Species: Cannabaceae
Description: Bright green leaves with 5 or 7 leaflets and flowering tops with sticky resin.
Aroma: Earthy, Piney, Sweet

Cayenne

Great metabolism booster and helps to aid in proper digestive health.

Species:Capisum Annumm
Description: Dried rep pungent chili pods.
Aroma: Spicy, Peppery, Sweet

Chamomile

Commonly used for blending into herbal infusions to help promote sleep, treat insomnia, aid with nausea and stomach aches, and reduce cramps and spasms.

Species: Asteraceae
Description: Daisy-like plant with white petals and a yellow center.
Aroma: Earthy, Floral, Sweet

Comfrey

Natural exterior pain reliever, used for alleviation of wounds, scars, sprains, and arthritis.

Species: Symphytum
Description: Small green shrub with clusters of purple, blue, and white flowers.
Aroma: Fresh, Earthy, Piney

Elder-berry

Used for hundreds of years for its immunity-boosting properties, and as a natural remedy for overcoming sickness and the common flu.

Species: Adoxaceae
Description: Small shrub with white flowers and dark purple fruits.
Aroma: Tart, Tangy, Bitter

Frankincense

Considered to be the highest quality, and most desirable of incense resins, as it helps to strengthen the respiratory system as well as assist with skin protection.

Species: Burseraceae Family
Description: Aromatic resin obtained from Boswellia trees.
Aroma: Woody, Spicy, Earthy

Ginger

Known as Zingiber Officinale, consumption has multiple benefits including improving digestion, nausea, and lowering the risk of cancer.

Species: Zingiberaceae Family
Description: Brown underground stem with a pale yellow scented center.
Aroma: Peppery, Woody, Citrus

Green Tea

Natural probiotic, loaded with antioxidants and holds benefits to help with detoxing, weight loss, and energy.

Species: Camellia Sinensis
Description: Small-leafed green shrub found native to China in sunny, cool climates.
Aroma: Bittersweet, Floral, Buttery

Hibiscus

A flavorful herb used to help fight bacteria and boost liver health.

Species: Malvaceae Mallow Family
Description: Smooth lobed red leaves covered in trichomes.
Aroma: Modest fragrance

Lavender

Used primarily for its calming properties and suggested for relief from anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness.

Species: Lavandula
Description: Small branches with grey/green leaves and long purple flowering shoots.
Aroma: Sweet, Fresh, Berry

Liquorice

Known as Glycyrrhiza Glabra, has been used for ages as a natural soothing remedy for toothaches, stomach aches and holds antibacterial functions.

Species: Glycyrrhiza Legume Family
Description: Made from the roots of the perennial herb.
Aroma: Sweet, Bitter, Earthy

Neem

Used to assist with eye disorders, stomach conditions, oral conditions, and works as a potent antibacterial.

Species: Mahogany Meliaceae Family
Description: Medium-sized leaves with smooth yellow-green drupe.
Aroma: Bitter, Grassy, Sweet

Peppermint

A great herb for congestion relief, bacterial infections and may improve sleep when consumed before bed.

Species: Mentha Balsamea Wild
Description: Small green leaves cross-bred between watermint and spearmint.
Aroma: Fresh, Minty, Calming

Red Panax Ginseng

An aphrodisiac root is known to increase brain function, reduce blood sugar, and increase energy.

Species: Panax Family
Description: Red or White root cultivated in various mountainsides in Asia.
Aroma: Earthy, Bitter

Sage

An antioxidant herb used to protect against certain cancers and supports oral care and proper brain health.

Species: Salvia Officinalis Mint Family
Description: Grayish-greenish, velvet leaves from the evergreen shrub.
Aroma: Leathery, Lavender, Earthy

Tamarindus Indica

Indigenous to Africa and favored for its antioxidant properties that help alleviate inflammation, and protect against cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Species: Leguminous Family
Description: Pod-Like fruit that contains a brown, edible pulp.
Aroma: Sweet, Tangy, Spicy