Herbs have a lot more active ingredients than just only etheric oils

ACTIVE INGREDITENTS OF HERBS

  • etheric oils
  • bitter substances
  • pigments
  • tanning agents
  • pectins
  • salicin
  • saponins
  • mucilage

Etheric oils are wonderful and a big part of active ingredients in herbal medicine. But herbs have so much more to offer, this is why using a whole herb in form of tea, tincture or bath is an optimal way to use the healing effects of herbs.