Cedar oil: power for the body and mind

Its color is reminiscent of honey, its consistency is viscous and its scent woody with a spicy touch: cedarwood oil, or cedar oil for short, is a versatile oil with a long tradition. The precious essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the wood of cedar. The Moroccan evergreen conifer can reach a height […]

The five elements of TCM

Our entire universe, our world, the nature around us and also our human organism can be assigned to the five elements from the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The five elements or phases of transformation are wood, fire, earth, metal and water. They are directly dependent on each other: The wood nourishes the fire so […]

Why you should only use natural products for your hair

When it comes to hair care, there has been a great deal of rethinking in recent years. Maybe you’re one of the people who always take a look at the ingredients before they buy a product. That’s right, because even substances that we use for external application can enter our bodies through the skin and […]

Every spring is a new beginning:
The transformation phase wood

When nature slowly wakes up again from its hibernation and suddenly sprouts the green from every little crack, it is finally here: the spring. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, spring is the change phase of wood, which begins in February and lasts until the end of April. Just as nature draws new life energy, we too […]

Valuable healing powers from the earth:
The asparagus root

Spargelwurzel

Finally the asparagus season starts again. The supermarkets are already well stocked with the white and green barbecues and we look forward to conjuring up delicious and healthy creations. The asparagus is appreciated by many people not only because of its good taste, but also because of its intrinsic values: With only 20 kilocalories per […]

In harmony with the biorhythm:
The Chinese organ clock

TCM organ clock

We are currently living in the most hectic age of human history. Our daily rhythm is determined by our well-structured everyday life: we get up when we have to go to work – some of them are already at 4 o’clock in the morning, while others may only arrive at 8 o’clock in the evening […]

Cocoa butter: delicately melting pleasure for the skin

Cocoa butter is an indispensable part of confectionery – in high-quality chocolate creations it should not be missing, if they are supposed to shine on the surface silk-matt and melt on the tongue. But also in cosmetic products it is increasingly used as a natural and fragrant ingredient, especially in skin care. Cocoa butter is […]

Divine Beauty:
The name patron of Ashéra Cosmetics

Under the name of Ashéra, our natural cosmetics combine the best of two cultures: traditional Chinese medicine from the East and modern cosmetic research from the West. But how did our brand name “Ashéra” come about? The name was inspired by the Canaanite mother goddess and fertility queen Aschera, also known as Astarte. She is […]