If you’re a novice herbalist looking to expand your knowledge, you will want to have a small library of legitimate, well-known herbal books to turn to. Of course, the internet is full of advice and knowledge, and can usually be very helpful. However, it can require a decent amount of time and effort digging through […]

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Bronchitis is an infection of the bronchial tubes, which are located between the nasal passage and the lungs. It is characterized by a cough with mucus, difficulty breathing, congestion, muscle ache, and fever, and it can be acute or chronic. Bronchitis Symptoms  The signs and symptoms of acute bronchitis or chronic bronchitis may include: Fatigue […]

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Lemon balm is starting to get more attention for its medicinal and health benefits, and for good reason. It gets its name from its natural lemon-y scent, and is easy to find in many grocery and health-food stores. Lemon Balm Benefits  Below you’ll find some of the amazing benefits of and uses for lemon balm. […]

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Wormwood (artemisia absinthium) is infamous for its bitter taste and being an ingredient in Absinthe. However, wormwood is also rich in medicinal and healing properties, and has been used to treat a variety of ailments throughout the ages. Tea, extracts, and oil are the most common forms that wormwood is found in. What is Wormwood? […]

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The black walnut tree is abundant in eastern United States and some parts of Canada. The flowers and nut of this tree are harvested and used for many medicinal purposes. The nuts themselves are eaten as harvested and often included in many dishes such as chicken, ice cream, salads, and desserts. Uses of Black Walnut […]

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Celiac disease is finally getting the attention it deserves and is being taken seriously by more than just the 3,000,000 people affected by it. In a healthy body, the good bacteria (flora) overpower the bad bacteria (yeast) and keep the bad stuff in check. When somebody suffers from celiac disease, there is a yeast overgrowth […]

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Tulsi Tea (also known as Holy Basil tea) originated from Southern Asia. It has been used in traditional medicine for centuries and is found in two varieties: Krishna (reddish leaves) or Rama (green leaves). Regardless of which type or form (dried, fresh, or powdered) Tulsi tea is full of health benefits. Health Benefits of Tulsi […]

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Many of us may be welcoming the cooler weather and the sweaters, hot chocolate and glowing fireplaces that come along with it. However, the end of summer and dip in temperature also signals the start of flu season. While there are shelves stocked full of flu remedies, many are expensive and ineffective. Herbs for Flu […]

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Diet can be a major factor in your health, for good and for bad. If you’re trying to protect your brain and improve your memory, there are some foods that will help you do just that. Whether you suffer from Alzheimer’s, are trying to prevent Alzheimer’s or dementia, or simply just want to keep your […]

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Goji berries are natives of Tibet and have been used there for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Tibetans swear by the fruit to deliver long life and lasting health. Goji berries are rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals, and their health benefits can range from improving eyesight to lowering cholesterol. Health […]

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Parsley is often overlooked as just a garnish. However, this little plant on your plate can pack a pretty powerful nutrition punch. Parsley has long been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. Read on to learn about just some of the health benefits of parsley. Strengthens the Immune System Parsley is […]

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic inflammatory condition that results in extreme pain in the joints and muscles, as well as fatigue and indigestion. Doctors used to dismiss all claims of fibromyalgia and attributed the pain and discomfort to be all in one’s head. Research now shows that there is indeed some level of miscommunication going on […]

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Bayberry is one of many plants in the genus Myrica, which grows wild in every continent except Australia and Antarctica. Common names for the plant include the Bay-rum tree, Sweet Gale, Wax-myrtle, and Candleberry. The plant will grow as either a deciduous or evergreen shrub, depending upon the specific species. Bayberry’s fruit is generally small […]

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It’s no secret that women tend to naturally have a lower libido and sex drive than men. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Often times, women are just too distracted or stressed and have a hard time relaxing their minds for long enough to think about their sexual health. Fortunately, for those women […]

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Wintergreen essential oil is well respected for its medicinal benefits, especially by those that suffer from arthritis and/or gout. However, it is useful for so many other applications, which makes it one of those go-to essential oils that everyone should have. Benefits of  Wintergreen Essential Oil Read on to learn about the various uses for […]

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Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection of the vagina, and it can be extremely uncomfortable. Some of the symptoms include increased vaginal discharge, odor, and itching, of the vagina, and/or pain while urinating. Experts aren’t exactly sure what causes the infection, but anything that can affect the pH or good vs bad bacteria ratio of […]

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