The Anise plant has been used for centuries to treat a number a health conditions. Their seeds were so valuable in the East, they were used to pay taxes. These very seeds can treat many conditions, from low sex drive to digestion problems. Anise is from the carrot family and it can grow up to […]

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Chamomile is an herb that many people are familiar with, though they may not be familiar with its properties and abilities. The flowers themselves have slight sedative properties that enhances the quality of your sleep and provides relaxation. Many parents find that the flower can help ease teething and colic in their babies, as well […]

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Chest congestion is caused by a buildup of fluids, both inside and around your lungs. It can lead to uncomfortable symptoms, such as a tightness in the chest that can make breathing into a chore. Other symptoms include bloody phlegm, shortness of breath, coughing, runny nose, crackling noise when breathing, body aches and fever, among […]

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Wild Parsley (Portulaca Oleracea) or purslane, is a succulent herb that is widely used and recommended by many Jamaican Herbalists. It has succulent stems and leaves packed with vitamins and minerals. This herb is excellent in boosting the immune system, cleansing the colon, and has many other medicinal benefits. It is great to add to […]

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Cleansing your blood is highly important, particularly for those who prefer the alternative health route. Blood cleansing provides huge benefits in general health, as well as preventing cancer. There are many amazing herbs and foods that serve as high quality blood cleansers, and can be used to give your system a boost. Blood Cleansing Herbs […]

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There are a lot of different herbs that grow naturally and have many medicinal uses. The following list isn’t exhaustive and doesn’t provide all of the herbs in the world. Herbs and Their Uses A Aconite is praised as an effective herbal treatment for ailments such as immune deficiency, heart palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, fevers, labor […]

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Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a commonly used herb, though mainly in the kitchen. However, it offers valuable healing properties that can greatly enhance your body’s ability to protect itself. This delicious plant has been proven to be effective on inflammation, detoxification of the body, infection and many common ailments. It provides stress relief, acne elimination, […]

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Since the 1940’s, certain herbs and foods have been used to protect our bodies from disease and infection. They can build up your immune system, boost your digestive system, strengthen your gut bacteria, shut down parasites and more. Since we’ve been developing antibiotics, bacteria and bugs have evolved to resist them. However, they can’t develop […]

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Pau D’arco has been actively used for centuries, potentially predating the Inca. It hails from a canopy tree that can only be grown in tropical regions, such as South America. It’s been known to treat numerous conditions, strengthen the immune system, treat ailments, detox the liver and promote your overall health. The bark, leaves and […]

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Many people look at dandelions as annoying weeds that take up space in the yard. However, they provide a number of health benefits that should push them into the category of ‘beloved plant’. There are a number of ways to use dandelions to improve your health and even treat certain chronic health problems. These roots […]

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What comes to mind when you think of herbs? Most people might name off cooking herbs, like rosemary or basil, maybe Jasmine and tarragon. The more common herbs can be found in almost any kitchen cabinet. These common herbs only make up a small segment of the various botanicals in the world. Underrated Healing Herbs […]

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You don’t need to douse your body with dangerous and addictive pharmaceuticals. Prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications are expensive and full of chemicals, with horrible side effects. Nature has provided everything we need to survive and thrive to live a healthy life. We all suffer through different ailments in life, like headaches, stomach pains, joint […]

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Going to the grocery store to scour the endless herbal tea selection is one way to get your fix for what ails you, or you can make some fresh from home, in the formulas you desire, the taste, and save your body a lot of chemical processing. Herbal teas nourish the body in endless ways, […]

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