This is a guide for herbs and plants that may help you with your health ailments and conditions. This is a short list compared to many medicinal plants.
The FDA calls kratom, a popular alternative medicine, an opioid. The herb was associated with 44 deaths. Are you aware of what you are taking as an herbal supplement?
Native to many countries, bistort is an excellent food source. It also contains many healing properties.
The sweet wormwood is a plant that produces a chemical called artemisinin. This is a great treatment for malaria, although there are signs of resistance to the drug.
Pine is one of my favorite winter wild edibles. It is packed with nutrients, one of which is Vitamin C. They smell like oranges when you cut the needles away. It's a bit of work, but worth it!
Foraging for wild edibles can be a very rewarding skill to learn. Find out how to recognize Mountain Bluebells below.
Thyme is an aromatic and tasty herb. Thyme oil contains thymol, which may be a potent bacteria and fungi killer and may also have other health benefits.
The fruits of rose plants are called hips. The hips are very nutritious and are especially rich in vitamin C. They are flavourful and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Plantain, how do you use it? Here's my 5 favorite ways to prepare plantain for medicinal use including tincture, poultice, tea etc. Plus over 20 ways this common weed offers relief!
Comfrey is a beautiful herb with many medicinal properties that helps with many medical issues. Here we discuss the plant, how to use it and what it can do to help you remain healthy.
Do you suffer from anxiety, depression, or paranoia? Do you feel the stress of everyday life growing out of your control? This can be caused by chemicals in your brain being thrown out of whack, and St. John's Wort can help you there.
Cloves are a tasty spice that enhances the taste of food. Clove oil may help toothaches, but the oil and the eugenol that it contains may also cause health problems.
It is very important to know which parts of a plant can be used for medicinal healing. It is also important to know how to properly dry and store them.
Kratom has become a controversial topic over the last few years. There are two sides to the argument: one party suggests that kratom is deadly, the other suggests it is a miracle plant.
Keeping fennel seeds on hand means you can make tea whenever you want. Here's the easiest way to make it without any grinding, chopping, or pounding.
What kitchen does not have a supply of spices? Made from different parts of plants such as roots, stems, seeds and bark, spices bring many health benefits that your body needs.