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.
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!
Native to many countries, bistort is an excellent food source. It also contains many healing properties.
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!
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 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?
Ginseng has been known to the Chinese since prehistoric times. It's widespread popularity is a mixture of real benefits and some tall claims. It is useful to know it's history, benefits and dangers.
St. John's Wort is a powerful medicinal herb that can treat a number of issues, though you likely know it best for its use as an anti-depressant. You need to be careful though. Just as with any medicine this herb can be a poison in the wrong dosage.
Anxiety, stress, and panic attacks take a toll on our mental and physical health. Learn how you can stop anxiety naturally.
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.
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.
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.
Foraging for wild edibles can be a very rewarding skill to learn. Find out how to recognize Mountain Bluebells below.
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.
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.
These are some herbs and stones you can use during pregnancy, labor and childbirth to aid in an easier and more peaceful process.