Mushrooms have a history of defying simple categorization. With unique biological and botanical characteristics, mushrooms mystify us, especially their inherent medicinal value for the immune system.
Bitter gourd or bitter melon has bitter medicinal principles. Dry powder, fruit juice and extracts containing Momordica, Cucurbitacin and Charatin are now available in capsules and tablets. Grow Momordica in your garden to harvest from home.
Rose plants produce hips after the flowers are fertlized. The hips are very nutritious and are rich in vitamin C. They are flavourful and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Can herbal supplements reduce your risk of developing cancer? Should healthy people focus more on herbs and lifestyle changes for cancer prevention?
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!
Harvest and roast your own dandelion roots, juice your ginger and dry the pulp, and try this cold and flu prevention supplement.
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.
Thyme is an aromatic and tasty herb. Thyme oil contains a chemical called thymol and has killed bacteria and fungi in the lab. It may have health benefits.
What is the "leaf of life"? The leaf of life, also known as the Goethe plant, is an alternative remedy for respiratory conditions.
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.
Ginger is a miraculous medicinal spice with anti-inflammatory, aphrodisiac, antiviral and analgesic properties. Due to its ability to treat various diseases, it was named Vishwabhesaja (the universal medicine) by ancient Ayurvedic sages in India. Want to know more? Let's explore in detail.
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?
The Butterfly pea flower or Clitoria ternatea has been used for centuries in ancient Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic healing practices. Contemporarily, the Butterfly pea flower is used to decrease stress, improve eyesight, and more!
Turmeric has been used as an ingredient in food items for ages in India due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-aging, neuroprotective and anti-cancer properties. It has religious significance and is also used as cosmetics in India. Let's find out more in detail.
Berberine is a constituent of the Chinese herbs phellodendron (huang bai) and coptis (huang lian), and can be used to promote healing of infections, ease gastrointestinal distress, and lower blood sugar. Numerous studies validate its effectiveness for these conditions and more.