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.
Commonly used in Indian cuisine, cardamom has reached out to other countries throughout the world as a pleasing, fragrant spice used in many meals. Not only should you keep this spice in your cabinet as an ingredient for your next meal, you should also keep it because of its many health benefits.
In ancient Greece, basil was referred to as the "Royal Herb," and basil did earn this name because of its many health benefits. The next time you smell its pleasant aroma as you are cooking, remember the many properties that are beneficial to your health.
Cerasee is probably one of the most bitter medicines, feared by most people from the Caribbean (and anyone else who tries it) because of its taste, but one that holds numerous medicinal benefits.
Bay leaves are aromatic leaves that are often used in cooking. While these leaves give a distinct fragrance and flavor to many meals, bay leaf has been in use since ancient times to treat many health ailments and conditions.
A recipe on how to brew a heather and mugwort honey mead, with the history and folklore of the healing herbs.
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!
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.
As the name suggests, feverfew has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb to reduce fevers. However, there are many additional healing properties that this plant contains.
Herbs and spices do more than add flavor to our foods; they promote health and wellness. Let’s learn about the healing properties in your spice rack.
Turmeric is an excellent addition to any meal, adding zest to the flavor. However, satisfying your taste buds is not the only benefit of this spice. It was been used for thousands of years to treat many health ailments.
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.
Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, is a beautiful wildflower that offers many health benefits. It is easy to grow and harvest at home for personal use.
Cayenne pepper has been used since the ancient times, not only as a spicy seasoning to food, but as a medicinal spice. Even though this spice may be too hot for your taste buds, you may change your mind after learning about the health benefits.
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.
If you have ever been interested in herbs for astral projection, lucid dreaming, and meditation, then you have probably heard of the classic herb known to many as mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris). Some would say mugwort is a magical plant for smoking and teas!