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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recipe on how to brew a heather and mugwort honey mead, with the history and folklore of the healing herbs.
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.
Cloves are a tasty spice that enhances the taste of food. Clove oil may temporarily help toothaches, but the oil and the eugenol that it contains may also cause problems.
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.
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.
Daily low-dose aspirin is sometimes advised or prescribed by medical professionals for those at risk of stroke and heart disease. Can green tea be an effective alternative?
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.
Harvest and roast your own dandelion roots, juice your ginger and dry the pulp, and try this cold and flu prevention supplement.
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.
Information on wheatgrass health benefits and nutritional profile. The nutritional value of this plant is high, and modern science ranks it amongst the healthiest foods for you.