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Burdock for Healing Purposes

Burdock is a plant that is related to the daisy family. It is also closely related to Echinacea, Dandelion, […]

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Alfalfa: The Perennial Herb

Alfalfa, which is a perennial herb, has a long list of dietary and medicinal uses and research has proven […]

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How To Make Anti-Inflammatory Band-Aid Using Plantain

Plantain is an amazing plant likely found in your garden. We are not talking about that greenish type of banana but a green plant found in your back yard. People often remove plantain as they find is unattractive, but this little plant has great potential. Plantain is called the “band-aid” plant as it has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, all thanks to a natural compound found in this plant: iridoids. Besides this, the plantain contains aglycone and aucubigenin, which have documented antimicrobial properties. As you can see, the […]

The Lost Book of Remedies

An old book I bought recently holds some very interesting information you might want to know about. Besides turning into my go-to book whenever I have a health problem, you’ll find some interesting things like: *why you should put garlic in your ear before going to sleep *what happens when you pour salt into a cabbage A. The salt mixes with the cabbage juice inside and begins to ferment B. The cabbage phytonutrients get “supercharged” by the acidity and turn into cholesterol sweepers C. After 3 days […]

Ginseng: An Anti Inflammatory Anti Oxidant

Out of all of the herbal supplements on the market today, Ginseng is the most widely used. In earlier times Ginseng went by a different name, “man root.” because the root resembled that of the shape of a man. To this day many people believe in the powers of Ginseng as they believe that it has healing and mystical powers. The Ancient Chinese thought that when a plant resembles a human body part that it would have a healing effect on that part of the body. In […]

Basil – A Popular Herb

Originally, Basil was not the most popular herb in the bunch. Actually there were some who simply hated it, mainly the ancient people. The name basil means “be fragrant” but still various cultures battled with a love hate relationship over basil. Americans and Romans loved it while Hindus plant it in their homes as a sign of happiness. On the contrary it was the Greeks who despised it most but those from India and Persia were not too fond of it either. One place that took a […]

Thyme: A Popular Culinary Herb

Thyme is a very popular and well known culinary herb. It is a very decorative plant while it is growing and is also very easy to grow as well but be prepared because bees just love Thyme. Many people use Thyme in stews, salads, meats, soups, and vegetables. Thyme is a very common household herb and is a member of the mint family. The plant is very aromatic and comes in many varieties. Thyme is a frequently used herb in many fish dishes. Oddly enough as much […]