- May 1st, 2014
WHAT IT IS: Ginger is an underground root-like stem of the ginger (Zingiber officinale) plant. It has a pungent, spicy aroma and is commonly used in cooking, baking, and herbal remedies.
- April 1st, 2014
Whether your child has the back-to-school jitters or you’re nervous about sending your first-born off to college, both of you can benefit from a cup of chamomile tea. The herb works to relax blood vessels and smooth muscle fibers, effectively soothing and calming the body. Additionally, chamomile promotes healthy sleep—which translates into a healthier day.
- September 1st, 2013
Teas—specifically the herbal variety—are packed with minerals, vitamins, and medicinal substances that work directly with your body to help get rid of nasty viruses. Here are just a few herbs to add to your tea that will send your cold/flu virus in the other direction:
Chamomile: anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic
- September 1st, 2012
An herbal tea that contains the plant, Fagonia cretica, which is also known as Virgon’s Mantlem, has been traditionally used to treat women in rural Pakistan who have breast cancer. Up until now, this treatment has been regarded as something of a folklore remedy.