- December 1st, 2014
When you think about cooking for the holidays, do any specific ingredients come to mind? Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom—they all bring warm and festive flavors to the table. But let’s not forget about the main ingredient in some of our most favorite holiday treats: ginger.
HistoryUtilizing Nature’s Medicine ChestBy Samantha Fischer
- 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.
- September 1st, 2011
• Cloves (Eugenia aromatica of the family Myrtacae) can be used to alleviate nausea and dizziness when prepared as a tea. Two to five grains* is an appropriate dose for an adult. In tea, cloves generally have a pleasant taste. To brew, pour a cup of boiling water over a teaspoon of dried clove powder.Cloves and Ginger Reduce Nausea
- April 1st, 2010
When you feel like you’re going to throw up, you’ll try anything to make the sensation go away. But conventional cures like Pepto-Bismol or prescription antinausea medications carry side effects like constipation, headache, and muscle spasms.5 herbal remedies to help settle your stomachBy Nora Simmons