Elderberry

Elderberry/ Elder (Sambucus nigra) The elderberry and flowers from the elder tree have tons of uses.The flower is used for treating colds, flu, and respiratory illnesses. One study showed that flu patients who took elderberry remedies healed in half the time as those...

Best Herbal Books for Children’s Health

Best Herbal Books for Children These are my top 5 picks for the best herbal books for children’s health.These herbal books for children’s health are staples for many families. The books, on the best herbal books for children list are books I have personally used and...

Herbs for Happiness

Herbs for Happiness may help. I know no herb can guarantee happiness, but these herbs for happiness sure can help. Herbs can assist the body by offering support and work to lessen stress and anxiety. Drinking a cup of tea can remind you to slow down and breathe....

Nettles (Urtica dioica)

I got stung by nettles when I was a kid, and I remember it well. It wasn’t very painful, but the sting did last for quite a while. Fast-forward to my adult life, I know give myself a sting whenever my carpal tunnel is acting up. I’ve learned that nettles...

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender Lavender is a flowering plant with a fresh, calming, earthy scent – used to treat skin and mood disorders. Lavender blends well with other herbs and aromas, making it very versatile in healing applications. Studies have shown that lavender oil can...

Eczema Recipes

Eczema Recipes Eczema is a skin condition in which patches of skin become rough, bumpy, and inflamed. Sometimes blisters that cause itching and bleeding occur. These can occur from a response to irritation (eczematous dermatitis) but often the cause isn’t apparent....