Nutritional Herbs

Nutritional Herbs In addition to having medicinal properties, herbs can be rich in nutrients. The following herbs are excellent sources of vitamins and minerals. They can quickly be grown or foraged, and most are inexpensive additions to a more healthful diet. In this age of “superfoods,” we can find...

Lemon Cough Syrup Recipe

Lemon Cough Syrup This is a simple recipe, great for families. Lemon Cough Syrup RecipeThis lemon cough syrup is potent and is most appropriate for children two years of age or older.It helps break up congestion in the lungs and soothes a sore throat.1 medium onion, minced1 chopped or...

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 who did not. This is due...

Herbal Glycerites

Herbal Glycerite Extracts Glycerin is very sweet and will dissolve mucilage, vitamins, and minerals. It does not dissolve the resinous or oily properties of herbs very well, such as Myrrh Gum. Glycerin is great for extracting bio-flavonoids. Glycerites are very sweet, so it makes an excellent choice for children’s...

Nettles

Nettles- Urtica dioica I can’t say enough about this herb. It has been a food and medicine that has nourished our bodies since the beginning of time. Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Hugo, and Emerson wrote about nettles. Nettles have been a part of recordings of the natural world for thousands of...

Brainpower Foods

Add Brainpower Foods to Your Diet to Power Up Your Brain Did you know your diet can have a strong impact on your brain and its ability to function? Enjoy these brain power foods. The right foods are important for both the mind and the body, so your diet...

Venous Insufficiency Herbs

Venous Insufficiency Venous insufficiency arises when veins in the legs don’t allow blood to flow back up to the heart. Typically, the valves in the veins make sure blood flows back towards the heart. However, when the valves don’t work well, blood can also flow backward. This can cause...