Milk Thistle Seeds

Milk thistle seeds has many benefits to the liver! Your liver is what does a great deal of the detoxing in your body and when your liver isn’t in top notch condition, this can affect the whole body. Any detox plan you undertake should always have your liver in mind. Milk thistle is also great for your … Continue reading Milk Thistle Seeds

Calendula Flowers

Calendula is an annual plant with cheerful orange flowers that blooms in the spring.  Every gardener should grow calendula, not only for the color, but also for the herbal properties of the flower. Calendula officinalis Uses:  wound healing, burns, stings, varicose veins, thrush, gastritis, painful periods, inflamed and ulcerated conditions, warts and corns (sap), and callouses. … Continue reading Calendula Flowers

Sweet Basil

Basil is available in many varieties.  Choosing which basil to grow and use is the hardest part, but using them is very easy.   There's cinnamon, dark opal, holy, lemon, lime, spicy bush, purple ruffles, sweet thai and many others to choose from.  But sweet basil is my favorite.  It has the classic basil flavor we've all come … Continue reading Sweet Basil

Dandelion – More Than Just A Weed

One of the greatest tonic herbs, entire plant is restorative and rejuvenating.  The root is a prized digestive bitter, stimulating the liver, inducing the flow of bile and cleaning the hepatic system, safe diuretic, tones kidneys and aids in proper water elimination with maintaining potassium levels.  The leaves are high in vitamins and minerals, including … Continue reading Dandelion – More Than Just A Weed

Elecampane Root

Use as an expectorant and stimulating tonic, recommended for coughs, bronchitis, asthma, chronic lung ailments, even tuberculosis, and wet mucus-type bronchial infections. Combine with Echinacea to combat deep seated bronchial infections. How to Make A Herbal Decoction Decoctions are preferred for harder herbs like roots, barks, and seeds, it takes longer to release the healing … Continue reading Elecampane Root

Peppermint

Peppermint's uplifting aroma wafting up from a hot cup of tea can start to settle an upset stomach even before you drink it. Peppermint's antispasmodic effect calms nausea and helps prevent gas and bloating after a heavy meal. Peppermint is often combined with caraway to help indigestion. Those with IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, can find relief … Continue reading Peppermint