An Uplifting Winter Tea

When it comes to herbs, sometimes 1+1 is greater than two. In the science of herbal formulations, synergistic combinations of herbs are discovered in which the herbs enhance each other’s activity to achieve a specific medicinal purpose. In these formulas, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Lemon Balm and St. John’s […] Read more »

A Calming Tea for Kids

It’s good to know a few herbal allies for creating calm, especially for children, and especially these days. We all do our best to manage the stress and over-stimulation of our modern times, but young people can use a little extra help. Anxiety can manifest itself in a variety of ways, and hyperactivity is one […] Read more »

Ravishing Rose

  Rosa Rugosa When you think of roses, you probably think of love, romance, summer gardens, weddings, special days and celebrations. The rose has a rich cultural history in both East and West, appearing in folklore, poetry, art, and healing. There are over 10,000 varieties of Rosa cultivated in the world, and all are beautiful. […] Read more »

Stomach Soothing Herbs

Digestive distress is all too common among Americans. There are probably plenty of reasons for it: stress, eating on the run, eating over-processed food, eating too much or too little or the wrong foods for our body type. There are some digestive issues that are more serious, but for most of us it’s the everyday […] Read more »

High Blood Pressure Tea

Hawthorn berries Drinking Tea for High Blood Pressure For generations people around the world have been using herbs to treat their ailments including high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues. Often times, consuming these herbs as a tea is not only delicious but also extremely beneficial. Combining the right herbs into a daily tea can […] Read more »

Can One Herb Really Do All That??

Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna Stinging Nettles Can one herb really… Soften the skin Luxuriate and bring shine to hair Control allergies Cleanse the liver Aid in kidney function Help with arthritis and joint pain Provide essential vitamins and minerals Refresh, tone and rejuvenate the entire body Help you survive if lost in the wild […] Read more »

The Many Uses of Ginger

The Ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, is native to southeast Asia, and its pungent roots have a long history of culinary and medicinal use. The gnarled, beige rhizomes also grow wild in Africa and Australia, and it is cultivated in many other warm climates of the world. You can easily grow ginger in a pot at […] Read more »

How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Recipes

Herbal Teas

Herbal teas are great for relaxing, enjoying a hot beverage, and even improving your health. Tea is arguably the most popular beverage in the world. Although less popular than black and green teas, herbal teas are a way to get even more flavor from your drink. Unfortunately, some herbal teas that can be purchased in […] Read more »