The Herbal Use of Capsicum

Capsicum is the word given to a component found among peppers such as cayenne, paprika, and bell peppers.  While we mostly associate these are culinary ingredients, capsicum is extracted and utilized by herbalists as well.  The benefits of capsicum can certainly be found in culinary preparations as well.  Capsicum is … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Oatstraw

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  Oatstraw is the stem from which the popular grain oatmeal grows.  The grain is separated and the stem, seeds, and leaves are used for a variety of medicinal uses partly due to the extremely high concentration of magnesium, calcium and B-Vitamins found in the plant.  Oatstraw is fantastic for … Continue reading