Herb of the Day: Thyme

HOTD Thyme FB

It’s about time we talked about thyme (sorry, couldn’t resist!)  This flowery herb is perhaps best known for its use during the plague when thyme was often burned along with other herbs in hopes of keeping the disease away.  It was commonly used in ancient Greece as an incense and … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Ginseng

Ginseng

Ginseng is one of the most well-known Asian herbs.  It’s widely used in Asian medicine and has been nicknamed “Wonder of the World.”  This carefully cultivated and widely prized herb is known as an adaptogenic herb.  Adaptogens help to strengthen the body and increase the body’s ability to respond to … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Red Raspberry Leaf

Raspberry Leaf

Red Raspberry leaves are most well known among those in the birth community.  Midwives, doulas, and even OBs suggest red raspberry leaf to women during pregnancy.  This beautiful leaf is suggested to women as a uterine tonic to strengthen the smooth muscles of the uterus.  It is said that regular … Continue reading