Herb of the Day: Ginger

HOTD Ginger

It seems like the period of time from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day is full of food, sweets, and full bellies!  Fortunately, ginger is an excellent and easy herb to have on hand to help combat any digestive discomforts that might come into your home this time of year.  Widely available … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Cloves

HOTD Cloves

Cloves are a favorite spice this time of year.  With a rich, warm aroma and a distinct flavor, cloves are an excellent warming addition to Holiday dishes.  Documented use of cloves goes all the way back to 207 B.C.!   Cloves contain a number of vitamins and minerals including calcium, magnesium, … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Motherwort

Some herbalists say motherwort is the very best herb for the uterus available and it is used worldwide.  This herb can be used internally or externally.  While most uses are applicable for female health issues a number of other conditions benefit from motherwort.

If you’ve been reading our Herb of the Day posts for a while, you’ll know typically the name of a herb has nothing to do with the herb’s use.  Motherwort is one of the exceptions to that rule as it is an ancient herb used to help with childbirth and … Continue reading

How do I get rid of Worms?

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“How do I get rid of worms?” This is a very common question and for good reason. There are so many types of Parasites and worms, some that are life threatening and some that aren’t. They vary from Malaria to tapeworms to ringworm, just to name a few. One should … Continue reading