Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a member of the daisy family and it makes a wonderful addition to your herbal garden. Not only is is a beautiful plant with tiny white petals and a great big yellow center, it’s great for migraine sufferers. Migraine and headache relief is it’s most common medicinal use, but if offers […]
There is nothing more uncomfortable in the summer then a sunburn! Of course I have the kid that never listens to me about sunscreen and thanks to his Irish dad, burns every time he even thinks of going in the sun. Guess who wouldn’t put sunscreen on at the parade last weekend? I’ll give you […]
A lot of bath products contain chemicals we don’t want or need on our bodies–though I don’t go into all of the chemicals we find in commercial bath products, I share how I make a simple salt bath blend with essential oils and flowers, yes, flowers, for a relaxing, soothing detox. It’s seriously so easy […]
The best medicinal herbs to always have in the house – quite a title right? Recently I was asked what herbs that I thought should always be on hand. After a little time I came up with a list that I thought would be the best medicinal herbs that had many uses for the body. […]
You may be curious about the name “Chasteberry”. Certainly it brings up the notion of chastity. And that’s exactly what it has been used for for centuries. The opposite of an aphrodisiac, it was commonly used by monks and nuns to reduce the “urges of the flesh”. Currently, clinical studies have not shown that it […]
Heart burn. Nausea. Indigestion. Ginger to the rescue! There’s absolutely no need to run to the pharmacy for some chemical filled, over priced, garbage.Candied ginger is great to have on hand and a breeze to make.