Month: August 2017

Growing Your Own Herbs

Growing Your Own Herbs If you’re not the type of person that wants to spend their time managing an elaborate fruit or vegetable garden, you might consider planting and maintaining an herb garden. While the product might not seem as significant, you’ll still enjoy the constant availability of fresh, delicious herbs to flavor your meals [Continue]

Natural Muscle Relaxants: An Overview

Natural Muscle Relaxants: An Overview Prior to the development of drug-based muscle relaxants, people have been using natural remedies to alleviate muscle spasms and soothe stiff joints. These natural muscle relaxants are often herbs and common plants that provide the same effect as drug-based relaxants without the compromise of possibly severe side effects. Some of [Continue]

Herb Gardening

Herb Gardening Herbs have been around since time immemorial. Ever since, herbs have served different kinds of purposes. Herbs have been used to treat illness and also in cooking. They were even believed to have magical charms. Do you want to have your own herb garden? Here are a few ideas on how to establish [Continue]

Liquid Herbal Remedies

Liquid Herbal Remedies Source: Flickr Herbal medicine, or herbal remedies, places much weight on the natural healing powers of herbs in combating illnesses and maintaining general well-being of both the mind and the body. You can make use of these natural powers into your everyday life by making your own mix of liquid herbal remedies. [Continue]

Spirit of Simples

Spirit of Simples Source: Flickr WHAT IS A SIMPLE? A “simple” is one herb used at a time. A “simpler” is an herbalist who generally uses herbs one at a time, rather than in combinations. WHY USE SIMPLES? Most herbalists I have met – whether from China or Japan, Eastern or Western Europe, Australia or [Continue]

Spirit of Simples

Spirit of Simples Source: Flickr WHAT IS A SIMPLE? A “simple” is one herb used at a time. A “simpler” is an herbalist who generally uses herbs one at a time, rather than in combinations. WHY USE SIMPLES? Most herbalists I have met – whether from China or Japan, Eastern or Western Europe, Australia or [Continue]