Herbs

Use Tea Bags to Get Rid of Unwanted Mouse-Guests This Winter

As the temperatures drop, outside critters will start seeking a warmer place to hide and eat — and that warm place we're referring to, ladies, just …

Peppermint

PLANTAIN – POWERFUL PLANT TO HEAL WOUNDS, BRUISES AND MUCH MORE

Plantain, this common, humble-looking plant, has so many things to offer.It is a low-growing, green plant with oval, ribbed short-stemmed leaves. It …

Alternative Medicine

Brew Your Way to Calm: These Are All the Best Teas For Anxiety

"Anxiety can have many different causes, and there are many different physiological patterns behind feeling and experiencing anxiety," said Dr. Amy …

Alternative Medicine

Italian Cocktail Meatballs with Herbs and Ricotta

Mix the ground meats, ricotta, parsley, panko crumbs, onion, pecorino, bacon, garlic, milk, thyme, egg, salt, Worcestershire, and black pepper, to …

Recipes

Paan

This chewable Indian digestive soothes stomachs, freshens breath, and might give you cancer.<p>After a hearty dinner in Mumbai, you might be ready for …

Culture

The Possible Physiological and Genetic Reasons Why Cilantro Tastes Like Soap to Some People

The experts at ACS Reactions took an animated look into cilantro, the leafy herb that draws rather strong reactions from those who’ve tasted it. For …

Physiology

The Top 7 Essential Oils for Energy—and How to Use Them

Vitruvi Porcelain Essential Oil Diffuser ($119)<p>If you add a handful of Cedarwood Essential Oil ($10) drops to your diffuser as you get ready in the …

Skin Care

7 Essential Oils for Your Home and Family - Your Natural Home

Are you trying to stay away from harsh chemical products as you move towards living a more natural and Earth-friendly life?<p>Essential oils are …

Essential Oils

12 Reasons Everyone Should Start Growing Lemon Balm

The list of reasons to love lemon balm is practically endless. In fact, it was once even named “Herb of the Year” by the International Herb …

Gardening

Start Your Herb Garden Today - Natural Health

Whether you are shoveling three feet of snow right now or, like us, just enjoying some pleasantly cool weather with seasonal showers, winter is as …

Sustainable Living

Green Queen Blog: DIY all natural gifts

Everything checked off on your gift list this holiday season?<p>Have no fear! Green Queen Jennifer Hankey is here!<p>The DIY expert shared all natural …

Skin Care

18 Plants That Give You Bang For Your Buck

Wondering which plants are worth buying? While price may play a role, it’s the return on your investment that should ultimately determine which …

Flowers

10 Reasons Echinacea Should Grow In Every Garden

Commonly known as coneflower, echinacea is a delightful addition to any garden in USDA zones 3-8. The common name comes from the cone-shaped central …

Gardening

16 Herbs That Will Grow in a Shady Garden

Most herbs prefer a sun-filled environment, but there are several herbs will grow in the shade. Herbs grown in the shade may not produce as heavily …

Personal Finance

Everything You Need to Know About Curry Powder

It's a complicated combo, to say the least.<p>In the pantheon of spice blends, no mix is quite as complicated as curry powder, which despite its …

Curries

Here Are The Best Aromatherapy Oils That Smell Amazing & Are Amazing For You!

Essentials oils show up in the ingredients of products we use every day at home. This includes household products like detergent, candles and …

Alternative Medicine

Oakland's Sana Javeri Kadri Seeks to Decolonize Turmeric with Spice Company Diaspora Co.

In February, Sana Javeri Kadri quit her cushy marketing job at San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Grocers and bought a one-way ticket to her native Mumbai, …

Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Garden: 12 Herbs To Get Your Started

Herbal teas smell good, taste good, and help elevate your mood, not to mention the other general as well as specific health benefits they offer. They …

Alternative Medicine

How To Grow A Whole Bulb Of Garlic From A Single Clove

Garlic has been used in cooking as well as medicinally all over the world for thousands of years.<p>It gives a great kick to many types of dishes, and …

Gardening

Meatless Monday: Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Remedy

<i>This encore Meatless Monday post originally ran</i> December 4, 2014.<p>“I love people,” says Rosemary Gladstar. “But I love plants even more.” For starters, they’re useful in ways people are not. “Everything we do depends on them — our food, our air, our clothing. Plants form the basis of our most widely …

Recipes

The Best Essential Oils For Your Workout, From Warmup to Cooldown

We're alllll about the essential oils right now — they're one of our favourite holistic, naturopathic remedies. And while there are some studies …

Workouts

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Gardening

How to Make Rosemary Infused Olive Oil

Shares 0<p><i>This Rosemary Infused Olive Oil recipe is perfect for gift giving this holiday season. Infusing your own olive oil with fresh herbs for</i> …

Vegetables

Roast Chicken with Herbs

Roast Chicken with Herbs<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In an 8- to 10-qt. pot, heat 1 qt. water, the salt, and sugar over high heat, stirring, until salt and …

Chicken Recipes

An introduction to tinctures - The Cannifornian

<b>What is a tincture?</b><p>A tincture is a liquid infusion with medicinal qualities. A tincture’s cannabis oil is extracted using a variety of methods, but …

Cannabis

Discover the Amazing Ability of Curcumin to Fight Chronic Disease

For thousands of years, ancient cultures throughout Asia have been using turmeric, also known as curcumin, to spice up food — and today, curcumin is …

Alternative Medicine

5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Turmeric

Turmeric is a superfood with powerful antioxidant properties.<br>It’s been used in medicinal preparations for over four thousand years, and the health …

Alternative Medicine

Handmade Magnesium & Herbal Infused Body Products

Magnesium is Life<p>Learn how our all natural magnesium infused products can help your skin and overall health.<p>Herbal Infusions<p>With Magnesium, herbs, …

Health

Review: Aera Smart Diffuser Make Good Scents

We have dogs and we have teenagers. We clean and vacuum and do all the things you should, but without extraordinary intervention, when we come home …

7 Lovely Ways To Use Wild Violets

Wild violets are beautiful and sweet smelling, but to many people, they’re seen as a challenging weed that’s hard to control, killing their …

Gardening