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This Warrior’s Spirit blend promotes courage and protection as well as physical and emotional support. • 12 drops lavender oil • 6 drops carrot seed oil • 3 drops black pepper oil • 3 drops angelica oil • 3 drops myrrh oil • 2 drops sage oil Click here for the main article, Make Fragrant Essential […]Read more »
Adaptogens are herbs that help us adapt to changes and stress caused by physical, biological, emotional, and environmental factors. They can assist in restoring balance within the body and help us defend against both chronic and acute stressors. Documentation of the use of adaptogenic herbs exists throughout history. Many were used in traditional Chinese medicine […]Read more »
What do you know about basil? It’s a popular herb well loved for pesto, pasta sauce, Thai curries and a multitude of other delectable recipes. Nutritionally, basil is a good source of vitamin A and contributes flavanoids and antioxidants to the diet. There are over 30 distinct and intensely aromatic varieties, even if chocolate basil isn’t […]Read more »
Herbal remedies have been used since the ancient of times, healing all sort of ailments. In today’s modern world, herbs represent the healthy alternatives to medication, sometimes doing wonders for our health. Did you know that chamomile has amazing calming effects? And that lavender can be more than useful when feeling anxious? In this article, […]Read more »
Dr. Jason T. C. Tu speaks with a deep, calm, husky voice. His slender hands, graced with a jade ring, gesture with openness and authority. His boyish smile and erect stance, perhaps a result of his work as a teacher of tai chi and chi gong, belie his sixty-two years. Little in Dr. Tu’s easygoing […]Read more »
If your garden or local farmer’s market is bursting with herbs like mine is you are probably looking for new ways to incorporate all that goodness into your diet. This summer salad is bursting with fresh herbs. Blackened Chicken on Caribbean Salad with a Jalapeno Lime Dressing Jalapeno Lime Dressing INGREDIENTS 1 Jalapeno pepper, seeded and […]Read more »
Ancient cultures have relied on the healing power of herbs for the entire duration of their existence. Even though we live in the modern world and have access to a wide range of medication, herbs have maintained the same potent properties and they can help us deal with various health problems. In this article, we […]Read more »
Ever since the ancient of times, essential oils have been used to heal the body, mind and soul. Enchanting us with their amazing scent, they bring relief from pain caused by chronic conditions. They lift our spirit when we are feeling down and energize us when we need an additional performance boost. Essential oils can […]Read more »
Cooking with Herbs and Essential Oils: Cooking with herbs and essential oils can bring your cooking to a whole new level. Herbs can do more than just give you a flavor boost they can be used as powerful tools for prevention and healing when it comes to establishing and maintaining good health. Many of the […]Read more »
Life Cycle Ginseng is a long-lived perennial that grows in USDA zones 3 to 8. Plant Description Ginseng is a member of the Araliaceae family and grows in the deciduous forests in the mountains of the eastern United States and Canada. In the United States its range extends from northern Vermont to Georgia and as […]Read more »