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It is the week before Christmas if you are anything like me you may be feeling the stress of finding last minute gifts. One of the things that I like to make ahead of time and have on hand for a quick but meaningful gift to give are jars of herb-enhanced detox bath mixes. They […]Read more »
Introduction The term irregular period is relative since the experience is unique for every woman. If described in general, however, irregular menstruation can be characterized by these signs: too short or long cycles, spotting, too short or long bouts of bleeding (over 8 days), light or heavy flow, extreme cramps, severe back pain, and missed […]Read more »
Menopause is a natural process that takes place after women a certain age limit. It is when the menstrual cycle stops, and the body responds in various ways to this change. Medically speaking, menopause is marked by a decrease in the production of estrogen and progesterone in the ovaries. Most often it occurs after the […]Read more »
A Sampling of Oklahoma Seminole Medicinal Plants Adapted from Oklahoma Seminoles: Medicine, Magic, and Religion Tawá l-akko, smooth sumac (Rhus glabra). An infusion of the outer skin of the root relieves menstrual backache in women and headache in either sex. ‘mpvkpvki holati tihvs hlakita, spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis). Sap from the stem, when rubbed on the penis, […]Read more »
Guest post by Susan Belsinger from Grit. Susan Belsinger talks about why you should bake up herbal breads for the smell of home to warm you in fall and winter. Bake up Herbal Bread Recipes • Homemade Biscuits With Chives and Parmesan Recipe • Maple Scones With Lemon Verbena Recipe • Skillet Cheddar Cornbread Recipe • Steamed Bread Recipe […]Read more »
A wide variety of herbs is known to be highly beneficial to the body in all sorts of ways. And this also goes the same way with one’s mental focus and stability. There are several herbs that can assist you in polishing your mind to its optimum ability. In fact, some of these herbs are […]Read more »
Are you interested in maintaining an excellent state of health? Do you want to eliminate all harmful toxins from your body? If you have answered with yes to either one of these two questions, you should keep on reading. In the paragraphs below, you will be able to find some herbs that have genuine detoxifying […]Read more »
3 Herbs for Nausea Video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Use herbal remedies with confidence. The three herbs for nausea covered in this video — chamomile, ginger and Echinacea — have stood the test of time and are proven to be reliable healers. With certain caveats, these plant medicines are safe and effective. Use them to reduce […]Read more »
2 Herbs for Skin Video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Protecting your skin’s health is just as important as healing any other ailment. The two herbs for skin covered in this video — calendula and aloe — have stood the test of time and are proven to be reliable skin healers. Calendula is a wonderful herb for […]Read more »
4 Herbs for Mental Focus Video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Boost brain health with safe and effective herbal remedies. The four herbs for mental focus covered in this video — chaste tree berry, saw palmetto, St. John’s wort and ginkgo — have stood the test of time and are proven to be reliable herbs for brain […]Read more »