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The perennial herb Rosemary (Salvia Rosmarinus) is a woody evergreen plant. Rosemary has a strong fragrance and needle-like leaves. Its flowers can be blue, pink or purple. The herb belongs to the Lamiaceae mint family and its old name Rosmarinus Officinalis, now a synonym was changed in 2017. Rosemary is derived from the Latin word ros […]Read more »
What’s Chamomile and Where to Find It From the family Asteraceae, there are several plants which look like daisies, of which chamomile is commonly used. A traditional medicinal herb, chamomile is found mostly in places that are well-drained and have enough sun. Location wise, it has been seen abundantly within the west sides of Asia […]Read more »
What are adaptogens? 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. One of my favorite adaptogens is astragalus. Astragalus (Astragalus Membranaceus) Astragalus is an adaptogenic […]Read more »
Being a Yogi is a commitment to the Self and to living a life that is lived with the essence of health and wellness. Food and lifestyle play a major role in reaching the complete effects of a regular yoga practice, wherein one ceases to be as effective with the absence of another. Experts proclaim […]Read more »
The cosmetic and beauty industries seem to be taking over, pushing out all the natural and good for more regulated chemicals that aren’t always the best for our skin’s health in any way. But these toxic products don’t have to stay around all the time, especially when there are natural remedies that can help you […]Read more »
Speed date with nettles; you will either love them or hate them but the more you know, the more you will fall for this one! As an herb: Nettles is an excellent diuretic helping to flush the kidneys. Being hemostatic and astringent, it helps to tighten and tone tissues and stop bleeding. Nettles is an […]Read more »
For many years, essential oils have been used to help in relieving pain and inflammation. Studies have shown that many essential oils offer joint and muscle pain-relieving properties while some are even more effective than many pharmaceutical analgesics. There are many benefits associated with using essential oils in relieving pain and inflammation. Some of the […]Read more »
Essential oils are natural oils obtained through the process of distillation having the characteristic scent of the plant from which they are extracted. For thousands of years, essential oils have been used in aromatherapy and treatment or management of different health conditions. What’s more, most of us don’t even realize how beneficial essential oils for […]Read more »
My life is often spent doing many things with my hands. I love to dig in the dirt, play catch with my boys, camp and craft many things. There is not much glamour to mucking out stalls or cleaning chicken coops, but I still like to treat myself and to take care of my skin. […]Read more »
Doesn’t that title make your mouth water? Calendula & Dandelion Egg Muffins. Or actually egg cups because when you think of muffins, you think bready. These are gluten free, grain free and pure deliciousness!! Before I get to the recipe, here is a blurb about each herb that I used. 🙂 Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is growing […]Read more »