Red Clover for Health & Beauty

Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense) is one of the few blood cleansing herbs one might drink for the taste alone. Fortunately, in addition to its subtle and delicious flavor, red clover is nutritious, soothing, can improve the look and feel of skin, helps coughs and acts as a blood cleanser. However, the news isn’t all good. … Read on to discover the benefits and pitfalls of using red clover herb. Continue reading

The Health & Beauty Benefits of Oregon Grape Root

Oregon Grape Root (Mahonia Aquifolium) is best-known for its ability to cleanse the blood of toxins. Its detox effect is a natural result of its ability to stimulate both the liver and gallbladder, cleansing them, optimizing their functions and improving the flow of bile. But Oregon grape root is capable of so much more than filtering blood and promoting the excretion … Continue reading

Yellow Dock for Health & Beauty

In traditional herbal medicine, Yellow Dock (Rumex Crispus) is considered a general health tonic, as it promotes general health and well-being. However, there are specific reasons why you should consider using yellow dock. … Read on to discover what those reasons are. Continue reading

The Benefits of Peppermint

The Benefits of Peppermint_peppermint leaves in mortar with pestle

Peppermint is one of my favorite herbs, for a variety of reasons. Used inside and out – as an infusion, a tincture and an essential oil – peppermint can do much more than freshen breath. Continue reading

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Amla

This second article in The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine series examines the herb Amla (also known as Amalaki). Amla is one of the most famous Ayurvedic herbs of all time. It’s delicious to eat and benefits the body inside and out, from head to foot. Research has even shown that Amla can improve certain chronic ailments. … Continue reading