The History of Garlic, for Health and Healing

The history of garlic is long and illustrious. The greatest scientific minds of ancient and modern times have used the pungent bulb to heal. Discover why. Continue reading

Health Benefits of Lobelia

Health Benefits of Lobelia_Lobelia Inflata flowers

Lobelia (Lobelia inflata) has been used as a medicine for a very long time. … Herbalist have treated bronchitis, asthma and other respiratory conditions with lobelia for centuries, and modern science has proven the herb effective for those complaints (and others). Continue reading

7 Tips to Improve Your Posture

7 tips to improve your posture_good posture xray

Maintaining correct posture does more than prevent back pain, it can improve your mood and raise your energy levels. Read on to learn how you can improve your posture and prevent poor posture. Continue reading

Aromatherapy For Pregnancy

aromatherapy for pregnancy_pregnant-belly

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life, but there are some challenges. To minimize those challenges, I have created the following aromatherapy recipes. Please, pay heed to the amounts and directions given for each recipe. Continue reading

Eucalyptus Essential Oil for Headaches

For years, I have used eucalyptus essential oil, alone and in combination with other oils, to treat muscle and joint aches/pains, but for headaches I was loyal to peppermint. … That has since changed. In this article I explain the reasons why. Continue reading

Natural Cures for Headaches

The typical headache is the result of either stress or a nutritional deficiency, sometimes both. In this article we explore the nutritional causes of headaches and what you can do to put a stop to them, when eating right just isn’t enough. 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