Medicinal Herbs for Spring Planting

Spring is the time for planting flowers, vegetables and HERBS-medicinal herbs to be exact.

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Herbs to Combat the Flu

The flu.  Influenza, H1N1, H3N2, no matter its aliases it all equates to physical misery.  The beginning of  2018 is a flu virus season of new proportions causing hundreds upon thousands of hospitalizations and hundreds of fatalities in the U.S.  Symptoms of muscle aches, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, fevers of more than 100 degrees and…

Benefits of Herbal Tinctures

Herbal tinctures are a good way to receive benefits of plants.  Tinctures are simple to create, serving purposes of healing and prevention.  If you are not the best cook and or do not like the way certain herbs taste but do not mind a little liquor, all is not lost.  If you want to continue…

Mint: Not the Common Herb

    Mint is an herb that has many purposes and roles in culinary delight and functional gardening.  Mint can flavor beverages, assist with acute illness, protect in a garden and deter pests.  This blog piece shares the functions and benefits of mint.   Mint: The Garden Delight     Mint is a common perennial herb in gardens….