Tuesday, November 4, 2014 4:15:27 PM America/Denver
During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries cinnamon was one of the most sought after spices. Its sweet and spicy taste still makes it a popular herb used today. Cinnamon is most commonly added to food to enhance its flavor, however it was used for much more than cooking in ancient times.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:53:26 AM America/Denver
Today Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs used in America. Echinacea is often used to help relieve cold and flu symptoms as well as shorten the duration of the cold. It is also often used to help boost the immune system during the onset of cold season.
Monday, September 1, 2014 1:10:19 PM America/Denver
One of the most commonly used herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. Used to help harmonize the effects of other herbs and prolong their effect. In the United States ninety percent of the licorice that in imported is used to flavor and sweeten tobacco.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:47:51 PM America/Denver
Widely used by the ancient Chinese royalty as a beautifier, youth preserver, and reproductive tonic, this herb is still very popular in the Asian culture today.
It is often used to help improve mental function, to strengthen sex organs, and as a skin beautifier. Siberian hunters consume the berries to help their bodies function in the harsh climate conditions of Siberia.
With the back to school season fast approaching, we often find ourselves running around a little bit more, preparing for classes, stocking up on supplies, getting schedules organized, and signing up for programs.
Between all of the chaos it’s easy to run yourself a little bit more ragged, but do this for too long and all of a sudden you’ll find yourself crashing.
In order to help prevent this from happening, it important to take care of yourself and ensure your body has all the support it can get.
Oh that summer sun...it makes it so much easier to stay up late with friends, or simply enjoying those long, cool summer evenings, but without enough sleep your body, mind, and health can start to suffer...and fast.
If you have trouble sleeping (at anytime during the year) then this herb may be one to try...
This bright yellow flower native to the alpine climate of the Rocky Mountains is a perfect symbol of warmer weather on its way. Also known as leopard’s bane and mountain tobacco, this plant is in the same family as the sunflower and has been used since the 1500’s for its healing roots and medicinal flowers.