Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Herb Balls!

I recently made some immune boosting herb balls for a brunch potluck and got rave reviews! They are very easy to make and, in my opinion, are the most delicious way of ingesting herbs!...

Catnip, Not just for Cats!

I haven't shared some herbal info in a little while, so here I go with an overview of Catnip: Catnip is not just for cats! In fact it affects humans in quite the opposite way....

Brilliant Burdock

Burdock is a powerful medicinal herb, the root of the plant being used most commonly. It is revered for its blood purifying actions, but has a wide range of health benefits and it used...

Astragalus- antioxidants and so much more

Astragalus is a great tonic herb that is often used to support endocrine system function and the immube system. It is an adaptogen, meaning that it increases the body's resistance to stress. Because of...

Alfalfa- Nature’s Multivitamin

Alfalfa Alfalfa is a tonic nervine, meaning that it nourishes the nervous system through its high vitamin and mineral content.1 The health benefits of nervines are most apparent when taken over long periods of time....

Ginger, Lemon, and Cayenne Tea

Its cold today! A mere 9 degrees here in Providence, Rhode Island. This kind of weather calls for some warming input. Today, this took the form of ginger, lemon, and cayenne tea. Ginger root has...

Immune Boosting Syrup

Since the beginning of November I have been taking an Herbal Education and Training Program (HEAT Program) at Farmacy Herbs in Providence, Rhode Island. Farmacy Herbs is an amazing herb shop/community health center that...