2014

Energize With Mint

November 18, 2014 // 1 Comment

Peppermint is gaining in popularity as a weight loss herb and for its ability to curb cravings for sugar. When the herb reaches the small intestine it sends ‘I’m full’ messages to the brain by stimulating the release of cholecystokinin, a hormone that causes muscles in the gall bladder and colon to [ ...click to read more ]

November Recipes

November 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

Chicken Vegetable Bundles You’ll need heavy duty foil and cookie sheet 3 boneless chicken breasts 2 large baking potatoes, cut in cubes 1 -16 ounce can of green beans, drained 1/2 cup of Italian dressing Tear off 3 large sections of foil, and place it on the cookie sheet. Pre heat the oven to 375. On 2 of the [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Pharmacy – 2

November 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Natural Healing From Mother Earth… Rosemary- Anti-inflammatory Basil – Anti-inflammatory Cumin – Helps with mild dementia Sage – Helps with moderate dementia Cinnamon – May help lower blood sugar Coriander- May help lower blood sugar Nutmeg- Calming Turmeric – Immune booster Oregano [ ...click to read more ]

From the Herb Basket – 17

November 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

November’s Full Moon is called the Beaver Moon because now is the time to set beaver traps before the waters freeze over. If you want romance to heat up with a potential love interest, give him or her a cup of hot ginger tea. Its warming action on lower circulation makes for a cozy evening. The Aztec ruler [ ...click to read more ]

Herbs of the Zodiac

October 23, 2014 // 6 Comments

Aries– Garlic, hemp, marjoram, mustard seed, Angelica root Taurus– Coltsfoot, dandelion, sage, thyme, patchouli, cedar Gemini– Caraway seed, lavender, mandrake, vervain , witch hazel, mugwort, wormwood, spearmint Cancer– Lemon verbena, marigold, geranium, apple, catnip Leo– Anise, bay [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Beauty ~ Natural Beauty

October 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Herbal Splash Toner for Dry Skin 1/2 cup of boiling water 1/4 cup fresh parsley [ about 1 heaping tablespoon ] Chop the parsley and place in a small bowl. Pour the boiling water over the parsley and let it cool. Strain out the parsley and pour the liquid into a small container. Apply to the face and neck area using [ ...click to read more ]