Remedies & Recipes

homemade holiday gifts

10 (More!) Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade holiday gifts are fun to make and receive. And if you’re herbally inclined, what a wonderful opportunity to share the joy of herbs with your loved ones! We previously shared 10 Homemade Gift Ideas, and it doesn’t stop there. Here are 10 more herbal gifts to delight your friends and family… 1. Grapefruit Bitters Homemade bitters are…

holiday stress relief

Herbal Remedies for Holiday Stress Relief

Perhaps it is entirely possible to make it through the holidays without a bit of stress or worry. But I am not that optimistic. The reality is, whether you participate in the more consumer aspects of the holiday season or not, the holidays can be really, really stressful. Maybe it is the congested department stores,…

healthy thanksgiving recipes

5 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes (& How to Beat Belly Bloat)

“Let food be thy medicine,” said Hippocrates, and as herbalists we enjoy every opportunity to infuse herbs into our meals. Using herbs as nourishment is easy, delicious, and can even help with our digestion. And what better occasion than Thanksgiving to share the gift of health with our loved ones! Celebrate with these five fabulous and healthy Thanksgiving recipes… 1. Rosemary…

8 Things You Need to Know about Essential Oils

8 Things You Need to Know about Essential Oils

It may be an understatement to say that the internet is a bottomless well of misinformation, exaggerated claims, and outright falsehoods. In an age of social media and viral posts, such misleading tidbits get tossed around as truths and become accepted as viable material on which to base a decision. A popular topic entangled in this…

Natural Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

7 Natural Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

Are you looking for natural home remedies for cold and flu? Here are seven of our favorite, simple remedies to support the immune system and soothe a sore throat, cough, or congestion. They’re quite yummy, too! 1. Herbal Vitamin C Pills Vitamin C is commonly used as a supplement to support immune system health. However, while supplementation is sometimes…

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s pumpkin season! From sweet pie to savory soup, pumpkins provide that cozy autumn flavor and they’re super nutritious, too. Pumpkins are packed with nutrients like vitamin A, which aids vision, and carotenoids, which protect the skin. They’re also high in fiber and nutrients like iron, zinc, and potassium. Here are five delicious and healthy pumpkin recipes to enjoy this fall……