You might have used this spice in your culinary delights, but did you also know that Marjoram can do so much more? As an herb, or essential oil, Marjoram should be a part of your health and healing routine, for a wide variety of reasons: 1. Aids in healing bruises and sprains. Similar to Arnica, …Continue reading "The Powerful Healing Properties Of Sweet Marjoram"
One of the stables in my alternative medicine cabinet is Elderberry syrup, and during the cold and flu season, I tend to give a bottle as a gift, that is how much I believe in its versatile power. But, I have found that not everyone seems to know much about this dark and mysterious berry, …Continue reading "The Powerful Elderberry – Health Benefits And More"
Welcome to the last letter for this week. I am closing out this week of Tea Leaf Reading Symbols with the Letter N. And because it is time for N, I thought it would be a great time to talk about Nettle Tea, made from the leaves of Stinging Nettle A great tea that …Continue reading "A to Z Blogging Challenge: N is for Nettle- Tea Leaf Reading Symbol Dictionary"
Of course, you love tea in all of its glory – no matter if it is the traditional black tea, the healthy green tea, or the versatile herbal tea. But do you know exactly how long you should steep your tea for optimal taste and effect? Let me share some information about tea steeping times …Continue reading "April A to Z Blogging Challenge: Tea Leaf Reading Dictionary “H”"
G is for Ginger: Did you know that it takes 9 months for ginger to reach maturity? Not until the flowers appear, the tops have begun to die, is the ginger ready to be harvested. Matches well with: chicken, chocolate, fruit, rice and tomatoes Healing Properties: aids against nausea, colic, menstrual cramps, travel sickness and …Continue reading "Ginger – An A to Z Challenge Blog Post"
Title: The Herb Book Author: John Lust Publisher: Dover Publications Publishing Date:July 16 2014 Rating:4/5 Stars Description: Also known as “The Natural Remedy Bible,” The Herb Book provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughing fits as well as suggestions …Continue reading "Book Review: The Herb Book by John Hurst"