Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Rosemary’s Amazing Health Benefits

Written by on July 6, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
Rosemary’s Amazing Health Benefits

Trinity Bourne: There’s something about rosemary that keeps me spell-bound and faithfully infusing it into my diet, in ever more imaginative and different ways. It holds an alchemical key to unraveling a turbulent mind whilst imbuing a calming, yet invigorating energy. All I need do is gently rub the leaves between my fingertips and inhale the rich, pungent aroma and I am transported to a space of easiness, clarity – soothed yet uplifted. The health benefits of rosemary include…

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Wait, Before You Take That Herb…

Wait, Before You Take That Herb…

Along with the return to age-old botanicals has been a corresponding re-birth of the snake oil salesman who slaps “miracle cure” language on their remedies.

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Aromatherapy: The Best Oils for Anxiety

Aromatherapy: The Best Oils for Anxiety

Natural solutions such as aromatherapy can help you relax and regain proper perspective

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All About Dandelions and Their Health Benefits

Written by on June 9, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 2 Comments
All About Dandelions and Their Health Benefits

Dandelion provides excellent all-around health benefits and should most certainly be near the top of any healthy herb collection. They have a thick tap root that makes the perfect coffee substitute, whilst their leaves form a rosette shaped platter of highly nutritious leaves. Bright yellow flowers and tufty white seed heads grow from hollow milky stems, each part having a beneficial role to play for nature, animals and people.

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4 Benefits of Parsley: Detoxification, Immune Health, and More

Posted by on June 8, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
4 Benefits of Parsley: Detoxification, Immune Health, and More

Parsley isn’t only a garnish or an herb to boost your potato salad, it—like many other herbs—is a healing plant with a wide range of benefits. As many people reach for prescription drugs and even over-the-counter supplements to bolster their health, herbs like parsley offer a purely natural and completely healthful manner of fighting illness and disease. Parsley has a wealth of healthy benefits. Here are four…

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Wellness Is The Best Medicine

Wellness Is The Best Medicine

Eliminating FEAR of the lack of affordable, attainable and responsible healthcare is right at the top of my list for becoming more self reliant. If I am not healthy I can’t do any of the other activities required to depend upon myself. Obviously, the need to rely upon emergency medicine still exists. What we are addressing here is the ability to become healthy, to remain in that state and to become responsible for our own ongoing wellness. Ultimately, we are responsible for our own choices. Some choose to lament the system we were raised to rely upon where we counted on competent medical advice and treatments from experts. Others are stepping up and managing their own future. The consequences of this decision will be something each person will have to live with. By eliminating the FEAR and being proactive in personally managing your health, you will have taken a vital step towards being well and thriving regardless of the unknowns you may face.

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3 Powerful Indigenous Herbs From Native American Wisdom

3 Powerful Indigenous Herbs From Native American Wisdom

The original inhabitants of North America were extremely advanced, far beyond what our textbooks and cowboy movies would have us believe. Early explorers of the new world would not have survived without indigenous herbals.

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10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

The kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting your kidneys. For a little extra help, consider the following kidney cleansing herbs.

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3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices, Prevention with 1 Comment
3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

We spend a ton of time investigating exotic herbs in remote regions of the world, but some of the most potent plant medicines are right in your home.

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5 Easy to Grow Medicinal Herbs You MUST Utilize

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 2 Comments
5 Easy to Grow Medicinal Herbs You MUST Utilize

Growing your own medicinal herbs is easier than you might imagine. From an indoor seedling to an outdoor plant, you need nothing fancy – just good organic soil, water, sun, and some old containers. These following herbs are not only fragrant and beautiful to look at, they offer surprising health benefits as well…

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Chinese Herb Beats Drug At Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chinese Herb Beats Drug At Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found. The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease, which typically strikes hand and foot joints

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The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

A new study published in the Pharmacognosy Magazine titled, “Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence,” adds experimental support to the suspicion that fluoride is indeed a brain-damaging substance, also revealing that a natural spice-derived protective agent against the various health effects associated with this compound is available.

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5 Compounds that Make Oregano a Nutritional Powerhouse

Posted by on April 7, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
5 Compounds that Make Oregano a Nutritional Powerhouse

Although often used as a culinary spice for its distinct flavor and aroma, oregano is also a medicinal power-house. Oregano is an amazing healing plant due to the following constituents.

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Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Mainstream cancer prevention research is targeting milk thistle. Colorectal cancer stem cells thrive in conditions of inflammation. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 shows that the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle extract, affects cell signaling associated with inflammation and thus also the formation and survival of colorectal cancer stem cells.

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Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Researchers in Israel have discovered that turmeric’s curcumin may be a potentially effective natural treatment for liver cirrhosis, an ailment where normal, healthy tissues in the liver are replaced with scar tissues.

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