Kitchen Cabinet Remedies for Cold and Flu

Interview with Health Coach and Herbalist Jennifer Capestany Editor’s Note: If you watch the video instead of reading the edited transcript and recipe at bottom, Jennifer said to be sure to tell you that she forgot a very important ingredient in the fire cider: Onions! So dice 1/2 an onion or so (depending on the … Read more

Best Immune Boosting Herbs for Colds and Flu

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Helpful Herbs for Immunity and When the Bug’s Got You Down Each season has its share of colds and flus, with an apparent concentration of this in winter months. Indoor climates—such as schools, office buildings, and other public spaces—expose us to a greater concentrations of germs. The combination of less fresh air, and dramatic temperature and weather fluctuations can … Read more

Natural Antifungal Herb Remedies for Candida

Fungal Rashes – The Fungus Among Us It lurks in locker room showers, and piles of used towels.  It creeps in garden soil and borrowed shoes.  It even exists in the very air that we breathe and every surface we touch. Fungus!  Waiting to infect us with unspeakable rashes that can be hard to cure. … Read more

Types of Garlic and How to Grow and Harvest Garlic

Do you know how to grow garlic from bulbs? Ah, garlic. This plant also called a vegetable or herb, is the aromatic foundation of cuisine around the world, humans have been using this ancient plant for flavor, health and medicine for over 5,000 years. In this article on how to grow garlic, you’ll be pleased to … Read more

3 Backyard Weeds You Can Eat

Don’t Spray Those Wild Weeds! Eat them instead!  Well, some of them! So many of the plants that we treat as pests in our lawns are both delicious and nutritious wild edible weeds. If we were on a hike and saw a head of broccoli or kale, we’d know what that was and that we … Read more

3 Ingredient Herbal Teas for Colds and Flu

Easy Herbal Remedies for When You’re Sick Gardeners eat healthier. It just goes hand-in-hand that anyone who gardens will be consuming some of the freshest and healthiest food on the planet on a regular basis. Many of us grow herbs in addition to vegetables, for flavor-enhancement to cooking. The added nutritional value is a huge … Read more

Natural Mosquito Repellent and Medicinal, Catnip – Not Just for Cats

Catnip is for people too, with many uses and benefits. Catnip – Nepeta cataria Everyone knows that most cats love catnip, but fewer realize that catnip is not just for cats. In fact, catnip is a delightful, soothing and medicinally beneficial herb for humans too! One benefit of catnip is a natural mosquito repellent. “Researchers … Read more