Entries tagged with “Herbs”

3 Herbal Cures for Thanksgiving Troubles

Natural ways to deal with anything this big holiday dishes up.

3 Ways to Harness the Healing Power of Comfrey

Infused into oil, tea, or a salve, the herb Comfrey can heal the respiratory system, stomach, and bladder.

4 Ayurvedic Herbs for Hair

Like superfood for your mane: stimulate growth, relieve and exfoliate the scalp, increase luster, and more with these four Ayurvedic herbs for hair.

4 Herbal Cures for Christmas Crises

These simple herbal remedies help treat over-indulgence, anxiety, tension, and lowered immune systems, all in time for the holidays.

4 Super Powerful Pantry Herbs (and How to Use Them)

Common herbs parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme are packed with health benefits.

5 Herbs & Spices to Eat This Pitta Season

Cilantro and fennel are among the Ayurvedic herbs that help to calm Pitta’s heat.

5 Herbs to Boost Immunity

Is everyone around you sick? Add these herbs to your wellness kit.

5 Reasons To Cook With Cumin + The Simplest Recipe For A Potent Digestive Tea

Cumin has a robust flavor and an equally robust medicinal profile. Try a simple tea to get more cumin in your diet.

7 Great New Ways to Rethink Mint

Think beyond garnish for desserts and drinks: this humble herb can punch up everything from fresh juices to pesto.

Alternative Pharmacy: Supplements to Open the Heart

Try these herbs and supplements for the physical body and homeopathics and flower essences for the emotional and spiritual body.

Ayurveda in the Garden

There is no better time to synchronize with the rhythms of our cosmos than in late spring…

Balance & Boost: 4 Ayurvedic Herbs for Immunity

Ayurveda is about balance and treating the whole body for optimal mental and physical health. Give yourself a boost with these four Ayurvedic herbs for immunity.

Beauty in Common Places

Two Poet-Professors Turn a Garden Weed into a Wonder.

Does Rosemary Boost Memory?

Drinking rosemary water boosted cognitive performance in one study.

Fight Inflammation All Day Long

Here’s how to fight chronic inflammation, all day long.

Herbs for At-Home Beauty Treatments

We asked Trisha Shirey, the director of Flora and Fauna at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas, to share a bouquet of her favorite herbs for homemade spa treatments. Here are her fragr…

How to Use Ashwagandha Root

A longtime staple in ayurvedic medicine, ashwagandha root is touted for treating everything from anxiety to insomnia—but does it work? And how much should you take?

Kneading Love and Loss in the Kitchen

Lily Diamond learned the sensorial magic of culinary creativity from her mother, whose life was cut tragically short. In her new book Kale and Caramel (Atria 2017), Diamond shares …

Natural Antibiotics That Fight Infection

Sometimes antibiotics are a necessity. However, most prescribed chemical antibiotics can be very detrimental to the body – especially to gut health – which in turn can make our bod…

Recipe: Herbal Honey

Excerpted from Forgotten Ways for Modern Days by Rachelle Blondel