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Medicinal Qualities of Licorice

(This is the first in a series of articles we will be posting about licorice.)

By; Michelle Knuteson

Licorice is one of the more widely consumed herbs in the world. 1,604 more words

Body Care

Astragalus Root to Boost Immune Function

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)

Atragalus has more recently been introduced into Western Medicine from Chinese Medicine.  It is grown in Asia and is a member of the legume family.  562 more words

Immune System

A Winter's Night In- Herbal Tea, Honey and Soak

Had a stressful week? Winter weather bringing you down? What you need is a cup of tea and a relaxing soak. I am taking an medicinal herbs class and this week we learned about herbal teas, tinctures and soaks. 579 more words


New Book: The New American Herbal

For some reason I am just completely fascinated by herbs right now. Their simplicity, freshness and bright green color has me mesmerized. I found The New American Herbal… 78 more words


Indoor Herbs

These beauties brighten our house and make me smile every day.


No Deaths from ANY Dietary Supplement in 2014

Zero Fatalities from Minerals, Vitamins, Amino Acids, Herbs, Homeopathic Remedies

by Andrew W. Saul

(OMNS Jan 16, 2015) There was not even one death caused by any dietary supplement in 2013, according to the most recent information collected by the U.S. 298 more words


My Homework - Lemongrass Tea

As a Christmas gift to myself, I enrolled in the Herbal Academy of New England, an online educational program for those who want to become herbalists and/or anyone who is interested in herbs.  1,267 more words