Hawthorn Berries

How to Use Dried Hawthorn Berries

Have you ever heard of dried Hawthorn berries? They look a lot like raisins that are commonly used in various recipes. You can actually use dried Hawthorn berries for a variety of things. Which makes you can’t help but wonder: “What are they?”...
Wintergreen

Wintergreen Benefits and Side Effects

Wintergreen is a wonderful mint-flavoured herb that has antiseptic properties. It usually comes in the form of essential oils extracted from the wintergreen pla...
Arnica Tea

Arnica Tea Side Effects

Arnica itself is a herb. Arnica is part of the Sunflower family. There are several species of Arnica.  Most often, Arnica is used as a topical application ...
Foxglove

How Much Foxglove is Fatal

We have all heard the foxglove is quite poisonous. But what makes it so dangerous? Is it as easy to consume as some think? What are the side effects of poisoning, and can they be treated? These are just some of the questions we will be answering. ...
Yarrow Tincture Benefits

Yarrow Tincture Benefits

A tincture is a concentrated herbal extract made from one or more herbs. It is typically made by soaking parts of the herb or herbs for weeks in alcohol or vine...
Cayenne Pepper

The Side Effects of Cayenne Pepper

Primarily known as a seasoning for different foods, cayenne is a long, red pepper that owns considerable medicinal benefits. It has been used for medicinal purp...
Echinacea Plant

How To Use The Echinacea Plant

Echinacea is a herbal plant that has been used by Native Americans for centuries. Most often used for treating wounds and infections, mostly as a common ‘Cure All’. Today it is a common over the counter supplement that is used for the common c...

Drinking Hot Water Versus Cold Water

The question seems to be which temperature of the water is better to drink, hot or cold? In all actuality, there are benefits and negatives to both hot water an...
Acid Reflux

Will Ginger Tea Help Acid Reflux?

Everyone experiences heartburn at one time, at least, in their life. It can be an irritating situation. The stomach acid comes back up the food tube and irritat...
Goldenseal

Is Goldenseal an Antibiotic?

Goldenseal is a popular herbal medicine in the U.S. that is often combined with echinacea to prevent and treat colds and cold symptoms. However, there is little scientific evidence to suggest that it works to treat colds or any other conditions. ...