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 for the skin. However, it is available in other forms also. The herb can be found in Europe, and North America-the sub-alpine regions, it ca...
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. In this article, we will be walking you throug...
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. ...
neem oil

How to Apply Neem Oil to Soil

Growing plants at home or in the garden, we do a lot to make them thrive and delight with their beauty every day. This is not always successful because sometime...
Gargle With Salt Water

How Often Should You Gargle With Salt Water?

Salt water has been used to help ease sore or scratchy throats for generations. The salt water helps to wash away the mucus that is lining the throat causing the irritation. Salt water also helps ease inflammation. What the salt water is doing is tak...
Cinnamon Water

How To Use Cinnamon Water For Weight Loss

So many people across the globe struggle to lose weight now. Most wish there was a magical potion. Well, according to different shows, videos, and rumors galore...
Green plantains

How Can You Cook Green Plantains

Green plantains, or in other words tostones are a popular plant originating from the Caribbean but enjoyed worldwide. They are cooked through being fried, crushed, and then fried in hot oil all over again till the crispy strips of fresh, green planta...
durian fruit

Durian Benefits and Side Effects

Durian is a fruit whose properties and nutritional value are probably appreciated only by the people of Asia, where it comes from. Durian is the most smelly fru...