A herbal infusion is just the ticket for treating medical complaints.
By Sara Fotheringham / January 28, 2019

To Tea or Not to Tea? Make Herbal Infusions Instead!

People talk about the benefits of herbal teas a lot since the natural health movement has gained traction, but there’s...

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Using adaptogens for stress management can help you improve your life.
All Posts, Herbal Healing, Stress Management
By Sara Fotheringham / December 12, 2018

How to Use Adaptogens to Help Manage Your Stress

Life is stressful and the winter doesn’t always help with our ability to cope with it. There’s less sunlight, it’s...

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elderberry benefits, elderberry cough syrup
All Posts, Herbal Medicines
By Sara Fotheringham / November 30, 2018

Elderberry – Benefits and How to Use It

Elderberry (Sambucus) is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in the world. Natives of North America used it...

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Make delightful, original herbal gifts this holiday season.
All Posts, Herbal Gifts
By Sara Fotheringham / October 30, 2018

Hand-Made Herbal Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays are almost here, and for those who prefer to give thoughtful, hand-made gifts rather than supporting the commercialism...

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Grapeseed is king of the carrier oils.
All Posts, Herbal Health
By Sara Fotheringham / September 30, 2018

What are Carrier Oils and How Do You Use Them?

Carrier oils are used as a base for various natural products, diluting them so you can apply them to your...

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All Posts, Growing Herbs
By Sara Fotheringham / August 30, 2018

How to Harvest and Store Your Medicinal Herbs

Cultivating herbs for therapeutic purposes is a serious function, and you want the best possible results and quality from your...

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herbs for insomnia
All Posts, Anxiety, Insomnia
By Sara Fotheringham / July 31, 2018

Using Passionflower for Insomnia and Anxiety

Passionflower (passiflora incarnata) has many different effects, but few of them have anything to do with passion. Unless, of course,...

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All Posts, Lyme Disease
By Sara Fotheringham / June 30, 2018

Staying Safe from Ticks

There’s no denying it: Canada has a summer bug problem. Whether you’re talking about mosquitos that turn summer barbecues into...

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Hippocrates was one of the early herbal healing practitioners.
All Posts, Herbal Healing
By Sara Fotheringham / May 30, 2018

Herbal Healing Today

Every civilization has its "medicine men" and women, and until the 20th century healers used herbal and other natural remedies for...

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Discover the truth about herbal health products.
All Posts, Herbal Health
By Sara Fotheringham / April 15, 2018

Herbalism – Myths vs. Facts

Throughout history, herbs have been associated with myths, folklore and legends. In more recent times, herbal health has begun finding...

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