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  • Rosemary: More than a culinary herb
    Kitchen herbs: Hidden health benefits of spices
    In recent history, especially the thirty years between the nineteen seventies and nineties, the nation was bombarded with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Health became so bad that many cited a "bad health epidemic." During...
  • Sunflower seeds: More than food
    Seed cycling for women's health
    There are many things in our lives that may cause problem PMS. A sedentary lifestyle, stress, bad nutrition, a change in routine, and hormonal imbalance can all cause a change in the normal cycle of a woman's body. It is important to...
  • Turmeric Flower
    Herb Facts - Turmeric
    Many people are talking about the health benefits of using turmeric. While there is still research being done on the benefits it actually has, turmeric can still be a great addition to your collection of herbs.Turmeric is a part of the ginger...
  • Gathering herbs in China
    Healing in Hong Kong
    Dawn was breaking over Cheung Chau. My fever wasn’t. I had been eager to visit this island in the South China Sea to gather herbs with Mak Chung Man, a local healer renowned in nearby Hong Kong. But the cold I was battling had begun to...
  • LITEHOUSE FREEZE-DRIED GINGER HERBS
    LITEHOUSE GINGER - As close to fresh as you can get!
    Well, they are freeze-dried fresh herbs. This means, with a drop of water they come back to life – with all the flavor, nutrients, and even shape!Did you know…?Ginger is an ancient remedy for upset stomach, indigestion, motion...
  • LITEHOUSE MINT HERBS
    LITEHOUSE FREEZE DRIED MINT - As close to fresh as you can get!
    Well, they are freeze-dried fresh herbs. This means, with a drop of water they come back to life – with all the flavor, nutrients, and even shape!Did you know…?The market is full of products like tooth pastes, chewing gum, breathe...
  • Litehouse Chives Herbs
    LITEHOUSE CHIVES ~ As close to fresh as you can get!
    Well, they are freeze-dried fresh herbs. This means, with a drop of water they come back to life – with all the flavor, nutrients, and even shape!Did you know…?One of the world’s most popular herbs, chives is a member of the...
  • Simply Organic Spice Right Everyday Blends
    Spice Right with Simply Organic's New Tabletop Blends
    Do you ever feel like your seasoning skills are a bit off? Maybe a little too much of one herb and not the other?Well, good news -- Simply Organic has launched new line of organic, tabletop seasonings with the perfect blends. Spice Right, Everyday...
  • Chives, an easy to grow herb
    Chives, an easy to grow herb
    Chives are an easy to grow perennial herb that is useful in the kitchen and decorative in the garden.While chives are frequently grown from divisions or baby transplants, they are very easy to start from seeds. Chive plants can be started indoors...
  • Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Green Olives
    Cauliflower: The new kale
    Undeniably, vegetables have taken the limelight in our daily consumption of food, with kale being declared the vegetable-you-have-to-eat. Trends are changing, but it’s still all in the family as cauliflower this and that gets the current...
  • Spices at Marketplace
    Ways common herbs, spices and teas can help with weight loss
    If you are striving to lose unwanted pounds, you will soon discover there are numerous supplements, remedies, shakes and other products designed to help you in your quest. While some of these products may be helpful, others may not. Because of...
  • Why some of us were not made to be gardeners
    Why some of us were not made to be gardeners
    As a true crime author, I decided it was time for a new hobby, a way to escape the sadness my work can bring. Did I not tell my criminal justice students, “Get a hobby that takes your mind off of crime?” Gardening seemed to be the...
  • Homemade butter
    Make butter at home for a healthier spread
    Nothing smells better than the aroma of fresh, hot bread baking in your oven. The bread comes out hot, brown and delicious. What better way to top off your perfect bread than with homemade butter?Butter that is homemade is a healthier way to...
  • herbal medicine in the news
    Update on the herbal products testing in New York
    There has been an update in the story about the testing of herbal products that happened in New York a few weeks ago. The company GNC has admitted no wrong doing and has agreed to up their testing standards beyond what is currently required by law...
  • Ashwagandha
    Ashwagandha, the herb that may cure Alzheimer's
    Ashwagandha, (Withania somnifera), has long been considered a miracle herb, and has been said to cure almost everything. It has been used in Indian and African traditional medicines for thousands of years. Traditionally the herb was most often...
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