Are you loving your heart?

February is Heart Month! Are you loving your heart? Why should you love your heart? Do you put your heart at risk? Consider these [updated] statistics on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in the United States: CVD is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States 1. In 2021, about … Read more

Hormone Balance Naturally for Women

Natural Hormone Balance taught by Charlotte Test, ND, MA, MH By now most women will personally know or at least heard of someone that had taken drastic measures to remedy female reproductive organ health problems or hormone imbalances.  Hysterectomies had long become a common solution for female ailments.  Now, just as radical, mastectomies have become … Read more

Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter

Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter Crafting your own herbal first aid kit is an artful endeavor that allows you to tailor it to your unique needs and preferences. Picture this: a treasure trove of nature’s finest remedies, elegantly arranged to become your trusted allies in times of need. From the soothing embrace … Read more

Stomach Soother ~ A Healer’s Recipes

Oh My Tummy! Try this Stomach Soother Tea This works great when feeling nauseous. Ingredients: Cinnamon Ginger Peppermint Combine 1 ounce of each herb. To Brew Tea: Combine 1 teaspoon of mixture with 1 cup boiling water. Steep 5 minutes. Strain. You may add honey and/or lemon to taste if desired. To order these herbs … Read more

Herb of the Week 10/16/2011 – Chaste Tree

Herb of the Week 10/16/2011 – Chaste Tree by The Herb Peddler on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 10:39am Chaste Tree Berry (also known as Vitex, Monk’s Pepper, Hemp Tree, and Chasteberry ) is indigenous to the Mediterranean region and parts of Asia. Traditionally the ripe dried berry is used to support women’s health while promoting … Read more


Introduction to Aromatherapy Aromatherapy is becoming increasingly popular as a valuable way to promote both physical and emotional well-being by using essential oils extracted from plants.  The benefits have been known for ages, however, it was not given a name until the 1920’s when the term aromatherapy was coined in France. Essential Oils An Essential … Read more

Herb of the Week 9/18/2011 – Eleuthero

Eleuthero, which was once known as Siberian Ginseng, is a traditional Chinese remedy that is similar to Panax Ginseng.  It is known as an adaptogen herb which restores vitality and energy balance, increases stamina, support memory function, and acts as a tonic to improve overall health. Research has also revealed that active compounds in Eleuthero … Read more

Herb of the Week 9/11/2011 – Corn Silk

by The Herb Peddler on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 4:13pm Corn Silk aka se-lu si-li-gi, Indian Corn, Maize, Maize Silk, Mother’s Hair, Yu Mi Shu, Yu Shu-Shu, Zea. Corn Silk, is the silky-looking fiber that surrounds the corncob.  As a natural remedy, corn silk is commonly and safely used for health of the urinary … Read more

Herb of the Week 9/4/11 – Stinging Nettles

by The Herb Peddler on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 9:54pm Stinging Nettles The nutrient-rich Stinging Nettle plant has been used as both food and medicine for centuries. The leaf is primarily used for allergy reactions and as a diuretic to relieve temporary water weight gain and also to promote urinary tract health. Nettle is … Read more