Say NO to the signs of Aging!

Did you know, what you put into your body has an impact on your natural aging process? True! And worse, people often put into their bodies the wrong kind of foods that can even speed up the aging process. So what do you do? Well, you can start by cleaning up your diet, avoiding or … Read more

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

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

Allergy Season Here Again!

Allergy season is a bit early this year!  A mild Winter and early Springtime weather brings plant life to bloom distributing pollen in the air.  For those finding themselves suffering from those familiar allergies symptoms, it can be frustrating even for just one season per year.  For other folks allergies are a year round predicament! … Read more

Frankincense – A Sacred Gift

Frankincense Other names:  Boswellia carterii, Olibanum, Indian Frankincense, Arabic Frankincense, and Salai guggal Frankincense is a dried resin which comes from a species of Boswellia tree that is mostly found in Ethiopia, Egypt, and parts of Saudi Arabia.  Some of these trees are so hardy that they are found growing through rock.  When the bark … 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 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