Suffering from a sore throat or cough? Have no fear, the essential oil of the popular culinary herb thyme is an effective remedy for just about any infection of the throat or lungs. A 2011 study showed…Share with your friends! Read More
Growing Cilantro – The Cut and Come Again Method. Growing cilantro from seed is the only way to frugally get the organic supply you want. One of my favorite plants to grow in the early spring is…Share with your friends!
Brazil nuts come from the Bertholletia excelsa tree, which is in the Lecythidaceae family and found in the Amazon. In Brazil, they are known as semilla de Brazil, which means Brazilian seed. Brazil nuts are often eaten raw or…Share with your friends!
By Lynn Stratton If you google “aspartame,” the results will take you literally days to wade through-believe me, I know. I’ve been sifting through it for days. There’s more than enough information, research, and speculation out…Share with your friends!
Make sure your medicine cabinet is stocked with elderberry syrup this winter. Studies show it can totally eliminate cold and flu symptoms within 48 hours. Several studies have confirmed the immune-boosting power of elderberries. Studies…Share with your friends!
FDA says Frosted Flakes, Pop Tarts and Spaghetti-Os are “healthy,” while avocados, almonds, salmon and eggs are “not” Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, Pop Tarts and Spaghetti-Os fit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current definition of “healthy” and…Share with your friends!
Traditional healers have used plants medicinally since time began, and modern herbalists continue to rely on herbs for treating a number of maladies. If you’re interested in growing plants with medicinal properties but you lack…Share with your friends!
Is Corn a Vegetable? Corn is a diet staple for many people around the world. It’s found as a side dish, in soup, in casseroles, and more. When corn kernels are popped, they become a…Share with your friends!
Many people have trouble sleeping as a result of anxiety, depression, or a routine that causes their internal clocks to keep them up at night while also making them tired during the day. Getting enough…Share with your friends!
If you’re going to plant vegetables, why not choose the best nutrient-rich veggies? When it comes to growing our own food, we often think in terms of yields—how much, how big, how often. Fair enough, but putting…Share with your friends!