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History Lesson

Chamomile is more versatile that you think! Find out how herbalists of the past used it. This video snippet was taken from ou [...]

On The Spectrum

A mother and son tell their experience with autism and herbs. Prepare to be amazed and inspired!
May 8, 2020
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Lots of Nutrients

https://vimeo.com/278751477 There are over 200 nutrients that have been found, that are beneficial to man, in Aloe Vera. Thi [...]

Miners

https://vimeo.com/278540412 Alfalfa roots grow deep into the earth to soak up precious nutrients. This video snippet was tak [...]

Catnip Tea

Catnip is a gentle plant, so be gentle when you brew your Catnip tea! This video snippet was taken from our Catnip class, fou [...]

Strengthen Those Lungs!

Meet Mullein. If you were to go buy some cut up mullein leaves in bulk, you might be surprised at how light and fluffy they a [...]

Goldenseal Salve

https://vimeo.com/174254204 Goldenseal makes a great salve for wounds. It's one of our favorites! This video snippet was tak [...]

Feel Dandy with Dandelion

It’s yellow. It’s bright and cheery. It can evolve into puffballs and grant wishes. But, to the ordinary gardener, it’s just [...]

Kidneys

In this modern world, our kidneys could use some love. Juniper Berry may be just what they need. This video snippet was taken [...]

Especially For New Moms

https://vimeo.com/174055161 Find out how new moms can use Uva Ursi to recover from childbirth. This video snippet was taken [...]

Lemon-aid

  Sometimes the beauty of an herbal remedy is its simplicity.  Here's another dose of something easy that you can file u [...]

Making Memories

Someone once said: “ Forgive the mess, we are making memories.” We fully realize that with family and friends, life can get m [...]

Think Respiratory

When you think of Mullein, think respiratory. This video snippet was taken from our Mullein class, found in our Top 40 Herbs [...]

A Friend to Nursing Moms

https://vimeo.com/174044913 Let's be honest, breastfeeding can be painful. If you are a nursing mom, Peppermint tea might be [...]

Slippery Elm Lozenges

  How to Make Slippery Elm Lozenges   Slippery Elm Bark. It's one of our favorite herbs for the throat. We thought [...]

Baby Your Pet Babies!

  If you talk to a pet owner, chances are you will find someone who thinks the world of their pet. You may even hear “Fi [...]

Toothache

https://vimeo.com/174050977 Need a toothache remedy? Try a little Slippery Elm bark! This video snippet was taken from our S [...]

The Beauty of Aloe Vera

  Aloe Vera naturally brings vitality and beauty to the skin without any harmful side effects. After all, haven’t you ev [...]

My Story of Lupus

  A heartfelt testimonial of Angela's personal experience with Lupus and Echinacea.   This video snippet was taken [...]

Regal Echinacea

https://vimeo.com/172941423 This regal plant with its crown of beautiful plumage crowns what we need to say about herbs and [...]

Comfrey: 400 B.C.

https://vimeo.com/245538926 Comfrey is an herb with hundreds of years of documented use. You need this herb in your life! Th [...]

Green & Clean

    Did you know that Alfalfa can help your social life? Stop looking for the strongest deodorant available at the [...]

Yerba Mate

  Is there an herb for organization? Yes: Yerba Mate (pronounced mä'-tay). How does this herb help you organize? Just re [...]

Nature’s Tranquilizer

https://vimeo.com/174057252 It’s considered Nature’s tranquilizer. If your nerves need a break, Valerian is the herb for you [...]

Respect the Elderberry

  We could call it the wise man of the immune system.  Studies have shown that Elderberry helps the body fight symptoms [...]

Smoothies!

  A fresh smoothie can hit the spot,  but with the right ingredients it can be a great way to boost nutrient intake,  in [...]

Moringa: The Super Herb

  It's been called a miracle tree and is known to be fast-growing and drought tolerant. Every part of the tree can be us [...]

Comforted by Cloves

  There's nothing more house warming than the smell of Clove in the air. You may see it on a ham or in a yummy spiced Wa [...]

Big Gun

Sometimes big challenges call for big guns! Make sure you keep this herb in your arsenal. This video snippet was taken from o [...]

Antioxidant Rich

https://vimeo.com/278544028 Everybody hears about antioxidants but what are they and what do they do for us? This video snip [...]

Star Anise

This adorable herb is actually shaped like a star! Think about making it the star of your cupboard. It helps with digestion a [...]

Pears!

  There is nothing better than a juicy pear. Did you know that this delicious fruit is also very nourishing to the lungs [...]

Help for Caregivers

Got sick kids? Chew on this! This video snippet was taken from our Juniper class, found in our Top 40 Herbs of North America [...]

What Works, Works…

  "The medicinal properties of the herb do not change with time, methods of preparation, or the philosophy of the user. [...]

Probiotic Smoothies

https://vimeo.com/278547316 Do you love probiotics? Well, probiotics love chlorophyll. Here's what you need to know about fe [...]

Aloe and Rose

                  A treat for your skin Here's a recipe that you and your skin will j [...]

Dream Pillows

Pillow + Herbs = Sweet Dreams We'd like to introduce you to the herbal dream pillow. The practice of placing herbs under one' [...]

BEE SMART! Use Raw Honey

  Many people have asked the question, "What's the difference between regular honey and raw honey?" It comes down to thi [...]

Nourishing the Pancreas

Yarrow is incredible for the pancreas. If you have pancreas issues or blood sugar symptoms, either high or low or fluctuating [...]

Save Your Feet!

  How are those feet of yours?  Better yet, how about that stress level?   Here’s a great way to relax those tired [...]

Heart Formula

  Historically, the nutrients in this formula have been used to strengthen and nourish the heart muscle, assist the body [...]

Throat Soother

  Make this recipe in Apple Cider Vinegar, distilled water and glycerin. Soothes pain while supporting the body's abilit [...]

Lymph Tonic

  This is a great tonic that is used to strengthen and cleanse the whole lymphatic system while building and repairing d [...]

Lung Formula

  Use this formula to loosen phlegm and help with labored breathing and to strengthen the lungs. It can be used with oth [...]

Tummy Tonic

Formulated to ease the discomfort associated with excess gas in the system. It is a tonic to strengthen the digestive tract. [...]

Eyebright Plus

  This formula has been used to strengthen the eyes and improve eyesight. 6 parts Bayberry 6 parts Eyebright 2 parts Gol [...]

Did Somebody Say Enema?

You've probably heard the word enema mentioned a few times throughout this course and thought "Uh, nope. NOT happenin'!" But [...]

Chia Seeds!

They were well-known in the 70’s and 80’s for growing your own pet, but little did we know how nutritious those little chia s [...]

Adrenal Exhaustion

Do you burn the candle at both ends? Uva Ursi can help support your adrenal glands so you don't wear yourself out. This video [...]

Kelp for Help

Support Your Thyroid Health Naturally While you may not know if you have a thyroid disorder, if you experience the following [...]

Bye Bye Bunions!

Let's talk about your feet for a minute. Do you feel like you are plagued with bulging bunions? Are your tootsies often tende [...]

Brother’s Asthma

https://vimeo.com/245551544 A personal story from Angela about Comfrey. This video snippet was taken from our Comfrey class, [...]

The King of Spices

Pythagoras, a Greek philosopher, called it this; but today we like to call it Garlic. This amazing herb is known to have been [...]

Flax Seed Balls

  Touted as another superfood, Flax Seeds are something we learn about and think, “Hey, I need that!” But then, finding [...]

Cleanser

When you are doing a detox, add Red Clover to your arsenal to help move those toxins out of your body. This video snippet was [...]

…with Ashwagandha

Life comes with a lot of joy and festivities, but it can also come with stress. So much so that our inner Scrooge, Grinch, or [...]

Liver Support

Milk Thistle: everybody should be using this herb! This video snippet was taken from our Milk Thistle class, found in our Top [...]

Yerba Santa

Yerba Santa is an herb that assists the body in relieving fatigue, stimulating cortisone production and clearing mucus. Downl [...]

Yerba Mate

Native to South America, Yerba Mate is nutrient dense and assists the body in nerve stimulation and healthy weight loss. Down [...]

Wormwood

Wormwood contains nutrients that help support the digestive system and assist the body in ridding itself of parasites. Downlo [...]

Witch Hazel

The nutrients found in Witch Hazel are known to act as a natural astringent as well as assist the body in soothing irritated [...]

White Pine Bark

White Pine bark contains nutrients that can assist the body in balancing blood sugar, improving athletic performance, and muc [...]

White Oak Bark

The nutrients found in White Oak bark assist the body in minimizing inflammation, tightening tissues and strengthening capill [...]

Wheat Grass

The nutrients (including chlorophyll) found in Wheat Grass assist the body in cleansing, boosting immunity and improving nutr [...]

Turmeric

Turmeric comes to us from Southern Asia. This herb has become popularized in the West for the way it assists the body in deal [...]

Stone Root

Native to North America, Stone Root supports the urinary tract and reproductive organs and assists the body in minimizing con [...]

Stevia

Native to South America, Stevia provides us with a sugar substitute that supports the pancreas and helps the body improve glu [...]

Squaw Vine

Squaw Vine is an herb that is native to the United States and was historically used by the Native Americans to support the fe [...]

Sheep Sorrel

Sheep Sorrel is one of the herbs found in Essiac tea. It contains many vitamins and is known to help the body with cleansing. [...]

Senna

Senna comes to us from Africa. The components and nutrients in Senna powerfully assist the body to purge, cleanse, and suppor [...]

Schisandra

Schisandra is a Chinese herb. The components and nutrients in Schisandra assist in energizing the body and helping it respond [...]

Skullcap

The nutrients found in Skullcap assist the body in supporting, soothing and toning the nerves. Download the pdf to learn more [...]

Sarsaparilla

The herb Sarsaparilla is known to assist the body with hormone balancing, digestion and immune system support. Download the p [...]

Rosemary

The nutrients and essential oils in Rosemary help the body to stimulate and tone the heart and nerves and improve memory. Dow [...]

Rose Hips

Rose Hips are loaded with Vitamin C and other nutrients that assist the body in strengthening the digestive tract and support [...]

Rhubarb

The herb Rhubarb is native to China. Be careful not to confuse this herb with the everyday garden-variety rhubarb plant. The [...]

Reishi

Reishi is a mushroom that is commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to stimulate the immune system, minimize the effec [...]

Psyllium

Psyllium contains nutrients and bulk fiber that can support the body with laxative and purging effects in the intestines. Dow [...]

Plantain

Plantain contains nutrients that can assist the body in getting rid of toxins and mucus, mend skin tissues, and support the i [...]

Pau d’Arco

Native to the South American Andes, Pau d'Arco supports the immune system, helps the body protect the liver and much more. Do [...]

Passion Flower

The nutrients found in Passion Flower assist the body in supporting and calming the nerves and promoting restful sleep. Downl [...]

Parsley

This nutritious herb supports the body in many ways, including cleansing the immune system and nourishing the urinary tract. [...]

Olive Leaf

Native to the Asia Minor and Syrian areas, Olive leaf supports the body's immune system by fighting bacteria, candida, and mo [...]

Oatstraw

The nourishing nutrients in Oats and Oatstraw assist the body to clam inflammation and soothe and support nerves. Download th [...]

Nettle

The nutrients in Nettle assist the body in reducing symptoms associated with inflammation, allergies, and much more. Download [...]

Myrrh

Native to regions near the Red Sea, Myrrh is a tree resin with components that assist the body's immune system with cleansing [...]

Mung Beans

Mung Beans are actually Chinese lentils. They are nutrient and fiber rich, assisting the body with brain, heart, and digestiv [...]

Mugwort

Mugwort can assist the body in supporting and strengthening the liver and gall bladder, improving digestion. Download the pdf [...]

Motherwort

The nutrients in Motherwort assist the body in revitalizing the heart, resolving female issues, and much more. Download the p [...]

Maca

Native to the Peruvian mountains, Maca assists the body in maximizing strength and sexual health for both men and women. Down [...]

Lavender

The nutrients and essential oils of Lavender assist the body in protecting and quieting the nerves. Download the pdf to learn [...]

Kratom

The Asian herb Kratom has components that assist the body in dealing with discomfort and improving mood with a sedative-eupho [...]

Kava Kava

Kava Kava is originally from the South Pacific Islands and has components that assist the body in relaxing muscles and sedati [...]

Take More

https://vimeo.com/279131694 Do you ever feel like herbs aren't working the way they're supposed to? We've got a tip for you! [...]

Irish Moss

Irish Moss is a type of seaweed with nutrients that support the respiratory system and thyroid, as well as the liver, thus pr [...]

Hyssop

An ancient herb mentioned in the Bible, Hyssop can assist the body by supporting digestion and cleansing out congestion and i [...]

Horsetail

The nutrients in Horsetail assist the body in supporting the urinary tract and acting as a diuretic and astringent as needed [...]

Horseradish

Horseradish is a stimulating herb whose components assist the body with digestion, and support the upper respiratory system. [...]

Horehound

The nutrients in Horehound assist the body in providing a soothing expectorant for coughs, supporting the heart, and much mor [...]

Hops

The nutrients in Hops assist the body in nourishing and supporting the nerves, either stimulating or relaxing the nerves, as [...]

Holy Basil

Holy Basil is an Ayurvedic herb. It has recently become popular for the effects it has in assisting the body in handling stre [...]

Hibiscus

This beautiful plant is native to Africa and Southeast Asia. It is cooling to the body and can assist in lowering blood press [...]

Green Tea

Green Tea is a Chinese herb that is known for its antioxidants which assist the body with circulation, anti-aging effects, an [...]

Goat’s Rue

The herb Goat's Rue assists the body in improving lactation, balancing blood sugar, and much more. Download the pdf to learn [...]

Ginseng-Panax

The nutrients in the Chinese herb Panax Ginseng stimulate and enliven the body. It is said that the sick use it to assist the [...]

Ginkgo Biloba

This Chinese herb, Gingko Biloba, has components and nutrients that assist the body in supporting circulation, brain function [...]

Fennel

Fennel is full of nutrients that can assist the body in cleansing, digestion, lactation, and much more. Download the pdf to l [...]

Elecampane

The nutrients in Elecampane assist the body in dealing with congestion in the lungs, digestive tract and urinary tract. Downl [...]

Elder Flower

Elderberry syrup is a long-time folk remedy. The nutrients in Elder Flowers assist the body in fighting colds, fevers and flu [...]

Cinnamon

Cinnamon can assist the body in digestion, blood-sugar balance and supporting the immune system. Download the pdf to learn mo [...]

Chlorella

The high levels of nutrients in Chlorella energize the body and assist in supporting immune health and detoxification of heav [...]

Cannabis

The nutrients in Cannabis may assist the body in improving the symptoms associated with a variety of diseases. Download the p [...]

Buchu

Buchu has traditionally been used to treat symptoms associated with urinary tract infections and diseases. Download the pdf t [...]

Bayberry

The nutrients in Bayberry assist the body in stimulating circulation, cleansing and toning areas of mucous secretions such as [...]

Barberry

Barberry supports the body in improving circulation, normalizing blood pressure, purifying the blood and cleansing and suppor [...]

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha can assist the body in reducing stress, promoting energy and rejuvenation, supporting male fertility and building [...]

Antler

The nutrients in Antlers assist the body in renewing vitality,  nourishing the blood, joints and bone marrow, and supporting [...]

Anise

The nutrients in Anise support the body's digestive and respiratory health. Download the pdf to learn more. Video coming soon [...]

Althea

Althea root assists the body with soothing mucilage, laxative and diuretic qualities. Download the pdf to learn more. Video c [...]

Take Comfort in Comfrey

Comfrey contains something called Allantoin, an ingredient also found in Aloe Vera. Allantoin is known to help stimulate cell [...]

The Magic of Castor Oil

  Castor Oil Packs can be one of your most powerful tools. They can assist the body in soothing and lubricating sore are [...]

Long History

This plant has a long history. It dates clear back to Middle Ages and beyond and even in the Elizabethan era in England, it w [...]

Luxurious Cream

Look at the back of your skin cream jar. Can you pronounce all those ingredients? If not, there is something you should know [...]

Decoction

An infusion of medicinal properties from roots or bark into a liquid. It takes more time to pull nutrients out of roots and b [...]

Peachy Treat

  When Hippocrates said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food", we think that he most definitely must have [...]

Fun in the Sun!!!

We all know the Sun is a great source for plants, but did you know the Sun may help our health in the following ways? · Suppo [...]

It’s a Mud Pack Party

Stop right now and go put your pajamas on! You heard that right. Do it and call your friends to come over to get comfy with y [...]

A Whole Plant to Love

You see them in your breakfast bowl. You see them in granola bars. You sometimes see them in specialty whole grain breads. Th [...]

King of Blood Purifiers

This royal beauty is mostly known for boosting the immune system, but did you know it can also purify your blood? Amazing! Th [...]

Bone Density

https://vimeo.com/279145658 You mean nourishing our bodies with hormone balancing herbs can make our bones stronger? Who kne [...]

Fun Facts

Did you know that blood filters through the liver every 3 minutes? That's right, blood, the transporter of nutrients to your [...]

Eyebright

Your eyes are the windows to your soul. But how do you take care of them? Check out the herb Eyebright and see how it is so g [...]

WWII Valerian Tea

https://vimeo.com/174056936 Brits used Valerian tea to calm their nerves during WWII air raids. What kind of stress can Vale [...]

Parts to Use

Find out how to use the very versatile Mullein. This video snippet was taken from our Mullein class, found in our Top 40 Herb [...]

Thinking Herbally

"To think Herbally is to think differently; we must think as nature does - holistically. Nature emphasizes the whole, rather [...]

Your Epidermis is Showing!

OK, grade school humor aside, it’s true, your skin is showing and it’s probably saying more about your health than you are aw [...]

Embracing Echinacea

If you’ve heard of Echinacea, you may have also heard that you can only take it for a certain period of time. Perhaps that is [...]

Barley Water Benefits

  Here's a fun fact:  Barley water has been the official drink of the players, court staff, and fans of Wimbledon since [...]

Morning Sickness

https://vimeo.com/245554254 Find out the best way to use Ginger for morning sickness. Then go tell all your friends! This vi [...]

Cuckoo for Coconut Oil!

What we are about to share with you may seem completely counter intuitive. After all, when you think of oils in food, you thi [...]

Red Clover! Red Clover!

Do you remember playing the game Red Rover when you were young? You'd call out Red Rover and have the other team send one chi [...]

Can’t beat those beets!

Looking for a gentle cleanse? Consider juicing beets! Here are some reasons why this pretty root vegetable could be just righ [...]

The Power of Pineapple

It's yellow, like the sun. It's tropical. It's fruity. It could taste like a warm breeze on the beach. But while you savor it [...]

Turmeric

This is an herb that is for just about everyone. Whether you just ran a marathon, recently did your first workout in forever, [...]

WWII Pilots

https://vimeo.com/174037994 During WWII, pilots used Bilberry jam to keep their eyesight sharp. This video snippet was taken [...]

Reboot with Fasting

Generally, when we think of fasting we associate it with spiritual grounding or some kind of cleanse. But did you know that f [...]

Garlic Study

What happens when you put Garlic in a petri dish full of bacteria? This video snippet was taken from our Garlic class, found [...]

Eat as the Italians Eat

Just how effective is olive oil? Over 25 recent studies suggest that it’s very effective. In fact, they have found overwhelmi [...]

Rubbed Her Feet

https://vimeo.com/270271154 With tears in her eyes she said, "this is life changing for me." When you find what works it wil [...]

Dandy Little Components

Dandelion is a great source of Calcium... and so many other "dandy" things! This video snippet was taken from our Dandelion c [...]

Inspired by Turmeric

Every now and then there's an herb that makes its rounds into the news. Turmeric is one of them. Turmeric is an age-old Ayurv [...]

Bug Repellent

https://vimeo.com/172957249 Bugs bugging you? Try eating this herb to keep them away. This video snippet was taken from our [...]

Calming Effect

Licorice root is a delicious way to calm down inflammation in the body. This video snippet was taken from our Licorice class, [...]

Reishi – A Real Fun Guy

In Chinese medicine he is known as the Mushroom of Immortality. In Western Holistic communities he is known as the King of He [...]

Salve

  An ointment that is made from an herbal oil and beeswax. Herbal oils are oils that have been infused with herbs over a [...]

Got Garcinia Cambogia?

Not to be confused by its cousin, Garcinia Mangostana, this herb has recently been in the spotlight for good dietary reasons. [...]

All the Dophiluses

https://vimeo.com/222592620 If you are spending your hard-earned money on probiotics, you might want to consider taking this [...]

Patience Does a Body Good

“Nature never makes haste. Her systems revolve at an even pace . . . the bud swells imperceptibly, without hurry or confusion [...]

St. John’s Wort

https://vimeo.com/271789861 We call St. John’s Wort the ‘Happiness’ Herb, because it helps the body replenish Serotonin and [...]

Mom’s Eyes

https://vimeo.com/279128499 Bilberry is so nourishing to the eyes. But don't take our word for it... seeing is believing! Th [...]

Gotu Kola

https://vimeo.com/326447222 Gotu Kola is an Ayurvedic herb that assists the body in nourishing the brain, stimulating circul [...]

Fenugreek

https://vimeo.com/326442069 The nutrients in Fenugreek assist the body in getting rid of mucus in the lungs, managing diabet [...]

The Plant Doctor Is In

Her name is Chamomile and she goes by a few names. The Greeks called her "Ground Apple" because of the way she grows on the g [...]

Black Plague

https://vimeo.com/222595109 What can we learn from grave robbers about the protective properties of Garlic? Plenty! This vid [...]

Pinkham’s Formula

  https://vimeo.com/222591102 This formula, which contained Black Cohosh, promised "A Baby in Every Bottle!" This video [...]

Love that Licorice

In the non-herbal world, licorice is usually associated with snacks and candies that aren't even flavored by the true natural [...]

Puppy With Parvo

https://vimeo.com/222595726 Parvo can be a scary thing for our furry friends. Find out how Angela saved her puppy from Parvo [...]

Blue Cohosh

https://vimeo.com/320341633 The many nutrients in Blue Cohosh are known to relieve muscle cramps, coordinate uterine contrac [...]

The Amazing Avocado

According to the Mayans, "Where avocados grow, hunger or malnutrition has no friends." We already know that the very nature o [...]

Skin

https://vimeo.com/172936086 Does your skin need a pick-me-up? Freshen and brighten your skin with Aloe Vera. This video snip [...]

Intuition

"And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in [...]

Feverfew

https://vimeo.com/318659529 Feverfew is an herb that can assist the body in dealing with symptoms associated with migraines, [...]

Amla

https://vimeo.com/319603178 The restorative nutrients in Amla berries supply the body with high amounts of Vitamin C, assist [...]

Eucalyptus

https://vimeo.com/318677206 The nutrients in Eucalyptus assist the body in dealing with congestion in the lungs, strengtheni [...]

Dong Quai

https://vimeo.com/318679422 Dong Quai is known as a female herb. It assists the body in returning balance to the hormone sys [...]

Black Walnut

https://vimeo.com/318619084 Black Walnut hulls stimulate a cleansing, laxative effect in the intestines, thus quickly evacua [...]

Damiana

https://vimeo.com/317321953 The components found in Damiana assist the body in supporting hormone balance in both men and wo [...]

Calendula

https://vimeo.com/317127302 Calendula is known to support healthy skin, tissues and membranes by assisting the body in impro [...]

Cramp Bark

https://vimeo.com/316678332 Cramp Bark assists the body in quieting cramps, spasms, and nerves... and much more. download pd [...]

Astragalus

https://vimeo.com/316682489 The nutrients in the Chinese herb Astragalus are known to assist the body in stimulating the imm [...]

Cordyceps

https://vimeo.com/316690401 Cordyceps helps to energize the body, support the immune system... and much more. download pdf [...]

Clove

https://vimeo.com/316697668 Cloves are more than just an aromatic spice. The nutrients in Cloves assist the body's immune sy [...]

History of Eyebright

Herbalists as early as the 1300's have written about the benefits of Eyebright. Culpeper said that spectacles would be less n [...]

Herbal Oils Class 1/6

https://vimeo.com/245093397 Learn how to extract the amazing properties of calendula in its whole form and why extra virgin [...]

Garlic

https://vimeo.com/287533191 Ever notice that garlic's stem resembles the windpipe? Some 15th-16th century physicians believe [...]

Echinacea

https://vimeo.com/178391626 Echinacea, our own North American herb, was used by the Native American tribes and gained popula [...]

Peachy Treat

  When Hippocrates said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food", we think that he most definitely must have [...]

Barley Water Benefits

  Here's a fun fact:  Barley water has been the official drink of the players, court staff, and fans of Wimbledon since [...]

Slippery Elm Lozenges

  How to Make Slippery Elm Lozenges   Slippery Elm Bark. It's one of our favorite herbs for the throat. We thought [...]

Ginger

Passed down from generation to generation, Ginger is still a treasure today. It’s uses are so broad that it can benefit pregn [...]

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is one of those plants we like to have on hand for quick first-aid support for sunburns, or even cuts and scrapes. [...]

Goldenseal

Back in the day, herbalists called Goldenseal the “King of the Mucous Membranes”. But don’t let that turn you away just yet. [...]

Juniper

A best friend to your kidneys and bladder. Learn how Juniper can nourish and strengthen this part of the body in so many ways [...]

Aloe and Rose

  Aloe and Rose - a treat for your skin Here's a recipe that you and your skin will just love!  We've learned how awesome alo [...]

Tincture

An extraction of herbs in glycerin, vinegar or alcohol. Apple Cider Vinegar is all right for most herbal tinctures. If the he [...]

Opposing Properties

 This plant has opposing properties that mold to whatever your body needs. It can have a calming effect to settle things dow [...]

Lobelia Oil

  A personal story… the magic of Lobelia was first discovered when I was pregnant with my sixth baby.   This video [...]

Washington’s Army

https://vimeo.com/174048952 Did you know George Washington’s army survived on Slippery Elm porridge for twelve days! Perhaps [...]

Flax

Flaxseed is one of those super foods that Mother Nature came up with. It’s high in fiber, proteins, and omega-3 fatty acids - [...]

Yellow Dock

Touted one of the best sources of iron in nature, Yellow Dock is recommended for symptoms associated with anemia and iron def [...]

Lemon-aid

  Sometimes the beauty of an herbal remedy is its simplicity.  Here's another dose of something easy that you can file u [...]

Super Tonic Recipe

  Have you heard of Super Tonic? It’s a tonic made from things you may already have in your kitchen. This combination of [...]

Eyes Matter

Imagine you are flying down a dusty, country road on a road bike. The only thing that seems to matter is the wind in your fac [...]

Chamomile

Both German and Roman Chamomile are nourishing to nerves and tissues. It has been known historically to help support the body [...]

Comfrey

https://vimeo.com/175741773 Comfrey is very prolific and will take over a garden if left year after year. It not only assist [...]

Deodorant

https://vimeo.com/213799022 Think twice about what you rub in your armpits. Bad odor could be the least of your worries! [...]

The Magic of Castor Oil

  Castor Oil Packs can be one of your most powerful tools. They can assist the body in soothing and lubricating sore are [...]

Coral Calcium

https://vimeo.com/248387165 Don't confuse this white drink for milk. Coral calcium is chock-full of calcium and contains eve [...]

Hawthorne

https://vimeo.com/167068956 This member of the Heart Trifecta holds a special place in our hearts. Get inspired by this herb [...]

Eyebright

As its name implies, ‘Eyebright’ helps brighten the eyes while giving your sinuses a boost. It is also known to strengthen th [...]

Lobelia

Lobelia, in large amounts, was highly recommended by Samuel Thomson of the 19th century, to purge toxins. In regular doses, i [...]

Dream Pillows

  Pillow + Herbs = Sweet Dreams We'd like to introduce you to the herbal dream pillow. The practice of placing herbs und [...]

Burdock

Burdock… that pesky thistle whose burr catches in clothing and animal fur, was the inspiration for our modern-day velcro. But [...]

Dandelion

https://vimeo.com/248921614 Who knew… that weed we are always trying to get out of our lawns can actually be used as a nutri [...]

Bilberry

A cousin to blueberries, bilberries are full of nutrients that are widely known to support and rejuvenate the eyes, strengthe [...]

Tips for Tinctures

https://vimeo.com/245095773 Get first-hand tips from Angela’s years and years of experience in making herbal tinctures. [...]

Blessed Thistle

https://vimeo.com/309901232 Known for centuries as one of the great female herbs, Blessed Thistle has a number of other infl [...]

Chaste Tree

Also known as Vitex, this herb got his name by historical anecdotes of monks eating it in order to suppress libido. In actual [...]

Poultice

A moist, hot herb pack applied locally. If using the fresh herb, crush and bruise it. The powdered herb may be used also. Mix [...]

Comforting Sunburns

https://vimeo.com/244801430 From herbal baths to coconut salves - learn effective ways to extract heat from your sunburn and [...]

Looks Like

Many old physicians used a plant by what it looks like and what it matches in the body. For instance, the hollow stalk or ste [...]

Chia Seeds!

They were well-known in the 70’s and 80’s for growing your own pet, but little did we know how nutritious those little chia s [...]

Save Your Feet!

  How are those feet of yours?  Better yet, how about that stress level?   Here’s a great way to relax those tired [...]

Yarrow

Yarrow is an interesting herb. In large amounts, it acts as a general restorative and tonic for run-down conditions. This pre [...]

Alfalfa

Alfalfa is historically known as the ‘King of Foods’ and we tend to agree. It is one of the most nutritious herbs on the plan [...]

Garlic Shooter 2

https://vimeo.com/201737352 Garlic Shooters are one of our favorite ways to use Lemon and Garlic--two of the 7 Healers of th [...]

Respect the Elderberry

  We could call it the wise man of the immune system. Studies have shown that Elderberry helps the body fight symptoms a [...]