Wintergreen

Wintergreen Benefits and Side Effects

Wintergreen is a wonderful mint-flavoured herb that has antiseptic properties. It usually comes in the form of essential oils extracted from the wintergreen plant. In fact, the essential oil made from its leaves has been shown to be an effective trea...
Arnica Tea

Arnica Tea Side Effects

Arnica itself is a herb. Arnica is part of the Sunflower family. There are several species of Arnica.  Most often, Arnica is used as a topical application ...
Foxglove

How Much Foxglove is Fatal

We have all heard the foxglove is quite poisonous. But what makes it so dangerous? Is it as easy to consume as some think? What are the side effects of poisonin...
Yarrow Tincture Benefits

Yarrow Tincture Benefits

A tincture is a concentrated herbal extract made from one or more herbs. It is typically made by soaking parts of the herb or herbs for weeks in alcohol or vinegar. Alcohol is usually the preferred liquid because it can extract water-insoluble compon...
Cayenne Pepper

The Side Effects of Cayenne Pepper

Primarily known as a seasoning for different foods, cayenne is a long, red pepper that owns considerable medicinal benefits. It has been used for medicinal purp...
Echinacea Plant

How To Use The Echinacea Plant

Echinacea is a herbal plant that has been used by Native Americans for centuries. Most often used for treating wounds and infections, mostly as a common ‘Cure A...

Drinking Hot Water Versus Cold Water

The question seems to be which temperature of the water is better to drink, hot or cold? In all actuality, there are benefits and negatives to both hot water and cold. There are times when it appears drinking hot, or very warm water is better ...
Acid Reflux

Will Ginger Tea Help Acid Reflux?

Everyone experiences heartburn at one time, at least, in their life. It can be an irritating situation. The stomach acid comes back up the food tube and irritat...
Goldenseal

Is Goldenseal an Antibiotic?

Goldenseal is a popular herbal medicine in the U.S. that is often combined with echinacea to prevent and treat colds and cold symptoms. However, there is little...
Indian Basil

Benefits of Drinking Tulsi Water in the Morning

Tulsi is considered to be a healthy Indian drink. It is made with Holy Basil, otherwise known as Hot Basil. Indian Basil has been used as a medicinal part of Indian medicine treatments. Tulsi water is used on a daily basis before anything else is eat...
neem oil

How to Apply Neem Oil to Soil

Growing plants at home or in the garden, we do a lot to make them thrive and delight with their beauty every day. This is not always successful because sometime...