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Echinacea: A Flower for Preventing and Treating the Common Cold

By | 2018-11-07T00:23:14+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Echinacea is a popular herbal supplement. It’s used as a natural remedy for preventing and treating the common cold… but does it work? This article reviews the known benefits of echinacea. What Is? Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is a flowering plant from the Asteraceae [...]

8 Natural Remedies to Treat Agoraphobia

By | 2018-11-04T03:44:23+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Agoraphobia is a condition which is characterized by anxiety and stress. This is because a person suffering from agoraphobia is constantly worrying that he/she will suffer from panic attacks in a public place and that there will be no one to help him/her or understand [...]

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Basil

By | 2018-10-22T01:49:35+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Basil is one of the most commonly consumed herbs and one of the most well-loved herbs as well! Basil has the ability to add a nice Italian flare to just about any dish and tastes amazing chopped and added to a freshly made vegan pizza. [...]

Cinchona Plant – The Plant That Changed the World

By | 2018-09-26T01:43:40+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Cinchona is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae containing at least 23 species of trees and shrubs. They are native to the tropical Andean forests of western South America. A few species are reportedly naturalized in Central America, Jamaica, French Polynesia, Sulawesi, [...]

5 Super Herbs to Improve Your Memory

By | 2018-09-20T02:22:41+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a difficult time keeping track of all the people, things, places, names, faces and appointments you’re supposed to remember? Maybe you’re not retaining bits of information you know would be useful but don’t end up recalling when the time comes? Luckily, the world of [...]

Mullein (Verbascum thapsus): Ancient Medicinal Plant

By | 2018-08-08T11:22:42+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Verbascum thapsus, the great mullein or common mullein, is a species of mullein native to Europe, northern Africa, and Asia, and introduced in the Americas and Australia. It is a hairy biennial plant that can grow to 2 m tall or more. Its small, yellow [...]

Benefits and Medicinal Uses of Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris)

By | 2018-07-24T11:53:31+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

The aromatic thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) plant is a perennial and woody shrub harnessing square stems and attractive flowers. A member of the mint family, thyme is an herb that originates in the Mediterranean basin and has a number of varieties, each with its own distinctive [...]

Calendula Officinalis Benefits

By | 2018-07-11T02:04:13+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Calendula officinalis, or pot marigold, bears bright yellow flowers that resemble daisies and make it an ornamental favorite, but it's also edible and has medicinal value. Active ingredients in its flower petals have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial abilities that help heal cuts and burns. If you [...]

10 Health Benefits of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

By | 2018-07-07T18:59:32+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

People have been enjoying the health benefits of aromatherapy since the 11th century. This alternative medicine uses essential oils to speed up the healing process, boost energy levels, reduce anxiety, and provide a multitude of other benefits. From France to England, China to the United [...]

14 Reasons To Have A Cup Of Chamomile Tea

By | 2018-06-25T21:43:19+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oh, the sound of rain on a tin roof, or the rustling of leaves on a crisp fall afternoon. Both of these things may prompt you to want to sit and relax with a warm cup of tea. Sipping tea is not a new art [...]