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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 [...]

Lavender Plant Health Benefits

By | 2018-05-31T15:34:09+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The most important health benefits of lavender include its ability to relieve stress, improve mood, promote restful sleep, lower skin irritation, prevent infections, reduce inflammation, eliminate dandruff, and soothe stomach bloating. What Is Lavender? Nearly forty plants with the mint family are technically classified as [...]

Health benefits, Facts and Risks of Ginkgo Biloba

By | 2018-05-20T12:21:45+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ginkgo biloba is a popular supplement and one of the top-selling herbal medicines. Ginkgo biloba extract is collected from the dried green leaves of the plant and is available as liquid extracts, capsules, and tablets. People use it for a variety of reasons. The therapeutic [...]

The Witch: Origins And The Witch Hunting Hysteria

By | 2018-05-10T00:23:15+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

A fearsome being of fairytale and myth, the witch has carved out a home in nearly every culture across the world and time. Indeed, the witch represents the dark side of the female presence: she has the power that cannot be controlled. While this time [...]

15 Ways To Cleanse Our Lungs Naturally

By | 2018-05-01T12:49:46+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

As we all know, cigarettes are terrible for your lungs. Tobacco is one of the deadliest killers in the United States, killing around 480,000 people every year! There have been studies that show that nicotine, by itself, can actually be beneficial for you. Unfortunately, when [...]