Lamb’s Ears: Grow a Potent Antibacterial Bandage in Your Back Yard

If you are working in your garden and want to provide your family with a strong antibacterial bandage in case of emergency, then look no further than Lambs Ears. Stachys byzantina, more commonly known as Lambs Ear, is an easy care herb with soft, velvet-like leaves that appear wooly. Due to the reflecting nature of …

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Homemade Neosporin Salve

homemade neosporin salve

When my children were young there were countless boo-boos and scrapes and cuts; often, with dirt ground into it. You know what that means to a mom… the war for germ control is ON! I am grateful I had a friend close that taught me so SO much about the plants on our hillside in …

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Health Benefits Of Licorice Root

health benefits of licorice root

There is nothing more distinct than the taste of licorice. This flavorful candy comes in black and red. While black licorice is a love hate relationship, you may be surprised to know that it doesn’t contain any actual licorice root. Would it surprise you to know that there are health benefits to licorice root? The …

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Elderberries Block Flu Virus From Attaching To and Entering Human Cells

elderberry for flu

New study explains how elderberries block the flu virus and stops it dead in its tracks. Scientists have identified a chemical compound in elderberries that quickly immobilizes the flu virus. Previous studies have already shown elderberry extract can ease flu symptoms and cut the duration of the illness in half, [1, 2, 3] but a …

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12 Herbs to Grow Indoors in the Winter

The old world had to grow food during the natural seasons that were common to them. Today we call it seasonal eating. And thankfully new techniques have given people the ability to achieve more in and around their home. It is very rewarding to learn to grow herbs yourself. Below I will show you 12 …

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Frankfurt’s Famous Green Sauce

Frankfurts Green Sauce

Frankfurt’s Green Sauce Recipe What exactly is Frankfurter Grüne Soße? In Germany green sauce is known as Frankfurter Grüne Soße. It is a traditional dish in Frankfurt and Hessen. The cold herb sauce consists of sour cream, boiled eggs, spices, and of course, herbs. In Frankfurt dialect, this recipe for sour cream and herbs is …

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How to use burdock to help reduce pain from arthritis

arctium lappa burdock leaves

This well-known root has used for its anti-inflammatory properties for over 500 years, but it wasn’t until recent years that science has finally discovered the secrets behind its effectiveness. Tests have shown that burdock root can reduce the appearance of proteins that trigger inflammatory response in damaged tissues.

Silymarin helps to fight cancer, liver disease plus many metabolic disorders

milk thistle with other herbs

(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of cancer deaths in the United States nearly tripled between 1950 and 2011, increasing from 210,733 fatalities per year to 576,691.  Unfortunately, natural (cancer cell killing) substances like, silymarin have been largely ignored by the mainstream media and Western medicine. The …

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