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Isn't It Frightful
Some herbal plants are steeped in superstition. Halloween, the spooky celebration enjoyed on October 31, brings thoughts of witches, broomsticks & skeletons hanging from trees. Herbal plants were used to inspire incantations, confront witches and ghosts. Halloween brings out the child in all of us.
Have a little time on your hands? Have tea, herbs and a steeper? Try making some infusions that are not only pleasing to the palate but will do the body good as well!
Gotta Have Heart
We get up each day, go about our usual routines and for the most part forget about the most important thing,our heart. We assume it is going to keep beating, but with stress factors, junk food, sedentary lifestyles & smoking, our hearts are slowly deteriorating. Start now to make a difference!
With Thanksgiving around the corner, we have many reasons to be grateful. We can be appreciative that we have food on the table and clothes on our back when so many are less fortunate. This is the time of year to count our blessings, no matter how big or small they may be.
Whether it is hot or cold, tea alone has huge antioxidant properties. Mix teas with herbs and you have a wallop of goodness that no vitamin can compete with. Try out these different recipes and see which one quenches your thirst!
Hair Gone Herbal
We all dream of shiny, healthy hair. After all, it is what most of us desire. Bad news, with all the horrible things some of us do to our tresses, it is no wonder that our locks resemble something you find in your garden at the end of summer. Try making your own herbal rinses for great hair!
Our skin, especially our face has weathered all seasons Ė from hot sun to frigid winter temperatures, it takes a beating and still keeps on smiling. It is crucial for us to remove the dirt and toxins from our skin on a daily basis to promote healthy, glowing skin. Check out these great recipes!
As the summer season comes to a close, we have to be grateful for the Farmerís Markets and bountiful harvest from our gardens full of fresh produce just ripe for the picking and canning. Why not add a little herbal freshness to your process this year? Be creative, you might be amazed!
Once of the most popular herbs in North America and has been used by Native Americans for over 400 years as a cure-all. Echinacea, or purple cone flower is an herbal supplement that we personally have called our flu shot for the upcoming winter season. See why it should be yours!
While most consider dandelions a weed that needs to be demolished, the majority of the public arenít considering the huge health benefit this herb has to our overall health. Next time you consider killing this beneficial plant, try adding it to your daily diet instead, you might be surprised.
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