Nettle Leaf

This great herb has so many health and wellness benefits.  Also known as Urtica dioica (stinging nettle), it acts as a diuretic, expectorant, pain reliever and tonic for blood. The components in nettle, have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.  Promotes a healthy immune system, healthy skin and healthy mucous membrane.  The nutrients in nettle consists of…

Breathe With Eucalyptus

WOW!  It’s snowing today!  Around this winter time, we need some eucalyptus to aid in our health and wellness.     Eucalyptus, also known as eucalyptus globulus, is an amazing decongestant and antiseptic.  A much needed herb for this season of colds, flus and other respiratory issues, such as asthma and bronchitis.  Eucalyptus is also…

Fight the Colds with Echinacea

During this time of the year, we experience many colds and flus, mostly due to the drastic weather changes.  One day it’s hot then the next minute it’s cold…like what happened!  So combat this, implementing echinacea into out diet protects us as well as helps us fight whatever sickness that may try and sneak past…

Healthy Benefits of Flaxseed

This amazing herb flaxseed does wonders for your health!  Flaxseed also called linum usitatissimum, is an herb where the seeds are used to promote so many health benefits.  The seeds are also pressed to make an oil.  The major component in flaxseed is apigenin, which helps fight various cancer cells, as well as skin cancer,…

Relax with Lavender

Are you stressed?  Depressed?  Experiencing headaches?  Relax with lavender! Lavender is an herb that is also known as lavandula angustifolia,  which relieves stress and depression.  It even relieves headaches!  WOW!  What a stress reliever!  The main component in lavender is alpha-pinene, which has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties. Uses of lavender Cooking Many people…