Archive | April, 2015

5 Herbs for Eczema

There is nothing itchier and more annoying than a flare up of eczema.  Trying to resist the urge to scratch can drive you up a wall.  It’s a good thing that there are a number of herbs that can help. Nettles Nettles are one of my favourite herbs.  Although they can be painful to harvest, […]

Ginger for Inflammation

Ginger is tasty in cookies and other recipes, it is an excellent herb for digestion and can quell nausea and vomitting.   It has been used for a number of health benefits over the centuries.  Today I want to focus on the use of ginger for reducing inflammation.  How Does it Work?  According to PubMed […]

Herbal Sex

I have been doing research for this blog and for my upcoming book and I am surprised that almost every herb I come across has been used as an aphrodisiac.   Some herbs like cacao are easy to understand.  Others like ginger, black pepper, parsley, walnuts and avocado are less likely to understand.  Perhaps it […]

Oregano Health Benefits

  I love to cook!  Cooking and herbalism have always seemed like a perfect combination.  Nowhere in the world is this more evident than in the Mediterranean region.  Not only is the food delicious in this area, but it is one of the healthiest diets in the world.  One ingredient that is surprisingly good for […]