Articles in the Herbal Category
Herbal tinctures are alcohol or water/alcohol solutions made from dry or fresh herbs. The alcohol or alcohol/water solution extracts the medicinal constituents out of the plant material. This is a great way of preserving and using herbs. Store herbal tinctures in dark glass bottles away from heat and light. Tinctures remain viable for several years. Tinctures are highly concentrated and taken by drops into water or juice. Hot water or …
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Coming Soon… RELEASED: A Journey into Herbal & Natural Healing eBook
Explore how herbs and other natural methods can enhance health and well-being. Discover how a healthy, holistic lifestyle works to balance mind, body & spirit.
This new eBook is based on the herbal & natural healing workshops I teach.
Includes herbal “recipes” from Mystic Naturals’ herbal products and covering such herbal & natural healing topics as:
Collection, Drying & Storing Herbs
American Herb Association (AHA)
The American Herb Association promotes the understanding and ecological use of medicinal herbs and aromatherapy. Membership is open to anyone interested in herbalism and includes a 20-page quarterly newsletter written by well-known, professional herbalists.
American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)
The American Herbal Products Association exists to serve its members by promoting the responsible commerce of products which contain herbs and which are used to enhance health and quality of life.
Health & Nutrition, Herbal »
Antidepressants are the most common type of drugs that are used in treating depression. Since insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of depression, these drugs are often used to elevate depressive moods and induce sleep.
Among the various kinds of antidepressants, SSRI’s are among the latest that are now being used extensively for treating insomnia. Despite their rampant use, the efficacy of antidepressants like SSRIs to treat insomnia is …
I just received an email from NursingDegree.net that I was included in their Top 100 Herbal Medicine Blogs!
Back to Nature: Top 100 Herbal Medicine Blogs
“Whether you’re looking to get a handle on the basics of herbal medicine or are an old pro looking for others to talk with, the Internet is full of places to learn and connect. We’ve put together a list of the best herbal medicine blogs to …
Green Shopping, Herbal »
Co-op America’s Green Business of the Year Award identifies businesses that are committed to social and environmental responsibility. Each year one business is selected by the public as the Green Business of the Year.
This year’s winner is Mountain Rose Herbs. Since 1987 Mountain Rose Herbs has consistently delivered exceptional quality certified organic products with a strict emphasis on sustainable agriculture.
Mountain Rose Herbs is genuinely committed to providing you exceptional quality …
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The human body is a complex system of actions and reactions where each organ, gland and body system has a dedicated role. The immune system acts as a sort of a watch dog and comes into action the moment there is something wrong with the body, a bacterial invasion, for example.
Simply said, your immune system is your body’s own physician that protects against a wide range of disease causing antigens. …