While best known for its medicinal use, Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is a beautiful tree with distinct fan-shaped leaves that turn a beautiful gold color in the autumn. It is a tree with a long and interesting history. The only remaining species of the Ginkgophyta division of plants, ginkgo is considered a living fossil. In […]
PMS or “premenstrual syndrome” refers to a group of symptoms experienced in the days leading up to a woman’s period. It can last for a few days or for a few weeks. Many factors can contribute to PMS, but there are also beneficial foods that help ease the physical and emotional discomfort that accompany […]
Nothing beats growing your own herbal remedies: it is satisfying, fun, and saves a lot of money, but choosing and obtaining medicinal herb seeds can be a challenge. With WishGarden’s new herbal seed blends, it’s easy to grow an herbal apothecary, right in your own backyard!
Deep Stress Seed Blend combines three effective and easy-to-grow […]
Spring is here! Unfortunately, this verdant season is not so joyful for those of us who suffer from seasonal allergies. This spring, try using food to soothe your allergy discomforts! Below we’ve listed a number of foods (recipes included) that can support a healthy histamine response to pollen and flowering plants — and they’re […]
Herbal “bitters” are gaining popularity these days among adults, and it’s no wonder why. They’re a great way to support one’s digestive health.
They’ve not only been found to help stimulate digestion, but they’re a great way to increase the amount of prebiotics in one’s diet and support healthy bowel function, too.
But, no matter […]
Ginseng is easily one of the most famous herbs with a long and rich history. When people talk about ginseng, they are almost always referring to the Asian species, Panax ginseng. While this is a wonderful medicinal plant, we are lucky to also have a ginseng species that is native to North America.
American ginseng, […]