How To Make A DIY Sunblocker Cream

By |June 21st, 2016|

Summer is here, the kids are out of school, and vacations are being planned. It’s that time of the year when we all think of being outside, enjoying the sun, going on adventures, and relaxing with friends and family.

Now, as nice as that sounds, it can quickly turn into a not-so-fun situation if sunburns […]

Gingko Biloba

By |May 29th, 2016|

While best known for its health benefits, 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 […]

How To Grow Your Own Deep Stress

By |May 10th, 2016|

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 […]

Foods To Soothe Allergies

By |April 24th, 2016|

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 […]

The Benefits of American Ginseng

By |April 4th, 2016|

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, […]

Plants That Keep The Mosquitoes Away

By |February 25th, 2016|

With the recent Zika virus outbreak all over the news people are thinking about mosquitoes.  From the use of bay leaves in books to prevent bookworms or chili peppers in grain to prevent weevils, plants have long been used to repel bugs of all sorts.  Mosquitoes are no different. Over time, plants have developed […]