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The Importance of Botanical Names

You wouldn’t dare call a friend or relative by any other name than their own. Unless it’s your day for being rude. Nor would you call your potato salad an apple salad. You’ll just confuse your guests. We usually call plants by their common names. … Read More...

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Herbs to Boost Your Metabolism

When you are young, your metabolism is naturally high, but as you get older that just isn't the case anymore. Do you remember the days when you could eat anything that you wanted, whenever you wanted, and never seemed to gain a pound? Those days … Read More...

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A Nourishing and Relaxing Herbal Bath Recipe

One of the most effective and pleasant methods for treating our minds, bodies and souls is an aromatic bath. The combination of water, warmth and herbal essences has several beneficial effects. This is a nourishing recipe for mature skin. It's … Read More...

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Making Herbal Bath Salts – A Crash Course

Spoil yourself with your own unique herbal bath salt blends made with natural ingredients and relaxing scents. Bath salts are the easiest natural skin care products the family herbalist can make and are often some of the most expensive items in … Read More...

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14 General Recommendations to Stop Your Cold

Since there is no quick cure for the common cold, the best approach is prevention. You can, in a sense, catch a cold from yourself. When your immune system weakens from factors such as stress and/or poor diet, viruses can take hold. Once a cold … Read More...

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Fresh Herbs Are Best

Can I share a secret with you? If you only learn one thing from this Grow Your Own Herbs Tutorial learn this: FRESH is BEST. The difference between fresh and dried herbs is as profound as the difference between summer and winter. One is full of … Read More...

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Choosing the Best Spot for Your Potted Herbs

The ideal spot for potted herbs receives ample sunlight, is near the kitchen, protected from cold winds and frost, and is close to a water source. Of all these the amount of sun that your herbs will receive is the most important as it will have the … Read More...

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