Cooling Mint

It has been used by all the ancient civilizations; by the Egyptians and Greeks as an aromatic bathing herb, as an appetite stimulant by the Romans, who also used it to flavour wine and sauces and as a strewing herb in medieval homes. Throughout the Middle East mint it is a symbol of hospitality. In […]

How to make the perfect cup of herbal tea

You can use different teas to make the perfect cup of tea according to your needs                                                  Ingredients: • Finely cut Fresh or Dried Herbs from your Garden, • A Plunger • Boiling Water     STEP 1: • Use a total of • 1 teaspoon dried […]

Chamomile-Tea

Best herbs for round the clock teas

Herbal teas…for morning, noon and night Blurb: The best herbs for delicious, healthy, herbal teas There is nothing as comforting as a cup of tea, and that applies equally to herbal teas. Herbal teas should be delicious. Just because they are healthy doesn’t mean they should taste vile. The secret lies in choosing the right […]

Calendula

Calendula

Calendula What if you could have a natural medicine chest growing in your own garden, especially if it will help to keep you healthy during the challenging winter months? Look no further than the bright and cheery Calendula winter annual. It must be one of the most unappreciated herbs around and so easy to grow. […]

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Herb Focus – Lemon Balm

Herb focus: Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) This is an amazing multipurpose herb. Besides its cleansing and tonic actions, Lemon Balm is a stress relieving herb that lifts the spirits, reduces anxiety and depression, relieves indigestion which usually accompanies stress, and is supposed to encourage a clear head. Lemon Balm does not dry or store well […]