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Medicinal Herbs

This Pretty Spring Plant Has A Surprising Useful Purpose

Tara Heibel | Posted 06.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

It's finally that time again when our gardens start waking up: bulbs break through the soil, trees and shrubs begin to bud, and cracks of color can be...

A Medicine Hunter's Journey For Effective Herbs

Posted 02.21.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jennifer Nelson: "We're here in the middle of the Amazon jungle today," booms Chris Kilham, an adventurer and medicine...

6 Easy-to-Grow Plants That Heal

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The next time you go to a pharmacy, take a look at the shelves behind the co...

Top 5 Reasons Women Seek Holistic Remedies

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Apparently, there are a lot of tired women wondering how to feel renewed and re-energized. Here is nutritional therapist and herbalist China Rose Reid's list of the top five complaints that she hears from women, along with some of her suggestions.

Adaptogen Herbs: The Key to Longevity and Optimal Health

Dr. Bertrand Babinet, Ph.D., LAc. | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bertrand Babinet, Ph.D., LAc.

Certain herbs called adaptogens are particularly helpful in restoring and maintaining positive homeostasis. This is due to their ability to help us adapt to change, in particular to the challenges associated with aging.