American Scientific recently did an article on Kratom and they admitted that they had no idea how many Americans use this herb for medicinal purposes. It may be thousands or it may be hundreds of thousands. There are probably 100 websites that offer it for sale. The Scientific […]
Epimedium, a genus of over 50 different flowing plants is best known as Horny Goat Weed but is also known as rowdy lamb herb, Randy Beef Grass, or yin yang huo. Epimedium is a hardy perennial and is endemic to China but has also been found in Europe.
Horny Goat Weed aphrodisiac qualities are due […]
Nor has it been for centuries. Known scientifically as Nepeta cataria, catnip or cat mint has been used for hundreds of years by humans because of its soothing properties. It has been used for pain relief, to bring down fevers and to help get a good night’s sleep for much of recorded […]
So what is Wild lettuce? Wild lettuce is the bitter cousin to the common lettuce that you find in your local supermarket. It is sometimes added to salads containing lettuce to add a more distinct flavor. The three main species of this group of lettuce are; Lactuca virosa, Lactuca canadennis, and […]
(This article is dedicated to my neurologist, James Gilbert, M.D., who faithfully put up with me as a terrible complaining migraine patient for over 40 years)
Yes, wild lettuce was my big health game changer. This Gateway herb opened up the world of Herbs for me. After many years of doubt, this lowly herb […]
Everyone can remember an episode when they were young and were hit by that awful upset stomach. It may have been too much popcorn, one too many rides on the Ferris wheel, or the infamous 24 hour grip. Unfortunately for many children and adults it’s not just an occasional occurrence. For some it can […]