Fenugreek Multifaceted Healing Herb

Did You Know…

… that fenugreek can help build muscles, burn body fat and protect against type 2 diabetes and heart disease?

Fenugreek is more than just a flavorful spice to add to chicken, curries and salads.  It’s been a century-old favorite among ayurvedic practitioners and herbalists for treating ailments from Continue reading

Six Homeopathic Healers for this Skin Problem

Here is another batch of health secrets from homeopathic medicine. Here we look at the uncomfortable, painful situation we know as boils. Here are the best six homeopathic remedies to soothe this condition.

Boils are caused by a bacterial infection in your hair follicles. As they fill with pus, they get increasingly painful. They are more common in those with Continue reading

Honeysuckle: An Ancient Traditional Chinese Medicinal Herb

Honeysuckle is one of the oldest medicinal herbs in known history. Sometimes referred to as woodbine, European honeysuckle was once used widely to treat urinary complaints, asthma, and during childbirth. In traditional Chinese medicine, honeysuckle has been used medicinally for millenia. The first known reference to the honeysuckle plant as a medicinal plant is in the Tan Ben Cao that was written in A.D. 659. In traditional Chinese medicine, honeysuckle is considered one of the most important herbs for releasing poisons from the body and clearing heat from the body.

There are three main parts of the honeysuckle plant that are used medicinally: the flowers, the flower buds, and the stems.

The flowers are traditionally used to make syrup  Continue reading