Do you consider yourself an herbal brainiac? Then test your knowledge of medicinal herbs in this fun quiz.
Delve into the research behind another unusual herb from across the globe. Szechuan buttons are electric-packed flower buds that have numbing properties, giving them the aptly named moniker, the "toothache plant".
Delve into the research behind another unusual herb from across the globe: zallouh. This gnarled root from Syria may boost libido and treat erectile dysfunction.
Bring Andrea Candee’s Healing Kitchen workshop to you and take charge of your wellness naturally.
The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.
After its exploding popularity in the late 19th century, echinacea was widely researched. Since then, numerous echinacea benefits have been discovered. Try these two simple echinacea remedies to fight the common cold.
It was once stated by ethnobotanist Melvin Gilmore that echinacea was used as a remedy for more ailments than any other plant, and it's not hard to understand why. The history behind this versatile coneflower is rich in remedies and medicinal uses. Read on to learn more about the history of echinacea.
After coming down with a cold, this Herb Companion editor kicks her sinus congestion to the curb with an herbal steam, an effective natural remedy for runny noses.
Jessica expounds on the concept of "Cures in Your Cupboard" from the September/October 2011 issue with a few additional natural remedies for anxiety, general wellness, headache and menstruation/menopause.
Leave the over-the-counter medications at the store and ease your coughing with these natural remedies.
Kidney stones affect many Americans. Here are some herbal remedies to help stop them.
Herbal remedies often work as well as traditional medications, but when it comes to your heart, don't combine the two. If you're taking heart medication, avoid these 13 herbal remedies.
Treat your dry, itchy throat this winter with these herbal remedies
Relax and relieve your stress with these three herbs.
If you’re a dog owner you know that fleas can be a common hassle. These three herbs offer an alternative way to battle this pesky problem.
Looking for a safe way to treat common pet maladies naturally? This article outlines some common herbs and their uses.
It's important to have accurate information about any herbal remedy you are thinking of using. Dr. Jaclyn Chasse shares her own experience with misleading media representation and clinical studies of St. John's wort.
If you have a stressed cat, try one of these herbal remedies to soothe the nerves of your furry friend.
Contributer Susan Belsinger shares her experience with severe eye irritation and a low-cost home herbal cure.
If you find yourself suffering from seasonal depression as the weather gets cooler, try these herbal remedies for depression as treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
A recent clinical trial has found that bilberry extract in combination with other natural supplements can be beneficial to maintaining healthy eyes.
Did you know that fenugreek was once used in embalming mummies? Explore the history and benefits of fenugreek around the world.
Valued for centuries for its fragrance and flavor, cinnamon has a wide variety of medicinal uses. Studies have shown that cinnamon can be useful in lowering blood sugar levels for people with diabetes, fighting infections and treating stomach ailments.
Ginger is a natural remedy for many stomach ailments: nausea, menstrual cramps, indigestion and more. Ginger also eases tired muscles and may help lower cholestrol.
One guest blogger responds to a post about dry eye syndrome with some natural, herbal remedies that can help.
Here are some herbal remedies that have specific healing properties for dealing with overcoming sorrow, anger and depression.
After being diagnosed with dry eye syndrome, KC is determined to find safe, natural, herbal relief.
Herbs such as arnica, capsaicin and ginger relieve KC's aching muscles after a painful car crash.
Don’t hold your breath - stop hiccups the herbal way.
Stop forgetting and take these herbs to improve your memory retention.
Use these herbs to relieve stress, increase energy and stimulate sleep this school year.
The Hawaiian summer sun is relentless and can leave you with achy sunburns. Fortunately aloe vera naturally soothes burns and leaves your skin feeling soft.
Use herbs and essential oils for itchy bug bites.
Use herbs as a homemade remedy for annoying bad breath.
Herbal immune boosters really work.