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New Herbs

Uncover what colorful, fragrant flowers make up the London 2012 victory bouquets during this summer's Olympic Games.
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
Mountain Rose Herbs has debuted new sustainable tea packaging made from 100 percent recycled newspaper and compostable non-GMO plant cellulose.
Researchers may have found the herb to stop tooth decay: licorice root.
The Lemon Verbena Lady has a wonderful harvest of lemon verbena leaves to use in cooking and crafts. She has also discovered a new pest that may be trying to harm her favorite herb.
The Herb Channeler gets in gear to preserve the herbal harvest for the fall and winter months. Get ideas to freeze, dry and preserve your herbs as well as bring them indoors.
Certain herbal supplements can cause severe heart and liver damage.
In light of the recent natural disasters in Japan, two woman are asking herbalist to ban together to help protect a few lives and donate herbal supplies for an organization called Herb for Japan.
According to, about 26 percent of herbs and 20 percent of spices sold in Spain are contaminated by various bacteria. Read more.
Modern-day lore and magical herbs are being put to political use by Romanian witches.
The Chinese lantern plant (Physalis alkekengi), also known as the winter cherry, enjoys a library of culinary and medicinal benefits. Here are the answers to some of the questions you have asked about growing this incredible species. 
Could a poisonous plant used by ancient colonizers to hurt be used by modern dermatologists to help?
The chinese lantern plant (Physalis alkekengi) is mostly grown for decorative purposes, but it also has a history of medicinal treatments.

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