Ginger (Zingiber officinale), a common spice that was considered a luxury more than 5,000 years ago, has a very rich history.
Enjoy sweet and spicy ginger snaps this holiday season.
This herb's medicinal use dates back to 400 B.C., and researchers may have found another reason why our anchestors may have been onto something.
Here's a sneak peek from the upcoming June 2008 issue of Herbs for Health.
This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.
Ginger root treats circulatory and digestive systems, coughs, colds, aches and pains. Use it in recipes like Ginger Pumpkin Pie and Indian Lemonade-Ginger Ale.
Relieve sore muscles using ginger. Learn how to make a ginger compress in this video from Mother Earth Living Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kellner.
One Herb Companion staffer describes her recent fascination with ginger candy, including its spicy flavor and benefits for people prone to motion sickness or nausea.
New studies show that ginger, in addition to its other health benefits, may help regulate the body's inflammatory response.
Make some iced tea with herbs from your own garden.
Decorating for the holidays does not have to be complicated. Use our recipes for cinnamon spice and gingerbread cookie ornaments to add simple beauty and fragrance to your home.
Fresh ginger will perfume your whole kitchen while this sweet, rich, flavorful soup is cooking.
Prevent jet lag, motion sickness, colds and the flu while traveling with these herbal remedies.
Can't shake that cough? Clear whooping cough from your life with these natural home remedies for the treatment of whopping cough, also known as pertussis.
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.
Enjoy any holiday with special homemade herb-and-chocolate treats!
Looking for refreshing drinks to serve to your little one? Use herbs to make drinks the whole family will enjoy!
Improve circulation with these seven warming herbs and spices, recommended by Brigitte Mars from The Huffington Post.
Jovial Foods’ new line of organic, artisan European-style cookies are made with nutritious einkorn flour for a healthier, lower-calorie dessert.
Suffering from a hangover? Get relief from your hangover symptoms with these natural remedies.
In Costa Rica, all the elements are in place for a Slow Food revolution. Check out the organic bounty--and enjoy a delicious gourmet take on a traditional native dish.
The sweet smell and healing properties of bay, eucalyptus and ginger will make your sweetheart's Valentine's Day massage memorable.
Try these three delicious herbal iced tea recipes to cool off this summer in our second part blog about tea.
Home sick for the day, Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren tests the effectiveness of natural home remedies for nasal congestion, sore throat and aching muscles.
The ground hog may be signaling an early end to winter, but today's a day to stay in with good food, an arsenal of craft projects and a warming bath.
Get in the mood with natural libido boosters, aphrodisiac spices and exercises to get your blood pumping!
Leave the over-the-counter medications at the store and ease your coughing with these natural remedies.
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
Anti-aging herbs such as ginkgo, bilberry and turmeric can improve memory, ease arthritis and treat other ailments caused by aging.
Tackle chronic inflammation with anti-inflammatory herbs such as turmeric, ginger, boswellia and more.
Inflammation and the loss of cartilage cause severe pain in arthritis sufferers. Reduce inflammation and relieve arthritis pain with these eight natural and herbal remedies.
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.