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.
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.
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.
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
A restaurant heads to the rooftops for eco-friendly gardening.
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.
Because of one company's generosity, a pack of endangered wolves in Oregon may have a chance at survival.
Back to the Roots (BTTR) is collecting 20,000 pounds of coffee grounds each week, cultivating them into a rich substrate from which to grow oyster mushrooms and make grow-it-at-home mushroom kits.
Here’s a roundup of great tips and resources for planning all your food preservation duties in advance.
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.
Get to know Traditional Community Herbalist Kristine Brown and enter to win a subscription to Herbal Roots Zine, a great resource for teaching kids about herbs!
In a Boulder, Colorado, neighborhood, residents are getting off the grass. They're donating their front yards to a community organization that grows enough fruits and vegetable on the former lawns to feed 50 families. Now, that's local food.
Modern-day lore and magical herbs are being put to political use by Romanian witches.
Prevent and treat heartburn at home with these natural remedies.
The burdock plant has long been that pesky plant that attaches velcro-like pickers to your clothing, but it also has an abundance of health benefits.
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
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.
A National Restaurant Association survey found that serving more local food tops chefs expected trends for 2012! Keep you home diet seasonal and local, too, with this vegetarian recipe featuring winter vegetables.
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
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.
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
New guidelines suggest using butterbur root extract can drastically reduce the frequency of migraines.
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
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.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.
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.
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.
Acne can be caused by a number of factors, from poor nutrition to hormonal imbalance. Learn how to combat acne naturally with these home remedies for acne treatment.
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.
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.