Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.
A restaurant heads to the rooftops for eco-friendly gardening.
Stinging nettles may sound intimidating, but once you get past their prickly exterior this classic spring weed offers many health benefits.
Try this wonderfully herby and spicy recipe for pickling all of your garden favorites!
Erin McIntosh shares a great recipe for a unique nettle biscuit.
Because of one company's generosity, a pack of endangered wolves in Oregon may have a chance at survival.
Discover 10 natural remedies for allergies from author Michelle Schoffro Cook to make the spring allergy season more tolerable.
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 we go back in time to see beliefs and folk uses surrounding Stinging Nettle, how it is most commonly utilized by herb lovers today, along with flower essence information, my own personal favorite uses for this stinging European native, and references for further information.
Whether you want it for tea or some other project, handling stinging nettle during harvesting does not have to be painful.
Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.
If you’re an herbie, then chances are you love tea. But did you know that your herbs also enjoy tea? Discover the benefits of compost tea and learn how to use it in your garden.
Here’s a roundup of great tips and resources for planning all your food preservation duties in advance.
Prepare your body and mind for delivery with prenatal yoga poses and delicious red raspberry and nettle tea.
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.
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
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.
These nettle chips are deliciously unique and packed with nutrients. Try this perfectly satisfying salty snack in early spring.
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.
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.
If you’re sick of your allergies but don’t want to pop a pharmaceutical pill, check out these natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of seasonal allergies.
Medication isn't your only option for allergy relief. Give these at-home remedies a try.
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.
A list of health promoting herbs for cooking and healing.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
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.
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.