Foods and herbs with natural antibiotic powers keep our immune systems healthy. Check out these antibacterial foods and antibacterial herbs!
Growing invasive peppermints is not always a bad thing!
This tasty recipe for breakfast potatoes is lightly spicy and perfect for weekend mornings.
Peppermint, one of the most widely known mints in North America, can be distilled to extract its essential oil. Use this oil to soothe indigestion, sore throats and much more.
See which herbs survive the best with little water during a Texas drought.
One beginning gardener is growing oregano, basil, cilantro and stevia this spring.
Garden Girl’s Zippity Do Dah Peppermint Foot Cream packs a light punch when it comes to refreshing and invigorating your feet.
EcoSmart's new line of natural bed bug repellents can prevent the pests from hitching a ride home with you.
If you are new to cooking with herbs, try adding flavor to your meals with these six culinary herbs.
Pruning your mints, lemon balm and oregano will help them grow back more lush than ever.
It is still very hot here in my part of Texas. Day after day the temperature reaches 100 degrees or above with no rain. I was in town this morning and two people stopped me to ask how to keep their plants alive in this weather. Here is my advice.
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
Boost your immune system, control your cholesterol levels and stay full longer with healthy, easy-to-make winter soups.
The natural world has many treatments for the cold and flu—and some of them might surprise you. Elderberry, Echinacea, green tea, oregano and garlic are my favorite natural remedies for treating and preventing illness.
The United States Postal Service is set to issue 29-cent Herbs postcard stamps in five designs. Check them out here.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews peppermint natural lip balm from EO.
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
A well-known member of the mint family, peppermint has been used since ancient times to treat a number of ailments, including upset stomachs, skin irritations and more.
Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.
Whether you're worried about your synthetic chemical intake or simply want to save some money, making your own herbal toothpaste or powder can be a simple change.
The four-lined plant bug is a regional pest that plagues plants belonging to the mint family and other of your herbal favorites.
These growing strategies will help any beginning herb garden. Discover which herbs are easiest to grow from seed, which are easily propagated from division, and which are easily grown from cuttings.
One herb lover gets a chance to write her very own blog for her favorite herb magazine, The Herb Companion.
The Herbalista's container garden is planted and almost ready for harvesting. Check out her five favorite herbs to grow in an herb container garden.
Have a headache? Instead of reaching for that bottle of ibuprofen, try one of these natural remedies for headache relief: lavender, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, feverfew or willow bark.
Yeast infections are most often a result of an imbalance in the body. Treat yeast infections naturally with these tips!
Bladder infections affect millions of women each year. Taking antibiotics for a bladder infection can increase chances of a repeat infection, so bypass the pharmaceuticals and treat your bladder infection naturally with these home remedies.
When your muscles are aching and your bones aren't moving, spice up your life by adding a little more spice to your meals with these herbs for inflammation. It may just be what Mother Nature ordered.
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
Leave the over-the-counter medications at the store and ease your coughing with these natural remedies.
Next time you need a boost of energy, put down the caffeinated beverage and pick up one of these natural remedies for boosting energy.
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 Lemon Verbena Lady goes back to her tried-and-true favorite, lemon verbena, and makes sure to stay prepared for the upcoming fall and winter season. She offers ways to preserve that wonderful lemony flavor so that you can savor it all fall and winter long.