Enlist healing essential oils to relieve pain, improve respiration, repel insects and more.
Introduce your little ones to the benefits of herbs and natural remedies early in life with these herbs that are great for kids.
These three easy and delicious herbal popsicle recipes will help you make good use of an overflowing summer herb garden.
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.
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
Stop paying high prices for poor-quality herbs at the grocery store. Grow your own instead!
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.
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.
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.
Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!
A reader's request leads Lemon Verbena Lady into exploring the works of William Shakespeare for some of the herbal flowers and herbs of Elizabethan England. There is so much that there had to be a second act.
Foods and herbs with natural antibiotic powers keep our immune systems healthy. Check out these antibacterial foods and antibacterial herbs!
The winter weather is putting a damper on my mood. Last night, in a desperate attempt to lighten things up, I cooked up Orecchiette with Goat Cheese, Peas and Mint, a quick pasta dish that celebrates spring.
Grow leafy greens and herbs indoors this winter for year-round fresh, inexpensive and organic food.
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
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.
Growing invasive peppermints is not always a bad thing!
Tomatoes and watermelon combine in this unique salad with flavors that will wow every part of your palette.
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, from a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now. It's foraging season!
Pruning your mints, lemon balm and oregano will help them grow back more lush than ever.
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.
Beat the heat with these mint-infused beverages.
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, found in a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now.
This smooth dessert recipe is brightly sweet and refreshing, a perfect break from the heat of the day. Try it with fresh mint or lavender and a hint of cinnamon.
Try these easy and delicious fresh mint-infused recipes for chutney, cucumber salad and fruit dip.
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.
Leave the over-the-counter medications at the store and ease your coughing with these natural remedies.
With all of the rain, the Lemon Verbena Lady has found the perfect time to prune the herbs in her herb garden.
Far from being weeds, spring's earliest greens are packed with nutrition and help detox the body.
Take a look at these exotic herbs that you can add to your garden.
EcoSmart's new line of natural bed bug repellents can prevent the pests from hitching a ride home with you.
Enjoy any holiday with special homemade herb-and-chocolate treats!
Companion planting can help your favorite plants achieve their full potential.
Finding herbal blooms as the growing season comes to an end in the mid-Atlantic region.
During her England vacation, the Lemon Verbena lady visited with Jekka McVicar and enjoyed front row seats during one of her hands-on herbal lessons.
The world's largest garden yields an abundance of fruits and vegetables, some easily recognized, others, a new experience! A mystery herb appeared in our box of organic vegetables this week. What in the world is stevia?
I don't know about you, but its absolutely impossible to keep my feet clean in sandals, my summer staple. So when I stumbled upon Wipe Your Feet by Jamar Labs, I was intrigued.
This cooling French tarragon-infused drink can help you quickly beat the summer heat.
Next time you need a boost of energy, put down the caffeinated beverage and pick up one of these natural remedies for boosting energy.
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.
The four-lined plant bug is a regional pest that plagues plants belonging to the mint family and other of your herbal favorites.
In Texas, it has warmed up considerably, it's had plenty of rain and, best of all, the gardens are flourishing. See what's going on in Cynthia's Texas garden this month.
Mexican mint marigold, green pepper basil and lemon eucalyptus are just a few of the herbs in Cynthia's herb garden showing new signs of growth this spring.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace feeds her addiction to lip balm and reviews Shea Terra Organics Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter.
Got some mint? Try some of these easy-to-make recipes for smooth, rich, dark chocolate mint truffles and candied mint leaves. You'll never wonder what to do with mint again.
Discover help and inspiration from Sarah Magid’s Organic and Chic.
July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, so celebrate with these delicious ice cream recipes.
Try these three delicious herbal iced tea recipes to cool off this summer in our second part blog about tea.
Gorgeous greens and fresh mint make a tasty, healthy, and quick soup.
A list of health promoting herbs for cooking and healing.
Keep your mint alive. Check out our growing tips for dying herbs.
We're still frosting in Kansas but the herbs have gone on sale, and I'm happy to report that even though times are tough I'm keeping our nurseries in business. Chocolate mint, pineapple sage and lemon thyme are just a few of the herbs I've added so far this spring.
An herbalista reviews Jurlique shampoo and conditioner and investigates its sustainability.
Garden Girl’s Zippity Do Dah Peppermint Foot Cream packs a light punch when it comes to refreshing and invigorating your feet.
The recipe for a delicious mojito cocktail made from mint.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews peppermint natural lip balm from EO.