The Benefits of Chaga

Get the health benefits of chaga with a refreshing, healthy iced tea recipe.

5 Healing Essential Oils

Enlist healing essential oils to relieve pain, improve respiration, repel insects and more.

Self-Reliant Gardening Tips for Spring

This spring become more self-reliant by planting herbs in pots, building raised garden beds, creating a worm composting bin and making your own fence paint. These gardening tips for spring will have you anticipating sunny days.

Fireweed Plant: Surprisingly, it's Not Hot

The fireweed plant is a showy herb native to the northern hemisphere. Use it to make a deliciously sweet Fireweed Jelly or a tea useful in treating constipation.

How To: New Uses for Old Calendars

Use your old garden and herb calendars to craft colorful envelopes and stationery. Also, try some of their old recipes, like this St. John's Wort And Lavender Cream.

The History of Tea

As winter approaches a cup of Camellia sinensis can revive your soul. Learn more about the history and comfort of this simple beverage.

In the Medicine Cabinet: Ginger Root

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.

The Many Uses of Sunflowers

Sunflower seeds have been found at several archaeological sites in the United States. Discover the many uses of this ancient plant.