6 Ways to Stop a Migraine in its Tracks

Migraines can be inconvenient and, at times, debilitating. Discover simple ways to naturally manage migraine pain with essential oils, herbal remedies and more.

5 Healing Essential Oils

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

10 Amazing Herbs for Kids

Introduce your little ones to the benefits of herbs and natural remedies early in life with these herbs that are great for kids.

5 Natural Remedies for Healthy, Nourished Skin

There are several medicinal plants that are not only fun to grow, but also have beneficial properties that can boost skin health. Nourish and hydrate dry, dull skin, prevent breakouts and fight aging with the natural remedies provided by these five plants.

Go No-Poo: 3 Herbal Hair Rinses

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.

Adventures at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Part 2

The Lemon Verbena Lady shares more about her experience at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdom. Here she discusses which of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens were her favorites.

Herb Catalogs: Ready, Set, and Plant Those Herbs, Part 1

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!

Baby Bar Soap For Eczema

Learn how a calendula and lavender baby bar soap helped make child care a little easier for this blogger.

Recipe Callout: Two Delicious Rose Desserts

Impress guests by preparing rose desserts. Toss edible rose petals into custards, tea cakes, scones, cookies and ice cream, or make one of our reader-submitted recipes: Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Frosting and Muhallabiyeh.

A Reader’s Request: The Herbs of Shakespeare, Act One

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.

Last Minute Gift: Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts

December 25th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season, make these Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts. This homemade gift is budget-friendly, is quick and easy to make and speaks from the heart.

My Favorite Christmas Thyme Book and Dried Herb Wreaths: Part 1

Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.

Try This Out: Infusing Spirits at Home

Infusing spirits with your favorite herbs and spices is a fun and easy way to stock your bar for holiday entertaining. They also make the loveliest gift for a cocktail enthusiast!

Herbal College Care Package

Assemble this simple list of herbal items and send them to your student to show how much you care.   

5 Herbs For Safe Summer Skin: Organically Protect Your Skin

With temperatures heating up, the one thing most people forget to consider is their skin. Rather than buying expensive, name-brand products full of artificial and synthetic chemicals, treat your skin with these five healing herbs. 

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.

Recipe Callout: Lavender Muffins, Part Two

Last week The Herb Companion published two reader recipes after a reader callout for delicious lavender muffin recipes on our Facebook fan page. The following recipes include Luscious Lavender Muffins and Agave Lavender Muffins.

Recipe Callout: Lavender Muffins, Part One

Yesterday, The Herb Companion asked its readers for delicious lavender muffin recipes. Your submissions have made us ecstatic. The following recipes include White Chocolate and Lavender Muffins, and Lavender-Lemon Blueberry Muffins.

Make Strawberry and Lavender Soup

Try this rich fruit soup with strawberry and lavender lavender from The Garden Bistro in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a sweet special occasion.

Now Is The Time To Prune Lavender

Whether you are pruning, trimming or deadheading, early pruning is better for the lavender in your herb garden. Also, try my recipe for Lavender Lemonade.

Natural Headache and Migraine Relief

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.

How To: Baking with Lavender

There are many different ways to bake with lavender. Try my suggestions for lavender-infused baked goods, beverages and spice mixes, such as the classic combination of Herbes de Provence.

How To: Grow Lavender Plants

This spring, guest blogger Patsy Bell Hobson is expanding her lavender collection to extend the bloom period with different varieties.

Herbal Sun Burn Remedies

Aloe vera isn’t the only herbal remedy for burn relief. Many herbs can help protect skin and soothe it after a burn. Here are our four favorites.

Lavender in Everyday Life

A new "relaxing room" in England reinforces the aromatherapy benefits of lavender. Learn how to incorporate lavender in your everyday life.

Organic Sea Salt Spray

John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.