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TAG : calendula

Herbal Oil Treatment Soothes Childhood Earache

Help soothe your child’s earaches with this herbal combination. A recent clinical study showed that an herbal oil formula was just as effective as conventional anesthetic ear drops in easing the paid of acute otitis media (ear infection) in children older than six. The herbal formula, a ...

A Few of Favorite Herbs

 Some of the most commonly used remedies from an herbalist’s medicine chest. In memory of Cascade Anderson Geller.   The criteria for getting on this list of favorite herbs is that I have to have known the herb very well, have used it for a long time, and it would have had to be ...

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Landscaping with Medicinal Plants

Traditional landscaping can offer a lot of benefits. Plants bring beauty, shade, food, and wildlife habitats to your home, among many other ecological services. Plants can offer medicine and healing for our bodies, minds, and spirits as well. It’s just a matter of getting to know the plants ...

A Guide to Edible Flowers

  A Guide to Edible Flowers By Grit Blogger  Karen Newcomb              Many good cooks love to add new ingredients to their meals, not only their favorite herbs or spices, but an edible flower or two.  Many herbs do double duty in the garden because their flowers are also ...

2 Herbs for Skin (Video)

2 Herbs for Skin Video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Protecting your skin's health is just as important as healing any other ailment. The two herbs for skin covered in this video — calendula and aloe — have stood the test of time and are proven to be reliable skin healers. Calendula is a wonderful ...

Striking Gold with Calendula

[avatar user="ajirsa" size="thumbnail" align="center" link="file" /] We here in the Northern Hemisphere have just celebrated the summer solstice--the longest day of the year and the beginning (for most of us) of the summer holiday season. All of this sun, mild weather, and blooming gardens ...

How to Grow and Enjoy Calendula Flowers

Calendula is one of the easiest-to-grow medicinal herbs and so versatile in its healing properties that it invariably finds its way into the hearts and gardens of all herb lovers. It has been used medicinally for centuries to heal wounds, burns and rashes, both internally and externally. The ...

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