• Posts Tagged ‘Herbal healing’

    Using Herbs to Help Relieve Stress

    by  • May 14, 2014 • Herbs, Natural Remedies • 2 Comments

    Using Herbs to Help Relieve Stress

      Stress. An unavoidable fact of life… by technical terms a natural reaction to any demand on or imbalance in our bodies whether physical, emotional or mental. This stress reaction can be triggered by exciting or upsetting events which release sudden energy in what some call a fight or flight response. The brain sends...

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    Learning Herbs: Jewel Weed

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Herbs, Natural Body Care • 5 Comments

    {see the entire Learning Herbs series here} {photo source} Jewel Weed Herb Profile: Latin Name: Impatiens capensis Other Names: Orange, Common, or Spotted Jewelweed, Touch-Me-Not, or Orange Balsam Description:  Jewelweed is a succulent plant is usually found growing near water or in shallow ponds. It is often found in areas where Poison Ivy grows....

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    Learning Herbs: Chaste Berry (Vitex)

    by  • June 4, 2012 • Learning Herbs Series, Natural Remedies, Research • 1 Comment

    Chasteberry

    {click HERE to see entire “Learning Herbs” series} Chaste berry Herb Profile: Latin Name: Vitex agnus-castus Other names: vitex, chaste tree fruit, monk’s pepper, Description: This woody perennial is from the Mediterranean region where it enjoys heat and humidity. Chaste Tree produces beautiful purple flower and a peppery tasting fruit. While this herb may...

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    Learning Herbs: Plantain

    by  • May 21, 2012 • Herbs, Learning Herbs Series, Natural Remedies • 3 Comments

    TT_LH_Plantain

    {click HERE to see entire “Learning Herbs” series} Plantain Herb Profile: Latin Name: Plantago major Other names: longleaf plantain, ripple grass, ribwort, wagbread, white man’s foot Description: This helpful plant (not to be confused with the banana-like fruit, plantain) is often considered a weed. There are actually around 200 species in the plantain family....

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    Learning Herbs: Comfrey

    by  • May 7, 2012 • Herbs, Learning Herbs Series • 21 Comments

    TT_LH_Comfrey

    {click HERE for entire “Learning Herbs” series} Comfrey Herb Profile: Latin Name: Symphytum x uplandicum (other varieties S. officinale and S. asperum) Other Names: Russian Comfrey, Knit bone, Bruisewort Description: Comfrey is a perennial that can grow between 3-5 feet producing large green leaves that are fuzzy and veiny. The flowers start to form...

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