• Posts Tagged ‘homemade remedies’

    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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