antiinflammatory Archive

  • Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a member of the legume family and the seed and leaves have long been used in food and medicine.  Fenugreek seed powder is a component of...

    Fenugreek seed

    Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a member of the legume family and the seed and leaves have long been used in food and medicine.  Fenugreek seed powder is a component of...

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  • This is an herb that grows primarily in California, dipping up into Oregon and east into Nevada and northern Arizona.  Its Latin name is Eriodictyon californicum, the most common species...

    Yerba Santa

    This is an herb that grows primarily in California, dipping up into Oregon and east into Nevada and northern Arizona.  Its Latin name is Eriodictyon californicum, the most common species...

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  • Oh, allergy season – for allergy sufferers, the herald of spring is not one of joy.  There are many tools for relief, however, especially when one can prepare ahead of...

    Allergy Ease Tea

    Oh, allergy season – for allergy sufferers, the herald of spring is not one of joy.  There are many tools for relief, however, especially when one can prepare ahead of...

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  • Rose hips It seemed appropriate to choose an herb from the rose family, as Valentine’s Day approaches and rose has long been a symbolic plant for the heart and love....

    Rose hips: Herb of the Month

    Rose hips It seemed appropriate to choose an herb from the rose family, as Valentine’s Day approaches and rose has long been a symbolic plant for the heart and love....

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  • Enjoy this uplifting and aromatic blend of herbs in the morning as you get ready for a new day or sip on a cup in the afternoon for a caffeine-free...

    Sunrise Tea: February Tea of the Month

    Enjoy this uplifting and aromatic blend of herbs in the morning as you get ready for a new day or sip on a cup in the afternoon for a caffeine-free...

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  • Reishi mushroom – although not technically an “herb”, we use that term loosely in herbal medicine, reishi is certainly a fantastic medicinal mushroom that I use regularly to support a...

    Reishi mushroom

    Reishi mushroom – although not technically an “herb”, we use that term loosely in herbal medicine, reishi is certainly a fantastic medicinal mushroom that I use regularly to support a...

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  • Meadowsweet – a meadow plant that prefers moist areas, this plant is native to Europe and Asia, but is naturalized in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada.  Meadowsweet belongs to the...

    Meadowsweet

    Meadowsweet – a meadow plant that prefers moist areas, this plant is native to Europe and Asia, but is naturalized in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada.  Meadowsweet belongs to the...

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  • Marshmallow – a plant that grows well in wet, marshy areas and is native to salt marshes along the ocean in Europe and western Asian, its Latin name is Althea...

    Marshmallow

    Marshmallow – a plant that grows well in wet, marshy areas and is native to salt marshes along the ocean in Europe and western Asian, its Latin name is Althea...

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  • Turmeric root – A medicinal and culinary plant that comes to us from Southeast Asia, its Latin name is Curcuma longa and it is a member of the Zingiberaceae family,...

    Turmeric root

    Turmeric root – A medicinal and culinary plant that comes to us from Southeast Asia, its Latin name is Curcuma longa and it is a member of the Zingiberaceae family,...

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  • Astragalus root – A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from Chinese medicine, its Latin name is Astragalus membranaceus and it is a member of the Fabaceae family, also...

    Astragalus root

    Astragalus root – A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from Chinese medicine, its Latin name is Astragalus membranaceus and it is a member of the Fabaceae family, also...

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