Materia Medica & Herbal Coffee Replacement With Burdock

Materia Medica & Herbal Coffee Replacement With Burdock Root

This month for the Herb of the Month we learn about the herb burdock (Arctium lappa). This is an amazing herb with multiple uses as medicine as well as a history of use as a root vegetable. In this article you will learn about burdock’s demulcent and anti-inflammatory uses, read quotes from herbalist Donnie Yance […]

Herb of the Month: Aloe Vera

Herb of the Month: Aloe Vera

Name: Aloe Vera Latin Name: Aloe barbadensis Common Names: Aloe, moka, cape, turkey, Aloe Zanzibar Family: Asphodelaceae Parts Used: Leaf, Juice Constituents: Glycoside (anthroquinone, called aloe emodin or aloin), polysaccharides, saponins, essential oil, steroids, enzymes, minerals, cinnamic and salicylic acid, acemannan Actions: Promotes bile, heals wounds, tonic anti-fungal, antibacterial, demulcent, sedative, purgative Energetics: Leaf: bitter, […]

DIY Children’s Herbal Digestive Pastilles

DIY Children's Herbal Digestive Pastilles

Pastilles are similar to lozenges but usually softer. The words pastille and electuary are often used interchangeably. Normally an electuary has 2-3 parts liquid to 1 part herb and is more often taken with a spoon, whereas a pastille is formed into chew-able soft balls and only has a small amount of liquid. The common […]

Whole Food Nutrition: The Whole Food Guide To Healthy Meat

Whole Food Nutrition: The Whole Food Guide To Healthy Meat

Today it is very common to hear a multitude of opinions on which diet is the healthiest. Unfortunately many of the diets that people adopt are fad diets. The basic solution to this dilemma is to eat a biblical whole foods diet, making specific adjustments for each individual. We have already shared why a Whole […]

Mint: An Aromatic Biblical Herb

Mint: An Aromatic Biblical Herb

Mint is a common and simple herb that actually packs a lot of punch. It has many medicinal and culinary uses. This wonderful tasting aromatic plant has been in use since bible times. It was a common plant grown in gardens. The wild mints were said to start in Egypt and then spread to Israel. […]

Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin ButterRecipe

I just whipped up a batch of this delicious Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin Butter and well I must say I’m impressed. Pumpkin is a great winter/fall food. Pumpkin offers zinc, selenium, vitamins A, C, and E, folate, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, and beta carotene. Pumpkin is a good source of soluble fiber and thus can help […]

Digestion, Food Allergies and Sensitivities. Are They Related?

Many people today are eating special diets because they have allergies, food sensitivities or digestive problems. These health issues are often chronic, debilitating or even, in the case of food allergies, life threatening. I’d like to share with you a few digestive helps that can be a way to begin the healing of these disorders. […]

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