5 Ways to Dry Herbs

By | 2018-08-15T11:01:27-04:00 August 15th, 2018|Tips & Research|

Reader Contribution by By Marlene Adelmann, The Herbal Academy | 4/26/2018 2:38:00 PM   Whether you have some leftover store-bought rosemary from yesterday’s meal of roasted veggies, a garden overflowing with lemon balm, or a large backyard patch of wild stinging nettle, drying herbs is a great option for preserving this abundance for a year-round supply of cooking spices and herbal preparations. Drying herbs effectively is a key step in getting [...]

End Your PMS Naturally!!

By | 2016-12-29T14:45:47-05:00 December 29th, 2016|Tips & Research|

by Ward W. Bond, PhD​In 4BC, Greek physician Hippocrates notes Chaste Tree’s use for menstrual conditions. It wasn’t until the 1950’s that German researchers developed a patent medicine containing chaste tree extract.Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) involves a number of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms occurring 5 to 10 days before a woman’s menstrual period. It is estimated that up to 90% of women experience occasional PMS. The dried fruits of chaste tree [...]

Why Quit Smoking?

By | 2015-07-31T11:33:50-04:00 February 24th, 2015|Tips & Research|

You can reduce your risks. Smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Smokers have a higher risk of developing many chronic disorders, including atherosclerosis — the buildup of fatty substances in the arteries — which can lead to coronary heart disease and stroke. Controlling or reversing atherosclerosis is an important part of preventing future heart attack or stroke. You can modify or control six major independent risk [...]