3 POTENT Medicinal Uses for Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a versatile herb that treats fever, headache, and gastrointestinal complaints. It is especially useful for fungal and yeast infections. Learn 3 powerful ways to use lemongrass here.

Everyday Herbals | Medicinal Uses for Stinging Nettle

Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is historically one of the most frequently used herbs, favored by Roman soldiers & ancient Egyptians. Nettle treats a variety of conditions including enlarged prostate, hormonal imbalance, & arthritis. Be careful when harvesting stinging nettle, because like its name implies, it stings!

Everyday Herbals | Medicinal Uses for Rosemary

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal herb. Best known for her ability to aid the nervous system, Rosemary is an excellent herb for students, the elderly, and anyone suffering from stress and anxiety.

Everyday Herbals | Medicinal Uses for Catnip

Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is not just for kitty cats. In fact, it treats a wide range of human ailments including gas, fever, cramps, and diarrhea. It effects the body’s opioid receptors and is useful to bring on menstruation.

Diving Deep| Medicinal Uses for Dong Quai, the Blood Building Herb

Dong quai (Angelica sinensis) is among one of the oldest and well rooted herbs in Chinese medicine. It can effectively treat problems with menstruation and may even be able to reverse the effects of iron deficiency anemia. Caution should be used while taking this herb since it can potentiate the effects of some medications.

Everyday Herbals | Medicinal Uses for Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is one of the world’s most popular herbs and has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments such as digestive problems, worms, and respiratory infections. It is one of my favorite herbs, but my Honduran husband can not tolerate the smell. The main medicinal component of garlic is allicin.

Everyday Herbals | Medicinal Uses for Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officiale) is a spicy, pungent rhizome used in cooking alongside its use as a powerful medicine. Its use dates back to ancient times and is a staple of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Its best quality is its ability to help restore balance in the body.