With today's attitude of "There is a pill to fix anything", many people are also rediscovering what our ancestors have already known for thousands of years... there is also an Herbal Remedy for everything.

 
Purple Mangosteen - The Queen of Fruits

Purple Mangosteen - The Queen of Fruits

Purple Mangosteen Not to be confused with a Mango, the Mangosteen is a highly tropical fruit that can only be grown in equatorial regions such as South America, Tropical Africa, Southeast Asia, Hawaii and similar tropical islands. Growing them in South Florida is likely possible if you’re an extreme green thumb. According to some sources, […]

Mint - The Herb used in Greek Mythology and found in Egyptian Tombs

Mint - The Herb used in Greek Mythology and found in Egyptian Tombs

Mint From the family Lamiaceae. The Mentha family is a native of Europe that has naturalized in many parts of the world, including North America, Australia and Japan. Mint has been cultivated for its medicinal properties since ancient times and has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 1000 BC. The Japanese have been […]

Burdock - Detox in your garden

Burdock - Detox in your garden

Burdock is an unassuming looking thistle, but it’s packed full of useful traits. Burdock is native to Eurasia but is now common throughout North America and many other places throughout the world. It’s kind of more of a weed than a plant that you would want in your garden. Still, it may be useful to […]

Passion Flower - Alien looking flower right here on Earth

Passion Flower - Alien looking flower right here on Earth

With such a unique flower, you would think it would be a pain to keep alive, but it’s not!   Also, Passion Fruit is actually a thing. The Passion Flower is a tropical plant that is native to the equatorial regions of North and South America. Perhaps it’s second most noteworthy feature after the crazy looking […]

Yarrow - A strongly scented and versatile herb

Yarrow - A strongly scented and versatile herb

Yarrow may not be the best looking, but it’s a must have in any herbal remedy garden. Yarrow isn’t exactly rare, in the places it’s native to it grows so well it’s usually considered just another weed. It has an unmistakable yet oddly indescribable scent, and it’s essential oil is used in aromatherapy to calm. […]

Aloe Vera - Widely known for its healing powers

Aloe Vera - Widely known for its healing powers

We’ve all seen “Aloe Vera” on a product before. So what exactly is Aloe Vera and what can it be used for? Aloe is probably the most well known Medicinal plant for a reason, it takes almost zero effort to break off a piece of a leaf and apply the gel of the leaf directly […]

Echinacea - Natures first aid kit

Echinacea - Natures first aid kit

One of the most popular medicinal plants. What is Echinacea good for and how can it be used? The leaves, flowers and roots of the Echinacea plant can be ingested in the form of tea or capsules for a variety of health benefits. It is thought to be an herbal remedy for anything from the common […]

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

A fast growing, easy to grow plant with very large leaves. Unfortunately, Butterbur is toxic until it has been processed to remove the toxin. The butterbur plant is a very beautiful plant with enormous leaves (up to 12 inches across) and bright pink flowers. Even though tea and herbal supplements  are  made from butter bur […]