Western science confirms that turmeric is a first rate anti-inflammatory herb. It contains at least two chemicals, curcumin and curcuminoids, that act to decrease inflammation much like NSAID COX-2 that inhibit the production of prostaglandins which are linked to arthritic inflammation. This anti-inflammatory effect may be why consumption of turmeric is......
Yarrow Uses ~ Easy-to-grow yarrow has numerous medicinal uses inside and out, plus it's a beautiful and eco-friendly garden plant. Find out how to use yarrow for cuts, fevers, and more! #medicinalplants #yarrowbenefits #herbalremedies #xeriscaping #pollinatorfriendlygardening
I walk in my gardens on a July evening, admiring the lush green that abounds in midsummer. The bee balm is chest high and near blooming, the lavender, catnip, and oregano are in full flower; the sage, rosemary, thyme, and basil are growing tender new leaves almost daily; and the peppermint and lemon balm are spreading prodigiously.
The mint family is proud to present one of its most powerful members- the thyme. Thyme comes from the Mediterranean areas and is also known as thymus vulgari. This herb is so mighty that it can kill off any harmful bacteria, inflammatory triggers and irritations. It is mostly used on the skin, bathing products and…