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Here are the top ten articles for the Herbs Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Herbal Smoking Mixture
Herbs have been smoked for centuries in rituals and simply for pleasure. The relaxing pipe of an herbal/tobacco mixture smoked in friendship on occasion has changed to smoking out of addiction and the inability to control the cravings. Smoking changed from relaxing to necessity.
2. Herbal Complements
Have you ever wondered what herbs complement each other? Or most importantly, compliment the food you would like to serve for dinner? Here you will find a description of several different foods and what herbs to use with each one.
3. The Culinary Use of Herbs
Herbs can be found in any active kitchen. Spaghetti sauce is just tomato sauce without the addition of herbs. A roast is just cooked meat without the flavor of herbs. The culinary uses of herbs will amaze you.
4. Herbal Comfort
Did you know that Comfrey was known in medieval times as Knitbone–indicating its healing properties? It has been shown to heal fractures with amazing progress. You can add it to Olive Oil to make a salve to relieve pain, reduce bruises, stop insect bites and help with inflammation of Arthritis!
5. Herbal Demulcents
An irritated throat screams for relieve. Any time membranes are irritated we will do almost anything to ease the pain. Irritation of a mucous membrane demands the action of an herbal demulcent.
6. Dry Climate Herbs
It can be a struggle when living in particular climates to find the right herbs that can survive. Many herbs require lots of moisture which means that a dry climate is not ideal. Other herbs do not need to be watered often so living in a rainforest is not ideal.
7. Depression Hurts But Herbs Can Help
In the US alone, it is estimated that 1 in 10 have depression, with the majority being women between the ages of 40-65 years of age. Do your homework, learn all you can about antidepressants and herbal alternatives so you can make and informed decision on what course of action is best for you.
8. Herbs for Hair Loss
It seems that we're bombarded with products that make us look younger, healthier, reverse aging, stop hair loss, etc. The choices are overwhelming, but in reality what works? Losing hair is stressful, so here is a look at what options we have to stopping hair loss and stimulating new growth.
9. Healing Herbal Tea Recipes
A companion article to Healing Herbal Teas; a few recipes you may find as useful as I have.
10. Herb & Spice BBQ Rubs
As soon as the weather warms up, the grills & barbeques are fired up…it’s time to BBQ! Next time you pull out that sirloin, ribs, wings or chicken, or pulled pork sandwich, have some fun & see what combination of herbs & spices you can add to make your dish something worth eating & boasting about!
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