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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. Healing Herbs of Tuscany
The Italian region of Tuscany is famous for its outstanding cuisine thanks to their local herbs. These herbs are packed with so many antioxidants they are among nature’s most powerful immune system boosters and you don’t even have to travel to Rome to reap the benefits.
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. 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.
4. Grow Your Own Medicine
With spring around the corner you can turn every day meals to health boosting wonder meals. How do you do this? Just add herbs! These tasty plants are easy to grow in your garden or indoors, and can be as powerful as those prescription drugs (without the side effects)!
5. 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.
6. 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!
7. Calendula - Europe's "Wonder Flower"
With its bright orange and sunny yellow flowers calendula has been used for centuries because of its healing properties. This beautiful flower is so renowned for its medicinal powers it can be found in virtually every medicine cabinet. Why not see what it can do for you!
8. St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort - nature's remedy for depression and your alternative to that little blue pill, prozac. Read why this might be a great herb for you!
9. Healing Herbal Tea Recipes
A companion article to Healing Herbal Teas; a few recipes you may find as useful as I have.
10. 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.
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