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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 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!
3. 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)!
4. 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!
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Preparing Your Herbs for Winter
Winter is fast approaching! Put your herbs to bed to protect them for the spring.
8. Herbal Flash
If you are among the 50 million women suffering from hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss and fatigue you aren't alone. Here you will find a list of herbs that can help you cope with menopause.
9. Aromatherapy for the Elderly
Essential oils and herbs are a wonderful way to provide comfort for your elderly loved one.
10. Holiday Herbs
It isn’t about what is under the tree, it is about the true meaning of this special holiday and the ancient rites as well as the traditional and sacred use of herbs during this holiday. So here is a little herbal folklore to ring in the festive season.
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