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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. 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.
3. 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.
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. 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!
7. Alternative Medicine
What exactly is alternative medicine? The main focus of alternative medicine is to prevent disease and illness. Holistic and naturopathic health and wellness, is designed for prevention whereas Western (or conventional) medicine is not. Whatever you choose, be sure to do your homework first!
8. Herbal Fountain Of Youth
With our skin exposed to the sun and pollutants, we have to be careful to prevent premature aging. Herbs taken internally/externally can reduce and even eradicate wrinkles, regenerate skin tissue, thus removing damaged skin. Check out these herbs that can give you the edge on aging!
9. Picnics and Herbs
There is nothing that signifies summer than a picnic. This combined with good food, fresh herbs, the great outdoors and your favourite people; you have the making for a wonderful outing. All you need is a large picnic basket for all your goodies, your best recipes and you're set!
10. Ancient Herbs
Since the beginning of time, man has turned to nature for its healing and holistic properties. Check out what Ancient Egyptians used for herbal remedies that we are still using to this day!
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