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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. 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)!
2. 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!
3. 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!
4. 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!
5. 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!
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. 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.
8. Spice Up Your Name
When thinking of new names for the baby, try out some of these herbal and spice names that have not only been around for centuries, but have wonderful meanings as well!
9. 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.
10. 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!
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