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Chia Seeds

Chia seeds

Written By Allison Prater | The same little green bushes that are found atop little ceramic animals (Chia Pet anyone) are actually a … [Read more...]

Tulsi: The Queen of Herbs

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Written By Allison Prater | Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Ocimum sanctum, is better known as Holy basil, or tulsi. It is an aromatic … [Read more...]

Bacopa/Brahmi

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Written By Allison Prater | Bacopa monnieri is a dense perennial succulent, native to wetland habitats in Southern India and Australia. … [Read more...]

Hawthorn

Hawthorn is used for both food and medicine.

Thorny, deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Crataegus are known in the west as Hawthorn. Hawthorn flowers in the spring, so its common … [Read more...]

Hyssop, the Beekeeper’s Friend

Hyssop leaves yield an antiseptic, antiviral oil.

Hyssop officinalis, or hyssop, is an herbaceous plant that is native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the … [Read more...]

Clove Flower Buds

Here is a recipe for some old-timey air freshener that features cloves, known as a pomander.

Written by Allison Prater | Syzygium aromaticum is a dense evergreen, affectionately nicknamed "Zanzibar Red Head," better known as the … [Read more...]