Herbal Highlights

Herbs for Acne

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Acne is a treatable condition that is often a manifestation of a deeper internal imbalance. In many cases, acne is a result of inadequate detoxification and insufficiency of the liver to process chemicals and hormones. This results in a backlog, and higher than normal levels of hormones left in circulation. These excess hormones, particularly testosterone […]

Herbal Highlights

Herbal Highlights: Peppermint

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Peppermint, or Mentha piperita is a widely used herb around the world, and is utilized in various therapeutic preparations ranging from herbal tea, topical essential oil dilution, steam inhalation and lozenges. Due to it’s high essential oil content, peppermint has many beneficial medicinal properties from soothing indigestion to relieving the itch of insect bites. Some […]

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Herbal Highlights: Chamomile

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German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)┬áis a common herb that most people know as tea that aids in digestion and sleep. This is very true, however Chamomile provides several other health benefits as well! Some of the main botanical actions of chamomile are vulnerary, carminative, nervine and antispasmodic. A vulnerary is used for healing inflamed or damaged […]