Herbs and UTI’s

Written by: Hello again! Today I am again picking a subject of current interest to me:  I have been going through – for the first time ever – an infection relating to the Urinary System. These situations, however, seem to be common out there, or so I...

Herbs for Health and Immunity

I thought this week we should take a look at the one system in our body that is utterly essential to our healthy survival. This system is The Immune System. And what exactly, you might ask, is the Immune System, and where is it located in our body? Well, our Immune...

The Nature of Herbs – #1

Written by: Hello, and welcome again to our Column dedicated to Herbs! I have had a relationship with herbs since I was very young, and contracted a very dangerous illness.  It was actually an awful time for Greece back then, in the middle of the Second World War,...

Shatavari

Written by: Shatavari   Hello there! Today I would like to introduce you to something more exotic, a plant grown in an environment way away from our Western world, the country of India. Indian herbal tradition goes back millennia, and is rich in all aspects of...

ARTICHOKE!!! (Cynara scolymus)

Written by: Okay, so who likes (or loves!) Artichokes, but NEVER thought of them as something of an herbal thing?? Well, it is. It is grey green, like a lot of herbs, it has lots of soft leaves, and the tastiest, softest “heart” (as it is referred to!) at its center....