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Jeffrey Burke, ND, MH, CNC, CHS

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Dr. Jeffrey Burke, Naturopathic Practitioner. Master Herbalist, Radio host; www.drjeffreyburke.com.
saffron plant with purple flower

Herb of the Month: Saffron

Harvesting it by hand, farmers have to work delicately to safely harvest the threads of the saffron plant. This intricate process makes saffron extremely...
damiana plant

Herb of the Month: Damiana

Native to South and Central America, as well as Mexico, and Texas, Damiana (Turnera diffusa) has gained popularity for its use as an aphrodisiac....

Herb of the Month: Berberine

A bitter-tasting, yellow-pigmented compound berberine has gained much attention in recent years. It is found in the roots, rhizomes, stems, and barks of plants...
Bacopa monnieri, herb Bacopa is a medicinal herb used in Ayurveda, also known as "Brahmi", a herbal memory .

Herb of the Month: Bacopa

Brahmi, Indian pennywort, or Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri), is a perennial herb that grows in India, Africa, parts of Europe, and in America, and tends...
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and Citronella oil in glass bottle and glass dropper on wood table background.

Herb of the Month: Lemongrass

Native to Sri Lanka, Asia, and southern India, this tropical plant is found in many parts of the world including South America, North America,...
Stevia leaves with sugar in a wooden spoon on a wooden background

Herb of the Month: Stevia

A little-to no-calorie sweetener that has been known since the 16th century, the stevia plant is originally native to Brazil and Paraguay, but you...

Herb of the Month: Black Pepper

Piper nigrum, also called black pepper and “The King of Spices,” has been used for thousands of years, and modern science now supports many...

Herb of the Month: Wild Lettuce

If you were to poll a large audience of people today and ask about safety of drugs versus natural herbal remedies, you would most...
Hibiscus flower with the sea in the background

Herb of the Month: Hibiscus

A beautiful red-hued berry brew, consumed hot or cold, that is healthy and beneficial for my good health—I am in! Hibiscus tea has a cranberry-like,...
Fresh coriander, cilantro leaves on basket

Herb of the Month: Coriander

Coriandrum sativum L, Coriander, from the Apiaceae family of plants, is a strong aromatic herb used commonly around the globe. Coriander has a long...