Cinnamon

Herb of the Month: Cinnamon

Cinnamon, also called Ceylon cinnamon, is an evergreen tree of the laurel family. Native to Sri Lanka, it is also cultivated in the West...

Licorice Root

Licorice root is one of the world’s oldest herbal remedies. Its botanical name comes from the Greek words meaning sweet root. Greeks, Chinese, Hindus,...

Herb of the Month: Horny Goat Weed

The world has changed in many ways over the last decade. We are much more comfortable talking about health-related topics that were almost taboo...

Herb of the Month: Astragalus

Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for centuries as an effective adaptogen. It is also known as Huang qi, which means...

Herb of the Month: Rosemary

A member of the mint family (Lamiaceae), rosemary is a fragrant, powerful-smelling herb native to the Mediterranean region, but now grown worldwide for use...

Herb of the Month: Ginger

Sharp, pungent, and delicious, Ginger has been used around the world for thousands of years. In many cultures, ginger is a part of the...
Purple and orange perennial cone flowers Echinacea Purpurea in a botanical garden.

Herb of the Month: Echinacea

Echinacea, also known as Purple Coneflower, has been a popular herb in the natural products industry for decades, and is used commonly around the...
Valeriana, a herbal plant

Herb of the Month: Valerian

Valerian has been used as a medicinal herb as far back as ancient Rome. It was recommended commonly, and Hippocrates wrote about its many...

Herb of the Month: Ashwagandha

Rejuvenating, restorative, rebuilding—these are just three of the terms that apply to the Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha. Known as one of the most powerful herbs...
Cranberry Extract

Herb of the Month: Cranberry

It’s not peak cranberry season, but let’s not forget about these gems! Cranberries, or Vaccinium macrocarpon, are shrubs or vines that grow to about...