ColumnsHerb of the Month

Herb of the Month

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...
Purple and orange perennial cone flowers Echinacea Purpurea in a botanical garden.

Herb of the Month: Echinacea

Echinacea is truly the most-inquired about herb ever, and for good reason. Although many herbs have hit the media with blazing fire, and many do...
Ripe berries of bilberry grow in forest. Bilberry-bush growing in forest. Blueberry in wood. Harvesting whortleberries

Herb of the Month: Bilberry

Throughout history, humans have gravitated to, celebrated, and consumed berries as a delicious food source, and of course for their medicinal health benefits. Many...
Moringa powder (Moringa Oleifera) in coconut bowl with original fresh Moringa leaves on wooden background. Healthy product, superfood, vitamin.

Herb of the Month: Moringa

A great variety of medicinal plants—and their leaves, bark, roots, and flowers—have been used for centuries, but here we are learning more about some...
St. John's Wort flowering plant in the background of green leaves

St. John’s Wort

Hypericum perforatum, or St. John’s Wort, is a flowering plant native to Europe, western Asia and North Africa. It is named after St. John...
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,...

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