Category: Herb Info

Fountain of Youth for your Brain

An old Indian anti-aging remedy is to eat two leaves a day and spend some time in the sun (I bet that's the VitD and magnesium doing their work) for energy and younger looking skin. It has a great many uses, I use it as part of my brain...

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

There is evidence that lemon balm has been in use for over 200 years with the Swiss physician Paracelsus calling it the "elixir of life". Many old herbalists refer to it as a comforter to the heart and that it will drive away melancholy and sadness. In other...

Hot Chillies – Pocket Rockets of Goodness

Hello Herb Lovers, My black chilli bush is bursting with fruit so I thought I would put my mind as to what to do with it all.  It’s only a little bush but it more than covers our use of chilli.  This particular bush is a “Black Pearl”, but...

Stevia – Corporate giants “discover” an ancient sugar alternative

Don’t you think it’s amazing that a substance can be used for centuries and not until two corporate giants fight over it’s use is it touted as beneficial and NEW. This is the case with Stevia – a South American plant that has been used as a sugar alternative...