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    Blog Posts: Herbs

    1. Summer Rice Salad

      by Dr L
      Whether you are using your left over rice or starting from scratch, this simple rice salad is great the day of preparation or as a left over for later in the week. Salad Mixture 3 Cups cooked rice (a combination of brown and wild rice is delicious) 1 Cup diced carrots 1 cup diced...
    1. The Natural Benefits of Nettle and Dandelion for Dogs

      by herbal-promise
      A great natural waM to use herbs for the health of your dog is to mix equal parts of the herbs nettle and dandelion and sprinkle just a bit on the dog food Nettle Nettle is a highly nutritive herb rich in vitamins & minerals with a broad range of actions and...
    1. Astragalus, Herbal Remedy for People and Pets

      by herbal-promise
      Astragalus is an herb known scientifically as Astragalus membranaceus, and commonly as milk vetch and locoweed. Astragalus is an Ancient Herbal Remedy Astragalus has been used as an herbal remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, being known as Huang Qi. Native to parts of China and a member of the...
    1. Women and Heart Health Naturally

      by herbal-promise
      The natural symptoms of a heart attack are different for Women than they are for men. 43% of women do not experience any chest pain at all. Because the signs are much less obvious, women wait longer to seek help. Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Can Include • Extreme fatigue, debilitating flulike exhaustion,...
    1. Wonderful Rosemary

      by herbal-promise
      This the weather has been wonderful for Rosemary, a hardy plant that is a lovely addition to the yard as the wind blows sends a wonderful soothing fragrance to enjoy. Rosemary used in many culinary dishes and is commonly...
    1. Cannabis - is it Medicine?

      by herbal-promise
      So I had a discussion yesterday about cannabis as medicine. So today's tip of the day includes a little bit of a chemistry lesson in regards to Cannabis. At a recent class I explained that if you were choosing to smoke...
    1. So What is Xylitol

      by herbal-promise
      So Summertime is nearing you know you are going to want to sweeten those ice teas How about a healthy sweetener? Even better when the sweetener fights cavities! Xylitol Basics Xylitol is a naturally occurring alcohol found in most plant material, including many...
    1. Suma Root

      by herbal-promise
      Suma root is available as whole herb for tea or in powder to make capsules. Medicinal uses Fatigue, Immune booster and stress Properties: • Adaptogen (helps your body to adapt to stress) • Stimulant, stimulates the blood and oxygen to give you more energy • Tonic, works like turtle medicine to improve the underlying health of the...
    1. Herbal Similars

      by herbal-promise
      Many of the prescription medications that are on the market are actually derived by studying the constituents of plants. Of course when you alter those plants by chemical manufacturing they don't necessarily work with the body the way that "food based"...
    1. Herbal Precautions

      by herbal-promise
      So a big thank you to my friend Walter who has been asking great questions in regards to using herbs and spices for healing. The Internet is full of a lot of good information and sometimes just a little too much. Herbs...
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