Map of America's Best Medicine Plants

Map of America’s Best Medicinal Plants

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In the early 1900s the United States pharmaceutical industry was wildly different than that of today. The 1930s signified a turning point in the industry, as chemists began to synthesize drugs, like aspirin, more routinely. Before the pharmaceutical industry came into total domination of our medicine cabinets, the Americans still relied upon wild herbal plants […]

Inflammation: The Root of all Evil

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We don’t typically think of illnesses in terms of inflammation, but recent research has shown that an underlying symptom of some ailments can be expressed by inflammation. Inflammation is a natural defense mechanism, the body’s way of protecting itself, that is vital for our survival. However, sometimes when the body is out of balance, inflammation […]

Valerian root for sleep support

Vote Valerian for Restful Sleep

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Getting a good night’s rest is one of the most important aspects of one’s daily well being. While asleep, the body repairs itself so that we can be physically and mentally refreshed and energized the next day. All too many of us have difficulties falling and staying asleep due to the stresses of daily life. […]

Best Holistic Remedies for Anxiety

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Anxiety, to some degree, is a normal part of life. Evolutionarily speaking, anxiety is very useful in that it actually prevents us from endangering ourselves. However, in modern civilizations, physical mortal danger is not as prevalent as in the past, therefore most anxiety we face on a daily basis is unnecessary. It would appear that […]