Bergamot Orange NOT Bergamot/Bee Balm

Bergamot Orange NOT Bergamot/Bee Balm

Bergamot Orange (Citrus aurantium, C. bergamia) is not to be confused with the often commonly called “bergamot” or bee balm (Monarda fistulosa). Bergamot Orange essential oil is especially good for treating stress, depression, and anxiety. Rubbed into the temples it...
AKA Bee Balm…

AKA Bee Balm…

Edible and medicinal bergamot, also known as bee balm, is often used to treat skin eruptions, mouth infections, sore throats and gastric disorders. Bergamot, or bee balm (Monarda didyma), is not the source of what is commonly called Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) which is...
Breakdown Fat Cells

Breakdown Fat Cells

Black, green and white peppercorns are actually all the same fruit (Piper nigrum). The difference in names is derived from the different stages of development and processing methods. Pink peppercorns (Schinus molle) are an entirely different plant. Black pepper is the...
Not Just a Laxative, Anticancer Too!

Not Just a Laxative, Anticancer Too!

Famous for helping to prevent constipation, figs also contain certain compounds that are known to be toxic to human cancer cells, making figs a good anticancer food. They are rich in antioxidants helping to keep you healthy and slow the effects of aging. Fig leaves...
A Special Herb for Halloween

A Special Herb for Halloween

Witch hazel is an undergrowth tree that sends out long fingering branches that flower just around Halloween. It’s name is derived from an Old English word “wicke” meaning “lively” and another Anglo-Saxon word “wych” meaning “to bend,” a reference to the flexibility...
Essential for Life

Essential for Life

Salt is essential for life. Salt plays a key role in the body as an electrolyte (aiding nerves and muscles to function properly) and as an osmotic solute (helping maintain the proper balance of fluids in the body). Too much salt can increase the chance of...

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