Manage Menopause with Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) has a long history of being used as a medicinal plant especially in North America.  It has a reputation of being used frequently by women during menopause.  This historical medicinal plant, however, has been used to treat other...

Sleep with Success

Need help sleeping?  Want to cure your insomnia?  Consider medicinal plants!  Research is very clear that getting a good night’s sleep is imperative for good health.   Sleep improves our mental alertness, increases our immune system, removes toxins from the brain,...

The Beauty of Violet: Inside and Out

Violet is a wonderful flower.  It has graced our flowerbeds, gardens and tables for centuries.  Violet is also referred to as ordinary violet, sweet violet, garden violet and/or common blue violet.  Generally, violet has been used in potpourri, candles, lotions,...

Grape Seed Extract At Its Source

Grapes (Vitis vinifera) are a delicious fruit that people enjoy eating from time to time. They are a common food in many households throughout the world.   Small but mighty, grapes have been used for thousands of years nutritionally, but what many may not know is that...