Our research has determined if one does not have echinacea as a staple in their herbalist medicine cabinet, their cabinet is simply not complete. Discover why on the Field and Herbs blog...
Garlic has been used for centuries as a culinary spice and medicinal herb. Garlic has been cultivated in the Middle East for more than 5,000 years and has been an important part of ... continue reading on our blog
The interest in peppers extends to their nutritive and medicinal value in that peppers are a recognized source of Vitamins C and E and are high in antioxidants. These compounds are associated with prevention of... continue reading on our blog
The seeds inside grapes used to be considered the worthless by-product of wine production. In the past, they were thrown out as waste. Come to find out, the seeds are extremely valuable. Find out how on our blog.
Like politics and religion, cilantro elicits strong opinions. People love it or hate it. For some, it's an acquired taste. Even the name of the plant can be controversial. In the U.S., the leaves are called... continue reading on our blog
Hawthorn has been shown to lower unhealthy cholesterol and high blood pressure. It apparently does this by improving the deposition of lipids in the walls of the capillaries and in the red blood cells that are squeezed through them. This cuts down on the irritability of the capillaries, so that the blood passes more... continue reading on our blog
Aloe vera has long been used in folk medicine. It’s known mostly for being able to aid in the healing process of cuts and burns. It’s also known to moisturize and soften the skin. Aloe vera is also one of many anthelmintics. These are substances that destroy or... continue reading on our blog
Arabinogalactan (AG) What is it? Arabinogalactans have long been used as a dietary fiber and have recently been shown to significantly boost the immune system. Arabinogalactan (AG) is a unique polysaccharide, or complex carbohydrate. Continue reading on the blog...