BioXplore Discovers Healing Plants In Israel

BioXplore Discovers Healing Plants In Israel

Wild marigold, sage and Palestine Oak?An international team sends researchers to Israel to forage medicinal plants. Old grandmothers, herbalists and nature lovers of all ages have long known that green medicine grows everywhere, as we’ve posted about here on how to grow 7 healing herbs at home. Even many decorative garden plants like aloe vera […]

Grow 7 Healing Herbs At Home

Grow 7 Healing Herbs At Home

You can grow a living medicine chest in your garden with little effort. The old song says, parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Let’s add echinacea, garlic and basil. Most are culinary herbs with poetic histories. All are green medicines that you can harvest at will. The herbs don’t take up much space, if not much […]

Practical Herbs by Henriette Kress: BOOK REVIEW

Practical Herbs by Henriette Kress: BOOK REVIEW

If you’re interested in healing with herbs, this is the book to start from. Henriette Kress is a well-known Finnish herbalist who maintains Henriette’s Herbal Homepage, the Internet’s largest, and oldest, herbal website. She has published three  books on herbology in Finnish; Practical Herbs is her first in English. It packs an impressive amount of […]

Bahrain Balances Traditional and Modern Medicine

Bahrain Balances Traditional and Modern Medicine

Bahrain’s health authority has established four directives to regulate the sale and prescription of traditional, alternative medicines. This step was taken in response to concern about the credibility of some businesses. Now the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) will establish guidelines for the sale, use, and advertising of alternative medicines, including services and practices such as […]