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Identifying Herbs

Identifying Herbs

Herbs are mainly classified for two uses: nutritious and medicinal.  Some herbs do both such as garlic, alfalfa, nettle, beet root, and such.  There are many great herbs in our own back yard that could be used, IF we knew about them and could identify them.      Here...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I trust each of you had a Merry Christmas.   Now a New Year is starting.  This can be a time of new beginnings.  Why not make your health a priority this year and set some goals?   At Herbs4You, we are here to help you with your health...
Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Today, I would like to talk about a condition that affects around 50% of Americans. The main symptom of acid reflux is heartburn, which at times can be severe enough to feel like an heart attack. Acid reflux is thought to be caused by excessive amounts of acid,...
4 Signs You Need to Detox

4 Signs You Need to Detox

Spring is a great time to Detox.  It is the body’s natural time that it throws off the old sluggishness from winter and needs to get a fresh start.  So how can you tell if YOU need to Detox.  Here are a few signs. Fatigue –  muscle aches, joint pain, and...
The Colon & the Immune System

The Colon & the Immune System

One very important aspect of our immunea system is the colon. I’m sure many of you heard it before, but many health issues are caused by a malfunctioning colon. In fact, many Herbalists and health practitioners of yesteryear, routinely gave enemas as a beginning...
Virus vs Bacteria

Virus vs Bacteria

When one is sick, identifying what type of infection is causing the problem is KEY to helping the condition. Recently, I have had several clients down with some kind of infection. They may be taking LDM, echinacea, or some other good herb, and not get better.  By...
Juicing for Life

Juicing for Life

The health value of juicing fresh fruits and vegetables has been known for decades.  The fact is, to have LIFE and vitality, one must eat living foods. The History of Juicing Throughout the ages, herbalists and health practitioners have grated and squeezed out the...
The Calcium Myth

The Calcium Myth

The Importance of Calcium Calcium is the most common mineral in the body.  Although we know that It is necessary for bone formation, there are many other important body functions it helps.   Here are some of them: Needed for blood...
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

It is great to have the warm weather and see the sun shine.  Spring is on its way, and NOW is the time to start some serious internal cleaning. Cleansing There are 5 main cleansing organs in the body:  bowels, kidneys, liver, lungs and the skin.  When we plan to detox...
Slim & Trim

Slim & Trim

Slim & Trim Tea This tea is a combination of herbs that help one lose weight, maintain good blood sugar levels, help digestion, and clean the blood. It tastes great hot or cold. Here is a list of the herbs in it and their benefits Red Clover Blossoms Red clover is...
Good Morning Brew

Good Morning Brew

This month, I am introducing several of our delicious healthy teas.  One that has become a favorite for me is our Good Morning Brew, which can take the place of coffee.A nice cup of hot coffee is a a hard habit to break, yet it is detrimental to our health.  Coffee is...
Nourish Your Body

Nourish Your Body

Nourishing Tea This tea has been one of our favorites.  It is a mixture of herbs that are high in nutritients.  The peppermint gives it a pleasing flavor that children and adults both enjoy.   Here is a look at the herbs that are in this great tasting tea.Alfalfa...
Detox Tea

Detox Tea

Detox tea is a simple way to detox your body. It not only delicious, but it can take the place of coffee, and tastes similar to Chai tea.There are 15 herbs in this great tea. Together, these herbs detoxify the blood, liver, and gallbladder, stimulate the digestive...
Heartburn & Acid Reflux

Heartburn & Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is very common and affects around 50% of Americans. The main symptom of acid reflux is heartburn, which at times can be severe enough to feel like an heart attack.  Acid reflux  is thought to be caused by excessive amounts of acid, and anti-acids are...
Healing Herb: Licorice

Healing Herb: Licorice

Several of our modern candies have old roots that actually are based in health and healing. One of these is licorice.About LicoriceLicorice root has been prized for its rich flavor for over 3,000 years – King Tut, Alexander the Great, Roman Emperor Caesar, the Ancient...
Healing Herb: Juniper

Healing Herb: Juniper

The juniper is an evergreen tree native to Europe, Asia, and the northern parts of North America. Its botanical name is Juniperus communis L. The first recorded mention of Juniper is in an Egyptian papyrus from 1500 B.C. The main part used is the berries, which are...
Healing Herb: Mullein

Healing Herb: Mullein

Mullein is a great herb to know and very easy to identify. It is a large plant with soft velvet-leaves coming from a tall stalk, growing up to 8 feet. In the first year it appears as a basal rosette of leaves, and in the second year, it sends up huge flower spikes...