Herbal First Aid

Herbal First Aid

One thing is for sure, a well-stocked First Aid Kit is a handy thing to have when you need it. As much as we love summer, it also invites sunburn, bites, cuts, abrasions, scrapes and even the unexpected.  At Herbs4You we carry a handy-sized Herbal First Aid Kit...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Healing Herb: Lavender

Healing Herb: Lavender

Lavender’s scientific name, Lavandula, is a genus of 39 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. The Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its clean aroma. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape...
Healthy Tidbit: Lavender Pillow

Healthy Tidbit: Lavender Pillow

Here are two different ways to use lavender to help with sleep.Lavender dried flowers:  Take some lavender dried flowers and place in a small pouch.  A knee-high nylon works well or a cotton cloth.  Secure the end and you can place this in your pillow for sweet...
Healing Herb: Astragalus

Healing Herb: Astragalus

For over 2,000 years, Astragalus has been used in China and was considered a cultural treasure. It eventually made its way to the Western world and has become known as a “superior herb” for “restoring the normal”. This simply means...
Immunity Herbs

Immunity Herbs

The cold and flu season is in full swing, and I’ve already seen or heard of several who have been sick. It is helpful to know some herbs and healthy ways to deal with infections so we do not have to resort to harmful antibiotics or drugs. Here are a few GREAT...
Herbs for Children

Herbs for Children

Today we will look at a few herbs that are helpful to children.Alfalfa has been called the “King of Plants” since it is extremely rich in vitamins and minerals. It has eight essential amino acids and the highest chlorophyll contents of any plant, and it permits rapid...
Healthy Tidbit: Dandelion Coffee

Healthy Tidbit: Dandelion Coffee

Follow these easy steps to making a delicious and healthy drink.Pick some dandelion roots from your yard or a neighbors. (Make sure that they have not been sprayed with chemicals.) It is also easier to dig them out after rain, since the water loosens the dirt. Cut off...
Healing Herb: Dandelion

Healing Herb: Dandelion

This week, I want to speak on one of my favorite herbs, that we often think of as a weed.DandelionThe entire dandelion plant can be eaten and it is a very rich source of beta-carotene. It is also rich in vitamin C, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesioum, zinc,...
Amazing Healthy Coffee

Amazing Healthy Coffee

At Herbs4You, we strive to provide the BEST of the best for you. Now, we have a healthy Coffee! Coffee is a difficult habit to break. My husband still drinks coffee, even though I have tried different things to help him break this habit. He has given it up for awhile,...