Healing Herb: American Ginseng

Healing Herb: American Ginseng

American Ginseng, Panax quinquefolius is an amazing herb with 100’s of years of use. One day at the office, a gentleman from Burmeister Ginseng company came and told me the story of Ginseng and their company… In the late 1800’s, a Jesuit priest went...
Healing Herb: Ginkgo

Healing Herb: Ginkgo

I was recently researching South Dakota tree species and it came to my attention that Gingko Biloba was growing right here in our state. In fact, it can be found in the East, Central, and the Black Hills of South Dakota. Several years ago in the fall, I was visiting...
Healing Herb: Astragalus

Healing Herb: Astragalus

Astragalus membranaceus is a member of the pea family. It has been used by Chinese doctors for centuries for various aliments. In the book, The Killer Plagues to Come, author William Lee, R. Ph. Ph.D. and Lynn Lee, CN share information about Astragalus as a potential...
Coronavirus+ Help

Coronavirus+ Help

This year’s virus is nasty, but it is not only the Coronavirus out there that is causing people to get sick. I have found that in general the infections this year are aggressive and potent. Here are some time tested helps to get through the rest of this flu...
Help for the Flu

Help for the Flu

It is flu season, and many are getting this years nasty flu. There are two main strains of virus that humans get. The “B” virus which is typically diagnosed more among children and young adults. Then there is the “A” strain virus which is more...
Help for Coughs

Help for Coughs

One of the annoying problems with a cold or flu is a cough. Even after one begins to feel better, a cough can linger and disrupt our sleep and life in general. Here are a few natural tips that help: Wild Cherry SyrupThis is a delicious effective syrup that contains...
Healing Herb: Aronia

Healing Herb: Aronia

Aronia, also known as chokeberry, is native to South Dakota and the Midwest.  It grows from a shrub and is in the Rosaceae family. It is most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.  Aronia berries contain higher levels of antioxidants, ployphenois, and anthocyanins...
Wild Cherry Syrup

Wild Cherry Syrup

Now that it is cold and flu season, I have seen and heard several with a cough or cold.  So it is time to stock up on Herbs that help.  Today, I want to feature our Wild Cherry Syrup.  This is a delicious effective syrup that contains herbs that have been used...
Essential Oils

Essential Oils

August is Kids Month at Herbs4You!  We love kids and want to keep them healthy!  As much as we hate to see summer come to a close, school is fast approaching.  With fall around the corner, we should start thinking of ways to protect our family from illness.  Essential...
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...
The Signature of Flowers

The Signature of Flowers

Centuries ago, there was a system called the “doctrine of signatures” that identified the properties of plants. This was made into a book, and was used as a guide for people to better understand the unique properties of each plant in order to know how to...
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...
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...
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...