Herbs & Spice

Adaptogens are Solutions for a Stressful Society

Adaptogens Help us Meet Modern Demands The class of herbs known as adaptogens have gained popularity as a solution for the challenges of modern life. For most of us, life is far different from that of our grandparents. Our lives are more hectic. Besides many more diverse experiences, demands have changed too. Needing to keep [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Herbs & Spice|0 Comments

5 Calming Herbs for Sleep, Stress, and Anxiety

Sip Tea with Calming Herbs for Sleep and Stress Reduction With all that’s going on these days, it’s not so hard to slip into a situation that leaves you feeling stressed out, anxious and lacking in sleep. These unwanted feelings might plague you thanks to money worries, health issues, an unappreciative boss, family troubles, or strife [...]

By | August 21st, 2018|Herbs & Spice|0 Comments

Herbs for Healing

While healing with herbs is an ancient art, (in lineages such as Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and other traditional systems worldwide), more than a quarter of drugs used today contain active ingredients derived from plants used in ancient medicine; aspirin is one common example. Immune system boosters and common cures for inflammation, indigestion, and other ailments [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|Herbs & Spice|0 Comments

Growing Holy Tulsi

In addition to being grown for medicinal purposes, or as a focus of devotion, Tulsi wood is used for malas, or prayer beads. In the Skanda Purana, Hari Bhakti Vilasa states, “just by touching Her [Tulsi], one becomes pure.” By both chanting the names of God while touching the mala beads, one enters a transcendental [...]

By | April 11th, 2013|Herbs & Spice|4 Comments