April 7, 2018

Digestive Aid / Nausea / Constipation

Digestive aids can be gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory, and/or improve elimination.  Key herbs include peppermint, ginger, and fennel, slippery elm, aloe, and licorice. For indigestion, sniff peppermint oil, chew fennel seeds, or drink ginger tea. For constipation, eat more fiber, stay hydrated, and exercise. For diarrhea, keep hydrated and try probiotics. For […]
April 7, 2018


Some herbs can act as an immune stimulant, boosting immunity to help reduce cold, flu, and other afflictions. Some Immunity Boosting Recipes to Try Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each […]
May 2, 2018

Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) Research

Latin Name: Maranta arundinacea Family: Marantaceae Arrowroot is commonly used as a folk remedy for teething babies and tooth and mouth pain or inflammation.  More research is needed. RESEARCH GENERAL Erdman, M. D., & Erdman, B. A. (1984). Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea), food, feed, fuel, and fiber resource. Economic botany, 38(3), […]