pepper

April 6, 2018
Common Cold

Common Cold / Cough & Congestion / Respiratory

The common cold is associated with a nasal congestion, cough, and a sore throat.  There may also be a mild fever.  It can be caused by one of more than 200 different viruses.  It runs its coarse in about one to two weeks. Various herbs can help reduce cough and […]
April 9, 2018

Stimulant / Improved Energy

Stimulant herbs raise levels of mental and physical activity.  Examples include coffee, green tea, rosemary, and ginseng.  Stimulant herbs may interfere with some medications for mood and sleep. Fatigue Fatigue is excessive exhaustion and weakness.  It can be caused by illness, allergies, anemia, poor diet, lack of activity, insomnia, and […]
April 24, 2018
caryophyllene

Piperene / Piperine

Piperene is a monoterpene found in hot and black pepper. Monoterpenes are odorless, highly volatile, prone to oxidation, and insoluble in water. Links to Plants Containing Piperene RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of […]
April 25, 2018

Piperlongumine

Piperlongumine is an alkaloid found in long pepper and other pepper species. Links to Plants Containing Piperlongumine   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not […]
April 25, 2018
children's health

Luteolin

Luteolin is a flavonoid found in carrots, peppers, celery, olive oil, peppermint, parsley, thyme, rosemary, lemon and oregano. Links to Plants Containing Luteolin   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation […]
July 23, 2018

Using Essential Oils to Balance the 7 Chakras

Plants vibrate waves of Mother Earth’s energy that can help to balance our 7 chakras.  Just as our 7 chakras each have their own designated color and sound, so to can the aroma of a plant and its essential oil be assigned a chakra or set of chakras.  Thus, the […]
September 5, 2018
rosemary infused oil

Herb Infused Olive Oil – Does and Don’ts

Herb infused olive oils can be a delicious delight to make salad dressings, bread dipping sauces, to saute’ veggies, or for roasting potatoes.  But be careful; there is a way to make infused oils safely, in a way that does not support Botulism bacterial growth.  Water is the culprit for […]