red clover

February 9, 2017

Alterative Herbs

Pictured: Alterative Herbs By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Phytotherapy involves herbal medicine to treat illness.  A synergistic approach is recognized with phytotherapy in which all components of the plant play a role in contributing to its healing, not just isolated constituents.  Further, it is seen that most […]
March 7, 2018
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Edible Flowers

Pictured: Edible Flowers in a Salad By: Kathy Sadowski, Master of Science Degree in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT As we head into Spring and Summer, edible flowers offer a gorgeous and delicious way to spruce up a salad, garnish a drink, and decorate cupcakes.  Make sure to use organically grown, […]
March 14, 2018
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How To Brew Delicious Herbal Tea

It is very easy to brew delicious herbal tea from fresh and dried herbs.  First, choose your favorite herbs to keep handy.  Use fresh organically grown herbs from your own garden.  Dry them yourself, or buy quality dried herbs from herbal shops.  Store dried herbs in sealed jars to last up […]
March 20, 2018
menopause

Herbs Used to Treat Menopause Symptoms:  A Review of Favorable Human Studies.

Pictured – Menopause Symptoms By: Kathy Sadowski, Master of Science Degree in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Menopause is a natural process all women go thru beginning at about the age of fifty.  Symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, night sweats, menstrual cycle changes, vaginal dryness and thinning, bone density […]
April 7, 2018

Hair Growth / Alopecia

Hair loss can be caused by poor diet, poor circulation, genetic disposition, and certain medical conditions. Diet Related to diet, dry hair can be due to a lack of essential fatty acids.  Oily hair can be related to low amounts of the B vitamins.  Poor color can be related to […]
April 7, 2018
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Hypolipidemic / Cholesterol

Hypolipidemic herbs and essential oils aid in reducing the lipids in the blood and cholesterol levels.  Consult with a Doctor on how herbs that can lower cholesterol may affect certain medications. Cholesterol Lowering Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on […]
April 7, 2018
osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Some herbs have shown potential in improving bone density / reducing symptoms of osteoporosis.  Herbs high in isoflavones such as soy, red clover, and flaxseed show promise, but more human studies are necessary. Recipes to Help with Osteoporosis   Blog Articles   Research The listings of research below represent a […]
April 8, 2018
male health

Male Health

Herbs listed below may be helpful with male health issues such as prostatic hyperplasia and sperm count. Recipes for Men   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 article/study.  This […]
April 8, 2018
female health

Female Health

A variety of herbs have been shown to help with female health issues such as menstrual pains, menopause, and more. Recipes to Help with Female Health Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
April 9, 2018
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Sunscreen

Some plants have skin protective qualities against the sun’s UV rays.  Typical store bought sunscreens contain harsh chemicals: look for safer ingredients like zinc oxide.  Avoid tanning, and wear clothing to cover the skin.   Carrier oils such as coconut oil, sesame oil, carrot seed oil, and jojoba oil may offer […]
April 15, 2018

Red Clover Menopausal Tea Recipe and Benefits

Red Clover Menopausal Tea may help balance estrogen hormones to help with hot flashes, bone loss, high blood pressure, and other symptoms associated with menopause.  Further, red clover and peppermint are two herbs that can grow extremely easily in a simple herbal garden, and combine to make a great cup […]
April 25, 2018
female health

Isoflavones

Isoflavones are produced by plants of the Fabaceae family, including red clover, soy bean, and also in green beans, chick pea, alfalfa, and peanuts.  Known to be estrogen forming, types of isoflavones include biochanin A, genistein, coumestrol, and equol. Links to Plants Containing Isoflavones   RESEARCH The listings of research below […]