April 3, 2018


Antioxidant herbs, fruits, and vegetables have the potential to reduce oxidation, which can cause free radicals to form.  This can then contribute to aging and disease. Eat Your Colors! Antioxidants protect your cells!  They are found in the richly colorful fruits and vegetables that we eat.  Here are some examples: RED […]
April 11, 2018

Elderberry Cobbler Recipe

Elderberries have a tart taste, and are a great ingredient for sweetened jellies, pies, and cobblers.  This Elderberry Cobbler Recipe tastes perfect with a slice of vanilla ice cream. By:  Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Elderberry Cobbler Recipe Ingredients ​3 cups of fresh or frozen elderberries […]
April 11, 2018

Elderberry Cold & Flu Syrup Recipe

Try this Elderberry Cold & Flu Syrup Recipe when you feel a sickness coming on.  Elderberries have been used as a folkloric remedy to help reduce cold and the flu.  Some modern scientific research (listed below) has backed up this traditional use. By:  Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, […]
May 4, 2018

Bayberry (Myrica cenifera) Research

Latin Name: Myrica cenifera Family: Myricaceae Bayberry, not to be confused with barberry, is a small aromatic evergreen tree that has been used in folk medicine for the common cold, congestion, and sore throat, fever and to treat wounds. RESEARCH GENERAL ACHS. (2017). Course Material: Herb502: Bayberry Monograph.  Retrieved from Natural […]
May 5, 2018

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) Research

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum Greater Cardamom: Amomum subulatum Family: Zingeberaceae Cardamom, in the same family as ginger, is a revered Indian herb used to improve digestive issues, respiratory complaints, and freshen the breathe.  In research, it has shown beneficial antimicrobial and analgesic actions. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation […]
November 9, 2018

Goji Berry Research

A goji berry, also called a wolfberry, is an unusual berry like fruit of the nightshade family, and native to Asia.  It has been eaten to improve health by the Chinese for over 2,000 years. Latin Names: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinese Family: Solanaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below […]