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 11, 2018

Fennel & Rosemary Boost Tea

Feeling groggy?  Try this fennel & rosemary boost tea to stimulate the mind and help boost energy. Fennel & Rosemary Boost Tea Ingredients 1 tsp of fennel seeds, crushed 1 tsp of rosemary, minced Squeeze of lemon Pinch of cayenne 2 cups of hot water Fennel & Rosemary Boost Tea […]
May 21, 2018

Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus) Research

Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus or Rosmarinus officinalis (old botanical name) Family: Lamiaceae Rosemary has been a revered herb since ancient times.  It is a strong antiseptic, aids in cardiac health, boosts cognitive function, and more. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
May 24, 2018

Rosemary Pick Me Up

Need a pick me up?  Rosemary is a stimulating herb that also improves mood and cognition. By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT Rosemary is an aromatic “pick me up,” with stimulating, anti-depressive, and anxiolytic activities.  Human studies have shown inhalation may also improve brain function, making it […]