Stinging Nettle, its Health Benefits and uses

Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a plant that most people try to avoid. But did you know it's actually quite healthy? Put on some gardening gloves and grasp the nettle! If you like kale or spinach, you'll probably like nettle too. It's rich in vitamin A, C, D, K, and iron and is very tasty.… Continue reading Stinging Nettle, its Health Benefits and uses

Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses

When I think of Calendula, I immediately think of how it's used on cuts and bruises. In this article I will focus on this yellow to orange colored flower; how to recognize it, what health benefits it has, and how it's traditionally been used. How to recognize Calendula Calendula refers to about 20 species of… Continue reading Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses

Lavender, its Health Benefits and Uses

Lavender is commonly known for its soothing and calming effects. There are many different types of lavender plants, so in this article I will be focusing on a variety named 'Hidcote' (Lavandula 'Hidcote', also known as English Lavender. Usually when people think of lavender, this is the one that immediately comes to mind. It's also the… Continue reading Lavender, its Health Benefits and Uses