Ah! The blossoms of Spring inspire poetry, love songs, and … Uh Oh! Irritated red eyes, drippy nose, and sneezing? Well, that’s not what Nature intended during this magical season! Read More
Hawthorn is an incredible species – truly one of nature’s great gifts to mankind; especially for our hearts. Packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and flavonoids, Hawthorn berries (called Haws), leaves and flowers can be used to create potent natural remedies. Explore Hawthorn berry benefits, and learn Read More
How a low-impact Cleanse and Plenty of Friendly Bacteria can Soothe Winter’s Ills.
With the winter round of holidays, school and office parties, and family gatherings in full swing, we often face food and drink we’re better off without. Animals know to eat less and sleep more during cold seasons – but humans do exactly the opposite; and can therefore use simple herbal cleanses all-natural Probiotics to restore the delicate balance and digestive harmony within. Read More
Last week, Master Herbalist Amanda McQuade Crawford introduced us to the natural path to health. This week, she expands on the subject with recipes, advice, and natural healing tips for bone, skin, joint & digestive health!
When you feel your best, you feel amazing – full of life and vitality. October is Women’s Health Month at Blessed Herbs – celebrate with us and keep your inner glow burning strong with these natural tips for skin, bone, joint & digestive health! Read More
By Amanda McQuade Crawford
Have you ever tried to dig up pesky dandelion roots? They break off to grow another day unless one digs deep and patiently. As a child I was paid by my parents, who loved the appeal of a suburban perfect lawn, to dig out dandelions.
Little did we know what I would one day do for a living: champion the deliberate spread of dandelions in all organic residential yards. It seems ironic – no, ridiculous, that weed-killers target this sunny yellow flower with exactly the health benefits so many people today need. Read More
What is Hawthorn, and what can it do for your cardiovascular health*?
Hawthorn, or Crataegus trees are common throughout North America, Europe and Asia – and are often referred to as “food for the heart”. This large, shrub-like tree bears bright red fruit, sometimes called “haws”. Hawthorn is May’s birth flower – learn how to harness the heart-healthy power of Hawthorn* with your make-your-own Hawthorn berry tincture! Read More