Is Horny Goat Weed an Aphrodisiac?

Is Horny Goat Weed an Aphrodisiac?

Many herbs have strange names, and horny goat weed is no exception. The herb, known to many as yin yang huo, apparently received its nickname when it was found that goats grazing on this weed were sexually aroused. We’re not goats, of course ...
Mastic Gum For an Upset Gut

Mastic Gum For an Upset Gut

If you occasionally get indigestion after eating a big (or unhealthy) meal, you might want to give mastic gum a try. Thought to promote healthy digestion, this natural resin is produced by the leaves of the Pistacia lentiscus tree, grown for centurie ...
A New Kind of Vitamin

A New Kind of Vitamin

Most of us strive to be healthy eaters, but even if you dine on salad and veggies all day long, it’s hard to get in the recommended vitamins and minerals without turning to supplements. Call me a skeptic, though, but I’ve always been suspicious ...

Go Nuts for Black Walnuts

Paired with apples in baked desserts or strewn across vinaigrette-topped salads, walnuts are known for their rich flavor and healthy omega-3 content. There are two types of walnuts: the English or Persian (which is most popular and widely used throug ...
Naturally Flavored Homemade Gummy Vitamins

Naturally Flavored Homemade Gummy Vitamins

Tired of the battle that ensues when you tell your kids to take their vitamins? Or maybe you’re not a fan of swallowing supplements yourself. Either way, I have two magical words for you: gummy vitamins. ...

5 Natural Ways to Fight a Headache

Whether it stems from hunger, thirst or the stress of everyday life, a headache can certainly put a damper on your day. Consider these five natural, helpful ways to fight a headache: 1. Aromatherapy. Certain scents, including lavender, peppermint, le ...