Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

With all of the upcoming holiday parties, it’s best to use some self-control, not just with alcohol, but with rich foods and sweets too. However, just in case you overdo it, why not give your liver a little extra support this season? Milk thistle, also known as silybum marianum, has…

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Turmeric

Unless you’ve been on a deserted island or otherwise off-grid for years, you have probably heard about the wonders of turmeric, or its active ingredient curcumin. It is definitely an herb you’ll want to know about. Turmeric is root that looks somewhat similar to ginger, except the flesh is bright…

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Motherwort

Let’s talk about about a fairly obscure herb today: motherwort (which means herb for the mother). It’s also known as Lion’s Tail or leonurus cardiaca. True to its name, motherwort has traditionally been used to stimulate uterine contractions and facilitate childbirth. It can also remedy late menstruation, but should be…

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Hawthorn

Hearts and love. The two go hand in hand. We post heart emojis on social media to say, “I love you,” and send Valentines covered in hearts to our beloved. February is the month when we celebrate love, but it’s also National Heart Health Month. So, what better time to talk…

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