The next time you see blogs on the Internet praising the virtues of the Balm of Gilead, or how to make this ointment, chances are these websites are not conveying information about the genuine Balm of Gilead. Poplar buds are not the genuine Balm of Gilead.
Philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau, (1712 - 1778), wrote in his book, Emile: "The further we remove from a natural mode of living the more we lose our natural tastes." These powerful words from the 1700's have more meaning today than they did back then. Michael Cohen, author, takes a b
Dryad's saddle is a common, edible, springtime fungi that more often than not ends up being the consolation prize for the morel-forager. Many fungi foragers come to learn how versatile this fungi can be in the kitchen.
A growing number of people realize that although some over-the-counter products may help alleviate sore throat symptoms they rarely target the root cause. Everyday items in your kitchen or some wild edible plants might give you the solution you need to be on the pathway to recovery.
History has proven that mushrooms have been used for medicinal purposes for over 5,300 years.Medicinal mushrooms have been a part of folk medicine since ancient times with more species being used in
China and Japan than in Western Cultures.
After water, tea is the most commonly ingested drink around the world. Studies have shown some of the positive health effects from drinking tea but do these positives outweigh the negatives? Between pesticides, heavy metals and bleached tea bags the negatives are by far outweighing th
Garlic mustard has a very long history of use that dates back to the Stone Age. Archeologists from the University of York in the UK discovered that garlic mustard seeds were used as a seasoning 6,000 years ago.