Herbal History

History of Black Elderberry for Medicinal Use

by Jennifer Marquiss | 08 September, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the early 20th century, British herbalist Maud Grieves provided a comprehensive review of the historical uses of black elder as a traditional medicine

A History of Turmeric

by Jennifer Marquiss | 07 September, 2019 | 0 Comments

This ancient spice turmeric, the golden colored strongly flavored spice, celebrated for centuries as both food and medicine, has resurfaced within the health and nutrition communities thanks to curcumin, the healing substance which supplies its vibrant color. Curcumin has significant anti-inflammatory properties that are said to rival those found in ibuprofen. 

A History of Oil of Oregano

by Jennifer Marquiss | 07 September, 2019 | 0 Comments

For over 4,000 years of man's history, the ancient herb Oregano has been used by healers world wide to treat a wide variety of ailments, and to strengthen man's ability to fight off illness.

History of Garlic

by Jennifer Marquiss | 24 April, 2019 | 0 Comments

Garlic (allium sativum) is a member of the onion genus. Garlic has been utilized as a remedy during the various epidemics such as typhus, dysentery, cholera, influenza, and whenever an epidemic has emerged, garlic has been the first preventive and curative remedy.

A Brief History About the Uses of Cranberries

by Jennifer Marquiss | 05 August, 2018 | 0 Comments

In North America, Native Americans were the first to use cranberries as food.  It’s believed that cranberries were commonly eaten for their digestive support and ability to keep people from developing infections and becoming sick.

A History of Ashwagandha

by Jennifer Marquiss | 05 August, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ayurveda is the traditional system of medicine practiced in India. It can be traced back to 6000 BC. In this healing tradition, ashwagandha is recognized as one of the most powerful herbs. It has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions – most well-known for its restorative benefits.

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