Elderberry growth was huge in 2019. Here’s why. 2020 Ingredient trends to watch for foods, drinks, and dietary supplements | Nutritional Outlook

Impressively, elderberry is capturing significant mainstream attention. 1 Source: Elderberry growth was huge in 2019. Here’s why. 2020 Ingredient trends to watch for foods, drinks, and dietary supplements | Nutritional Outlook https://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/dietary-supplements-market

Native American Herbs of the Northeast

A look to the past reveals some of the most important plants used by Eastern woodland tribes - and an inestimable connection to nature. My adventure into the historical uses of many Native American plants began when Maine native Kerry Hardy, author of Notes on a Lost Flute: A Field Guide to the Wabanaki, presented … Continue reading Native American Herbs of the Northeast

The Immune System: Anatomy & Physiology

The immune system serves as the body’s greatest defense mechanism against foreign invaders. But as herbalists, we see it as much more than just a systematic fortress.  Medical herbalist Diana Jones writes, “Immunity represents an ecological interface between inner and outer environments”–a concept that considers immune health holistically, linking it to our relationship with mind, … Continue reading The Immune System: Anatomy & Physiology

Natural Home Remedies for Sore Throat

Sore throats are one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor and they tend to affect children the most. A sore throat is usually considered a minor complaint until you have one and every swallow induces pain—pain that may seem unbearable. Unfortunately, the only option is to treat the symptoms and rest until you … Continue reading Natural Home Remedies for Sore Throat