Herb-infused olive oils can be used as a base for salad dressings or pasta sauces, or served alongside chunks of bread for a quick but hearty snack. They are also wonderful gifts for friends during the holidaysóthey look impressive (especially in a long, thin glass bottle)óbut are very cheap to make. Here are some basic steps. [Read more…]
You can live a full, active and enjoyable life even if you have diabetes. With a good diet, exercise, and constant coordination with your doctor, you can manage your insulin levels and your health. And there are more and more tools for diabetic to help control blood sugar level. You may want to talk to your doctor about recent research on herbs and supplements (mever take them without his advice). [Read more…]
There’s no ‘magic pill’ that can cure the common cold. That’s because the symptoms we associate with thisócough, cold, fever, chillsócan be triggered by thousands of viruses, which can mutate and resist any medication.
However, there are ways to relieve the most uncomfortable symptoms or boost your immune system so your body beats the virus faster. Best of all, these methods are completely natural and organic, and so you don’t flood your body with any artificial compounds. Try some of these the next time you feel under the weather. [Read more…]
You don’t need a green thumb or even a big garden to grow your own kitchen herbs. Chives, basil, parsley and many of the common ingredients in your favorite recipes will thrive in potted pots that you can place right outside your kitchen door, or on a window box outside your kitchen window.
Here are some tips on how to grow kitchen herbs. The seeds are readily available, and the little effort you need to put into taking care of them is well rewarded! You’ll have fresh herbs ready whenever you cookóand a pretty row of plants, too. [Read more…]