Medicinal Herbs

Herbal salves are used to help with a variety of medical issues including congestion and burns. You can usually find salves in over the counter options, but you may notice these options contain chemicals and preservatives you may not feel comfortable with.

In fact, some contain manufactured oils than can be harmful to your skin or to your sinus passages. These issues lead some people to create their own herbal salves. This allows you to control what goes into them and what herbal bases are used. Here are a few tips for creating these salves on your own.

Use the Right Oil Base

One of the key tips to making a salve is to make sure you are using the right oil base. You want an oil that will hold up and work as a salve. You don’t want something that is too thin, but instead something with a bit more solid properties to it. Continue reading

Headaches are something that everyone suffers from at one time or another. Some people have minor headaches on occasion while others have migraines and severe tension headaches that are affected by stress. Continue reading

Parasites can cause a multitude of issues in your body. This is especially true when it comes to stomach and intestinal issues. If you are trying to kill off the troublesome parasites, you may be leery of using an over the counter or prescribed manufactured medicine. There are some herbs that can kill parasites naturally. Here are a few of those herbs and how you can use them.


Garlic is one of the leading herbs to use to kill parasites. You may be thinking that you don’t want to taste garlic, smell it, or ingest it. The truth is, you don’t have to have raw garlic to get the rewards and benefits from its use. Instead you can take it in capsule form. There are even some organic garlic capsule manufacturers who have developed garlic pills that have no odor and do not cause indigestion which can cause the odor to surface. If you don’t mind having raw garlic, you can add it to your cooking or mix it with honey and use it in a tea form. Continue reading