The Aztecs were the first recorded to have used the Passionflower as a medicine. Spanish doctor Nicolas Monardes documented the use of Passionflower in Peru in 1569 and brought the plant back to Europe, where it eventually became widely cultivated.
Perhaps I will grow old gracefully with a paunch and a thick double chin. I suppose what matters is I’m healthy and I should just forget about the size eight dress size? Which I never was but that is beside the point.
My last modeling gig brought new meaning to the words ‘showroom model’. On a very cold and snowy Saturday the 26th of March 2017, I was the much celebrated and over-photographed Product Demonstrator at the Hydropool Hot Tubs showroom at 335 Superior Blvd in Mississauga, and everyone was really nice and totally professional.
As a child, I remember being drawn to Coneflowers’ showy, mostly purple flowers. My hands would pet their heads and glide across the petals. In high school, I worked in a plant nursery and noticed how little care they needed to thrive.
Catnip is not just for cats. It makes a nice tasty bedtime tea, and also has a number of healing properties. Catnip has a long history of use in Europe and North America.
Marriage is a commitment – a promise to be there for your spouse through thick and thin, the good times and the bad. But being married to an addict can put even the strongest relationship to the test. Here are 8 things to keep in mind if your spouse suffers from addiction.
Social drinking has become so common that each day we may be getting closer to alcohol dependency without noticing. We’re also hurting our bodies in more ways than we realize. So, should we give ourselves a break? Enter and see how healthier can you be if you quit alcohol for 30 days (at least).
The Romans used Thyme for melancholy, to purify rooms and as an ingredient in beer and many cheeses. During the medieval period in Europe, Thyme was also placed under pillows to support good sleep and ward off nightmares.
Mugwort is also said to provoke prophetic dreams, and is ritualistically used for purification and for clearing and marking sacred space.
The root is considered a vegetable in many countries, and is added to soups and other dishes. And even more than its use as a food, Burdock has a long history of use as a medicine.