Lomatium

Lomatium

Lomatium is a herb related to the carrot and celery family, and is native to the western part America (USA). It is also commonly known as indian parsley, indian carrot, desert parsley and biscuit root. In the past, it was used by the Native Americans (especially...
Fennel

Fennel

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is an aromatic herb, with a distinct aniseed flavour. It is part of the Umbellifereae family and is related to parsley, carrots, dill and coriander. Good quality fennel should be white or light green in colour, with a firm, solid bulb. As...
Herbs for Insomnia

Herbs for Insomnia

A significant proportion of the population has trouble falling asleep at some time, and many people experience frequent insomnia. Some episodes of insomnia may happen occasionally without causing any serious problems, but sometimes it can last for months, or even...
Basil

Basil

(Ocimum basilicum) Benefits of Basil The main benefits are: it helps digestion fortifies the nervous system it is good for headaches is anti-inflammatory (due to its eugenol content) is a mild diuretic it has some antibiotic properties contains antioxidants (the...