Garlic

Garlic By Dori Cranmore RN Garlic has been used in many cultures for both its culinary and medicinal properties. Folklore shows garlic bringing good luck or protects against evil, ward off vampires and at the same time guaranteed to transform any meal into a bold,...

Mullein for the lungs

Mullein By Dori Cranmore RN     Mullein, or Verbascum thapsus, is native to Europe and Asia but has been well established throughout the United States. Today it grows frequently in disturbed soil, such as abandoned fields, roadsides and railroads. It is...

Hawthorn….A Natural Heart Tonic

HAWTHORN – a natural heart tonic By Dori Cranmore RN, Holistic Health Practitioner Hawthorn is known as the ‘heart herb’ for its many benefits as a heart tonic. Traditional use of hawthorn berries has been confirmed by German studies to strengthen and normalize the...

The Many Benefits of Peppermint

The Many Benefits of Peppermint ©By Dori Cranmore R.N. Peppermint has often been termed the world’s oldest medicine.  It is native to Europe and is actually a cross between spearmint and water mint.  Its botanical name is mentha piperita.  Peppermint has been studied...