Good, Great, Gulp-able Ginger

by Pat Crocker Anti-emetic? Ginger root is used as a natural remedy for nausea and vomiting, which is why many...

Holiday Herbal Cocktail Party

By Debbie Boutelier Join Debbie Boutelier for a new webinar on Thursday, October 20th, at 1 pm Eastern. See below...

Olbrich Botanical Gardens’ Indigenous Garden

by Erin Presley, Olbrich Botanical Gardens Horticulturist Especially in Olbrich’s Herb Garden, it’s vitally important that we grow, show, and...

The Least I Can Say about Texas’ Native Bees

by Vicki Blachman, South Central District Member at Large There are over 20,000 bee species in the world.  Of those,...

Herb of the Month – Lemon Balm – Medicine for the Plague and the Blues

by Karen Cottingham Lemon balm, that delightfully lemony herb, has been used medicinally for centuries. The many beneficial properties of...

Herbs with Anise-, Fennel-, and Licorice-Like Flavors

by Susan Belsinger Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Parts used: leaves and flowers; mainly seeds Chemistry: primarily (E)-anethole; germacrene D, beta-bisabolene and...

HSA Webinar: Breeding Better Herbs

by Peggy Riccio

HSA Webinar: Female Poisoners

by  Sarah Penner Sherlock Holmes said it best in the 1945 movie, Pursuit to Algiers: “Poison is a woman’s weapon.”...

BOOK REVIEW – The Artisan Herbalist by Bevin Cohen

by Karen O’Brien Introducing the Herbs Online Learning Experience HSA is launching a new online course with Bevin Cohen, a...

HSA Webinar: Tea Gardening with Camellia sinensis

by Christine Parks In 2005, we started our first tea garden here in the Piedmont region of North Carolina—including our...