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Horehound – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal The Egyptians and the Greeks used it to treat respiratory problems, while the Romans used horehound as...

Hawaiian Herbal Medicine: Rooted in Family and Tradition

By Kaila Blevins However, healers from then and now continue to follow the same principles when approaching plants. They revere...

Herbal Trees and Shrubs of the Plains and Prairies

By Katherine Schlosser From place to place, season to season, and year to year, the colorful mixtures and combinations of...

Welcoming Spring in the Year 1400

By Zainab Pashaei During the festivities, which start on the Wednesday before the spring equinox, Iranians will gather and jump...

Growing Up with Betel Nut

By Shaila Gupte Betel nut (pronounced bet′-al) palm trees (Areca catechu) are grown in different parts of India, as well...

Delectable Native Edibles

By Andrea DeLong-Amaya in large amounts. As with any new food in your diet, add small amounts at a time...

Exploring Vanilla in the Rainforest and in the Kitchen: Part II

By Susan Belsinger (Adapted from her article, “Exploring Rainforest Spices at Villa Vanilla,” featured in the 2019 issue of The...

Exploring Vanilla in the Rainforest and in the Kitchen: Part I

By Susan Belsinger (Adapted from her article, “Exploring Rainforest Spices at Villa Vanilla,” featured in the 2019 issue of The...

HSA Webinar: Weird Herbs

Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Unitby Jen Munson, HSA Education Chair economic, and medicine, among other uses. This is where...

Get Warmed Up with “Fire Cider”

By Karen O’Brien (Apple cider vinegar is made by adding yeast to apple juice, which breaks down the sugars into...