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...

Starting Anew, Again

  Another move means another new time for figuring out what conditions herbs will like. It seems to me it’s...

Herbal Hacks, Part 4: Herbs for the Home

This is our last installment of reader-submitted herbal hacks – herbs for the home. We hope they’ve inspired you to...

Herbs and Lifestyle Tips for Work-Life Balance

Herbs and Lifestyle Tips for Work-Life Balance

We live in challenging times; for many, balancing work, childcare, parental caretaking, and overseeing children’s education requirements is exhausting. Over...

Herbal Hacks, Part 3: Garden Care and Herb Drying Tips

The good ideas just keep coming! Read on for the third installment of reader-submitted herbal hacks: garden care and herb...

Mom’s Chamomile Tea Recipe with Lemon Balm and Linden Flower

Mom’s Chamomile Tea Recipe with Lemon Balm and Linden Flower

Chamomile tea made from chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) flower with lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaf and linden (Tilia cordata) flower and...

HSA Webinar: Enhancing Brain Health using Natural Botanicals

Sponsored by The Herb Society of America’s Long Island Unit by Jen Munson, Education Chair Nootropics is a trending topic....

Lemon Balm – A Very Lemony Herb

By William “Bill” Varney Here are several reasons to grow lemon balm (Melissa officinalis),  the lemony herb in your garden:...

8 Herbs That Calm The Anxious Mind

8 Herbs That Calm The Anxious Mind

It may feel like today’s world is in a state of upheaval with social, political, and economic issues stirring up...

3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition

3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition

Many different herbs can be incorporated into a successful herbal protocol that helps support attention, cognition, and mood in those...