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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...

The Other Side of Yew

By Erin Holden This all sounds well and good, but if we look at the history of yew, we see...

Parsley – Herb of the Month and Herb of the Year

By Maryann Readal The Romans, on the other hand, wore wreaths of parsley to ward off intoxication and used it...

Tamarind – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal The tamarind tree (Tamarindus indica) is one of many tropical herbal trees. Its leaves, bark, wood, roots,...

How Hot Is It?

By Carol Kagan Counter-Attack for the Burn Capsaicin is an alkaline oil. Thus, water and alcohol don’t help alleviate the...

A Nurse That Prescribes Cannabis: Treating Hemp As Medicine

The war on drugs prevented medical professionals from treating cannabis as medicine, but that’s starting to change: today on our...

10 Medicine Cabinet Essentials Nurses Always Keep on Hand

What nurses always keep in their medicine cabinets The key to being prepared for a medical emergency is to keep...

Growing Green in Turkey

By Zainab Pashaei Of the many countries looking to reduce their carbon footprint through landscape restoration and sustainability, you will...

HSA Webinar: Growing and Using Herbs of the Southwestern Missions

Author Jacqueline Soule will be presenting this month’s webinar on Wed, March 25 at 1pm – click here to register....

Bergamot Orange – March Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal What do Earl Gray tea, the confection Turkish Delight, the liqueur Bergamia, eau de cologne, and some...