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...

Stinging Nettles for Allergies and Much More!

  If you’ve ever gotten “stung” by a nettles plant, you’ve no doubt gained quite a respect for the lingering pain and possibly a fear for the plant. Hopefully I can show you the stinging nettle is probably one of the most important herbs available to us and if...

Milk Thistle

  Milk Thistle: Protection for the Liver ©By Dori Cranmore R.N. The liver is the largest organ inside the body with an amazing number of essential functions to perform. The liver transforms toxic compounds into non-toxic substances, filters blood from the...

OLIVE LEAF

OLIVE LEAF We’ve all heard how healthy it is to include olive oil in our diet, and from a health perspective, the oil may not even be the most important product of the olive trees. The omega-9 monounsaturated fat called oleic acid is considered a “healthy” fat and it...

Rose Hips

Rose Hips Rose hips are the seed pods of roses. If you leave the spent flowers on the rose bush at the end of the season, you should see these small, berry-sized, reddish seed balls, left on tips of the stems. Both rose hips and rose petals are edible. Roses are in...