Uses of Cloves

Cloves are one of the most distinct herbs around but ironically enough, cloves have been around forever and are not finished doing business just yet. Usually if you cannot get your hands on some cloves, Allspice can be a substitute. Cloves have some preservative properties to them, but they work well as an antiseptic, expectorant,Continue reading “Uses of Cloves”

The Many Uses of Chamomile

Chamomile is an herb that has been used for thousands of years for many ailments including gas, diarrhea, stomach upset, sleeplessness, and anxiety. It can also be used topically for certain skin lesions. The Chamomile plant has flowering tops, and these are what are used for making tea and other herbal remedies that include Chamomile.Continue reading “The Many Uses of Chamomile”


Originally, Basil was not the most popular herb in the bunch. There were some who simply hated it, mainly the ancient people. The name basil means “be fragrant” but still various cultures battled with a love hate relationship over basil. Americans and Romans loved it while Hindus plant it in their homes as a signContinue reading “Basil”