Elder {Sambucus nigra}

Also, Known As: Bourtree Elder Elder-berry Elder-flower European Elder Pipe Tree The plant called the elder is used to describe a bushy shrub-like plant that can reach a few feet in height as shrub-like forms normally do or it may be referring to a tree reaching up to fifty feet in height - the elderberries … Continue reading Elder {Sambucus nigra}

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Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits

Hibiscus tea, made from dried parts of the hibiscus plant, is deep red in color. It has sweet and tart flavors, similar to cranberry, and may be consumed hot or iced. But does drinking it offer people any health benefits?Many people are familiar with the beautiful flowers of the hibiscus plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa). It originated … Continue reading Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits

Tea Time: 10 Herbal Teas for Health

Try these easy-to-find and delicious herbal teas for 10 common health problems. Steaming, delicious herbal tea can do more for us than act as an afternoon pick-me-up. A wide variety of herbs have healing applications, and they can be administered as a lovely cup of tea. From classic calming herbs such as lavender and chamomile … Continue reading Tea Time: 10 Herbal Teas for Health