Chickweed – Health Benefits and Side Effects
Botanical Name: Stellaria media. Other Common Names Adder’s mouthChick wittlesSatinflowerSercediliSkirt buttonsStar chickweedStarweedTongue grassVogelmuurWhite bird’s wyeWinterweed. Habitat Chickweed is native to Europe and Asia and is now found throughout the world. It is a common hardy plant that easily grows in cropland and fallow fields, lawns and gardens, areas adjacent to buildings, and in waste areas. It prefers partial to full sun, moist to mesic conditions, and moderately fertile…
Mallow: Eat Your Healing Weeds - Living Awareness
Do you know this plant? Have you ever weeded it from your garden and thrown it away? Well, those days are over. Meet Mallow....just one of the many healing weeds in your garden.
Calendula – Health Benefits and Side Effects
Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis. Other Common Names: Marigold (though it should be noted that not all garden plants called marigold belong to the calendula family), bull flower, bull’s eyes, butterwort, death-flower, garden marigold, gold bloom, golden flower of Mary, holligold, , marsh marigold, Mary bud, Mary gowles, poet’s marigold, pot marigold, water dragon. Habitat: Calendula is native to Mediterranean countries, but has been naturalized in North America and Asia and now blooms…
Lavender Bliss: Exploring Lavender Varieties | High Country Gardens
There are three primary species of lavender that are most widely planted: English Lavender, French Hybrid Lavender, and Spanish Lavender. Learn more about these popular, pollinator-friendly plants.
Agrimony Herb - Uses, Side Effects and Benefits
Information on the side effects and benefits of the medicinal herb agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) and its common and health uses as tea and extract
Chickweed-great source of vitamins A, D, B complex and C. It’s also packed with minerals like iron, calcium, potassium and zinc. Chickweed (Stellaria media) has a delicate cornsilk-like flavor when eaten raw, and tastes like spinach when cooked.
Yarrow Herb – Health Benefits and Side Effects
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium. Other Common Names: Common yarrow, carpenter's weed, knight's milfoil, noble yarrow, old man's pepper, nosebleed, staunchgrass, soldier's woundwort, sanguinary, devil's nettle, devil's plaything, bad man's plaything, yarroway, herb militaris, thousand leaf, thousand seal, field hop, millefolium, ladies'mantle, gandana, i-chi-kao, gearwe, yerw. Habitat: Yarrow is a hardy perennial that is native to Eurasia and widely naturalized in the United States…
Description: Early in the year the tender feathery leaves of Yarrow appear low on the ground, by the wayside, in meadows, pastures and waste grounds- just about anywhere, in fact. As the year progresses the shoot appear and the soft leaves become tougher, almost prickly. In June the first flower heads develop; grayish white to pink umbels that seem to indicate a relationship to the carrot family. On close examination of their individual little flowers however, one realizes that one has been…
Sweet Grass, Hierochloe odorata
Sweet Grass, Hierochloe odorata - Plant information. Healthy Home Gardening, Pictures, Video and Information about Sweet Grass.