Dandelion: the key herb for liver health, better digestion and beautiful skin

Joanna SochanConditions & treatments, Digestive and gut health, Herbal medicine2 Comments

Dandelion health benefits

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is one of the top three most prescribed digestive and liver herbs in my dispensary, the other two are milk thistle (Silybum marianum) and globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus). I prescribe dandelion in many forms either on its own or in herbal mixes with great clinical results. The … Read More

Know and love your herbs – Elderberry

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Elderberry berries

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a native of Europe and Western and Central Asia and its medicinal properties have been appreciated for centuries. Its flowers, berries, leaves and bark were traditionally used for treating colds, flu, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough, hay fever, wounds, eye infections, muscle pain and many other … Read More

Know and love your herbs – Lemon balm

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Lemon balm herb

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) has been cultivated in the Mediterranean region for more than 2000 years where it had a deserving reputation as a herb enhancing longevity and mood. Unfortunately, nowadays not many people are aware of this lovely tasting and effective herb and how easy it is to use. … Read More