Tag Archives: herbs

The Top 10 Teas for Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet

herbal teasWhen you’re sick, little is more comforting than holding a steaming mug of fragrant tea in both hands, warming your face with the hot steam. Somehow, no matter how rotten you felt before, you instantly feel just a tiny bit better.

Whether you are lucky enough to grow your own tea herbs, you purchase loose teas or you use tea bags, your cabinet is not complete without the following ingredients. These teas are delicious and beneficial, with many different healing qualities. Considering that we most often turn to herbal teas for healing purposes, it’s especially important to purchase or grow organic herbs for this purpose. If your leaves are bathed in pesticide and then you add them to boiling water, instead of healing goodness, you are steeping toxins. Continue reading


Spice up your life – it’s only healthy

spicesHow bland our food would be without the wonderful addition of herbs and spices? We use them in our cooked dishes, as well as raw such as salads, sandwiches or juices. However, let’s don’t overlook their nutritional values and amazing health benefits.

I’ve just updated the Nutrition section on Your Instinct, by adding a section devoted purely to the invaluable Herbs and Spices. Continue reading