Monthly Archives: September 2011

Herb of the Week 9/18/2011 – Eleuthero

Eleuthero, which was once known as Siberian Ginseng, is a traditional Chinese remedy that is similar to Panax Ginseng.  It is known as an adaptogen herb which restores vitality and energy balance, increases stamina, support memory function, and acts as … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 9/11/2011 – Corn Silk

by The Herb Peddler on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 4:13pm Corn Silk aka se-lu si-li-gi, Indian Corn, Maize, Maize Silk, Mother’s Hair, Yu Mi Shu, Yu Shu-Shu, Zea. Corn Silk, is the silky-looking fiber that surrounds the corncob.  As … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 9/4/11 – Stinging Nettles

by The Herb Peddler on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 9:54pm Stinging Nettles The nutrient-rich Stinging Nettle plant has been used as both food and medicine for centuries. The leaf is primarily used for allergy reactions and as a diuretic … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 8/29/2011 – Yellow Dock

by The Herb Peddler on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 2:16am Yellow Dock root is well known as the most significant natural source of readily digestible iron.  Herbalists have historically used the roots of this amazing plant to help build … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 8/21/11 – Dandelion

by The Herb Peddler on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 11:28pm Our first herb of the week is given to the Dandelion.  The dandelion very much deserves to be first for being recognized as herb of the week.  Sadly though, … Continue reading

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Ear Candling

Ear Candling by The Herb Peddler on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 10:44pm First let me say, ear candling is not supported by the medical profession.  Many consider it dangerous and not helpful.  As users of ear candles, we disagree … Continue reading

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