The Many Benefits of Pepper . . . Nothing To Sneeze At!

Did you know that as far back  as the 1840’s pepper was used as a term for energy and that pep is a shortened version of pepper?  I didn’t either! Pepper alleviates cold symptoms, detoxes the skin and is used by some to fight cancer.  Jillee at One Good Thing shares 11 specific uses for […]

Boost Immunity with this Spice & Herb Recipe

Keeping your immune system strong at all times will help to save you from seasonal illnesses like colds and the flu.  A strong immune system also helps you to recover more quickly from illnesses you do get. This is a Chinese spice and herb mix for boosting your immunity. It’s a blend of 7 herbs […]

Homemade Cayenne Salve for Pain Relief

  Rosalee of Learning Herbs developed this simple and effective  Cayenne Salve that you can make at home.  It uses just 3 ingredients.   Cayenne has been shown to reduce the pain of diabetic neuropathy, shingles, migraine headaches, back aches, muscle aches,  arthritis, menstrual cramps and bruises.  Cayenne gets its heat from capsaicin.  It reduces pain […]