The Health Benefits of Sage

Sage is an herb that has not only been used as a flavoring but also used for medicinal and health purposes. Interestingly Salvia officinalis is the scientific name for sage and its Latin origin translates into English meaning “to be saved”. Many years ago sage was one...

Health Benefits of Rosemary

Phytochemicals are chemicals that a plant produces to protect itself from getting diseases including cancer. These phytochemical have just begun to be researched and are one of the reasons that plant eating animals like elephants which only eat green grass and leaves...

Health Benefits of Thyme

Thyme is yet another of God’s plants that can be used as food and medicine. The chemicals in many of the herbs are called phytochemicals and they protect the plant from disease and cancer. So when you eat these plants you also become protected from disease and...

Health Benefits of Mint

Mint leaves have been used for centuries not only in foods but as medicinal purposes. Mint leaves have been found to contain beta carotene, calcium, chromium, iron, fiber, folate, folic acid, manganese, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, riboflavin and vitamins...

Health Benefits of Oregano

Oregano as most know is used for flavoring, however new studies are showing that oregano has many other assets for its use. The Greeks have used oregano for centuries for various ailments. The 19th century had doctors that frequently recommended oregano for general...

The Power of Parsley

Parsley is not only used as a condiment and as a garnish, but it is also used as a flavoring and is used for medicinal purposes.   Parsley is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones (nephrolithiasis), gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, constipation,...

Health Benefits of Cilantro

Cilantro is an herb that has been in use for medicine and for food for many, many years. Cilantro comes from regions of the Mediterranean and Asia Minor (Turkey).  Cilantro is used in many Mexican recipes and is very easy to add to your daily diet.  Fresh cilantro has...

The Health Benefits of Dill

Dill is an herb that contains many vitamin and minerals that has many health benefits. Dill contains folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A, Beta-carotene, vitamin c, pantothenic acid pyridoxine, thiamine, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, magnesium, phosphorous...

The Health Benefits of Basil

Basil, or otherwise known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is a herb that belongs to the mint family.   Purdue University researchers revealed a study that basil “contains a wide range of essential oils rich in phenolic compounds and wide array of other natural products...