Two species of yucca, one called “soapweed” and another called “Mojave yucca,” are tough plants that have distinct looks and medicinal uses.
Strawberry leaf has traditional uses to help the digestive, respiratory, nervous and female reproductive systems, although it does carry some controversy.
Black radish is a food, like other radishes, but it also has numerous healing properties used for centuries that researchers are now verifying.
The leaves and roots of mullein help with respiratory ailments, among others. You can use this herb internally or topically. Here’s how.
The leaves as well as roots of the marshmallow, a prairie plant, are used in remedies for digestive, respiratory and urinary tract problems.
Whether you pot it and bring it indoors or harvest it and give up for the season, rosemary has many uses during cold-weather months. Here are some.
Many drinks we call tea are correctly known as tisanes. Here’s how to grow your own tea plant and harvest its leaves to make delicious beverages.
This herb is a flavoring agent for gum, candy and toothpaste, but it also has medicinal uses via tea and infused oils. You can grow wintergreen yourself.
We often think of herbs when we think of natural remedies, but these vegetables have properties for our health beyond their vitamins and minerals.