Its spike ball fruit can take 30 years to appear, but while you wait, you can use sweet gum sap to fight inflammation, bacteria and fungus.
When the common cold or its cousin, the flu, has you feeling blue, turn to herbs for relief as alternatives or supplements to pharmaceuticals.
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.
The leaves as well as roots of the marshmallow, a prairie plant, are used in remedies for digestive, respiratory and urinary tract problems.
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.
We often think of herbs when we think of natural remedies, but these vegetables have properties for our health beyond their vitamins and minerals.