• An Herb For Thought: Aloe Vera

    Aloe Vera Most people are aware of aloe vera’s soothing and healing capacities. Many families keep an alo ...

    Aloe Vera Most people are aware of aloe vera’s soothing and healing capacities. Many families keep an aloe plant in the kitchen to use to quickly treat minor burns from cooking, and other minor wounds ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Marjoram

    MARJORAM In the age of pharaohs, marjoram was used in manufacturing perfumes because of the essential oil ...

    MARJORAM In the age of pharaohs, marjoram was used in manufacturing perfumes because of the essential oil it carried in the flowering tips of the herb. Today it is more of a seasoning herb despite the ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Devil’s Claw

    DEVIL'S CLAW Devil’s claw is an herb. The botanical name, Harpagophytum, means “hook plant” in Greek. Thi ...

    DEVIL'S CLAW Devil’s claw is an herb. The botanical name, Harpagophytum, means “hook plant” in Greek. This plant, which is native to Africa, gets its name from the appearance of its fruit, which is co ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Turmeric

    TURMERIC The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. ...

    TURMERIC The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Calendula

    CALENDULA Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries. Traditionally, it has been used to treat con ...

    CALENDULA Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries. Traditionally, it has been used to treat conjunctivitis, blepharitis, eczema, gastritis, minor burns including sunburns, warts, and minor i ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Licorice

    LICORICE Licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a somewhat sweet flavor can be extracted: ...

    LICORICE Licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a somewhat sweet flavor can be extracted: You may love the taste of licorice but might not have known about the beneficial health effects ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Fenugreek Seed

    FENUGREEK For those of you out there suffering from colds, coughs, sinus headache, flu, etc.; this one go ...

    FENUGREEK For those of you out there suffering from colds, coughs, sinus headache, flu, etc.; this one goes out to you. The Sleuth Journal would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, Hanuka, ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Bilberry

    BILBERRY A relatively unknown but powerful antioxidant, bilberry has a number of positive health effects ...

    BILBERRY A relatively unknown but powerful antioxidant, bilberry has a number of positive health effects for the brain and heart. It can also help to protect the retina and improve range and clarity o ...

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  • An Herb For Thought: Ginko Biloba

    GINKO BILOBA Ginkgo has been attached to many potential benefits, but perhaps one of the most significant ...

    GINKO BILOBA Ginkgo has been attached to many potential benefits, but perhaps one of the most significant is its ability to improve blood flow to the eyes especially in those suffering from macular de ...

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