Basil has been a controversial herb from ancient times. Both the origin of its name and its reason for being has been constantly disputed.

Basil – It’s Not as Difficult as You Think

Basil has been a controversial herb from ancient times. Both the origin of its name and its reason for being has been constantly disputed. The Greek basilikón means "kingly, " while the Latin Ocimum...
Since herb is an umbrella word covering all types of plant, it follows they can be propagated by most of the methods used for plant increase,

How Important Cultivating Herbs Are?

Since no self-respecting modern cookbook leaves herbs out of its recipes since courses in herbal medicine are springing up all over the place. Since cosmetics that rely on plants are taking the place of...
As a gardener, you should know about care of herbs. The plants grown in gardens are all indigenous to one country or another

No More Mistakes – Important Tips To Care of Herbs

As a gardener, you should know about Care of Herbs. The plants grown in gardens are all indigenous to one country or another, whether it is Britain, Italy, China, or in North America or...
Fragrance is associated with beauty smell with ugliness, yet both are odours. Fragrance and aroma is nature’s way of warning us of possible danger?

The Reason Why We Love Fragrance and Aroma?

The fragrance is associated with beauty smell with ugliness yet both are odours. Is it nature’s way of warning us of possible danger? Smells, unpleasant odours, come from rotting vegetation or animal matter, both...
The Ultimate Secrets of Wild Herbs

The Ultimate Secrets of Wild Herbs

The ultimate secrets of wild herbs were originally all wild plants; in fact, many of the plants now grown in gardens are wild plants in their native countries, and are not the result of...

How to Grow Basil Herbs Ocimum Basilicum

The Basil Herbs are all good for cooking and are handsome to look at. They’re only a snip and a taste of the vast world you can learn more about from the specialty herb...
Common Betony Wood had many leaves rising from the root. Which are somewhat broad and round at the end thicker and shorter for the most part.

Betony Wood (Betonica OJicinalis)

Description The common Betony Wood had many leaves rising from the root. Which are somewhat broad and round at the end? It is roundly dented about the edges, standing upon long foot stalks, from...
Spices of Life

Five Important Spices of Life

You are stressed out and the nasal congestion troubles you, and toothaches and indigestion plague the system. You are definitely feeling out of sorts but not sick enough to visit the doctor, you feel;...
But let’s suppose you’re a long way from there and you just want to organize a small kit of useful Herbal Remedies.

How to Make Small Kit of Useful Herbal Remedies?

It is very important for everyone to know how to make a first aid box with useful Herbal Remedies. You may find, as many others have, that herbs become an enthusiasm. Gradually but surely,...
Cereals “Sophisticated grasses” fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts are essential constituents of human diet

The Aromatic Herbs and Foods

Without plants, man could not survive. Cereals Sophisticated grasses fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts are essential constituents of the human diet. Some may say the only suitable ones and even the meat we eat...
Herbs and Health

The Increase Popularity of Herbs and Health

The increase in the popularity of Herbs and Health as medicinal remedies is less obvious. But it seems to have come partly from a general dissatisfaction with synthesized drugs. And as well as plastics,...

Coriander or Coriandrum Sativum ! A Hardy Annual Herb

Coriander or Coriandrum Sativum is a Hardy Annual Herb. This has upper leaves that look like dill and lower ones that look like parsley, but it also has a pungent flavor all its own....
Myrtle is the sacred plant of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the Roman goddess Venus, and the messenger god Hermes fashioned his magical sandals of myrtle branches.

Myrtle Plant – Ancient Greek Scared Plant

Myrtle Plant is the sacred plant of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the Roman goddess Venus, and the messenger god Hermes fashioned his magical sandals of myrtle branches. Fragrant myrtle is associated with both...
Alfalfa is a perpetual the herb commonly found on the edges of fields, in low valleys and is widely cultivated by farmers for livestock feed.

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

Brief Description Alfalfa is a perpetual the herb commonly found on the edges of fields, in low valleys and is widely cultivated by farmers for livestock feed. An erect, smooth stem grows from an elongated...
Fennel has history as old as the Mediterranean basin where it originated. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks & Romans all ate its aromatic fruits.

Fennel – The History Old as the Mediterranean Basin

Fennel has a history as old as the Mediterranean basin where it originated. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all ate its aromatic fruits and tender shoots. In the midsummer festival Adonia, of ancient...
Kelp (Fucus vesiculosus) common name of kelp applies to a broad range of seaweeds of many different species. But for those using herbs a lot, kelp probably refers to seaweeds of the brown algal order Laminariales which possess large, flat, leaf-like fronds.

Kelp (Fucus vesiculosus)

Brief Description Kelp (Fucus vesiculosus) common name of kelp applies to a broad range of seaweeds of many different species. But for those using herbs a lot, kelp probably refers to seaweeds of the brown...
In fact, Kava Kava (Piper methysticum) probably will help ease some of the stress that accompanies most jobs these days.

Kava Kava (Piper methysticum)

Brief Description Kava Kava (Piper methysticum) is tall, leafy shrub of the South Pacific has been used for many centuries among the islands of Oceania as a social beverage for many different occasions. The infusion...

Planning and Planting a Herbs Garden

Every good garden design book advises would be a designer gardener to first take you're squared paper and in fact, it is a good idea to draw the plan to scale. The size of...

The Herbs and Perfumery

Of course, one of the outstanding characteristics of herbs is what might be termed their nasal quality. The perfumes and aromas exuded by their leaves and flowers on a warm sunny day give and...

The Herbs and Foods

Without plants, man could not survive. Cereals Sophisticated grasses fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts are essential constituents of the human diet some may say the only suitable ones and even the meat we eat...

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