Say “Yes” to Oregano

August 18, 2023 0

Oregano’s name means “joy of the mountain” derived from two Greek words, oros (mountain) and ganos (joy), because of the pleasure derived from several varieties…

Some Sage Wisdom

August 10, 2023 0

Salvia officinalis—from the Latin word “salvere“—the name means “to save” and refers to its alleged curing properties. Ancient Egyptians promoted it as a brain tonic;…

Catch the Feverfew

July 13, 2023 1

Since the time of Plutarch, feverfew has been used in the Western world as a medicinal herb.  One source states its name comes from the…

Forage for Borage

June 21, 2023 3

Borage (Borago officinalis) is commonly recognized as the herb with cucumber-like tasting leaves. This is one of my favorite herbs because it is so dependable…

Worth a Mint

March 18, 2023 1

Mentha was a nymph who because of the love Pluto bore her, was metamorphosed by a jealous Prosperine into the plant we now call mint. …