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