Use Fresh Herbs In Your CookingWritten by Lee Dobbins
Many common herbs that you might use in cooking are well known for there healing properties. Using them in cooking is a great way to incorporate healing attributes of natural herbs with your meals. Chances are you probably already use some herbs in your cooking like basil and thyme but experimenting with even more herbs can add taste to your dishes while improving health.
Cooking with fresh herbs is just as easy as using dried herbs. Just chop up a bit of herb and season to taste. You will need to use about twice as much of fresh herb than dried. You may want to wait until last 20 minutes of cooking to add herb so taste stays crisp. Herbs can be used to flavor any foods. Commonly used in pasta sauces, herbs can also be added to soups, oils, eggs and even desserts and drinks.
You can grow your own herbs in garden on window sill and have fresh herbs all time. Some grocery stores have fresh herbs right in produce section and, of course, you can always find dried herbs in baking section. If you grow your own herbs, you can freeze them or dry them yourself in a dehydrator to have for future use.
Lemon And Parsley Home RemediesWritten by Lee Dobbins
You might think of lemon and parsley as great garnishes for your drink glass and plate, but did you know that you can use them to ease symptoms of common minor ailments?
Sure, lemon makes a good drink and even tastes good squirted on fish, but you might want to make sure you have some on hand for more than dinner. The lemon can be your best friend when you have a common headache. Simply cut a long strip of rind and put it on your forehead – rub in inside white part and then fasten it to your head. Sure, you’ll look a little nutty but who cares as long as it gets rid of ache!
Lemon peel is not only good for head, but for feet too! One age old remedy for corns is to apply a lemon peel (white side against corn) to corn and affix it so that it stays on overnight. You can remove it during day, but repeat each night for 7 days.