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People are always surprised to find out how effective some very familiar herbs can be. It’s a bit like finding out an old friend has actually been training for the olympics behind your back. Thyme is definitely one of those familiar friends who can surprise us by just how amazing they really are. → Read more

You can always tell a well-used plant by an abundance of common names and folklore stories about it. The herb yarrow (or Achillea millefolium) definitely falls into this category. It has been suggested that it got its Latin name from Achilles of Greek mythology using it to stop the bleeding of his soldiers, → Read more