Cardamom Health Benefits.

What Is Cardamom Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamomum Other Names: Amomum cardamomum, Bai Dou Kou, Black Cardamom, Cardamome de Malabar, Cardamome Noire, , Cardamome Verte, Cardamomo, Cardomom, Cardomomi Fructus, Ela, Elettaria cardamomum, Green Cardamom, Huile Essentielle de Cardamome, Indian Cardamom. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a plant that is native to India, Bhutan and Nepal in the … Continue reading Cardamom Health Benefits.

Cardamom Tea.

Cardamom has many health benefits from detoxification, oral health, digestion. Usually, it's the seeds in the cardamom pods that hold flavor and you can remove the seeds and then blend to have a powder, but I felt that using the pods/ shells reduces the work, later you can sieve it to get a fine powder. HOW TO … Continue reading Cardamom Tea.

Our “Little Shop Of Horror” 2014

Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

I wanted to share a unique sunflower we grew 2 years ago. The photo in the post Sunflowers are our flowers we grew 2 years ago as well.

We had, somehow, inadvertently, grew our own “Little Shop Of Horror’s.” We had folks from all over the world taking photo’s, and I had shared this with my friends at a very interesting Venus Fly Trap shop.

Is she not a beauty in her own right?

Sunflower venus fly trap1

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Cinnamon.

Most of us think of spices as incidental to our diets, but perhaps it's time to update our appreciation of these flavorful, and powerfully health-promoting, seasonings. Spices are defined as any "aromatic vegetable substance." The key word is the vegetable. Derived from "vegetables" in the form of tree bark {cinnamon}, seed {nutmeg}, or fruit {peppercorns}, spices … Continue reading Cinnamon.