Honeysuckle – August Flower of the Month.

Lonicera japonica Family: Adoxaceae, syn. Caprifoliaceae This lovely, cascading, woody vine, with its divine scent, is often planted as a landscape attraction. It dazzles the eye with its gorgeous blooms in warm weather and retreats to a pleasant but unremarkable placeholder at other times of the year. Its name refers to the fact that fairies … Continue reading Honeysuckle – August Flower of the Month.

Honeysuckle {Lonicera caprifolium / Lonicera japonica}

Also Known As.. Honeysuckle Jin Yin Hua The herbal plant called the honeysuckle is a climbing plant that can grow to twelve ft - four meters - in length. The plant comes in several varieties, and some varieties are deciduous - example, the L. caprifolium variety - while some are semi evergreen - the Asian … Continue reading Honeysuckle {Lonicera caprifolium / Lonicera japonica}

Let’s Create Some Herbal Remedies – When Cold and Flu Season Arrives.

These two recipes are prepared as teas but are not taken in your tea cup - they help with the discomfort of flu season in other ways. Winter Inhalation This traditional herbal steam helps open your sinuses, discourages bacterial and viral growth, and reduces pain and inflammation. Remember to stay a comfortable distance from the … Continue reading Let’s Create Some Herbal Remedies – When Cold and Flu Season Arrives.