relaxation http://mtpr.org en Ginger http://mtpr.org/post/ginger <p>5/31/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" The rhizome of <em>Zingiber officinale </em>is eaten as a spice, a medicine, and a delicacy. It's an old remedy for nausea, motion sickness, morning sickness, and the common cold. It's also used to help digestion. And although further research is needed, a 2011 review of scientific literature found that ginger appears to be promising for cancer prevention.</p><p></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 19538 at http://mtpr.org Ginger Valerian http://mtpr.org/post/valerian <p>3/22/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Valerian is a powerful agent for relaxation and sleep, with no dangerous side effects. In the past, aggression, epilepsy, shell shock and hysteria were all treated with valerian.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16250 at http://mtpr.org Valerian