Botanical Blog

How to Train Your Brain for Arousal and Overall Better Health


Recently I had dinner with a female friend and among the cocktails and dim lighting of the restaurant we engaged in an age-old practice: girl talk. My friend leaned in closer and whispered to me with a glint of mischief in her eye, “I’m writing erotic fiction!”. After discussing the plot and characters, my friend […]

The Startling Effectiveness of Elderberries for Flu Treatment


Flu season. Those two words are enough to make parents, teachers, and doctors run to the store to stock up on disinfecting wipes and medications. We all know that the flu can take you out of commission for longer than most viruses. It will leave you shivering and sweating on the couch watching bad TV, […]

Unlocking the Secrets of Mayan Abdonimal Massage


Did you know that it’s natural and normal for the uterus to move slightly during arousal and intercourse? This is because the vagina elongates during an aroused state, and due to the movement of the activity. Also, the uterine ligaments are meant to stretch for childbirth, of course. However, outside of these circumstances, the uterus […]

Getting Pregnant Naturally


The month of May is the perfect time to discuss fertility and pregnancy. On May 1 parts of the world celebrated the Gaelic holiday, Beltane, known as May Day in the U.S. Traditional Beltane activities include jumping over a broom for increased fertility, braiding hair or putting ribbons in the hair, all in the name […]

The Surprising and Wonderful Health Benefits of Dandelions


Dandelion for Detox, Digestion, and Beyond Ahh, Spring! You start to survey your yard and are pleased to see the grass greening up, the iris leaves poking up through the ground, and new growth on the trees. But the one thing you may not be pleased to see is dandelions! These plants have gotten a […]