Explore this list handful of readily available, versatile herbs, including general instructions for how to make a tincture and salve.
A parasite is an organism that sources their food from humans or animals, and they’re not just limited to exotic locations.
You may be surprised at how many wild edibles you can find in urban environments — and even in your own backyard!
Research seeks to answer what role technology plays in increasing levels of brain fog and diminishing focus and attention.
Natural Relief for Hard-To-Treat Conditions Over the past decade, cannabidiol (CBD) products have enjoyed an upswing in popularity for those seeking a natural method to control seizures and pain, cool inflammation, address mood disorders, and promote relaxation and...
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is known worldwide as a severe retroviral infection that causes the destruction of the immune system.
Researchers have found another reason to heartily embrace cordyceps mushroom: it helps to prevent viral-induced lung damage.
Spring is an excellent time to tend to our detoxification pathways and take steps to reduce the impact of hay fever.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system attacks the nervous system, leading to muscle weakness and numbness.
A warm mug of black tea can bring both pleasure and robust health benefits during the chilly winter season.
Researchers have determined a reactivated shingles infection can also have serious health consequences well beyond nerve pain and blisters.
Black seed oil has been traditionally used by many cultures for thousands of years as a natural beauty and health remedy. Science agrees.
New findings could revolutionize how Alzheimer’s is treated, possibly even preventing this devastating disease.
Learn why managing blood sugar is important not only for those with diabetes, but also to maintain heart and cognitive health.
Natural methods to decrease chronic inflammation and address underlying issues that may be contributing factors.
Certain lifestyle habits, herbal remedies, and diet changes can significantly reduce hair loss and encourage healthy growth.
Suffering from sleep apnea? It’s important to address the underlying causes sooner rather than later to avoid chronic health issues.
Seeking a Plant-Based Antiviral? Study Finds Stinging Nettle Effective Against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Stinging nettle is already known as a power-packed wild green and wonder plant. Researchers have found that it is also a powerful antiviral!
A new study found that type 2 diabetes is associated with accelerated brain aging and cognitive decline. Can herbs safeguard our brain health?
Simple lifestyle choices and natural remedies that are highly effective in addressing hair loss and slow growth.
Symptoms of GERD, an extreme form of acid reflux, may be calmed with diet and lifestyle adjustments, as well as herbal medicine.
Don’t take your vision for granted! Learn about simple methods, like medicinal herbs and lifestyle, that can support healthy eyesight.
Lifestyle and dietary choices, time in nature, CBD, and other medicinal herbs are Nicole’s go-tos for taming chronic inflammation.
Beginner or seasoned gardener? Dig in and explore beautiful and useful plants to grow a backyard pharmacy right outside your door.
Suffering from more than the occasional instance of brain fog? Explore these recommendations that can help you regain clarity and sharpness.
Seeking safe, natural support for symptoms of endometriosis, PCOS or uterine fibroids? A dietary shift and medicinal herbs may provide relief!
Dietary choices and herbal remedies are exceptionally effective in helping minimize the disagreeable symptoms of seasonal allergies.
Butterbur is a perennial, delicious wild food that is famously known for its ability to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.
Learn about the waste clearance system that helps to detoxify your brain and plays an important role in supporting cognitive health.
Skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis are on the rise as people struggle with leaky gut syndrome, autoimmune conditions, and other factors.
The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland may be tiny but it’s powerful, and malfunctions can cause a cascade of significant health issues.
A new study could lend hope in diagnosing ALS before the onset of the disease and offers the possibility of a novel method for treatment.
A Delicious Superfood with Many Uses Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is one of those nutritious wild foods that has a wonderful range of uses. Many know this prickly plant for it's allergy-taming properties, but nettle is also a superfood in its own right. High in...
Tinnitus is a common condition affecting an estimated 50 million Americans. In some cases, anxiety and neuroinflammation may be the cause.
Time for a spring detox? The liver is one of your hardest working organs and should be the focus of any detoxification effort.
An exciting new study shows that a past viral infection with Epstein-Barr, a type of herpes virus, may be the cause of multiple sclerosis.
Germ theory, terrain theory, or a mix of both? The science is clear: the health of the gut is essential for mental and physical health.
Don’t underestimate the power of food – research shows that diet can be a helpful ally to brighten your outlook!
When our sleep is disrupted, every area of our life is affected – medicinal herbs offer a safe and effective solution for sleep problems.
Living with an inflammatory gut condition? Take heart! Pain, inflammation, motility issues & gut health can be improved with medicinal herbs.
Dandelion is an herbal powerhouse for a range of conditions – pretty impressive for a common backyard ‘weed’!
Red light therapy is a unique treatment that can help to improve skin quality, reduce inflammation, and boost mental health.
Fibromyalgia tends to be challenging to treat, although several supplements have shown great promise in minimizing symptoms.
Medicinal herbs and practicing self-care can make a tremendous impact in addressing the impactful pain of sciatica.
Gut microflora play a crucial role in our overall well being. Prioritizing gut balance and health can help you truly thrive.
Practical ways to manage belly fat and reduce the risk of chronic disease so we begin the new year on the right foot.
Explore mistletoe’s long history of use for a variety of health issues, as well as a review of safety guidelines.
Dig in and explore the active steps that can be taken to maintain and improve brain health, memory, and cognition.
Explore this collection of dietary tips and favorite herbs for maintaining (or re-establishing) kidney health.
Elderberry is one of the best antiviral herbs on the planet – it’s an all-around powerful remedy that should be in every medicine cabinet!
Being in a constant state of activity has a negative impact on physical and mental wellbeing – prioritize slowing down for overall health.
A discussion of natural solutions for supporting healthy, clear skin, that work with the body, not against it.
A selection of several medicinal herbs and lifestyle tips that can help to support a healthier life with diabetes.
Learn about the powerful herbs that can help to support and fortify your immune system this holiday season and beyond.
Natural remedies and a shift in lifestyle practices can offer much-needed relief for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
The vagus nerve affects your breathing, digestion, immune system, and heart rate – its proper functioning is crucial for your well-being!
Manage menopausal symptoms and support hormonal balance using select medicinal herbs and adjusting lifestyle habits.
Compelling research is showing that an intermittent fasting practice may greatly influence and enhance immune response.
Breakthroughs in the world of prion disease point to lungwort lichen, and others, as an area where further research is needed.
Back-to-school can be a stressful time. Medicinal herbs may help fortify against illness and soothe overstimulated nervous systems.
Lyme Disease is the top vector-borne disease in the United States – learn about the many herbal options for healing.
Exploring some of the options for managing symptoms of autism and ADHD through diet, lifestyle, supplementation, and herbal support.
Medicinal herbal remedies are an excellent choice for support along the journey to regaining your energy and vibrancy.
Top herbal formulations to help fortify and strengthen immune function during summer travel and seasons of illness.
Detailed information on several herbal remedies that are powerful allies for keeping your respiratory system healthy and strong.
Nicole’s path to managing MS led to the creation of healing herbal formulations in her Apothecary, and the answer to this user’s prayers.
A study of ancient remains in El Sidrón, Spain, shows how early humans tapped into the therapeutic power of herbal remedies.
Always exhausted, gaining weight, craving sweet or salty foods, and experiencing brain fog? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue.
For those who struggle with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, medicinal herbs are a powerful ally for addressing the maze of life-disrupting symptoms.
Ancient herbal remedies are experiencing a strong resurgence today as people seek natural solutions for their health challenges.
Keep mosquitos and other biting insects at bay so that you and your family can enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about pests.
Cooling herbs can help with symptoms brought on by the hot summer months, like flaring tempers, bloating, inflammation, and fatigue.
Nicole reviews the many benefits of pine needle, an important herbal remedy that is a powerful source of nutrition and natural medicine.
When you’re ready to experience sound, rejuvenating sleep, medicinal herbs offer a safe and effective alternative to pharmaceutical drugs.
Japanese Knotweed: A Mighty Medicinal Herb For Respiratory Health, Inflammation, Lyme Disease, and Much More
This botanical may be an invasive weed, but it is also known to help prevent and treat a number of health disorders.
A discussion of mushroom extracts, ingredients, mycelium vs full fruiting bodies, and why the distinction matters in your supplements.
Research has shown that there is a strong link between blood sugar and both brain and cardiovascular health.
Here are seven herbal remedies that may calm allergies and help you to stop and smell everything this glorious spring season.
Nicole’s Medicinal Seed Garden Kit includes all the seeds you need to start your very own plant and herb pharmacy.
Nicole’s Travel Pack is a potent herbal trinity made up of Usnea Lichen and Elderberry Tinctures, and All-Purpose (First Aid) Salve.
Nicole shares some of her favorite healing botanicals for topical use, their benefits, and usage information.
Leaky Gut Syndrome is associated with increased intestinal permeability. Learn more about herbal and diet support for this condition.
All about elderberry, why it’s one of the most imporant herbs you can use during the cold & flu season, and Nicole’s top 3 uses.
Increased arthritic pain during the cold winter months may be mitigated with these practical tips and a few of my favorite botanicals.
Approximately 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme Disease annually, Wild Teasel may help with prevention and to support treatment.
These 6 herbs help maintain lung health, boost immunity, and reduce fevers – supporting overall well-being throughout the winter and beyond.
If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder, it’s important to tread carefully when using herbs like echinacea, goldenseal, and astragalus.
Reishi mushroom helps to strengthen the body against the negative effects of stress and encourages healthy immune function.
Dr. Nicole shares 7 protective and therapeutic herbs that ease anxiety, address respiratory complaints, and help repair lung damage.
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.
My unique line of apothecary products, Dr. Nicole Apelian’s Herbal Tinctures and Healing Salves are completely wild-harvested and/or organic herbs.