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  • Herbal Support for PMS

    Premenstrual syndrome, also known as PMS, is a condition that is commonly experienced among women during their reproductive years. In fact, three ...
  • Hawthorn - A Scientific Overview

    Hawthorn is a popular herb that has been used by various cultures and regions of the world for many centuries. It has been enjoyed as food, utilized for its medicinal properties and even considered sacred, as some believe that the thorny crown worn by Jesus Christ was made from Hawthorn.

    It has documented use as a cardiovascular tonic in Europe and North America for symptoms including arrhythmias, angina, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension, inflammation and even hemorrhoids.1,6,7 Studies suggest that the cardiovascular benefits are the “result of positive inotropic activity, its ability to increase the integrity of the blood vessel wall, improve coronary blood flow and provide positive effects on oxygen utilization”.8

  • Tulsi (Holy basil) - a scientific overview

    General Information Botanical Name: Ocimum sanctum, Ocimum tenuiflorum (synonym) Common Name: Holy basil, sacred basil, surasa (Sanskrit), tulsi or...
  • Support Your Detox Pathways with These 3 Herbs

    Detoxing has become a buzzword term today. With so many different brands and celebrities promising that their products will help you lose weight by...
  • Spring Tonics as Herbal Formulas

    In the days of old, blood enhancers were called spring tonics and farmers would religiously take them come springtime after a long sedentary winter...
  • How to Choose the Right Herbal Preparation

    Herbal preparations come in many varieties, or what is called delivery methods. When choosing a delivery method for taking herbs, you have a lot of...
  • Social Responsibility

    Wise Woman Herbals® has never wavered from its commitment to support the natural medicine community. As our business has grown so has our social re...
  • Committment To Quality

    Quality Assurance For more than 30 years Wise Woman Herbals® has been considered a leader in providing quality botanical supplements. Our entire pr...
  • Protecting Our Environment

    Stewards Of Our Planet ~WWH Mantra Is Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Wise Woman Herbals® is committed to conducting business responsibly by always rem...
  • Euphrasia officinalis: New Old Friend

    New uses for an old friend: Euphrasia officinalis Research has shown that changes in global warming are leading to more severe seasonal allergies. ...
  • Botanicals that Support Allergies and Upper Respiratory Health

    One of the most common complaints in general practice is springtime allergies. There are many prescription and over the counter medicines but they ...
  • The Amazing Non-Aromatic Skullcaps

    One of the unsung heroes of the herbal family are the many types of skullcaps from the genus Scutellaria. The genus Scutellaria has 360-400 species and the most commonly used are the Western Skullcap, Scutellaria lateriflora, and the Chinese Skullcap, Scutellaria baicalensis.  The Scutellaria genus is in the Mint family (Lamiaceae), which is well known in the herbal and spice world.