Head lice infestations (also called pediculosis) have been a common problem throughout human history. Scientists have found nits of Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice eggs) in human hair remnants dating all the way back to 9000 BC! Lice: An Ancient Pest Treatment against head lice is mentioned in the Ebers Papyrus, one of the oldest […]
I love veggies and herbs! They’re the best ingredients for making your plate colorful, flavorful, and nutritious! Have you gone apple or pumpkin picking, yet? The fall season offers some delicious fruits and veggies to cook with. I recently read an article by the editors of Health.com called, “5 Reasons to Try a Vegetarian Diet.” […]
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) smells great when cooking and is said to help relieve headaches (which can come in handy during the holidays!). Its piquant flavor is somewhat reminiscent of pine. Use springs or strip rosemary from the stem and add to vinegars, meat dishes, or breads.