health
Kids Go Mad for Old Lady Herb Rosemary

Weird myths about plants are still alive and well according to retailer Holland & Barrett, which says the kids are bulk-buying products containing rosemary because of a supposed link between the plant and better mental performance around exam time. Read More >>

sex
Do the Herbs in Natural Erection Supplements Really Make You Harder? 

The companies that market so-called “natural” sexual health supplements make a lot of promises, especially when they’re pitching more frequent and harder erections. But do the herbs they put in those pills actually, y’know... work? Read More >>

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Forget the Pharmacy: Thyme Might Be Your Best Cure For Spots

Growing up, you always assume you'll reach an age where you're spot-free. Never happens. Don't fret! New research suggests that you can hit up your herb garden instead of shelling out bucks at the pharmacy. A little bit of thyme could clear your skin up better than any cream. Read More >>

science
Sniffing Rosemary Makes You Smarter

There are plenty of strange alternative uses for herbs. Rosemary, for instance, is supposed to soothe the skin and cure dandruff — though I can't promise how well it will do either. Science, however, now tells us it definitely can make you smarter. Read More >>