Long before essential oils made triumphant popularity in the United States, I found myself struggling with intense allergies. Loads of research led me to a company in Europe, and a tiny bottle of potent oregano oil. I jumped through hoops to get it shipped across...

Have you ever wondered the difference between a spice and an herb? Some sources define the leafy parts of a plant an herb, whereas the roots, stems, bulbs, and seeds are considered a spice. But according to the American Spice Trade Association, spices are defined...