Tag Archives: wintergreen

Essential oils show promise and problems


As much as we sometimes resist change, there often is an urge to try something new. This is especially true when it comes to our health. Many folks never seem to worry about any complications from herbal treatments. However, they … Continue reading

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Sweet Birch


Mountain Medicine Do we have any wintergreen lovers out there?  For years nearly all wintergreen flavoring was extracted from sweet birch trees (Betula lenta). Some people call them black birch, spice birch, cherry birch, or mahogany birch. Birch beer soda … Continue reading

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