Monthly Archives: November 2016

The turmeric plant, a member of the ginger family which originates in Southeast Asia, is something you might be familiar with having in your curry. It’s the plant that the orange / yellow spice curcumin comes from. But aside from being a tasty food flavouring, many believe that turmeric – or perhaps more accurately its […]

Milk thistle, also referred to as Marian thistle or holy thistle, is a plant that comes from the Asteraceae family, which also includes daisies. This purple and green flower gets its name from the milk-white veins present on its leaves. It is relatively widely used as an herbal supplement for dogs to help treat different […]