The idea of The Swinging Leaf stemmed from the pressures we face in the modern day world, with the daily grind of city life creating pressure on our bodies, leading to stress and a host of ailments connected to a fast paced lifestyle and the constant onslaught of a polluted environment.

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Legend has it that herbal infusions came to exist by virtue of a wonderful accident. It was 2700 BC in China, and Emperor Shennong (the name literally meaning ‘divine farmer’) was resting under...

Mint is the common name for the mentha plant which is a perennial plant species growing all year round in spots of moist soil, in damp and wet environments. In...

Lavender is a popular herb that originated in Egypt and has since then been grown in Mediterranean regions as well as in Africa and India. The word lavender comes from...

Due to its instant cold relieving properties, most of us remember sipping on a cup of hot tea with finely sliced bits of ginger in it. What happens if you...

Turmeric is an indispensable part of any Indian, or even subcontinental household, and has always been relied on to aid healing in the body. Being an essential ingredient in traditional knowledge, turmeric has...

When you say Holy Basil, we hear Health Benefits! Basil is a herb that is cultivated in several parts of the world, mainly India, Africa, and Mexico. Historically, it has been...

We are all familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but did you know that chamomile derives its name from the Greek word khamaimelon, meaning...

All of us are aware that all herbs and spices originate from plants, namely flowers, fruits, seeds, bark, leaves & roots and have been existing in our lives since ancient...

Herbal infusions have been around for centuries, sometimes even finding mention in ancient texts. So, you may wonder as to why do we talk more about them only now, as...