Experts Warn Against ‘Herbal Abortion’ Remedies on TikTok

Amid the fear and confusion around abortion options across the country, some on social media have suggested taking herbs. But experts urge caution.

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Can Supplements Really Help With Depression or Anxiety?

Here’s what the evidence says about what works (and what doesn’t).

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How to Improve Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Samin Nosrat will say it: Every year, the meal is a lot of the same. Here are five ways she adds brightness, crunch, freshness and flavor.

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Make Vermouth the Star

Dust off your bottle. It’s a complete pour all its own.

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As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists

You and plants, together during a fearsomely uncertain time.

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This Plant Evolved to Hide From a Predator. It Might Be Us.

While people deliberately breed plants, a team of researchers say humans have inadvertently prompted this one to develop camouflage.

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A Pinwheel Pie as Appealing as Her Fashion Designs

Laura Kim shares a recipe for an updated version of a dish her mother used to make to entice her to eat vegetables.

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D.I.Y. Microgreens You Can Grow on Your Kitchen Counter

Think of the rewards of cultivating the tastes of summer all through the winter. You can do this.

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Revisiting an Ancient Theory of Herbalism

In our own era of mysterious diseases, the supposition that some plants might cure the human organs they most resemble is surfacing once more.

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How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Garden

For these uncertain times, a step-by-step guide to growing brew-friendly plants at home, and using them to make infusions that soothe and restore.

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Are Mushrooms the Future of Wellness?

Long thought to have medicinal benefits, fungi including reishi, lion’s mane and chaga are gaining popularity in the wellness world.

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U.S. Identifies Some of the Mysterious Seeds Mailed From China

The 14 varieties identified include common ones, such as hibiscus, morning glory and lavender. Still, experts warned recipients not to plant them.

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How to Create Your Own Herbal Tinctures

The herbalist Jade Marks shares three simple recipes for calming, restorative drinks.

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How to Plant a Victory Garden, Even on a Windowsill

A step-by-step guide to growing edible plants in the smallest of urban outdoor spaces.

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Enrique Olvera’s Satisfying, Adaptable Vegetable Soup

The chef shares his recipe for a hearty broth-based dish, inspired by the version his grandmother used to make.

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