It seems that growing food leads to an interest in growing medicinal herbs. Or the use of medicinal herbs leads to a desire to grow one’s own. Either way, growing and using herbs can be a blissfully simple and yet complicated process, thankfully there’s no shortage of herbal books to help us along the way. […]
Homemade Herbal Medicine
Make your own herbal medicine from the plants of the earth with our researched tips and tutorials to keep your family healthy.
Teas that are both healing and delicious deserve big places in our pantry. This ginger lemon balm green tea blend is sure to please the taste buds while also helping the body. Ginger Long known and used for its effect on the digestive system, ginger is the perfect after eating tea. Ginger aids digestion and […]
Every season gives the herbalist unique gifts. Autumn herbal remedies are very different than those of summer and spring. The fall season gives us deep roots and thick fruits from which to make our medicines. Hardy Herbs This isn’t the time for delicate floral medicines as much as it for digging roots deep from the […]
The world of herbal healing is large and varied. There are tinctures and salves and hydrosols and so much more. Yet one of the easiest ways to get the healthful benefits is through herbal drinks. It can be so easy to overlook the simplicity of herbal drinks. However, their healing power is likely the first […]
There are many native plants available to me but now and then I need a special herb. An herb that is multi-purpose, easy to grow, and incredibly useful. It is for these reasons that I grow holy basil and make tulsi remedies at home. An Easy Herbal Remedy Tinctures, salves, and syrups are all wonderful […]
Every season offers special and unique harvests for food and medicine. The tender bits of herbs, flowers, and buds from spring are no exception. As the winter season fades be sure to gather the following items and begin stocking your medicine cabinet with these spring herbal remedies. Made in Spring, Useful All Year The following […]