Yarrow is an ancient and potent medicinal wild plant that can be used to treat everything from wounds and bruises to colds and fevers and everything in between. Learn how to harness the healing power of this wild wonder weed!
Reishi mushrooms are one of the easiest mushrooms to identify, and a great place to start for beginning mushroom foragers. They have no poisonous look alikes, so they’re relatively safe as well. Though reishi are generally too tough to eat, their medicinal properties have been well documented.
Herbal Beer has a long and wonderful history…but DIY herbal concoctions can be hit or miss. Read about two experimental herbal beers, (one that really worked, and one that was an ‘acquired taste’) four unique herbal ingredients to consider in your beer recipes, AND – have you ever thought about using beer as the base […]
Lavender is a fantastic beginning herbalist’s plant to grow and use on the homestead. Growing lavender is incredibly easy. It requires little maintenance and is very tolerant to drought or over-watering. It attracts beneficial insects to your garden, and repels mosquitoes and other pests. When selecting your lavender, it is important to be aware of […]
So what are all the different ways you can diffuse essential oils into the air? And which kind of diffuser is the best kind to purchase?
A few years ago, I visited a doctor because I had a urinary tract infection. But, WHOA! When the nurse took my blood pressure reading, it was 176/121! The doctor freaked out! She about admitted me to the hospital…..but, I said, “NO WAY!” My Great-Grandma (who lived to within a couple months of being 100 […]