In Part 2 of our 3 part series, Essential Oils for Beginners, we will discuss how to use your new essential oils from diffusers to direct application!
In Part 1 of our 3 part series on Essential Oils for Beginners, learn what essential oils are, how they are made and how to choose quality oils and how to spot fakes
Many years ago, a friend of mine was telling me about this “weird” herb store that “even” sold TINCTURES! (He looked at me askance, as he said this.) Oh, my goodness! I had to laugh. He was shocked and awed by the fact that these mysterious tinctures (which seem so “witchy,” right?) were actually being […]
“Oh, man!” I groaned miserably. My sciatica flared up again! When it flares up, I experience back pain as well as the shooting pain down my leg that sciatica brings. Back pain is a bummer. So are joint pains, neck tension, and sore muscles from hard work. If you’re older than about 12, I’m sure […]
There are only a few herbs that make it into my herb garden every year. Parsley is one of them. Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is an easy to grow biennial plant. That means that it grows for 2 years. The first year parsley starts from seed. It dies back a bit but lasts through the winter […]
Learn how to identify and prepare this common tree lichen that’s revered for its antibacterial properties. Its ability to clear multiple types of infections ranging from urinary tract infections to tooth, gum and mouth/throat infections (thrush, strep, etc.) makes it an indispensable part of your herbal medicine cabinet.