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 […]
How to grow, harvest, and use catnip for human medicine.
This past Fall, I was sent a free 10 mL bottle of Marjoram Essential Oil from doTerra. I said, “Marjoram? Why?” I seriously did not know what to do with it! And isn’t that the way with essential oils or herbs when your first begin to know a plant? If you are new to a […]
Did you know you have some powerful plant medicine right in your kitchen? And that when used daily as a tonic, or even for some acute situations, you can improve your health and wellness? I have a friend who faithfully makes his own blend of “Wellness Tea,” and he drinks it every day. He uses […]