When I moved to Vermont from Illinois, I had no idea what I was in for when winter rolled around. There was no way that I wasn’t going to go outside, but with temperatures commonly dropping to -20 degrees or lower, I froze my butt off, literally. I swear, after one winter camping trip, my […]
A tasty trio of herbs that may relieve congestion, reduce coughing, also can help with sinus pressure, sinus headache and fever. It’s called “Cold Care” tea, but I’ve had success with it for allergies, sinusitis, basically any kind of head congestion. Tired of the over-the-counter allergy/cold pill that fogs your brain up while it dries […]
10 Helpful tips to keep warm while saving on your heating bill this Winter!
Make this honey, lemon, ginger tea base now to ward off and treat colds and flus this winter. Delicious, easy to make and keeps forever.
Having a sore throat this time of year is not uncommon around our Homestead. Whether it’s from a cold due to all the weather changes, or seasonal allergies, it seems like we all manage to experience the burning, scratching, and hoarseness that makes us feel downright miserable. This is a super-simple recipe for One Ash […]
Elder trees (Sambucus niger) are one of my favorite medicinal plants to work with. They help to keep you healthy and they taste great too. Theleaves, flowers, and berries all contain medicinal properties. The bark and roots were commonly used in the past, but their use has become obsolete. The leaves are commonly used externally […]