The threat of illness comes at us from all sides, but much of it can be avoided with proper habits. It’s difficult to do everything that is best for our bodies, but if we chip away a little at a time, we can make a difference for ourselves. Make DIY personal care products a part […]
Calendula is the first flower that I ever grew as a city girl. It got me hooked and now we are full-time herb gardeners and homesteaders. This lovely flower is super simple to grow, very hardy and has SO many medicinal benefits. Today we take you through the harvesting process, seed saving and also 6+ […]
Herbal tinctures. glycerites, and infusions are a great way to get the medicinal properties of herbs into a useable form. Your herbal medicine cabinet is probably already full of different herbs to use in each of these forms. You will get some of the best qualities from each herb, depending on how you use it. […]
Basil is one of those herbs that almost everyone is familiar with. You’ve probably used basil when cooking and preparing fresh salads, but did you know that it also has medicinal properties? Basil is a natural anti-inflammatory, has anti-bacterial properties and is very high in antioxidants. It can be used to soothe the stomach, calm […]
If you have an ever-expanding collection of homegrown herbs, ‘101 Easy Homemade Products for your Skin, Health & Home’ will walk you through simple instructions for turning fresh herbs into personal care products that nurture your health and wellbeing.
I’m not a fan of petroleum based creams and ointments, that’s why I prefer this natural neosporin alternative. It’s super easy to make and is safe for the whole family!