What is fire cider? It’s a spicy hot, deliciously sweet vinegar tonic. First concocted in the kitchen at the California School of Herbal Studies by Rosemary Gladstar in the early 1980’s, it was for teaching students how to make herbal preparations that were as much food as they were medicines. Fire Cider was among those […]
The more I learn about plants the more I learn about how they can be used medicinally. Here is a list of ten plants (with photos) that you should be growing in your medicinal herb garden.
I’m not a big chicken soup person. I actually hate it, but when you’re sick everyone recommends chicken soup. But what about those of us who can’t stand it? Enter: cabbage broth…and I promise it’s not gross. Cabbage is an awesome medicinal-food…food that has been used as medicine. It has anti-inflammatory properties and so I […]
It’s flu season. Practically every time I turn around I’m getting word that somebody’s sick. This time of year, I go through a lot of Elderberry Syrup. It’s my Go-To remedy for avoiding the flu and getting over it faster, so I’m constantly making it and giving it away, and taking it, and feeding it […]
Barberries are more than just a tart, dry fruit for snacking! Did you know this little berry can also be used as a medicine? Learn about the barberry plant and how you can use it to treat pain, tummy troubles, and more!