Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a member of the daisy family and it makes a wonderful addition to your herbal garden. Not only is is a beautiful plant with tiny white petals and a great big yellow center, it’s great for migraine sufferers. Migraine and headache relief is it’s most common medicinal use, but if offers […]
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.
How to grow, harvest, and use catnip for human medicine.
Every year the Holistic Homestead hosts a Wildcrafting Party to meet some of our local edible and medicinal plants that grow wild and free in the Colorado Rockies at our homestead 9,200 feet above sea level. In this article you will see some of the highlights of how we teach Wildcrafting with herbalist Kate Miller […]
Stop buying your oils from the grocery store. Stop buying your oils from Amazon. Stop buying your oils from cheap sites. (raises hand, been there) I mean obviously, this is up to you, but I’m going to tell you where to buy essential oils and why. Because friends don’t let friends buy oils from the […]
A few years back I was diagnosed with a serious liver infection. It was winter and the herbs I wanted to treat it with were not readily available so I went to the pharmacy and bought herbal supplements. I did get some herbal teas, but mostly my regimen consisted of capsules of dandelion root and […]