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 […]
Ever have one of those nights that you can’t sleep, so you lay awake looking at the clock and playing the ‘how many hours of sleep will I get if I fall asleep right now’ game? I have that problem from time to time and years ago I turned to herbal teas to help me […]
One of the things I did a lot of this year is foraging. Some call this wildcrafting. It’s simply looking for and harvesting wild growing food or medicinal plants. We all know that I love medicinal herbs so of course that’s what I was looking for! I live far out in the country and took […]
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is one of my favourite herbs to work with in my herbal practice and I’m so excited to be bringing you this recipe. Not only is it an amazing anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, golden milk is also incredibly nourishing and delicious.
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 […]