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 […]
For tough colds, we use a a blend of herbs in a tincture at the start of symptoms. I like to have a good blend of herbs to assist in dealing with cold symptoms as well as supporting the immune system.
I’ve been making my own bone broth now for almost a year – ever since I left my vegetarian ways – and I must say it’s incredibly satisfying. Knowing that I can make some so nutritious for my family and in my slow cooker no less! As a herbalist I’m always trying to find ways […]