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 […]
Herbs are a wonderfully natural way to treat and heal your body. Some, however, should be avoided during pregnancy (and lactation). Here are a list of 16 common herbs to avoid during pregnancy.
Our population is pretty brainwashed after decades of being told modern medicine is our only choice. After lots of experiences with prescription meds and OTC meds, as well as learning to make my own herbal medicine….I have to day that herbal medicine is the BEST. Here are my reasons….
Injuries are not uncommon on the homestead; from cuts and stings to burns and more serious wounds, it is always wise to know how to treat yourself if the situation arises. The poultice is one of the most simple, yet effective, first-aid methods you can use – with the added benefit of using plants likely […]
Spicy and sweet, cayenne infused honey is a versatile and healing food to have in your kitchen and medicine cabinet. Use it in baking, on tapas or as a medicine for when you’re sick; the options for this delicious treat are endless.
Do you grow comfrey on your homestead? Comfrey is an easy to grow perennial with a multitude of uses in permaculture and herbal medicine. It can be used for mulching plants, treating skin conditions and more. This post will teach you everything you need to know about how to grow this awesome plant.