As you know, I like to add different plants to my garden every year and one of this years varieties is Spilanthes Toothache plant (Acmella oleracea or Spilanthes acmella ) This plant has earned it’s name from the mouth numbing sensation caused by chewing on the plants flowers. The toothache plant is native to South […]
Lavender is a fantastic beginning herbalist’s plant to grow and use on the homestead. Growing lavender is incredibly easy. It requires little maintenance and is very tolerant to drought or over-watering. It attracts beneficial insects to your garden, and repels mosquitoes and other pests. When selecting your lavender, it is important to be aware of […]
If you suffer from a scratchy throat, itchy eyes, and watery nose in the spring and summer months, but don’t like to take over the counter medication, then you NEED to read this post! It talks about 7 oils and herbs that can be used to help allergy-like discomforts, plus a few things you can […]
Hibiscus has so many health benefits for women’s health, we should all be using it! And, with this fruity sweet tea recipe, getting a taste will be quick and easy! In this post, we talk about the many benefits of drinking hibiscus tea and how you can make your own!
If you haven’t fermented something in the kitchen, you haven’t lived! Yea, that’s right! But, don’t worry! Ginger Bug is the easiest introduction to home fermentation and has crazy health benefits! In this article, we discuss exactly how you can make your own and why you should!
The best medicinal herbs to always have in the house – quite a title right? Recently I was asked what herbs that I thought should always be on hand. After a little time I came up with a list that I thought would be the best medicinal herbs that had many uses for the body. […]