Here are three DIY recipes for my most popular and effective home remedies – triple antibiotic electuary, Deep Breath herbal tea and sinus steam, and Dr. B’s herbal cough syrup (and cough drops, too!) – plus the “secret ingredient” that I didn’t figure out until I landed in the hospital with a serious respiratory infection. […]
I have people ask me all the time to teach them what I know about herbs. They want to learn about the magic of plant healing (although it’s not really magical—its a beautiful science and art). The thing is, it does take time, and it’s a very intuitive process. It takes practice, some failures, and […]
Recently, one of my friends asked if I could create a tea blend along with some other remedies for a three-year-old experiencing asthma symptoms. Here is an herbal tea you can make that will help strengthen and support your lungs and respiratory system, as well as decrease wheezing and dry cough that are often considered […]
Drinking herbal teas are a great way to get some of the benefits of the herbs in a soothing drink. I love drinking herbal teas, especially in the winter as they are so warming and comforting. During the summer months, I make the tea and pour it over ice for a refreshing boost. If you […]
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a member of the mint family and you’ll want to make room for it in your herb garden this year. Don’t worry, although it is related to mint, and it does spread, it spreads at a much slower rate than the mints you might be familiar with. The first year you […]
Feeling under the weather? Pine needle tea might be just what you need. It is super easy to forage for and it has tons of vitamin C. It’s easy to identify making it great for beginner foragers and kids too!