With winter in full swing and snow blanketing every surface, the bears are soundly hibernating in their dens, most plants are laying quietly dormant underground, and I have mostly limited my activities to sitting by the wood stove and drinking tea, but hardy as ever, wintergreen didn’t get the memo. As it’s name suggests, wintergreen, […]
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 […]
With summer coming on fast, mosquitoes are starting to make their yearly appearance. I’ve been out getting the garden set up recently and, as usual, I’m the first one to get bitten.For some reason, mosquitoes love me. I either smell delicious or I have incredibly sweet blood, which I’m going to blame my father for. […]
I have been studying herbalism and aromatherapy for nearly a year now. I have enjoyed each and every day, learning new things and putting those things into practice. While this is not an exhaustive list of “must have” books, and my library is sure to keep growing, here are some of my favorite resources that […]
With all the information out there on essential oils and herbs, it’s hard to know where to even start. While it’d be great to be able to run out and forage for, or purchase all the herbs known to mankind, and all the essential oils you can smell, it’s just not that feasible in the […]
Make elderberry, or other herbal infused honey for a delicious home remedy for colds, flu, or even to help you sleep.