The simplest way to begin making herbal medicine is to dry herbs and use them in teas or decoctions (the latter are very much like teas, except they use more heat to draw out the medicinal properties of tougher plant materials, such as roots). Another easy method of making traditional plant medicine is to create […]
We really are surrounded by an abundance of wild edible and medicinal plants, even in the Colorado Rockies at 9,200 feet above sea level! Read about when to harvest certain plants (and when not to) and see if you can identify these common wild plants that grow right in our front yard!
Our gut’s health is the central to our overall well-being. Have you been looking for ways to improve your gut health, or simply feel terrible all the time and don’t know why? Having a healthy digestion affects our health and some just doesn’t know the importance of having a healthy gut, that there are a […]
Ginger is a healthy addition to your diet. It is easily grown and harvested. Ginger has many beneficial uses including fighting the common cold and soothing an upset stomach.
There are much more uses for Vick’s Vapor Rub than just treating congestion during cold and flu season. Vick’s treats everything from acne to athletes foot and more.
Yarrow is an ancient and potent medicinal wild plant that can be used to treat everything from wounds and bruises to colds and fevers and everything in between. Learn how to harness the healing power of this wild wonder weed!