Reishi mushrooms are one of the easiest mushrooms to identify, and a great place to start for beginning mushroom foragers. They have no poisonous look alikes, so they’re relatively safe as well. Though reishi are generally too tough to eat, their medicinal properties have been well documented.
People wonder about the cost of essential oils–is it really worth it? How long will a bottle even last? This post shows you just how far a bottle of lavender essential oil will go.
Using my basic salve recipe you can make almost any sort of salve that you want using essential oils! Here are five recipes for a soothing skin remedy, poison ivy, respiratory rub, funky-fungus fighting salve, and a muscle soothing salve.
Stop buying your oils from the grocery store. Stop buying your oils from Amazon. Stop buying your oils from cheap sites. (raises hand, been there) I mean obviously, this is up to you, but I’m going to tell you where to buy essential oils and why. Because friends don’t let friends buy oils from the […]
I have a boatload of books. I confess to being a book hoarder. Don’t get me wrong I love love my kindle but not for books that you need to work in, like crafts and herbs. I need to have that book out in front of me and did you see my sticky notes in […]
I love learning about the plants and their uses in my area, so I try to identify as many as possible. You might be familiar with the Redbud tree, but did you know that you can eat the blossoms? I had no idea and was so excited to learn about them and the medicinal uses […]