Essential oils are extracted directly from the bark, flower fruit, leaves, nut, resin or root of a plant or tree and just one drop can provide the amazing health benefits that each provides. Used medicinally for thousands of years, the potency behind these oils is their ability to support your natural healing systems. Their power […]
March can be a harsh time for Apis mellifera, the honeybee. Honey stores may be depleted or nearly so, and the vacillating temperatures may interrupt or delay the pattern of many flowering trees and herbs. As the daylight hours begin to lengthen, the queen ratchets up her egg laying activity, forcing workers to forage for […]
I have decided for a little while to do a Herb of The Week Feature at our Lil’ Suburban Homestead! Herbs are of particular interest to me and a subject that I have great enthusiasm and passion for so this is a great way for me to dive in and learn more about some of […]
Oregano is starting to be studied and used as a natural antibiotic for poultry and other livestock. Before you reach for a commercial product, why not try a holistic remedy?