Making medicinals is a wonderful hobby that is not only fun, it’s cost effective and great for you and your family’s health. I also love it as it gets me, my kids and grandchildren closer to nature, flowers and soil. How can that be bad, right? Since we have been making medicinals and women’s health […]
A salve is basically just something applied topically to heal the skin. It can be a balm, ointment, or cream. They are made with oils and waxes to create a semi-solid material. To keep them shelf stable and nearly solid, there typically isn’t any water content, except when a small amount of tincture is added. […]
Sage is a beautiful decorative plant and has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries. Since the Middle Ages, sage has been cultivated for its many useful qualities. It is a hardy perennial that comes in a variety of colors making it both decorative and helpful.
There are so many uses for beeswax that go beyond beeswax candles and salves – those are fun but so are lotions and growing mushrooms and wood polish.
Learn how to make your own herb-infused oil to be used in healing body products including salves, creams, + lip balms. It’s easy and incredibly rewarding!
Most of the early spring herbals are harvested from trees. That’s great because after a winter of less physical activity, you don’t want to bend over to find berries or roots. You can harvest trees from a standing position. I’m all for that, aren’t you? And if you are new to harvesting herbal remedies get […]