For tough colds, we use a a blend of herbs in a tincture at the start of symptoms. I like to have a good blend of herbs to assist in dealing with cold symptoms as well as supporting the immune system.
A tincture is an herbal extract that uses an alcohol menstruum to extract the medicinal qualities. Making a tincture is actually very easy. For tough colds, we use a a blend of herbs in a tincture at the start of symptoms. I like to have a good blend of herbs to assist in dealing with […]
In this post, I give you step by step instructions for making your own chaga mushroom tincture. I cover both single and double extraction. Learn how to get the most bang for your buck from this powerful adaptogen.
Calendula is an easy to grow herb which produces beautiful yellow and orange flowers in midsummer and has wide ranging healing properties. If you’ve never grown a garden before, you can still get calendula to thrive and if you chose to, you can pay it no attention to it and it will still be happy.
Astragalus is a Chinese legume, often used in culinary medicine in healing soups or other nourishing foods. It is an adaptogen, which means that it helps the body return to normal function, especially during times of stress. It is safe for most situations, even with long term use as there are no known contradications. It […]
My doctor’s advice: “Elderberry is the best anti-viral medicine there is, period.” This from a traditional M.D. He was right! It knocked out the flu for me when nothing else would. But it is not just for treating the flu – it can be taken as an immune boosting preventative too. If you want to […]