Entries by Emily Han

Natural Remedies for Back to School

Natural Remedies for Back to School

It’s back-to-school season for many families. Alongside the excitement of new backpacks, teachers, and friends, this time can also bring challenges like emotional stress, bedtime problems, and the dreaded “back-to-school plague” that hits when children are exposed to more germs. As a parent or caretaker, you can prepare with these natural remedies for back to school. Many of…

6 Natural Home Remedies for Summer Problems

Summer means spending more time outdoors, which also increases your chances of getting bites and stings, rashes, and sunburns. We’ve rounded up six of our tried-and-true home remedies for summer problems. Many of these natural remedies use herbs and “weeds” that you might find in your own backyard.

How to Strain Tinctures

How to Strain Tinctures: 2 Easy Ways

So you’ve made an herbal tincture. Your flowers, leaves, roots, or other herbs have been macerating in a jar for several weeks, infusing the alcohol with their medicine. Now it’s time to strain those botanicals. What’s the best method? We have two simple ways to show you how to strain tinctures.

healthy holiday recipes

5 Healthy Holiday Recipes

Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice deliciousness … or subject your friends and family to “weird” food. From sugar plums to eggnog, herbal holiday treats are yummy and festive. They just happen to be good for you, too. Here are 5 healthy holiday recipes to make and share with your…

homemade holiday gifts

10 (More!) Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade holiday gifts are fun to make and receive. And if you’re herbally inclined, what a wonderful opportunity to share the joy of herbs with your loved ones! We previously shared 10 Homemade Gift Ideas, and it doesn’t stop there. Here are 10 more herbal gifts to delight your friends and family… 1. Grapefruit Bitters Homemade bitters are…

healthy thanksgiving recipes

5 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

As herbalists, we enjoy every opportunity to infuse herbs into our meals. Using herbs as nourishment is easy, delicious, and can even help with our digestion. Here are 5 healthy Thanksgiving recipes to share the gift of health with our loved ones… 1. Rosemary Tapenade Looking for an easy appetizer? Make this Healthy Heart Tapenade, a savory and…

Grow an Endless Supply of Herbs from Cuttings

From a scattering of basil on healthy greens pizza to a handful of mint in a pitcher of iced tea, fresh herbs make our meals shine. More than just garnish, herbs like basil and mint provide a punch of flavor, nutrients, and healing properties. Fresh herbs can get expensive, though, whether you’re buying cut herbs…

10 Homemade Gift Ideas

Looking for an easy yet elegant herbal gift that your friends and family will love? We’ve got you covered! Here are ten of our favorite homemade gift ideas, from nourishing spices to luxurious bath and body products and sweet treats. What’s more, all of these homemade gift ideas can be crafted in a day or less. 1. Spice Blends Make one…