Here are three key tips to working with herbs for fire season. Plus five herbal remedies that will support your physical and mental health during this stressful time.
Making hand-milled soap is a simple way to repurpose soap. It is frugal and a great self-sufficient skill to have. Hand-milling involves grinding, grating, or cutting premade soap and melting it to use again. This premade soap can be a melt and pour base, a botched hot or cold process soap batch, or the small…
Ever look at your bowl of oatmeal and think, “This would make a great exfoliating face mask”? Yeah, we do too. Learn how you can turn your favorite porridge into a classic skin care remedy.
Do you buy your herbs? Where do these herbs come from? And how do they get to you? In The Business of Botanicals Ann Armbrecht invites us to ask these questions and learn more about the global industry of herbalism.
A sprig of thyme, a slice of lemon, a dash of bitters… here’s how you craft a simple herbal mocktail that tastes good and offers healing plant constituents.
How do herbs soothe inflammation? And how can I add anti-inflammatory herbs to my daily routine? Check out this simple, science-backed hawthorn and tulsi tea recipe.
This super simple chive blossom vinegar captures the beauty and spice of chive flowers. Add this vinegar to your salad dressings, marinades, and more to promote healthy digestion.
Lavenade, a refreshing lavender lemonade, is my family’s go-to drink on hot spring and summer days. This herbal drink calms the nervous system, quenches thirst, and tastes delicious.
I’ve been drinking gallons of this sweet and tart oxymel all year long. In this nutrient-dense herbal drink, hibiscus and tulsi combine to create a simple home remedy that protects the heart, soothes the nerves, and modulates the immune system.
Make your own tea blend with nourishing herbs for liver health. Turmeric, black pepper, and dandelion root shine in this tasty Love Your Liver tea blend — one of my favorite blends I’ve ever made!