Tending a garden and making herbal remedies from plants you cultivated is a great way to gracefully transition with the seasons. As we move into fall, the sun becomes less intense and the night sky starts to arrive sooner, a symmetry of light and dark. Leaves are starting to fall on the ground and soon growth energy will be focused on root development. To help you live in harmony with the season, here are my fall gardening tips, plus five healing plants to grow.
These delicious oatcakes combine the rich aromatics of sage with the chewiness of oats. You can easily make them with or without gluten.
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…
Some of the most popular herbs – Echinacea, ginseng, goldenseal, and many more – are being rapidly depleted from their native habitats at alarming, devastating rates. Here are eight popular at-risk herbs and their associated medicinal qualities that you should consider growing if you want to use them
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.
Discover the 10 best herbs to use in your soapmaking projects. Plus, learn how to make your own Chamomile Tea Soap with Chamomile Flowers.
Summertime is here and it’s the perfect time to get kids out of the house and into the garden! School is out, days are lazy and the heat and rain of summer do wonders for growing herbs. Here are some simple tips for herb gardening with kids.
St. John’s wort is known for protecting the skin against sun damage. Learn how to make your own St. John’s wort oil and skin serum. This deeply nourishing and restorative serum is also ideal for healing scars.
There’s nothing better than a refreshing drink on a hot day. Make that drink with therapeutic herbs and fruits, and you can truly cool your body from the inside out. Here are five of our favorite healthy summer drinks that hydrate and soothe.
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.