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.
Beat the heat with this cooling thandai recipe. This milky, nutty, floral and faintly spicy beverage is a very cooling, soothing drink.
This frittata is a delicious way to enjoy whatever greens you have lurking in your refrigerator or growing in the garden.
Wildcrafting is a great way to teach children respect for the land while expanding their wisdom of herbs and empowering them to take control of their health. Here’s what you need to know to start wildcrafting with kids.
Every part of the dandelion can be used for food and medicine, from the delightfully bitter greens to the sunny yellow flowers to the nutrient-rich roots. Here are seven of our favorite recipes with dandelions.
Spring has definitely arrived. I find myself reaching for more green in my meals. Fresh salads, steamed greens, raw veggie plates. I love them all, but honestly… it’s all about the dressing! Ya know?! Green salads are good, but green salads splashed with big herbal flavor are better. For more than salad Yummy herbal dressings…
In this episode of HerbMentor Radio, Rosemary Gladstar shares the importance of wild greens, both nutritionally and energetically.