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.
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.