How to Make A Herbal Decoction

Decoctions are preferred for harder herbs like roots, barks, and seeds, it takes longer to release the healing properties.  It’s best, but not necessary, to mash or grind the thick herb before use.  To make a decoction, you just need the following steps: •Use 1 tablespoon dried herb per 1 1/2 cup of cold, filtered … Continue reading How to Make A Herbal Decoction

Gifts From Lavender Flower Buds

You can create many homemade gifts from our lavender flower buds for your friends and yourself.  You can make bath bags, bath salts, bath fuzzies, bath oils, soap, sachets, salves, lotions, tea bags, dream pillows, and so many more. One of my favorite is bath salts.  It's super easy to make, and it makes your … Continue reading Gifts From Lavender Flower Buds

Dandelion – More Than Just A Weed

One of the greatest tonic herbs, entire plant is restorative and rejuvenating.  The root is a prized digestive bitter, stimulating the liver, inducing the flow of bile and cleaning the hepatic system, safe diuretic, tones kidneys and aids in proper water elimination with maintaining potassium levels.  The leaves are high in vitamins and minerals, including … Continue reading Dandelion – More Than Just A Weed

Elecampane Root

Use as an expectorant and stimulating tonic, recommended for coughs, bronchitis, asthma, chronic lung ailments, even tuberculosis, and wet mucus-type bronchial infections. Combine with Echinacea to combat deep seated bronchial infections. How to Make A Herbal Decoction Decoctions are preferred for harder herbs like roots, barks, and seeds, it takes longer to release the healing … Continue reading Elecampane Root

The Oil Cleansing Method

Clean your face with oil?  We've been taught all these years to remove the oil from your face if you want a clean face.  Sorry, but that's not the truth, your skin needs oil to be soft, healthy, and beautiful. Here's how to cleanse your face using your favorite oil or oil blend: In the … Continue reading The Oil Cleansing Method

Peppermint

Peppermint's uplifting aroma wafting up from a hot cup of tea can start to settle an upset stomach even before you drink it. Peppermint's antispasmodic effect calms nausea and helps prevent gas and bloating after a heavy meal. Peppermint is often combined with caraway to help indigestion. Those with IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, can find relief … Continue reading Peppermint