The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet.  For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils, and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of organic handcrafted oils, herbal medicine, medicinal teas, and herbal supplements. … Continue reading The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Six Must Have Herbs for the Upcoming Winter Season

Most of you know that I am absolutely mad about herbs.  As the crazy mad scientist herbalist mamma that I am, I wanted to take a moment and share my list of must-have herbs for this winter season.  With so many new viruses and colds going around it is imperative that I keep my cabinets stocked at all times with herbal meds.  From rubs to … Continue reading Six Must Have Herbs for the Upcoming Winter Season

Tea for all your troubles!

We often forget just how powerful a cup of tea can be. All around the world herbal teas are known to enhance our mood, induce sleep, relax our nerves, reduce inflammation and infection and treat a number of ailments. If you are not familiar with the world of herbs – I invite you to read through the following information and be blessed. Who knows you … Continue reading Tea for all your troubles!

What am I Eating – Is it Poison? Part 2

Keeping little children healthy can become a frustrating task.  The same goes for the elderly like my 87-year-old grandma. But let’s face it; staying healthy is an issue for everyone regardless of age.  There are many books, articles, classes, and reports available on how to be healthy and have a strong immune system but most of them seem to leave out one very important area, … Continue reading What am I Eating – Is it Poison? Part 2

Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!

Is there a cold or flu virus lurking around the corner? Did you go to the store, open up the refrigerated section, and then rub your eyes a few minutes later? It’s incredible how easily we are exposed to nasty viruses and bacteria. All it takes is for Joe Shmoe to sneeze and cough right on the handles of the store refrigerators, and then you come strolling … Continue reading Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!

Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable! Part 2

Here goes part 2.  I wasn’t planning on writing about this but given the recent occurrences, it is warranted.  My sister called me freaking out because my niece got lice from a little girl at school.  Now my niece and sister both have it.  So whose house do you think they came over for a cure?? Yup, my house. After hearing the knock on my … Continue reading Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable! Part 2

Do you have Thyme?

Yes, I said thyme as in the green herb that we often use to make savory dishes. Thyme isn’t just a delicious aromatic herb to season with, it makes a great tea during cold and flu season and we’ve found it very helpful in aiding the body during respiratory infections or colds. Thyme also has great astringent properties and boasts anti-parasitic, anti-fungal, and antibacterial activities. … Continue reading Do you have Thyme?