Growing and using herbs for both culinary and medicinal use is a big part of our homestead and boosting our immune systems. Knowing which medicinal herbs to grow, as well as how to dry herbs and what to do with the herbs you grow isn’t always easy. It’s our desire to help you on your journey to have healthy and natural alternatives to common OTC methods. Some of our favorites are homemade elderberry syrup, this easy old-fashioned cough remedy, or even a “no more pain” salve for bumps, aches, and tension headaches made from a homemade arnica oil.
Lemon Balm Plant (Herbal Medicine)
Don’t buy a lemon balm plant. Instead, you can use this guide to learn how to propagate or grow one from seed and ways
Easy Home Remedy for Allergies (+ Hay Fever)
It's time to toss your over-the-counter allergy medication and start using something that's actually good for your body! Learn how with this home remedy
Dandelion Uses for the Homestead
Don’t kill that weed! Leave it to grow in your backyard, and read on to learn dandelion uses, including parts from the root to
Urban Foraging – Finding Food in Unlikely Places
Learn about urban foraging and the skillsets needed to forage for food in your surrounding areas. Whether you live in rural, suburban or urban
How to Freeze Basil
Don’t leave fresh basil from the garden hanging to dry. Instead, learn how to freeze basil using an ice cube tray to store and
Herbal Tinctures – How to Make Your Own
You can learn how to make herbal tinctures using alcohol or glycerin with this simple DIY guide. Read on to get started.
Immune Boosting Tea (Throat Soothing!)
Green or herbal teas can be great immune system helpers, but you can add this homemade immune boosting tea recipe to your routine for
How To Start Using Medicinal Herbs
Getting started with medicinal herbs is much more straightforward than you might think. You just have to go for it and start! Herbs can
What To Do In An Emergency Until Help Arrives!
How prepared are you? What would you do in an emergency, if medical help was 30 or 40 minutes away from you? There
Medicinal Herbs & Their Uses
My cottage garden (medicinal herb garden) is one of my favorite places to be and it's so productive. Just three years ago this space
How to Use Herb Medicine Safely at Home
Learning how to use herb medicine safely at home seems daunting. But it really shouldn't be! Learn to use herbs with confidence from Doc
Hop Tea + Medicinal Benefits of Hops
High in medicinal benefits, you will love to make a good cup of hop tea to enjoy in the afternoon. Use fresh or dry
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HOME REMEDY FOR CONGESTION - SINUS, NASAL AND CHEST
SUPER EASY HOME CONGESTION REMEDY - FROM THE AMISH!
HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE ELDERBERRY SYRUP - EASY STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL
How to Make Your Own SUPER GREENS POWDER!!
THREE NATURAL COUGH REMEDIES + HOMEMADE GARLIC SALVE