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.
This homemade herbal comfrey compress remedy has been used for centuries for speeding up the bone healing process, sprains and bruises.
Wildcrafting your own arnica oil is a great skill and you can use the oil in many home remedies or DIY salves and creams. It’s a great ingredient for pain relief, our favorite is our “No More Aches” arnica salve.
If you’re looking for natural pain relief from sore muscles, tension headaches, or bumps and bruises, arnica may be the answer. This “no more pain” arnica salve recipe is great to have on hand to help ease the pain.
If you have a rose bush you may be wondering what to do with the rose petals. Can you eat them? How do you dry rose petals? Can you make a rose petal tea? All these questions plus a DIY moisturizing and toning rose face wash recipe for dry aging skin.
Learn how to boost your immune system naturally with these seven simple steps. A healthy immune system is your first line of defense to ward off illness.
Do you (or your kiddos) have a nasty cough? These three home cough remedies are for you. Plus you can whip them up quickly and easily with everyday ingredients.
Making homemade elderberry syrup from fresh, frozen or dried elderberries is quick, easy and very affordable. In this simple tutorial I’ll show you the entire step-by-step process, and even teach you how to can it for long-term storage.