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.
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
Instant Herbal Iced Tea (Instant Cold Brew)
Use up those extra fresh herbs from the garden and make this homemade instant herbal iced tea. No boiling water or tea bags are
Bone Healing Comfrey Compress
This homemade herbal comfrey compress remedy has been used for centuries for speeding up the bone healing process, sprains and bruises.
How to Make Arnica Oil
Wildcrafting your own arnica oil is a great skill and you can use the oil in many home remedies or DIY salves and creams.
Homemade Arnica Salve Recipe
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
How to Dry Fresh Herbs (Oven, Dehydrator, or Hanging)
Growing and preserving fresh culinary or medicinal herbs is so much easier than one might think. But there are a few tips to know
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