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Some of the most commonly used remedies from an herbalist’s medicine chest. In memory of Cascade Anderson Geller. The criteria for getting on this list of favorite herbs is that I have to have known the herb very well, have used it for a long time, and it would have had to be successful […]Read more »
Do you have a garden patch or a sunny balcony you can line with pots? If so, you can boost your health and upgrade your beauty routine the natural way. You can also improve your indoor air quality and remedy blemishes and other imperfections. Which herbs are best? Part of the answer relies on the […]Read more »
It can be hard to maintain an eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle when it comes to pest control. Luckily, you can find a variety of plants that naturally deter unwanted guests. Plus, some double as household herbs and flowers. Read on to discover eight ways to stay pest-free all year long. 1. Citronella In the early 1900s, the […]Read more »
Going on a road trip is an exciting experience that enriches the soul and helps expand our horizons. That being said, it’s often accompanied by various nuisances, from digestion problems and sleep disturbances to daunting car issues. In this article, we’re listing travel and herbal basics you should cross off from your travel checklist. Have […]Read more »
This Warrior’s Spirit blend promotes courage and protection as well as physical and emotional support. • 12 drops lavender oil • 6 drops carrot seed oil • 3 drops black pepper oil • 3 drops angelica oil • 3 drops myrrh oil • 2 drops sage oil Click here for the main article, Make Fragrant Essential […]Read more »
Healthy glowing skin, we all want it! BUT HOW? At well:body Tribe we know addressing the root cause is the only way to create real, lasting change. Often when our skin is out of balance it’s our bodies way of speaking to us and telling us that there’s something going on internally, but we can also use […]Read more »
Life Cycle Lavender is a woody perennial that is hardy to USDA zones 4 to 9. Plant Description Native to the mountainous zones of the Mediterranean, lavender is an extremely popular member of the Lamiaceae family. It is a short, bushy shrub that has rough woody branches and grows two to three feet tall. The […]Read more »
I’ve had an unusual amount of headaches lately. Instead of reaching each time for a couple of ibuprofen, which can cause ulcers and increase bleeding in the stomach if taken on a regular basis, I’ve been looking into some natural remedies for headache relief. Aromatherapy for Headaches Peppermint oil: Rubbing a few drops of peppermint oil on your temples has […]Read more »
Guest post by Grit Blogger Mary Murray Something new I’m cleaning with this year is a twist on an ancient recipe for Thieves’ Vinegar. It’s said this vinegar was used to fight the Black Plague, and while there are more than a few dust bunnies that need shooing away, trust me, the old farmhouse isn’t THAT […]Read more »
A Guide to Edible Flowers By Grit Blogger Karen Newcomb Many good cooks love to add new ingredients to their meals, not only their favorite herbs or spices, but an edible flower or two. Many herbs do double duty in the garden because their flowers are also edible. No garden should be without an herb garden […]Read more »