Category Archives: Medicine Chest

Min-Elix Herbal Syrup & Echinacea Summer Tincture.

This fruity, delicious herbal syrup is rich in easily assimilate iron and calcium. It’s a great nourishing formula for children, as well as anyone feeling a little rundown or tired. It’s also great as a PMS, pregnancy, postpartum, or menopausal tonic. 3 parts rose hips 2 parts nettle leaves 2 parts wild oats 2 parts chickweed, fresh 2 parts malva

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Let’s Create Some Herbal Remedies – When Cold and Flu Season Arrives.

These two recipes are prepared as teas but are not taken in your tea cup – they help with the discomfort of flu season in other ways. Winter Inhalation This traditional herbal steam helps open your sinuses, discourages bacterial and viral growth, and reduces pain and inflammation. Remember to stay a comfortable distance from the steaming pot to avoid burning

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Let’s Plant Some Herbs – Harvesting, Drying, Preserving and Storing Your Herbs.

Now for the heart of the medicinal herbs! Knowing how to properly harvest your medicinal herbs will increase the potency and efficacy of the preparations you create. Let’s understand the terminology used to describe the parts of herbs {plant parts} when harvesting. Berries and Seeds: These are the fruits of the plant, harvested when they are fully ripe {usually when they

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