Sage Burning to kill Bacteria

I was recently inspired by the sickness that plagued my husband over the last few days to talk about how sage and herb burning can help ward off bad germs in the air. Herb burning or "smudging" as most people might know it as, has been used and done throughout history for a number of... Continue Reading →

Juniper and Thyme Sanitizer

Winter is coming, and so are the bugs, and this year we hear they are going to be TERRIBLE. Even though we cannot avoid every single bug that is out there, we can take some precautions to keeping ourselves healthy and avoid getting sick "as much". It is almost inevitably known that if your going... Continue Reading →

Calendula Tincture: Wound Healing

Calendula is one of my favorite skin healing herbs. It can be used in a number of different ways, but I would have to say that this is the first herb I gravitate towards when I am trying to heal any sort of wound, rash or bite. Its properties include: Antifungal Anti-inflammatory Diaphoretic (Induces Sweating)... Continue Reading →

Saving Herbs for Winter

There are a lot of ways that you can use herbs to your benefit over the winter. As colder weather rolls in so do the colds and flu's. There is some advantage to growing your own medicine that is absolutely priceless (quite literally). And when your using your own herbs that you have saved and... Continue Reading →

An Easy Basil Pesto with Benefits

Basil is crowned to be one of the healthiest herbs! It is full of Vitamin K, which is essential for blood clotting. It is sometimes sweet, earthy and pungent and is delicious is most Italian dishes! Not only does it pair well with delicious tomato sauced pasta but it is a fine compliment to pesto!... Continue Reading →

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