How to Make Lemon Balm Tincture
Lemon balm has many health benefits and one of the best ways to use it is in a tincture. Learn how to make this simple lemon balm tincture using fresh lemon balm from your garden! #lemonbalm #tincture #herbalism
Earth Mama’s Herbal First Aid Kit
Ever wonder what was in your foremother's first aid kit? We imagine her with a full array of roots and berries, herbs and oils tucked into her trusty animal-skin pouch. What did she keep around for cave boo-boos: the odd singe from the cooking fire, skinned knees from outrunning woolly beasts, or a massive splinter while on the family’s daily 12 mile walk?Herbs have been used for thousands of years as plant medicine, and the traditional knowledge has been passed down from generation to…
Immune-Boosting Elderberry and Rose Hips Tonic
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Simple Medicine: Sage and Honey Cough Syrup - And Here We Are
Sage & Honey Cough Syrup is so simple and effective that I think everyone should make some. Did you know that honey works better than regular cough syrup?
Rose Hips Foraging and 25+ Recipes
Learn how to harvest and use this natural, free source of Vitamin C! Foraging for Rose Hips, health benefits of rose hips and 25+ recipes for using rose hips | Montana Homesteader
Making Elderberry Winter Tonic
Making an elderberry winter tonic for your family is really pretty simple. I used to pay a ton of money for this very same medicine each year before I knew how to make my own. These instructions are for fresh elderberries, but you can also use dried ones, in case there aren't any elder trees in your area. Even if you need to buy the berries instead of collecting them for free, it's a much cheaper option for getting this great medicine, and totally worth the small effort of making it. And…
Grow Rosa Rugosa Roses for Fragrance, Beauty, and Hips Even in Zone3
Rosa rugosa or rugosa roses are hardy, vigorous roses for harsh climates. They have an extended bloom time and are prolific hip producers.