Herbal Remedies

Fire Cider for Immune Support!

Fire Cider for Immune Support!

Have you ever heard of Fire Cider? It's a traditional folk remedy that has been used for centuries to support the immune system and promote overall wellness. This herbal tonic is made by infusing apple cider vinegar with a variety of herbs and spices, including...

Are you ready to dig?

Are you ready to dig?

Hopefully, you have been growing and harvesting a multitude of herbs over the summer! I hope you have used them fresh and dried some of them for use during the winter months. I've harvested heaps of basil (anti-inflammatory and great for focus, mental fatigue and...

Simple Jewelweed Tincture!

Simple Jewelweed Tincture!

Sensitive to poison ivy, oak or sumac?  Let me share our method of clearing it up in a snap! Jewelweed! I believe this plant is our Father's gift to those who have sensitivities to those plants. And it is simple to make a Jewelweed Tincture! So gather your things and...

Cleavers – Galium aparine

Cleavers – Galium aparine

Meet Cleavers! The correct botanical name is Galium aparine. We need that botanical name because plants have "nicknames" that vary with culture and geographical area. Some of the common nicknames for Galium aparine are Catchweed, Bedstraw, Cleavers, Stickyweed, Sticky...

Did My Iridotomy Fail?

Did My Iridotomy Fail?

Remember this post on my iridotomy? I remember clearly my eye doctor telling me that if my eye got red, swollen and painful, to see him right away because the holes created by the laser could fill back in and it was imperative to have it fixed quickly so I didn't...

Last Jewelweed Harvest

Last Jewelweed Harvest

We have rain predicted for the whole weekend with a drop of temperatures, so we took a trip down to the bottom of our mountain today to see if we could find any Jewelweed still in bloom.  I've made a lot of Jewelweed oil for soaps and salves but I needed to increase...

Roots & Seeds!

Roots & Seeds!

Are you gathering roots and seeds? Now's the time! We've been saving seeds from our garden; squash, loofa gourd, tomato, tomatillo, mullein, comfrey, and more! We can save seeds from our garden because we plant heirloom varieties.  Each year we have stronger and...