5 Essential Tips for the Budding Herbalist

When I decided to start using herbs in my home, I was totally overwhelmed and had no idea where to start. Which is funny because I come from a long line of natural healers and my dad has been running an organic herb farm since I was 5-years-old ... (I have to come to...

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How to Become Your Family Herbalist

My history with herbal remedies began when I was pretty young. You see, I grew up on an herb farm, where my dad managed the growing and processing of herbs for a world-wide herbal wholesale company. (He still does, in fact, and we lived there on our bus.) The summers...

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How to Prepare Herbs

You’ve got your herbs. Now it’s time to make herbal remedies. How do you prepare herbs in a way to get the maximum benefit from their properties? Here are some of my favorite ways to prepare herbs. Tea Teas are simply herbs prepared in hot water. They differ from...

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Herbal Spotlight: Yarrow

Yarrow is a pretty plant, growing wild in many areas. You can also plant it in your garden - it's easy to start from seeds (and even I managed to grow it without killing it!). Its uses are vast and it can be taken internally or applied externally. Styptic Applied...

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