Homemade Lavender Simple Syrup

Homemade Lavender Simple Syrup

So I have a thing for lavender. Ok, more than a thing. I can’t get enough! Ever since I learned about using lavender for culinary purposes, I was determined to use it as much as possible. Shortly after I started drinking coffee, I discovered a wonderful local...
How to Become Your Family Herbalist

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...
How to Prepare Herbs

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...