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Tools for Water Extraction

Whenever we think about herbs, one of our primary concerns is how to extract the active constituents in the best manner. We want to get the right constituents out, we want the delivery method to be effective, and we want the extraction to last. We also like to make the extraction practice as accessible as …

Herbal Preparations Bundle

We have worked hard to make many different courses that include subjects like anatomy & physiology, herbal energetics, herbal actions, botany for the herbalist and holistic health topics. But have you checked out our Herbal Preparations bundle? In this bundle you get access to 5 COURSES for a fraction of the price you’d usually pay. …

Detox Tea Blend

On our journey to health, herbs can support us in so many helpful ways. Though they CANNOT fix a poor lifestyle, they can help give your body the extra boost it needs as you work on changing your habits. Keep reading for an easy detox tea blend that can assist you in your journey to …

Charred Sage Syrup

The are so many wonderful things to say about Salvia officinalis, aka sage. In folk tradition, sage was used to promote long life and wisdom (Ever heard the term “wise sage”??) In addition to its affinities for cognition and the nervous system, sage is also helpful for supporting the female reproductive, immune and digestive systems, …

Calendula & Skin

Calendula’s main claim to fame is probably its amazing ability to help prevent infection and speed healing of wounds – including deeper lacerations and less injurious cuts and scrapes. This is definitely an herb you want to have around and in a topical first aid kit! Calendula is a popular salve and cream ingredient because …

How to Make a Ginger Bug

Zingiber officinale, better known as ginger, has been used medicinally and as a culinary spice for thousands, of years, but did you know that you can also use it to create a probiotic beverage similar to kefir or kombucha? Meet the ginger bug! In a nutshell, a ginger bug is simply a collection of bacteria …

Getting to Know an Herb

Getting familiar with herbs should be fun and interactive. Herbalism isn’t all about memorizing facts — it’s a lifestyle. So today we’re going to talk about ways to increase your personal relationship with herbs! Here are the steps I want you to follow. Choose your herb — any herb, but preferably one you don’t know …

How to Make an Herbal Steam

For centuries, steam therapy has been used by traditional healing systems around the world to improve and maintain good health, wellness and beauty. Hippocrates recognized that by creating an “artificial fever” through the use of steam or hot water, he could speed recovery and even cure illness. Just a few of the many benefits of …