Goldenrod Uses

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Goldenrod herb has SO many amazing uses! We talked last week about the historic uses and also what modern herbalists are doing with goldenrod. With the cold and flu season moving in, we were able to test out some goldenrod right away. My oldest was starting with the early symptoms of a cold and had a…

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Goldenrod Herb

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Goldenrod herb is a new project for us this year. It’s an herb that grows prolifically here, but we’re just now getting to know this gorgeous plant. And after reading about all that it does, I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to play with it. Today, we’ll talk about the myth of goldenrod…

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Upset Stomach Remedies

Upset stomach remedies that are natural, effective, and fast...these are my go to home remedies.

Upset stomach remedies are one of the first things I learned when I started becoming interested in home remedies. My approach was something like this: research the most likely illness that we get, and find good natural treatments.  Though stomach ache treatments are commonly passed down through family lore, we didn’t really have a good go…

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Digestive Bitters Recipes Part 3

Digestive Bitter Recipes

We’re talking digestive bitters recipes today, in part III of this series. In Part I, we talk about why you may really want to look at digestive bitters if you are needing to use probiotics, enzymes, or if you have weak or compromised digestions. In Part II, I shared some awesome resources to learn more…

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Digestive Bitters 2: Resources, Links, & Brands

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I introduced digestive bitters last week in part I of this series, and wanted to share several excellent resources, some of my favorite research links and articles, and some recommended (and NOT recommended) brands of digestive bitters this week. Let’s start with a short, informative video from Urban Moonshine with herbalist Guido Masé Digestive Bitters:…

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Digestive Bitters: Better than Probiotics!

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Digestive bitters were on the top of my “mad scientist” list this year…I had SUCH fun tinkering in the kitchen with my bitter herbs!  If you’re wondering why I would even be interested in using things that taste nasty and bitter, I’ve got some COOL stories and info for you.Got tummy issues? Potty issues?  Rumbly…

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