Elderberry Recipes

Elderberry Recipes

I wanted to share my elderberry recipes, after the last post where we explored this awesome herb, and the many uses of elderberry (click here to see that post.)  These are the recipes I used to make my cold and flu busting syrup this year.  It’s a crock-pot recipe, so if  you can make chili in…

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Turmeric: a spice worth knowing

properties of turmeric

If you read the turmeric in a ‘nutshell’ article a while back, then you’ve just been given a brief introduction to this incredible herb.  It begs for a more comprehensive article to really do this amazing spice/root/herb justice.  Turmeric is truly an important and versatile herb that is a powerhouse anti-oxidant, among other things…it “has…

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Garlic Remedies

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Let’s talk garlic remedies…last week, we talked about the health benefits of garlic, mainly from a standpoint of using it to treat common, acute illnesses.  Garlic is now the go-to herb in this house for a cold, sore throat or any type of infection or virus.  I’d love to share with you what I’ve learned…

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Health Benefits of Garlic

about-garlic

The health benefits of garlic are often highlighted in the news in relation to blood pressure, cancer research, and more.  But did you know that this pungent food is also a powerhouse ingredient in many natural remedies for common illnesses as well? This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be doing on…

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Plantain: Herbal Notebook Page

plantain-herb printable

Herbal Notebook Page: Plantain printable pdf. Here is a handy dandy page all about plantain including its uses, actions, and history of use.  Feel free to add your own notes as you experiment with this herb. You can click here if you’ve missed my other posts on identifying and using plantain herb. If you’re interested in natural…

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