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Bonnie Gantz

Practicing Smoke Medicine for Winter Wellness — Cosmic earth collective

When people who are generally healthy, practice preventative plant medicine, and spend time outdoors still get sick I wonder how their home is different than mine. I’ve found a practice that might be what makes the difference. I devote time every morning to practicing smoke medicine. (I’m not talki

How to Extract Oil From Rosemary | Hunker

In addition to being a celebrated savory seasoning, rosemary has a time-honored tradition of medicinal and therapeutic use. For centuries, it has been used to enhance memory, promote hair growth and relieve pain and tension.

Tree Resins: An Amazing Yet Forgotten Natural Remedy

Trees play a very important role in the production of oxygen and the absorption of carbon dioxide from the environment. Over time, trees have also become... [read more]

Everyday Magic: Basil

Basil is a sweet, tender herb is a powerful plant ally that offers spiritual, emotional, and physical support. And because you can grow it easily on your windowsill or pick up some from your neighborhood market, it's a favorite Everyday Magic ingredient. Using Sweet Basil in Magic and Medicine

How to Make a Spile(for Collecting Sap)

How to Make a Spile(for Collecting Sap): Spile: noun 1. a small wooden peg or spigot for stopping a cask.For purposes of collecting sap from a Maple or Birch, it's the tube mechanism that you tap into the tree to allow the goodness to flow out of, which in turn can be evaporated and boil…

The surprising health benefits of herbs: from calcium to antioxidants

A new infographic, created by Fairmont, has broken down the numerous health benefits that some of the most popularly-used herbs have, as well as the best ways to store them and other interesting facts.

Herbal Travel Kit - TheHumbledHomemaker.com

How to Make an Herbal Travel Kit: Natural First Aid on the Go!

Give your family natural first aid care on the go! Learn how to make an herbal travel kit for camping, vacations, or any time you're away from home.

How to Quickly Make Herbal Infused Carrier Oils for the Skin

Herbal infused carrier oils are a great way to reap the benefits of herbs. These herbal infused oils will make your skincare recipes pop.

Gromwell Root: A Purifying Ally

Gromwell root has been used historically to treat eruptive skin lesions like psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, measles, smallpox and hives.

Wildflower Bath Tea | Etsy

Bath teas and herbal soaks allow time to relax and unwind. The beautiful herbal aromas help you de-stress and the blend of salts sooth tired muscles and joints. Made with Mediterranean Sea Salt, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, Oats, Lavender Buds, Spearmint Leaves, Rose Petals, Pea Flowers,Chamomile Flowers, Hibiscus Flowers, Calendula Flowers, Blue Cornflowers, Pink Cornflowers, Clary Sage Essential Oil, Geranium Essential Oil, Patchouli Essential Oil, Bulgarian Rose Essential Oil, Sweet Orange…

Just Like Doxycycline: The Antibiotic That Grows in Your Backyard - Ask a Prepper

There has been plenty of concern in recent years with the overuse of antibiotics, and the risks that overusing them can bring, even to a normally healthy person. While prescription

Travel 1st Aid Kit - Herbal Remedies for Trips | Home Herbalism

Packing your travel 1st aid kit can be quite an art. When deciding what herbal remedies to put into your travel 1st aid kit, consider where you will be traveling to and what you’ll be doing.

Cultivating Woodland Herbs: Planning a Medicinal Forest Garden

For those of us fortunate enough to live near forests, the woodland—with its watery seeps, shady hollows, and part-sun edges—presents us with a fertile opportunity to grow a bounty of food and medicine.

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10 Child Friendly Herbs And Essentials to Have While Traveling * The Homesteading Hippy

When we went to Arizona last fall, we drove over 4,000 miles in 8 days. As a Family Herbalist, you would think that I would have been ready for anything that came up, right? Hmmm…maybe. When my son got sick due to over-indulgence from rich, greasy foods, I had a severe case of the mama … 10 Child Friendly Herbs And Essentials to Have While Traveling Read More »