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A Guide to the Ideal Kombucha Temperature & Heating Options

When it comes to making kombucha, temperature and time both play important roles in the process. The results of kombucha fermentation vary with the application of different temperatures. The kombucha temperature environment may also lead to variables in the number of days required for proper fer...

Does Kombucha Tea Contain Alcohol?

  Although the precise origin date is unclear, the first kombucha recipes were recorded at the beginning of China's Qin Dynasty in 221 BCE. While we can be sure that kombucha back then was not commercially available, most people are still turning to supermarket kombucha, even when making your o...

Herbal Root Beer Kombucha Recipe

Did you know that the first root beer float was invented on August 19th, 1893? 130 years later and we are still enjoying the sweet carbonated drink with the foamy topping. The flavor of root beer still tantalizes our taste buds, but people enjoy root beer with added vanilla ice cream even more t...

Headache Remedies & Best Tea for Headaches

  Drinking tea is one of the best natural remedies for many ailments, including headaches. No need to look far and wide for something that can calm a pounding headache, God's amazing herbs can help!  Headaches are a real pain, they can keep you from you taking care of your children, getting wor...

Guide to Bottling & Flavoring Kombucha | Second Ferment

  Kombucha might be as old as the hills, but it's taken the world by storm in the last few years. The global market was worth $1.7 billion in 2020! But rather than pay $5-$7 per bottle, more of us prefer to make our own kombucha, putting us in complete control. If you've tried making kombucha, ...

Elderberry Syrup vs Elderberry Tincture: Which Is Best?

We all know the signs. Cough, sneezing, runny nose, body aches, and sore throat can only mean one thing: cold and flu season is upon us.  There are many home remedies to prevent and soothe these symptoms that present themselves often during the fall and winter seasons. One of these remedies stan...

Rosemary Bush Care and DIY Rosemary Tea

Did you know the rosemary tree is actually part of the mint family? It's formally known as Rosmarinus officinalis, but it's a plant we're all familiar with. Sunday roasts, hot baths, and the sharp, spicy fragrance of rosemary essential oil. But did you know you could make tea out of rosemary? No...

Safely Canning Elderberry Syrup & Preservation Options

Known for its healing properties and therapeutic benefits, the elderberry is still commonly used in the prevention and treatment of many ailments.  Despite the elderberry being controversial at times, the plant with the amazing power of its berries, is a powerful natural remedy. The berries are ...

Calendula Salve (Cream), Infusing Oil With Botanicals/Herbs

  Many of us are not new to getting started with essential oils but when it comes to the art of infusing our own oils with botanicals it may seem a little daunting. The art of infusing oil for health and well-being is steeped in history, but how do we know where to start with so many options av...

Nettle Tea: How to Grow, Harvest and Preserve Nettles

  A hot cup of nettle tea is still a remedy for many ailments for many people. It's no surprise considering stinging nettle greens are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  Besides the health benefits, stinging nettles are really tasty. But we can't ignore the fact that stinging nettl...