Natural Remedies for Menopause: Best Herbs for Hot Flashes and More

Menopause is certainly filled with ups and downs! If you’ve been experiencing symptoms like hot flashes, mood swings, and hormonal imbalance, you know just how disruptive they can be. As mothers and grandmothers, we just don’t have time for all of that! We’ve got littles to take...

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Easy Homemade Marshmallows with Marshmallow Root: A Step-by-Step Guide

Homemade marshmallows are a delicious and affordable candy that can be simply made at home with a few simple ingredients. But did you know that marshmallow is actually a plant too? DIY Marshmallows are also a great way to use marshmallow root, one of my favorite medicinal herbs, with a variety of...

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Kombucha Cocktails: The Secret to the Best Fall Cocktails & Mocktails

Fall is the perfect time for visiting with friends and family over a tasty cocktail that captures the flavors of the season. And what better way to make your fall cocktails healthier than by incorporating the natural probiotics that are in kombucha?

Don’t drink alcohol? No worries, in this...

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How to Make Ginger Tea from Ginger Root: Step-by-Step Guide w/Pictures

 

Ginger is a popular ingredient in many tea blends from Golden milk to traditional marsala chai blends. Ginger also has a host of wonderful health benefits and while ginger is great in a homemade natural water flavoring, making tea from fresh ginger has even more health...

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Benefits of Drinking Dandelion Tea + Drink Recipes!

 

Coffee is very much a part of American culture, especially on the West Coast. Having been a coffee drinker myself I can attest to the coffee smell wafting through the air making my brain smile. It is almost like someone flipped on a switch. For many Americans though a day without coffee...

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Best Water for Brewing Kombucha - The Ultimate Guide

 

Here we talk a lot about kombucha scobys, and if they are moldy or not and how to flavor your kombucha , and kombucha benefits but often we leave out chatting about the quality of the ingredients that make up the best kombucha brew. And while there is tea and there...

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Home Apothecary Herbal Labeling Tips + FREE Label Template

 

Did you know that before the FDA was established in 1906 and before the mid 1800's the first drugs came from natural sources and existed in the form of herbs, plants, roots, vines and fungi?

As our family business grew over time we went through a great man different types of...

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Kombucha Eels: A Not-So-Pleasant Surprise in Your Homemade Brew

 

As a kombucha home brewer, there's nothing quite as satisfying as crafting your own batch of kombucha, especially if it's cherry almond kombucha. The tangy, fizzy, and probiotic-rich drink has become a staple in many households. However, along your brewing journey, you may encounter a...

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DIY Bug Bite Relief Herbal Salve; Stop Itching & Stings

Bug bites can be incredibly annoying. They are uncomfortable and itchy, and for many people can become red and swollen. And if you have a little kid in the house, there’s a good chance that some dirty, little fingers will scratch the bites which means you’ll run the risk of them...

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A Guide to Making Kombucha SCOBY Fruit Leather

 

If you’ve been brewing kombucha for a while, then you probably have SCOBY’s piling up and sometimes it’s hard to know what to do with them all. Should I keep all of them? Do I just throw them away? Well my friends, did you know that SCOBY’s can be utilized beyond...

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How to Make Basil Infused Water - 5 Ways

 

It’s time to use up some of that basil from your summer harvest and learn how to make your own herb infused water  with the addition of fresh fruit for a fruit flavored water. 

Did you know that sometimes drinking water isn’t enough to keep you hydrated? During the...

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Acid Reflux Remedies and Fennel Tea for Indigestion

Tummy troubles got you down? Always popping chalky ant-acids or spending WAY too much on probiotics? Tired of indigestion every time you eat?

Acid reflux and indigestion along with other digestive woes are really a hindrance to daily life. It's time to add some natural remedies to your...

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