Types of Rose Hips: Do All Roses Produce Hips?

 

Did you know the first roses were most likely cultivated in China around 5,000 years ago? The Romans started using rosehips for medicinal purposes soon after, and the Egyptians for scent.

Filled to the brim with juicy, vitamin-packed flesh, the hips of a rose plant are an...

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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...

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Fire Cider Benefits and Protocol: Everything to Know for Home Herbalists

 

 

Warm bellies, tingling lips, and a strong immune system. That's what fire cider is all about. Brimming with fresh ingredients and steeped in raw apple cider vinegar, there is no good reason not to be drinking fire cider this season. Or maybe eating it in this Kale Crunch Salad...

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Sea Moss Tea

 

Carrageenan is a food additive that you will find on many processed and shelf-stable foods. The debate is intense on whether we should be consuming carrageenan or not. The discussion comes from several angles, including that carrageenan is an extractive of sea moss. Sea moss has many...

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How to make Mushroom Tea

 

Before you start rolling your eyes and scrolling along because you think this post is about a psychedelic experience or magic mushroom tea, let me assure you that it is not. This shroom tea post is about some fabulous mushrooms with excellent health benefits without getting you high and...

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Is Coffee Acidic?

I'm a coffee drinker at heart. Eventually, my body wouldn't put up the coffee anymore and I had to give it up. I’m guessing because you are reading this you might have the same concerns that I did.

The caffeine caused my adrenals to burn out. Before they burnt out though I would get such...

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Rose Tea Benefits and Damask Roses

You are probably wondering. I have all of these roses in my yard, I wonder if I can use them for tea? I wonder what I do with these roses? Is there a special kind of rose that is good for tea? No worries my friend not only are there great ways to preserve flowers for tea but there are lots of...

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Pine Needle Tea vs Foods with Vitamin C

 

Pine needle tea, many will say is packed with vitamin c and shikimic acid, a constituent used to make a well-known antiviral drug, Oseltamivir, or as you may know it Tamiflu. While the news might be trending with pine needle tea, my question is, is it really the best tea and/or food for...

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Rosehip Tea Benefits and Best Rosehip Tea

 

 

Did you know that rose hips, depending on the plant variety, have the highest concentration of vitamin c over any other fruit or vegetable? These studies show that not only is vitamin c one of the health benefits of rose hips but vitamin c is the powerhouse for all of your body's...

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6 Tips on How to Grow an Herbal Tea Garden

Herbs can be a great place for the beginner gardener to start. Many types of herbs are easy to grow, and these tips will have you soon growing herbs like a pro. 

You read The Secret Garden as a little girl and imagined the vast walls of climbing plants surrounding that quiet, beautiful...

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Herbal Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies

With this apple cider vinegar gummies recipe, you will learn how to make your own inexpensive ACV gummies infused with herbs, and customizable to any flavor. 

Goli Apple Cider Gummies are all the rage right now. These apple cider vinegar gummies tout their high nutritional value, ability to...

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Health Benefits of Elderberries and Their Uses

 

Elderberries are popular for their health benefits for good reason. Learn about these benefits, medicinal uses, and additional uses you may not already know! 

I've created a video for you, so feel free to watch this, or continue reading for more info!

 

 

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