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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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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How to Make Homemade Cough Syrup with Wild Cherry Bark

Women have long been the caregivers of their families, and have been treating the ailments of their loved ones for centuries. While plenty of people currently see the use of herbs for remedies as being a "new age" practice, it has a long and rich history that can be traced back...

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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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How to Make Aronia Berry Syrup (+ Elderberry)

 

Learn how to make a decoction of Aronia berries, elderberries, and other immune-boosting herbs to make a delicious tasting Aronia berry syrup packed with healthful benefits to help ward off the cold and flu.

Most people are aware of the health benefits of elderberries, especially...

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Herbal Tea for Allergies (Fight Seasonal Allergies)

It’s inevitable, this time of year brings so many seasonal allergies from pollen, mold, and even chemicals. But did you know allergies can be an immune system response due to gut-related issues? Come learn the best tea for allergies to help get through this tough season. 

Ahh, spring...

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DIY Simple Syrup (Using Flowers)

The end of winter and the start of spring hold two special holidays: St. Valentine's Day and Mother's Day (as celebrated in the United States). Flowers are usually front and center during these two special holidays. The later doesn't give way to as many local fresh flowers as Mother's Day might...

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Elderberry Lemon Chia Pudding Recipe & Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds. Where do chia seeds come from? What are chia seed health benefits? Are there calories in chia seeds? Those funny looking little black seeds that everyone is always raving about, you know the ones famous for the Chia Pet® creatures that gained their popularity in the...

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CURRY LEMON CHICKEN THIGHS IN COCONUT CREAM SAUCE RECIPE

Dinner ideas.... what do you make for dinner when you have a bunch of chicken thighs? 

It's January and many people are on Whole30 looking for comfort food right about now. Nothing says healthy comfort food like a Coconut Curry Chicken recipe, and my friends, boy do we have one to share with...

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Fire Cider Kale Crunch Salad

Move on over Chick-fil-a Kale Crunch salad! This infused apple cider vinegar dressing recipe is going to spice up that kale salad! Get all of the benefits of this turmeric and horseradish root infused fire cider dressing. A little bit of sweet and a little bit of spicy, a whole lot of healthy for...

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Best Herb for Skin Health & Natural Sunburn relief

Imagine your hiking in the mountains, through the trail, and all of a sudden, something grabs on to your leg and isn't about ready to let go.

Or maybe your children or grandchildren are walking through the pasture or field and come back to the house with something stuck to their leg.

This might...

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Herbs for Colds, Coughs & Flu Part II

Diet, rest, hydration are just the start of preventing colds, coughs, and the flu. But what happens when you catch that virus going around? Natural herbal medicines are a great way to try and help those symptoms out at home when they are in their earliest stages. 

In last week's post (Tools...

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