Top 10 Healing Herbs for the Home Apothecary

Creating your own home apothecary is such a valuable tool for you and your family — especially with pharmaceutical shortages becoming more and more common. It's time to have a backup plan using the herbs that God made - some of them right in our own backyards!

 

Not only can an...

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How and When to Harvest Herbs: A One Stop Guide

 

 

Medicinal herbs have been harvested in monasteries like St. Gall’s for thousands of years, but knowing when to pick your herbs from your garden can be confusing at times. Does harvest time depend on the herb? Does harvesting herbs depend on the weather? Or does harvesting...

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Natural Remedies for Arthritis and Best Tea for Joint Pain

Arthritis is a common condition that affects people of all ages. Did you know that in the US, 58.5 million adults, or 24% of all adults, had arthritis in 2021?

Arthritis is the inflammation of the joints, which leads to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. While there are many remedies for...

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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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