Herbal Tinctures & Teas: There are many ways to prepare herbal remedies. The ones presented here were developed through trial and error over the course of centuries of use. Herbalists have found that each herb releases its healing powers in certain forms. Some herbs are most productive when they are prepared as decoctions while others…
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Always Label Your Herbals
Its important to have a record of how and when you made the remedy, what is in it and what it is. Homemade Herbal Label.
Grow your own garden and herbs
During the last decades there has been a change towards mechanization and homogenization of farming, which uses pesticides, additives, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers and mass-production techniques. All this is clearly affecting mankind’s health, and new diseases are spreading rapidly amongst humans and animals. The World Health Organization produces reports to show how the use of chemicals…
Cornsilk Tincture, a natural diuretic
When you buy corn, keep the silk and make these wonderful diuretic drops.
Tea Tree Oil – Herbal First Aid in a Bottle
Tea tree oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia. This indigenous tree is found only in tropical northeastern New South Wales Australia. The name tea tree was given by Captain Cook during his exploration of Australia during the 1700’s. After running out of tea on his voyage, he found a fragrant plant and brewed the leaves…
Herbal Tooth Powder
To stop the inflammation and gum separation use this natural remedy to kill some of these bacteria and strengthen your gums in your mouth by swishing and brushing with this Herbal Tooth Powder.
It’s easy to learn herbal remedies
The world of natural remedies is so very interesting once you get immersed in it.
Yarrow homemade herbal remedy recipes
Turmeric is a golden herbal remedy that fights inflammation
We can particularly praise the medicinal qualities of Turmeric, which finds its place in many herbal preparations related to aiding inflammation, liver and skin disorders.
How to Make Herbal Extracts or Tinctures
If you cannot take alcohol there is a way to replace the alcohol in a final step called Solvent Exchange. This is covered in another post.
Echinacea Herbal Extracts
Echinacea boosts the immune system. Plays well with other herbs in combinations.
Natural Remedies and Herbs for Arthritis and Inflammation
Arthritis is a general term which is commonly associated with a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and bones. The term “arthritis” literally translates to “joint inflammation.” There are approximately 100 different forms of this condition, and it affects millions of people throughout the world. Symptoms can include joint pain, stiffness, inflammation, and limited…