Category Archives: Medicinal Herbs

Spring Garden 2016

Spring Garden 2016 It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything in my garden journal, and that’s because I’ve been very preoccupied  with a lot of other activities and changes that have occurred in my life these last  9 months.  My son moved out, my old childhood friend, Brenda, moved in, I’ve remodeled the
Continue Reading…

Feverfew – Lavender Migraine Tincture

Feverfew-Lavender Migraine Tincture Tinctures are fun to make.  Even though I’m lucky and don’t get migraines, I do know some people who do, and I thought that this tincture might be a good one to share.  Maybe it will work for regular headaches as well.  I’ll try it out next time I get a headache.
Continue Reading…

Growing Medicinal Plants

Growing Medicinal Plants One of my biggest regrets as a backyard farmer is that I didn’t start learning about medicinal plants until this year, 13 years after I bought this property.   It’s never too late to learn, however, so I’ll be dedicating a lot more of my time to this new area of learning from
Continue Reading…

Cayenne Pepper Cold and Sore Throat Remedy

Cayenne Pepper Cold and Soar Throat Remedy My son had a very bad sore throat a couple weeks ago, and so I sat down and Googled sore throat remedies to try to find something that would help with the pain.  He could barely talk and was in a lot of discomfort.  I found quite a
Continue Reading…