Feverfew, some tips please.
Last summer I grew feverfew for the first time. Now I'm just about to harvest some flowers and leaves. I hear that its fairly bitter. Would I be better to mix it with somthing else like chamomile? I was hoping to take it like a tea, if and when i get a headache. Anyone who has had experience with this herb, I'd appreciate…
Reusing Silica Packets
A friend of mine had been carefully collecting calendula flowers for herbal medicine... when she had enough flowers gathered she emptied the jar and she hadBy realized that she had not fully dried some before placing in her jar, and found mold. Today I emptied one of my supplement bottles and thought that maybe these…
How & where do you dry your herbs. Here our unused guest room doubles as drying room.
May's third Nettle & Cleaver harvest dried & cut ready for storage. Just starting to harvest Red clover & Cornflower.
ok i went out and dug up 2 balsam roots and i am cutting them up now i need to tincture some of it. what i dont know is do i use everclear or 80 proof vodka and how much root to liquid? help please
Sunburn - Herbal Ice Cubes
Sunburn season is just starting in my area. We've had a few really warm days that have encouraged people to bare more skin. TGN has a good blog article about making a herbal sunscreen at: https://thegrownetwork.com/make-herbal-sunscreen/ But if you haven't taken precautions, then here is a new link from Learning Herbs on…
I would like to start a discussion about CA Poppy. I just started using it - was weeding and decided to finally learn how to properly use it rather than pull it. It's been a game changer for our family. Thoroughly calms my 16 yo back to his personality before puberty. Takes away my obsessive sweet cravings as well. Taken…
I seem to attract and react heavily to mosquitoes. This past week we were camping in Arizona and of course I did not use my spray soon enough and gained 5 bites. I don't scratch them and they still swell horribly and keep me up at night. Not only that but I will suffer for 2-3 weeks until they finally go away. I grew up…