In days past women relied on simple wisdom, common sense, and pantries well-stocked with herbs to help their families with common ailments. With few exceptions, these herbal remedies were made from plants and herbs that grew in the kitchen garden or were gathered in fields and woods. People are again becoming aware of the importance of returning to the use of whole foods and healthy herbs in their lives. Here you can explore the natural world of plants & herbs to help you live a simpler and healthier life.
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When wanting to learn about healing herbs, it can feel impossible to know where to begin. There are thousands of books and websites. There are even more herbs and remedies. How do you know where to start learning or which herb to use?
The Outdoor Apothecary eliminates the overwhelm and makes learning about herbs simple. We believe that everyone should have access to the healing herbs that grow around them. There is no need to buy expensive supplements when you already have a powerful apothecary in your own kitchen, garden, or even in your yard. We demystify herbal medicine. It’s what we do, and we have a lot of fun doing it.
Make this dual-extract Usnea tincture recipe to have on hand when you feel a cough or cold coming on or In times of acute immune response. Usnea is most effective when taken in the form of a dual-extract tincture.
This evergreen forest bath salt is my very favorite bath soak recipe for winter. Luxurious Dead Sea salt is combined with other therapeutic salts along with the grounding and antimicrobial nature of pine needles, cedar, juniper, and sage for a relaxing bath.
Fermented turmeric is a delicious condiment and is a good source of probiotics and has a host of health benefits. Learn how to make fermented turmeric here.
Discover the magic of Moon Teas: a guide to harnessing lunar energy for healing and relaxation. Explore how these teas can align mind, body, and spirit.
Learn to create your own Pine Needle Infused Honey, a perfect mix of medicinal pine and soothing honey. Ideal for flu season, sore throats, and culinary delights.
Made with sacred medicine and infused with the scent of pine, this salve is a healer. It can be used for everything from soothing insect bites to healing wounds. Learn how to make a healing Earth medicine salve by blending pine resin with other healing ingredients.
Unlock the Secrets of New England Aster plants: Learn to identify, explore its uses, and harness its medicinal potential in our comprehensive guide to this vibrant native plant.
I love to make Moon Tea as a full moon ritual to bring sacred feminine energy to the tea, especially during a full moon.
Learn how to make your own lavender linen spray with this simple 3-ingredient DIY recipe. Not only will the calming scent of lavender soothe your senses, but you’ll also get exclusive access to complimentary printable labels to add a personal touch to your homemade creation.
Every herbal home should have a well equipt home apothecary filled with the tools and herbs needed to successfully treat common ailments.