Herbalism & Herbs

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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Does Any of this Sound Familar?

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.

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70 Wild Plants You Didn’t Know You Could Eat

Discover a whole new world of edible plants with our blog article on 70 wild plants you didn’t know you could eat! From common backyard weeds to edible wildflowers, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of plants that are not only safe to eat but also delicious and packed with nutrients. Expand your culinary horizons and learn about the various parts of each plant that are edible, as well as tips on foraging and preparation. Get ready to explore the wild side of your pantry with this ultimate guide to edible wild plants.

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Make Your Own Herbarium the Easy Way

Discover the power of preserving nature and learning with a herbarium of your own! Learn how to create and use a herbarium as an engaging, interactive learning tool for herbalists, or those aspiring to be herbalists.

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Easy Pine Needle Cough Syrup: Only 3 Ingredients

Make this truly amazing and simple pine needle cough syrup, in just a matter of minutes! This natural remedy is made by mixing a super concentrated pine tea with raw, local honey. The result is a thick, soothing and delicious syrup that can be used for both adults and children.

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