Embracing the Ancient Wisdom of Plants and Herbalism
Traditional Plant Teachings – Discover how sacred plant wisdom is the secret to vibrant health. Come explore the time honored traditional teachings from the wisdom of our sacred plant ancestors.
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.
DOES ANY OF THIS SOUND FAMILIAR?
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.
Learn how to make a nourishing cleavers infusion, harnessing the power of nature to give your body a gentle boost. Explore the benefits of this wild medicinal plant and embrace the enchanting energy of spring.
Explore the comprehensive guide to identifying, using, harvesting, and preparing Cleavers (Galium aparine). Discover the unique features of this versatile plant, learn about its various medicinal and culinary uses, master the art of proper harvesting and preparation techniques.
Unlock the Secrets of Permaculture Gardening: Explore the philosophy, principles, and methods of permaculture gardening in our comprehensive blog article. Discover its pros and cons, and learn how this sustainable approach can contribute to a greener future.
Join me as I discuss foraging burdock plants, unveil the optimal times to harvest their roots, leaves, stalks, and flowers, and unlock the secrets of accurately identifying this remarkable plant. Together, let’s delve into the enchanting realm of burdock and deepen our connection with the earth’s bountiful offerings.
Discover the art of wildcrafting yarrow salve with our comprehensive guide. Immerse yourself in the world of plant medicine as we delve into identifying, harvesting, and creating this potent herbal remedy. Learn to harness the healing power of yarrow, honoring nature’s wisdom while crafting a nourishing salve for your herbal first aid kit.
Discover burdock’s magic in our blog: uncover its history, skin and digestive benefits, and ways to enhance well-being with this healing plant.
Discover the magic of herbal oxymels! In this article, we explore the benefits of these enchanting tonics and guide you on how to make your own blend. Embrace the wisdom of nature and infuse your wellness routine with these transformative tonics.
Unveiling the Secrets of Creeping Jenny: Explore the wild and invasive nature of this medicinal plant. Discover its remarkable healing properties, learn about its impact on ecosystems, and find out how to harness its potential for natural remedies.
Discover the beauty and benefits of evening primrose with our comprehensive guide. Learn how to easily identify this biennial herbaceous plant and unlock its potential uses for health and wellness. From recognizing its distinctive leaves and flowers to harnessing its therapeutic properties, this article is your go-to resource for all things evening primrose.
Discover the health benefits of dandelion root tea and learn how to prepare a delicious cup from scratch! Our step-by-step guide will show you how to harvest, clean, dry, and brew dandelion root tea, a natural remedy that supports liver and digestive health, reduces inflammation, and boosts the immune system.
Looking to take your skincare routine to the next level? Check out our guide to making infused herbal oils for use in skin care or as the base for homemade salves and balms. Learn about the benefits of different herbs and how to infuse them into carrier oils, so you can create personalized blends that meet your skin’s unique needs. With our easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll be well on your way to crafting all-natural, nourishing products that will leave your skin feeling soft, supple, and glowing.
Learn how to make herbal glycerites, an alcohol-free alternative to traditional tinctures. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to create potent and shelf-stable herbal remedies using glycerin, herbs, and a few simple kitchen tools. Discover the benefits of this gentle extraction method and how to incorporate herbal glycerites into your natural wellness routine.
This article delves into the wonders of stinging nettle tea – from its brewing process to its numerous health benefits. Discover how to make the perfect cup of stinging nettle tea, who should avoid drinking it, and the many ways it can improve your wellbeing.
Learn how to safely prepare and enjoy the highly nutritious and versatile wild edible, nettles. This article offers step-by-step instructions for how to blanch nettles to remove their sting and highlights their many health benefits. Perfect for nature lovers and foragers looking to expand their culinary horizons.
Looking for some new recipes to try with your wild ramp foraging haul? Check out our list of 20 delicious ramp recipes that will have you cooking up a storm in the kitchen! From classic sautés to creative takes on pesto and pasta, these recipes are sure to satisfy your cravings for this tasty and versatile ingredient. Whether you’re a seasoned ramp forager or just getting started, our recipe roundup has something for everyone.