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Homestead Recipes, Herbal Remedies, Kitchen Healing, and more from 30 years

Yarrow apothecary tips herbal actions yarrow Jul 24, 2024

Yarrow is one of the most helpful and useful Western herbs I know and use. This lovely little wildflower, Achillea millefolium, offers multiple Herbal...

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Thyme apothecary tips herbal actions salve thyme Jul 03, 2024

One of my favorite scents, Thyme is a powerhouse of a healing herb. Most of us think of it for pizza or our favorite Italian or Middle Eastern dishes, but it...

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Calendula apothecary tips calendula herbal actions May 22, 2024

Rather than tell you what you can easily find on the internet, I'm going to share with you some of my personal experiences with calendula (Calendula...

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Learning about Elderberry apothecary tips elderberry herbal actions Dec 20, 2023

Elderberry: Sambucus nigra or S. Canadensis

Want to learn more about using elderberry? Let's start off with a little poem, and then we'll dive into...

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The Idea of a Miracle Cure; or Learning About Herbal Actions astringent herbal actions remedies sage Oct 25, 2023

Have you ever read an article about an herb that claims it treats or cures such a wide variety of illnesses, and you wonder: how can that be? They’re...

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