Nurturing Kids With the Herbal World

No parent or guardian likes to see their child sick and suffering. Herbs have medicinal properties that help to support the physical body. But plants also have the ability to heal the emotional/spiritual body. The following ideas 1)create a relationship between plants and a child from a very early age. 2)surround children with healing “energy”Continue reading “Nurturing Kids With the Herbal World”

Bedtime Syrup and Tummy Calm Glycerite (CATNIP)*

If you have a “nervous” or anxious child that has trouble settling down before bedtime, this syrup is a lovely addition to hot tea or milk. A little goes a long way so a teaspoon is plenty. An infusion of catnip helped one of my daughters when she had anxiety about going to school. IContinue reading “Bedtime Syrup and Tummy Calm Glycerite (CATNIP)*”

PLANTAIN and Herb Deodorant

As my body changes with menopause, I am always on the lookout for DIY beauty/hygiene products that are more natural and effective than what I can buy from the store. This recipe contains herbs that are cooling, soothing, flush wastes, prevent the growth of tumors, support the lymphatic system, surpresses the growth of micro-organisms, cleansContinue reading “PLANTAIN and Herb Deodorant”

The Yoni/Vaginal Steam (YARROW)

A steam for you perineum or vagina should be part of regular self care for all girls and women. It is an ancient tradition common to many cultures. Thanks to midwives and indigenous healers, the practice is becoming more common here in the US. This steam is not a douche. Its purpose is not toContinue reading “The Yoni/Vaginal Steam (YARROW)”