Making Healing Clays (RED CLOVER)

Lately I feel like I am leading this secret double life. Friends and family see the typical homeschooling mom struggling to get the kids to activities, cook a meal, clean the house, do the laundry, educate the next generation, and support a gifted child. In my spare moments I try to squeeze in a blog thatContinue reading “Making Healing Clays (RED CLOVER)”

Formulas for Everyday Teas

I am into three things lately 1)using medicinal herbs in products other than tinctures. Alcohol extractions are simple to make,  require little plant material, preserve for a very long time and are easy for clients to take. But tinctures have their limitations and may not be ideal for many health issues. 2)creating  formulas over single herb remedies. FormulasContinue reading “Formulas for Everyday Teas”

Sore Muscle Liniment with Juniper

I have a lot of friends with aches and pains due to accidents, injuries, sore/tight muscles or aging. A liniment is similar to a tincture but you are extracting the medcinal properties using rubbing alcohol (as your menstrum) instead of something like vodka. Liniments are for external use only! Liniments feel cooling when there isContinue reading “Sore Muscle Liniment with Juniper”

Yummy Elder Berry Gummies

Elder berry syrup is not popular in my household. I had to come up with an alternative that my girls would like. Shall I say love, because to them these gummies are almost like candy. This recipes makes a lot, enough for weeks if you can keep them from growing mold and bacteria. Microbes love gelatinContinue reading “Yummy Elder Berry Gummies”