Waste Not Want Not (Winter Glycerites)

Fall is a great time to think ahead and prepare for the cold and flu season. Extracts using glycerin are the perfect option for children and individuals wishing to avoid alcohol.  Glycerin alone is antimicrobial, antiseptic and a great preservative. It dilutes well with water without change, is very soothing to body tissues (when diluted), and naturallyContinue reading “Waste Not Want Not (Winter Glycerites)”

Before The Frost Hits Tea (RED RASPBERRY)

October is always my favorite month. I love the smells of rotting fruit, roasting green chiles and dusty dry leaves. The air often feels crisp, cold, fresh, and invigorating in the mornings. One never knows what will happen in October. How early that first frost or snow might hit where we live. When to timeContinue reading “Before The Frost Hits Tea (RED RASPBERRY)”

Condiments To Support Health

I really enjoy cooking, especially if my ingredients include exotic spices, fresh herbs or vegetables grown in my garden. There is a long tradition of using food to support health. An obvious example would be dandelion leaves included as part of a spring salad.  They would help to support digestion and detoxify the liver in a body that has overindulged over theContinue reading “Condiments To Support Health”