Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup is a staple for many households during the cold and flu season. It’s easy to understand why when we look at the medicinal properties of this beautiful shrub. This is the best elderberry syrup recipe I’ve ever made!

Making Floral Oxymels

Over the last few years, oxymels have been gaining popularity in the west, both as herbal remedies and as cocktail ingredients. Over the last three years, I have been making lots of oxymels, mostly with flowers. There is something about the aroma and visual appeal of floral oxymels that is sumptuously appealing!

Herbs for Chronic Smoke

Every morning lately I wake to a big orange sun. We have rarely seen blue skies here for many weeks and most days I can’t even see the mountains that surround my town. The smoke from…

Herbal Flower Cookies

I baked some cookies for our annual school open house and they turned out so good, I wanted to share the recipe! This gluten free recipe combines three aromatic flowers that made my kitchen smell amazing….

Sumac Fire Cider

Sumac Fire Cider is a new twist on a traditional herbal formula. It is an excellent cold and flu remedy and can help stimulate digestion and immune function. It is also useful for the entire respiratory…

Rose Cordial

This rose cordial is simple, but it really captures the complexity and beauty of a summer rose! Sip a small amount as an after dinner treat, or add a splash of Rose Cordial to fruit, ice…

Hibiscus Lemongrass Herbal Punch

We had our annual Green Path Herb School Open House last week and it was so much fun! I made an herbal punch that got rave reviews and I thought I’d share the recipe with you….

Making Herbal Pills

An herbal pill is a combination of powdered herbs or extracts rolled into a small sphere. The herbs are combined with an excipient (defined as an inactive substance that serves as the medium for an active…

Herbal Switchels

When I think about the cold and flu season, the word fun doesn’t readily come to mind. Why do so many of our herbal recipes for illness seem to taste bad? With that question in mind,…

Herbal Honey Cough Drops

Herbal cough drops are lozenges that can be sucked to relieve a cough or sore throat. Lozenges can also be made for the digestive system, for a cold or flu, as a digestive bitter, for a…