Making Better Herbal Medicine

When using plants for medicine, we can interpret information about how they grow and reproduce to help us understand how to store them, how long they will stay fresh, and how to best make them into…

My Favorite Lip Balm Recipe

I have to admit, I am a lip balm snob. I like just a certain consistency and feel, as well as liking my lip balms to last on my lips for a while. Originally from my…

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…

Natural Remedies for the Fall-Elaine’s new book

Elaine’s new book is now available. Natural Remedies for the Fall: Preparing for the Cold and Flu Season is a 56 page book filled with information on using herbs, essential oils and nutrients to help you…