Category: Recipes

‘Tis beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

So, just in time for the silly season, lets have a look at some seasonal herbal gifts and decorating ideas. Cinnamon Ornaments seem to make the rounds every so often, but I had not tried it before. Who had the idea to make a dough out of cinnamon and...

Take this arsenic and see me in the morning

In Victorian times (1937-1001) there was a radical change in healthcare available to the average person on the street. At a time when it was too expensive to seek 'professional' medical help, there was a sudden influx of chemist stores offering medicines and wonder cures amongst their wares....

Herbal Bath Cookies

Forgive me for stealing this post from my other blog, but I think you guys will love the idea and herbal possibilities of this recipe too. Bath cookies! This one tickled my fancy as it combines cooking (well baking), herbs (which I love) and natural skin care (which I also...

Herb Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

These days we are not as reliant on the larder and length and severity of fasting all vary according to personal beliefs. Still, Shrove Tuesday is known as Pancake Tuesday around the world. What a great opportunity for another herbal recipe :) Herb Pancakes!...

Cheers, New Year’s !

Some countries make elaborate feasts of national dishes which are eaten close to midnight. Others focus more on the social side of things, often involving the consumption of plenty of alcohol. Since drinking is a big part of most celebrations here are a few herbal drink recipes you might...

‘Tis the season to be herbal

Tis the season of showing our love and gratitude with giving gifts to those we care about most. In these commercial times it is often easy to lose sight of the message we are trying to send with our choice of present. There is still time now to...

Good health smells great

It's not strictly herbal medicine, although essential oils used in aromatherapy are of course made by extracting volatile oils from herbs and other healing plants. By its very name, aromatherapy is a therapy utilising scents....

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

There is evidence that lemon balm has been in use for over 200 years with the Swiss physician Paracelsus calling it the "elixir of life". Many old herbalists refer to it as a comforter to the heart and that it will drive away melancholy and sadness. In other...

SHOP OPEN NOW!

THE HERBOLOGY MARKETPLACE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS   At last the Herbology Shop has opened it’s doors! Over time the product selection will evolve based on customer demands. Of course there will always be a selection of delicious (and effective) herbal teas, some select dried herbs and various packaging...

Herbal Shampoo – Part 2 –

I showed you how to make shampoo from scratch. If infusing your own soapwort to make shampoo is too much of a hassle there is a quick and very effective alternative I like to use at home....