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‘Making Herbal Remedies’ FREE on Kindle

'Making Herbal Remedies' was the very first book in the Herbology At Home series of guides to natural health. It is also the most popular book of the series. I have never offered it free before, but this Christmas I

Take this arsenic and see me in the morning

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

Moon Tea – Making an infusion by the light of the full moon

Moon Tea – Making an infusion by the light of the full moon

Last night the first full moon for the new year rose in all her glory. It was my intentin to make a Moon infusion (also known as Moon Tea) with fresh comfrey leaves and flowering stalks from the garden.

Memories that shape us

Memories that shape us

This year my end of year message was going to be a deep and meaningful account of the kind of Christmases I grew up with and how those memories come back every year to make me 'homesick'. I was

Wordless Wednesday … my favourite teapot. What’s yours?

Wordless Wednesday … my favourite teapot. What’s yours?

Tsuki Moon Cast Iron Teapot - Made in the Mizusawa region of Japan according to 900 year old traditions.

Fancy a cup of NOT tea?

Fancy a cup of NOT tea?



Q:When is a cup of tea not a cup of tea?
A: When there is no tea in it.

On my mind …. Sweet Woodruff

On my mind …. Sweet Woodruff

While growing up in Germany we would often have bright green syrups or jellies which I later learned were flavoured with Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum). I'd like to find some, fresh of course, to play with and ....

Herbal Christmas Projects – Brighten your holidays with herbs

Herbal Christmas Projects – Brighten your holidays with herbs

The silliness of the season is well and truly upon us here at Herbology HQ. There is some manic gift making and the decorations are all finally up - better late than never. For those of you who are still in

On my mind …. the garden in Summer

On my mind …. the garden in Summer

This is a Friday photo feature that anyone with a blog can join. This morning I am thinking about the garden. It's only a tiny space - two beds of about 3.5m x 0.5m - but it's amazing how

Missing out on Herbology Facebook updates?

Missing out on Herbology Facebook updates?

Facebook have recently made some changes giving preference to showing your friends feeds over pages. This would be why you have been missing the most recent blog posts, discussions and ideas. FB page owners work hard to create an interactive

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