Tag: herb

Herbal Petcare – Healthy pets, naturally!

Humans arent the only living creatures to know the healing powers of herbs. Animals in the wild will naturally turn to herbs if they are feeling unwell and our domesticated friends can benefit as well....

How to make a Herbal Cream

Whereas ointments (salves, balms) are meant to form a protective layer on the skin, a cream is an emulsion of water with oils which softens and soaks into the skin. Any product containing water is a breeding ground for bacteria. Make sure all your equipment is very clean and...

Herb Gardening – A perfect winter morning

Hello Herb Lovers, The kids and I have just spent a wonderful morning in the herb garden.  With winter well and truly here my garden had been neglected for too long.  This morning the sun was shining brightly and the boys jumped at the chance to get their hands...

Herb Awareness Weekend – May 16 & 17

Hello Herb Lovers, It’s that time of the year again when the Queensland Herb Society puts on their annual Herb Awareness Weekend.  Held, as usual at the Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens it looks like it will be an interesting and educational weekend. Guest Speakers Saturday 16th May 9.30 am...

Baby Eczema – Treating skin disorders with herbs

Hello Herb Lovers, My little Pixie Boy has some skin issues I am not at all happy with.  I suspect that he has inherited possible food intolerances from me and that the dermatitis on his legs and back are a symptom of this.  Since I dont do cortisone on...

Can you afford to get sick? Boost Your Health with Herbs

You work, run a family, you have a myriad of commitments – if you are like the average person today then you just can not afford to get sick. Our immune system is negatively affected by physical and emotional stress, as well as poor diet or lifestyle choices. Mother...

Herbal tales…

Why am I drinking this fertility tea?   My darling partner informs me that in order to fall pregnant someone just has to give me a parsley plant. Apparently there is this saying that giving females parsley causes them to fall pregnant. To prevent this from happening, said female...