Tag: herbal medicine

Kitchen Herbs Are Medicine Too

At a time when there were no health food stores and online herb suppliers not everyone had access to medicinal herbs. Or did they? People distinguish between medicinal and culinary herbs but really, culinary herbs ARE medicinal as well. So what do you do when you...

Herb shopping at the Markets

Some of you, especially those from the Northern Hemisphere, may be a bit amused at what I brought home. My basket was full of basil, mint, English spinach, dandelion greens, fat hen, cobblers pegs, ribwort plantain and marhsmallow. ...

Herbal First Aid Webinar

“During this 90 minute webinar you will learn: Six fun herbal activities you can share with your kids this summer. What to pack in your simple, summer herbal first aid kit. When to use herbs and when to see the doctor. ...

New methods of sharing the old ways

Herb lore used to be passed down through the generations. Each family had their own recipes and methods of utilising herbs for food and medicine. Nowadays with families living busy, separate lives a lot of this knowledge falls through the cracks. Modern technology is a great way to...

Herbology At Home – Homemade Health

HOMEMADE HEALTH is the second book, to be released in 2011, it is a collection of old time home remedies straight from the pantry. Some tried and true, some quirky, but all based on natural remedies your grandmothers probably knew and used....

Dandelion Soup Recipe

If you search for dandelion recipes you'll often find Cream of Dandelion as a popular soup recipe. I wanted something a bit different and was very happy when I found a chicken and dandelion soup which sounded hearty and quite rustic....

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!...

The good, the bad and … the media

There is much good to be done by including herbs into a healthy lifestyle. Much of the old traditional herb lore has been lost over time but there is somewhat of a revival now that people are more interested in natural health care....

New look Herbology

Once you have read her posts you will agree with me that she is an amazing lady who delves deep into traditional wisdom with more of a grassroots approach. I met Leslie through Herbology and I am ever so glad that we have become friends even though we...