Tag: lemon balm

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...

Lemon Barley – An old favourite still tastes great

Hello Herb Lovers, I recently made some additions to the Herbology library and while I was perusing some wonderful new herb recipes I came across the old favourite – Lemon Barley Syrup.  There was barley in the pantry, bay leaves on the tree and fresh lemons in the fruit...

Natural Herbal Remedies for Headaches

Natural Herbal Remedies for Headaches There are thousands of people throughout Australia who each day suffer from headaches or migraines. With so many healing methods presented by Western medicine you would think herbs would have been ruled out as a valid treatment, but they have not. Headaches may be...

Lemon Balm Liqueur – Making your own is easy

Hello Herb Lovers,   I already mentioned my glut of lemon balm to you so I thought I would subject you to more lemon balm posts.   A few months ago I made some lemon balm liqueur – for medicinal purposes you understand. I found a recipe I really...

Winter Herbs – Planting Guide

Hello Herb Lovers, If you think your herb gardening days slow down now that winter has set in you might be surprised to hear that the cold season is a busy one indeed.     No matter what area and what climate, now is the perfect time to update...

Healtheries Herbal Tea – A Product Review

  While grocery shopping at the supermarket, Spawn (teenage son) asked for some rosehip tea – good boy 🙂 – and since I was out of dried rosehips at home I agreed to some teabags. I always like having a look at what the conventional shops stock and this...

Herb Garden – During

The parcel arrived and on my birthday I took Little Trouble and the Light of my Life herb shopping.   Last year I went to the Herb Awareness Weekend hosted by the Qld Herb Society (I wont post a link because I have been waiting for their website to...

Herbal Heaven

Good morning herb lovers, greetings from Germany!   I couldnt help myself, I just had to share my afternoon with you all. I am in Frankfurt with my family. There is a very old fashioned (very big, very beautiful, very busy etc) Christmas Market here that we spent time...