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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
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.
Mountain tea - Sideritis scardica - is also known as Greek Mountain Tea, Ironwort and Shepherd's Tea. A popular drink throughout Eastern & Central Europe it has a very pleasant taste which is sometimes enhanced with cinnamon and
The kitchen too has been a hive of activity this past week replenishing the pantry and making extra for Christmas presents. (Shhh, if you are a family friend, ignore that last bit). On a stinking hot day there is nothing
A stillroom book would contain recipes, family health information, treatments tried, but also notes and inspirations, things of importance to the household, anything and everything that would be meaningful to the next generation. These books were handed down the
Comfrey is known for its unparalleled healing properties. Traditionally used to aid in the healing of wounds, fractures, as well as ulcers.