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How to make Herb Infused Oils

Last week I showed you how to make Herbal Cream and one of the ingredients was an infused oil. A lot of you have asked how you can infuse your own oils, so I thought I would show you how here. Infused oils are perfect for external...

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...

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. There are now a great many veterinarians who have a more holistic approach to...

Lower blood pressure, naturally.

The healing properties of garlic have been helping people for centuries.  A veritable powerhouse of active ingredients which are reported to ease an A-Z of ailments and treating  high blood pressure is one of the health issues on this list.  It has long been said that if fresh garlic...

Dye Easter Eggs with Herbs

Naturally-dyed eggs have a lovely matte finish reminiscent of old milk paint, but eggs can also be oiled to a satin shiny finish. After eggs have dried, rub them with an edible vegetable oil such as canola oil or olive oil using a paper towel. Wipe with a dry...

Herbal Weightloss

Herbology recommends a whole body approach when planning weight loss. With this in mind you need to look at more than just cutting out the chips and pizza. You need to work out why your body is overweight and unwell in the first place....

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 Inspired Jewellery

These particular shiny things are pieces of jewellery inspired by herbs. Don't you just love that??? Anyway, all in the name of finding herbal goodies for my birthday wishlist....erm....latest blog contribution ;) here are a few things I found that really appealed....

Herb Garden Markers – Fun & functional

Once you have decided what goes where and how it is all going to look you might like to use markers to identify your plants. Why not make this a feature? On Etsy there are many artisans and small businesses that have fabulous ideas as to...

Vegetarian Herbal Holiday Feast

The recipes on Herbology are meant to tempt you into trying herbs in new and different ways, to explore new flavours and techniques. .....suggestion for vegetarian recipes, just in time for the holidays....