Now is a good time to go foraging for dandelions, nettles and other edible weeds. Here are a few easy ways to use your wildcrafted herbs at home.
Foraging Tips: Where and How To Pick Wildcrafted Herbs
Foraging is a great way to learn more about the herbs and edible weeds that grow in your area.
Foraging: The Benefits of Eating Edible Weeds and Wildcrafted Herbs
Edible weeds are essentially free, nutritious food that might even grow right on your doorstep.
5 Ways to Use Nettles
Stinging nettles grow everywhere in the spring and early summer, so now is the best time to use this amazing edible weed. Nettles are full of health benefits; they contain vitamins including C and E, minerals such as iron and magnesium, and they detoxify the body and purify the blood. Boil nettles quickly in a […]
Four Herb Teas for the Spring
Many edible weeds and wildcrafted herbs that appear in the spring are excellent home remedies for the springtime. Dandelion and nettle grow pretty much everywhere; both are full of nutrients and both also make great spring detox teas. Cherry blossoms and apple blossoms have a delicate sweet flavor and are lovely additions to DIY tea […]
My Favorite Edible Weeds and Wildcrafted Herbs
Many plants that are considered garden weeds are packed with nutrition. In fact, many also have medicinal properties and are great for DIY herbal infusions and tea blends. When picking wildcrafted herbs, pick from non-polluted areas – avoid busy roads or areas where chemical fertilizers have been used. Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) You can use all […]