Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a valuable plant in cooking and in home herbal remedies. All parts of dandelion are usable: flowers, leaves and roots. Dandelion is a blood cleanser and good for the liver, and a great addition to homemade spring detox tea blends.
I’m not a big fan of expensive detox packages, but this infusion is homemade. You might even find all the ingredients in your garden. I use this simple blend in the spring as a DIY liver cleanse/detox. I usually make my herbal infusions with fresh dandelion, nettle,and birch, but I also dry some […]
Many common kitchen herbs are also used in herbal medicine. Use these herbs in cooking, in herbal infusions and herb teas – and in baths and home beauty treatments. An infusion of sage is one of the best herbal remedies for a sore throat. Red sage is especially good for throat infections. Sage also […]
Many medicinal herbs are easy to grow, and most of them can be used in both cooking and home remedies. Use herbs in teas and herbal infusions, in homemade herbal oils and salves, in herbal baths, and in home health&beauty treatments. Calendula Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is a traditional skin healing herb: it was already used […]
You may know it as the toothpaste herb, but mint is a lot more than a flavor for your mouthwash, lozenge, or toothpaste. Its fresh smell and taste add a lovely flavor to salads, smoothies, meat, and tea. Mint is very easy to grow. In fact, it grows so well that you may soon […]