Herbal Remedies

The Aftermath (eek!) of Class!

Remember how lovely things looked at the beginning of class?  Here's a quick reminder! Once class was over...and it was a fun class.... it looked like this... The research corner doesn't look too bad...this is where students can do some research before they custom...

Class is Ready!

I'm teaching my class today on herbal medicine.  I thought I'd show you some before and after pictures! Here are some of the herbs we get to play with today! What's that in front of all those herbs? No one spends 5 to 6 hours in my house without eating something!...

Chickweed – one of my favorite herbs!

Chickweed (stellaria media)- is one of my favorite herbs - it begins to emerge in early spring. It is a very common "weed" and is found all over the world. It probably received its name because its seeds were used to feed birds. Traditionally it was harvested as a...

Ear ache? Ear infection? Treat them naturally!

When my second child was young, he had constant ear infections. They were so frequent that we purchased an otoscope and learned how to use it so that we could diagnose ear infections at home. We wanted to determine if a trip to the doctor was necessary. Although I was...

Free Herbal Remedies Book!

From time to time I find free books on Amazon.  I download them to my Kindle app on my ipod and phone. When I am waiting in line, waiting for someone or just have a few minutes, I read them.  Sometimes I find they aren't useful to me, but most of the time I learn...

Hands-on Herbal Remedy class on my farm!

Are you interested in learning more about herbs and how to make your own herbal remedies? I have scheduled my class "Herbal Medicine Made Simple: The Art of Herbal Medicine from a Christian Perspective!" for Sunday, September 21. Class will begin promptly at 1:00 pm...

Seasonal Allergies ~ Part 3

This is the third and final part in my series on natural remedies for seasonal allergies.  You can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Remember...when using herbs for medicinal purposes, it is essential to use organic herbs! Ginger helps to reduce allergic...

Seasonal Allergies ~ Part 2

You can read Part 1 of Seasonal Allergies here. Let me share some more home remedies for seasonal allergies. Remember that one of the most important aspects of treating allergies with natural remedies is to begin treatment about two weeks before allergy season begins...

Seasonal allergies ~ Part 1

Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? It seems like spring and fall often bring on allergic reactions in many people. If those allergies aren't addressed, they can sometimes lead to sinus infections or worse! Here in Tennessee, Goldenrod is already in full bloom -...