Herbal Remedies

Red Clover ~ a powerful herb!

Fall seems to have arrived a bit early here in east Tennessee! They are calling for a cold winter with lots of snow this year.  We almost never have snow until January but we are getting prepared for an earlier winter. The wonderful thing about our area is that it...

Dandelion is not a weed!

Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) is one of my favorite weeds herbs! I consider it a little ray of sunshine direct from the hand of our Creator God! It is the first herb to bloom each spring. I'll skip the picture this time...surely ALL of you know what a Dandelion...

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 – 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 threats.  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 inflammation. ...