You're using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser or activate Google Chrome Frame to improve your experience.

BLOG

BLACKBERRY THYME OXYMEL

WHAT IS AN OXYMEL? Oxymel originates from the Latin word oxymeli meaning acid and honey. An oxymel is a mixture of vinegar, honey and herbs used in many traditions as a medicinal drink. Not all herbs taste great, and a spoonful of sugar will definitely help the medicine go down. But herbs are much more than “medicine”.  … Continue reading “BLACKBERRY THYME OXYMEL”

READ MORE

HOW DO I TAKE HERBS? ~ TEA, INFUSION OR TINTURE?

There are many different ways to prepare and ingest herbs  – hot and cold infusions, suppositories, oxymels, and syrups are some examples.  A few of the most common ways are teas, infusions and alcohol tinctures.  Choosing the best method depends on what condition you are treating and the therapeutic effect you are looking for. Water extracts only the … Continue reading “HOW DO I TAKE HERBS? ~ TEA, INFUSION OR TINTURE?”

READ MORE

STAYING HEALTHY WITH BONE BROTH

Bone broth is everywhere. Recipes, articles and “brothals” have emerged across the country.   Brothals are supplying shots, cups and frozen quarts of this super food through storefronts and online. It’s the newest health trend. But this is old news for grandmothers and herbalists.  Throughout history, every culture has used their own version of a basic recipe to restore … Continue reading “STAYING HEALTHY WITH BONE BROTH”

READ MORE