When plants are dormant (late fall through early spring), look to their roots. This is when root crops, whether used for food or medicine, are most plump and full of flavor. Ellen Zachos shares some tips.
Tinctures: What is a tincture? Can you make your own tinctures? How do you use tinctures? I'm asked these questions all the time. Even though herbal tinctures are becoming more mainstream, they are still not well-known. Find out about tinctures, and learn to make your own tincture! #GetRidOfBackPain
Varicose veins are a great health and beauty problem. Among the reasons why they appear are: standing or sitting too much, wearing uncomfortable shoes or high heels and pregnancy. Varicose veins are mostly caused by
How to Make a Tincture: It does not matter what size jar you use as long as the top one quarter is liquid. Dry herbs lose their potency within a year. Fresh herbs rot soon after harvest. Tinctures preserve and extract the medicinal properties of an herb i
My family has an appreciation for homemade tinctures, and my husband will request that I overnight one of my homemade tinctures to him when hes traveling rather than simply finding a local health food store. What Ive found is while store