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All about Plantain

Today I'd like to tell you about one of my favorite herbs: Plantain. While the word, plantain, may bring to mind a banana-like fruit, this plantain is actually a plant, often thought of as a weed.

How to Make Your Own Herbal Sleep Tincture

I enjoy using tinctures because they work quickly, are convenient, easy to use, and they last a long time. Making your own tinctures is really quite easy once you get started, and ordering dried herbs in bulk means you can save money as you build your home apothecary. This homemade herbal sleep tincture recipe is a wonderful way to quiet a busy mind, unwind from stress, and enjoy peaceful sleep.

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This little weed pops up in gardens, on lawns and even in driveway cracks. Those bushy green leaves and small, stalk-like buds are part of the miraculous plantain. Plantain is one of the most medicinally powerful “nuisance” plants. For hundreds of years, plantain has been used as one of nature’s most powerful medicines, and for […]

Cedar. Excellent bug repellent, mosquitoes just hate the stuff. It's why I use shredded Cedar Mulch in my garden.  ~~ Houston Foodlovers Book Club

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Cedar. Excellent bug repellent, mosquitoes just hate the stuff. It's why I use shredded Cedar Mulch in my garden. ~~ Houston Foodlovers Book Club

How to Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree « Home Remedies #bushcraftmedicine

How to Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree « Home Remedies #bushcraftmedicine

Yarrow for fevers and coughs -- Joybilee Farm::

Yarrow for fevers and coughs | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |

Yarrow for fevers and coughs -- Joybilee Farm::

Gotu Kola – Side Effects and Benefits

Botanical Name: Centella asiatica. Other Common Names: Indian pennywort, pennywort, Asiatic pennywort, antanan, pegaga, brahmi, chi-hsueh ts'ao, man t'ien hsing. Habitat: Gotu kola is native to Australia, Pacific Islands, Asia, South Africa, South America and other tropical climates. This perennial is found in shady, marshy areas. It can grow in shallow water or in moist soil. Description: In shallow water, gotu kola uses floating roots and the leaves rest on top of the water. On dry land…

Learn how to make your own homemade healing comfrey salve. Comfrey has many medicinal benefits and is excellent for helping to heal minor wounds. #comfrey #salve #herbalism

Comfrey Salve: Healing Herbal Recipe

I’m always amazed by the power of herbal medicine. Comfrey is one of those herbs that truly has healing properties and is excellent when used in a salve. It is a plant that I will always have growing in my medicinal herb garden, even if it does have a tendancy to spread. Besides being medicinal,...Read More »

Sprouting | WIN-WINFOOD.com Sprout seeds, beans and much more and grow your own little garden! You'll need just 2 minutes per day to do it.

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Sprouting | WIN-WINFOOD.com Sprout seeds, beans and much more and grow your own little garden! You'll need just 2 minutes per day to do it.

All About Rose Hips - How to grow, harvest and prepare rose hips from the wild or grown in your garden. Medicinal benefits and recipes for using rose hips.

Organic Vegetable Garden Basics – Info For Your Garden

All About Rose Hips - How to grow, harvest and prepare rose hips from the wild or grown in your garden. Medicinal benefits and recipes for using rose hips.

Best Natural Remedy for Earaches and Respiratory Problems?

It can be ingested, applied topically and even smoked. It's been used since ancient times. And it grows right here in the U.S. but few know about it. Find out how to use this amazing herb … including mullein tea.

Herbal Liniment for Varicose Veins & Muscle Pains

Learn to make an all-natural witch hazel + herbal liniment can be used for varicose veins, muscle pains, strains and aches.

Most of us have first-hand experience with the benefits the body, mind, and soul each receive from an inhalation of sweet cannabis. In fact, studies show that cannabis acts as...

Healing Herbs You Can Smoke (Other Than Cannabis)

Most of us have first-hand experience with the benefits the body, mind, and soul each receive from an inhalation of sweet cannabis. In fact, studies show that cannabis acts as a bronchodilator, opening the airway passages and aiding in respiratory health. But the proliferation of chemical-coated, cancer-causing tobacco cigare...