Herbs In Astrology – Third House GEMINI

May 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Gemini the Twins…  21st of May through the 20th of June. Ruler: Mercury Element: Air Favorite season: Summer Best day: Wednesday Lucky number: 5 Metal: Mercury Birthstones: Tourmaline and Agate Physical:  Nervous system and hands Colors: Yellow, black and purple Best foods: Nuts, sunflower seeds, whole grains, [ ...click to read more ]

From the Herb Basket – 30

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Storing Herbal Medicine: Pharmaceutical manufacturers use bottles with dark colored glass for many of their products. Light tends to speed up the degradation of such things as medicines and dried herbs. Keep them in a cool, dark place — ideally where the temperature does not exceed 80 F. When you’re using [ ...click to read more ]

From the Herb Basket – 29

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sensational Cinnamon Give your hair a boost. Mix 1/4 cup each of ground cinnamon and honey. Apply to the scalp, leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse. Cinnamon increases blood flow to the scalp and could stimulate hair growth. Make a moth repellent with 2 cinnamon sticks and 1 teaspoon each black peppercorns and [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Pharmacy – 12

August 14, 2017 // 1 Comment

Terrific Toner: The tannins in witch hazel help it tone skin and tighten pores, leaving the skin cool and refreshed. It also helps kill breakout-causing bacteria. To make a skin toner, combine equal parts distilled water and witch hazel. Use a spray bottle or cosmetic pad to apply. Amazing Herbs: Adaptogens are a [ ...click to read more ]

Thank You Letter

August 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dear Readers, Meadow Walker and I would like to thank you, our valued readers for being there — because without you we wouldn’t be here ! We hope you continue to enjoy and make use of the articles in this blog. We would also like to thank Lost Empire Herbs for recognizing us as one of the “Top 50 [ ...click to read more ]

Six Drought Resistant Herb Plants

August 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you live in a drought-prone area, or you don’t have the time or resources to water your garden much, consider these beneficial yet drought-resistant herb plants. In addition, you may also want to lay down a thick layer of mulch to conserve moisture in the soil (while also providing nutrients to the plants as [ ...click to read more ]

All About Cinnamon

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Cinnamon is a tall, evergreen tree. Native to Sri Lanka and India, it is also cultivated in Mexico and other tropical and semi-tropical countries. The flowers are small and pale yellow, blooming on long, elegant stems. The young leaves are reddish, turning to a dark green as they mature. The leaves are about 7 [ ...click to read more ]

June Recipes

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hot Pepper Relish 3 finely chopped jalapenos – remove the seeds and discard before chopping 1 large yellow or red onion, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1 – 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Combine all ingredients in a non-aluminum [ ...click to read more ]